Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has said his recent visit to China was about economics and not security, as he sought to reassure Japan on an official visit to the…
Phillipines President Rodrigo Duterte says he does not want to sever ties with America, only weaken the foreign policy link that his country has obeyed for 70 years.
The president of the Philippines has announced his country will abandon its longstanding ally the United States and embrace China instead.
A rally to protest against the presence of US troops in the Philippines turned violent on Wednesday (October 19) as a police van rammed into activists gathered outside the US embassy in…
To mark 100 days in power President Roberto Duterte of the Philippines says he does not care about US and EU threats to cut aid, and that his country does not need the Americans any more.
Hundreds of pet owners have had their animals blessed at a Manila shopping mall on Saturday, ahead of the feast day of Saint Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of…
The leader, who backs vigilante death squads in his war on drugs, appeared to answer critics who call him a dictator by likening himself to the Nazi leader.
A Saudi Arabian Airlines flight was isolated at Manila airport in the Phillipines on Tuesday morning, when a hijack alarm was accidentally pressed by the pilot.
A self-proclaimed hit-man in the Philippines says he heard the country’s president order extra-judicial killings in the early ’90s.
Filipino director Lav Diaz picks up the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival for 'The Woman Who Left', while the runner-up Silver Lion is split between Andrei Konchalovsky for Holocaust drama 'Rai'
Hardliner Duterte has warned the US president not to question him over a surge in drug-related killings since Duterte took office two months ago.
President Rodrigo Duterte has declared a ‘‘state of lawlessness’‘ in the Philippines after a bomb attack in his home city killed at least 14 people.
Police in the Philippines are investigating the cause of an explosion in Davao City.
Police in the Philippines have turned to puppets in a bid to warn school children about the dangers of drug use.
The Philippine president has threatened to quit the United Nations after it urged him to stop killing suspected criminals.
Wading into the South China Sea dispute, US Secretary of State John Kerry has said he backs the resumptions of talks between China and the Philippines over the disputed region, as he met with his Fil
A defiant China has now formalised its objections to an international tribunal ruling that says its claims to territorial rights in the South China Sea have no legal…
An international court has ruled against Beijing over its territorial claims in the disputed South China Sea.
Tension is mounting ahead of a hotly-anticipated international ruling due on competing claims by China and the Philippines in the region.
The Philippines has a new president after Rodrigo Duterte was sworn in during a ceremony in Manila following his resounding election victory in May.
Canada believes its hostage Robert Hall – held for months by Islamist militants in the Philippines – has been killed by his captors.
Beijing's comments come on the fringes of Asia's biggest security summit in Singapore, where the situation is being viewed with concern.
He has been called a “maverick” and nicknamed “Digong Duterte”. The 71-year-old former mayor of Davao is perhaps the least orthodox politician to