THERE is no public sympathy for drug dealers, and not much more for drug addicts. In many countries, trade in illegal drugs is associated with corruption and violence by suppliers and petty crime by...

RODRIGO Duterte's popularity fell last month by the most since he became Philippine president in June 2016 after minors were killed in his deadly drug war and allegations surfaced of hidden...

[MANILA] Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte told police on Monday they could kill "idiots" who violently resist arrest, two days after hundreds of people turned the funeral of a slain...

[MANILA] President Rodrigo Duterte has signed a law making education at all state universities free, a palace official said Friday, despite warnings from his economic advisors that the Philippines...

[MANILA] Philippine opposition lawmakers on Monday asked the Supreme Court to reject President Rodrigo Duterte's imposition of martial law in the south of the country, branding it...

[PANTAR, Philippines] Thousands of civilians fled fighting in the Philippines on Wednesday as troops sought to contain Islamic State-linked militants who took over large parts of a city, set building...

MELCO Crown Philippines Resorts Corp is the best-performing casino stock in the world this year. To punters playing baccarat at the company's City of Dreams venue in Manila, that's no...

[MANILA] The Philippines said Thursday it would refuse European Union grants that "interfered" with its internal affairs, following the bloc's repeated criticism of President Rodrigo...

[MANILA] New Philippines central bank chief Nestor Espenilla will bring monetary policy clout and a background in banking supervision to help steady a fast-growing economy that faces big changes.

[DAVAO] Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Monday he may turn down an invitation by US President Trump to visit the United States, as he welcomed three Chinese warships to his home town.