Rodrigo Duterte

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‘He cared when no one did’: Filipino human rights lawyer Chito Gascón dies of Covid
Gascón, who frequently clashed with Rodrigo Duterte over his ‘war on drugs’, has been hailed as a ‘true hero’ of democracy

Saeed Kamali Dehghan

20, Oct, 2021 @6:01 AM

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‘We have to show courage’: the Philippines mothers taking Duterte and his ‘war on drugs’ to court
Up to 30,000 are believed to have died since the president urged police to start killing drug users – now their families want justice

Rebecca Ratcliffe South-east Asia correspondent

10, Oct, 2021 @11:45 PM

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‘I’m quitting politics’, says Rodrigo Duterte – for a second time
Fears that controversial leader is lining up his daughter as his successor

Rebecca Ratcliffe

03, Oct, 2021 @2:41 AM

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Philippines’ youth call for systemic change at climate protest
Protesters parading an effigy of Rodrigo Duterte in Manila call for policies that prioritise people and planet

Carmela Fonbuena

24, Sep, 2021 @4:09 PM

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Boxer Manny Pacquiao to run for Philippines president
Popular senator pursues anti-corruption crusade, threatening jail for dishonest officials


19, Sep, 2021 @11:47 AM

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Will she run for president? Duterte’s daughter keeps the Philippines guessing
Sara Duterte ahead in the polls despite refusing to commit to presidential race

Rebecca Ratcliffe and Carmela Fonbuena

18, Sep, 2021 @6:01 PM

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Facebook and fear in Manila: Maria Ressa’s fight for facts
Ex-CNN reporter and founder of the news site Rappler on life under the relentless social media assault of the Duterte regime

Carole Cadwalladr

18, Apr, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Philippines: mother and son murder by police officer ignites calls for change
Incident intensifies criticism of President Duterte, accused of allowing police to act with impunity

Rebecca Ratcliffe in Bangkok

22, Dec, 2020 @8:20 AM

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Rightwing populists place their bets on four more years of Trump
Leaders from Viktor Orbán to Jair Bolsonaro are wary of a return to geopolitics as usual

Shaun Walker and Tom Phillips

18, Oct, 2020 @3:55 PM

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UN accused over failure to investigate 'war on drugs' killings in the Philippines
Human rights groups calling for a probe into president Rodrigo Duterte’s anti-narcotics crackdown say abuses continue

Rebecca Ratcliffe South-east Asia correspondent

08, Oct, 2020 @10:45 AM

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Facebook removes fake accounts with links to China and Philippines
Facebook says accounts were interfering in politics of US and Philippines

Helen Davidson and Carmela Fonbuena in Manila

23, Sep, 2020 @11:44 AM

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A Thousand Cuts: inside a chilling documentary on Maria Ressa
The journalist who became a target of Rodrigo Duterte, the Philippines president, talks about her surreal present and her uncertain future

Charles Bramesco

06, Aug, 2020 @6:26 AM

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