[MANILA] President Rodrigo Duterte has said graft and illicit drugs were so entrenched in the Philippines that if he were not around, it would be better off run by a dictator such as late strongman...

[MANILA] Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is to make an official visit to Israel next month, his government said Monday, nearly two years after he sparked outrage by likening his deadly drug war...

[MANILA] The Philippines kept its investment-grade rating at Moody's Investors Service, but not without a caution about threats posed by elevated inflation and political risks, including a...

[MANILA] Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping had provided him with a personal assurance that Beijing would not allow him to be removed from office.

[MANILA] Public satisfaction with the performance of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's government fell in the first quarter from a record high in December, partly pulled down by a poor...

[MANILA] Thousands of Philippine workers and activists marched in a May Day rally in Manila on Tuesday in protest against what they said was President Rodrigo Duterte's failure to keep a...

[MANILA] Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday said the temporary ban on Filipinos going to work in Kuwait is now permanent, intensifying a diplomatic standoff over the treatment of migrant...

[MANILA] Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has threatened to arrest an International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor if she conducts activities in his country, arguing it was no longer an ICC...

[HONG KONG] This week's visit by a US aircraft carrier to Vietnam - the first since the war - highlights a growing relationship between the former enemies that has blossomed even as the...

THOUSANDS of government workers will be moved from Manila to a new city that is being built in a former US military base, asĀ Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte'sĀ administration seeks to ease a...