Felipe Villamor

President Rodrigo Duterte had asked for an extension as military troops struggled to crush a siege by Islamist groups in southern Marawi City.
The government is not sure whether the gunmen have hostages. The fighters are not aligned with the militants in the city of Marawi, their spokesman...
The Philippine government initially said everyone had been accounted for, raising questions about the identity and the motives of the suspect, who killed himself.
President Rodrigo Duterte stressed that the campaign to defeat Islamic State-linked militants on a southern island would be "harsh."
The complaint, which accuses the president of mass murder, was declared insufficient by the Justice Committee of the House of Representatives, which is controlled by...
President Rodrigo Duterte suggested that 19 officers should plead guilty to avoid a long trial, saying, "I'll tell the judge to pardon them all."
Senator Leila de Lima, held on charges she insists are false, is lonely in her cell and fears for her life. But she says she...
The president stressed that the country was Asia's bastion of Roman Catholicism, which is steadfastly against same-sex marriage.
President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines said Tuesday that he would continue his antidrug crackdown, ignoring calls by human rights groups for a criminal investigation.
The survivor has provided a chilling account that challenges the government's assertion that those killed in the antidrug campaign were shot by the police in...
The president also said that Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein was a "son of a bitch" after the diplomat suggested that Mr. Duterte be investigated for murder.
Mr. Duterte, the president of the Philippines, described a phone call with Mr. Trump, who had not confirmed Mr. Duterte's comments.
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