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War on drugs

Duterte’s fatigue opens avenues for Marcos as new Philippine president

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who is 73, could step down if the son of former dictator Ferdinand Marcos succeeds in overturning his 2016 vice...
Moody’s gloomy about Philippine growth if current problems persists

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U.S. rating agency Moody's, which gave its first investment grade rating to the Philippines back in 2013, has warned that President Rodrigo Duterte’s deadly...
Philippine army gets involved in anti-drug war

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The Philippine army will create a battalion-sized task force to help the government's anti-narcotics agency run after high-level targets in President Rodrigo Duterte's war...
Philippine Catholics rally against war-on-drug killings and death penalty

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Thousands of Filipino Catholics marched through Manila on February 18 in what was the biggest gathering expressing protest against extra-judicial killings in President Rodrigo...
Philippines halts war on drugs to “clean up” corrupt police

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte ordered a suspension of his controversial anti-drugs campaign and promised to clean up the police force in the wake of...
Duterte won’t rule out martial law if drug problem remains unresolved

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has said he would consider declaring martial law if the drug problem in the country deteriorates, basically admitting that his...
Duterte in China: “Time to say goodbye to America”

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte during his meeting with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping on October 20 clearly sought closer ties with the Asian country...
Stocks, peso drop as foreign investors start worrying about Duterte’s course

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Thousands of extrajudicial killings of alleged drug dealers and users, a "state of lawlessness" declaration and a spreading climate of fear is starting to...
Duterte’s insults towards Obama overshadow ASEAN meeting

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The Philippines scrambled to defuse a row with the US on September 6 after the former country's President Rodrigo Duterte cursed US leader Barack...
Philippines will remain UN member despite Duterte’s threats to leave

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Philippine authorities on August 22 clarified that the country will not leave the United Nations (UN) despite a threat made by Philippine President Rodrigo...