MANILA (REUTERS) : Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte received his first dose of Sinopharm’s vaccine against Covid-19 on Monday (May 3) … More
MANILA : President Rodrigo Duterte has not made any public appearance for close to two weeks now, fuelling speculation that … More
MANILA (REUTERS) : Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte said on Thursday (March 11) the economy should be reopened soon, calling for … More
MANILA (NYTIMES) : The posters that appeared on campus were chilling. They warned that the University of the Philippines had … More
MANILA : Even for Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, the sight of an off-duty policeman killing in cold blood a mother … More
MANILA: A large faction of Philippine legislators in the House of Representatives elected a new leader on Monday (Oct 12), … More
Warrantless arrest of Ronnel Mas, who tweeted he would pay anyone willing to kill Duterte, is ‘unlawful’, says judge Ruling … More
The Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 allows for warrantless arrests, 14-day detentions without charge and the creation of an Anti-Terror Council. The government insists the measures are aimed at combating terrorism but activists fear the vague definition of “terrorist act” used in the act means it could be used to clamp down on political opponents.