Duterte backtracks on apparent media threat

President Benigno Aquino and then Davao Mayor Rodrigo Duterte in 2013. Duterte’s outbursts are best not taken too seriously. Source: Wikimedia After saying that journalists...

Duterte: pro-medical pot, anti-ghost

President Ferdinand Marcos hosts a meeting of Seato (Southeast Asia Treaty Organisation) during the Vietnam war in 1966 at the allegedly haunted Malacanang Palace in Manila. Former...

New Philippine mayor to pay bounties

The Heritage of Cebu Monument in Pari-an, Cebu. Source: Wikimedia The mayor-elect of the Philippine city of Cebu says he will pay bounties to those...

Philippine growth exceeds expectations

Nagacadan rice terraces, Ifugao Province in the Philippines. The El Nino heatwave has pushed up the price of rice. Source: Wikimedia   The Philippine GDP rose 6.9...

Marcos claims VP victory

Ferdinand and Imelda Marcos with US President Ronald Reagan in 1982. Many foreigners might be surprised if their son, Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos, wins the...

Indonesia set to execute 15 inmates

The island of Nusakambangan, dubbed the "Alcatraz of Indonesia". Source: Wikimedia   Amnesty International has condemned Indonesia's decision to execute death-row inmates, following reports of prisoners being moved...

Duterte set to win presidency

Rodrigo Duterte has threatened to challenge China over the South China Sea. Source: YouTube   Outspoken Philippine presidential candidate Rodrigo Duterte has a commanding lead in...

Voters to make Duterte Harry’s day

President Benigno Aquino meets service personnel. He is alarmed at the rise of Rodrigo Duterte. Source: Wikimedia     Final campaign rallies are being held in the...

Polls give Duterte solid lead

Rodrigo Duterte is offering simple solutions to the Philippines’ many problems. Source: Wikimedia Rodrigo Duterte, the outspoken mayor running for the presidency of the Philippines,...

Duterte threatens to burn S’pore flag

Even the affable Pope Francis fell foul of Rodrigo Duterte’s tongue in the staunchly Catholic Philippines. Source: Flickr Philippine's outspoken presidential candidate Rodrigo Duterte says...

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