Post Profile

Don't take the president literally, aide says, after women deride 'macho-fascist' Duterte

MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte should be taken seriously, but not literally, his spokesman said on Tuesday, after the controversial leader drew criticism for saying he once ordered soldiers to shoot female Maoist insurgents in the genitals.
read more


Related Posts

Philippines' Duterte says drugs war will go on, despite criticism

News : Reuters: World News

MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday vowed to forge on with his controversial war on drugs and said no amount of criticism or international pressure would deter him.

Philippines' president made call on China's sea research - spokesman

News : Reuters: World News

MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte personally made a decision to let China conduct scientific research off the Philippines' Pacific coast, his spokesman said on Monday, despite concern among critics about threat...

Pope to bless Philippines' Duterte, aide says

News : Reuters: World News

MANILA (Reuters) - Pope Francis will bless the Philippines and its leader Rodrigo Duterte, an aide to the president said, in a gesture of goodwill to a controversial figure known for his lurid lambasting of priests and bishops.

Kuwait condemns Philippine president's call to evacuate workers

News : Reuters: World News

KUWAIT (Reuters) - A top Kuwaiti official condemned on Tuesday a call by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte to evacuate his country's workers from Kuwait, suggesting Duterte could damage ties between the two countries.

Philippine president Duterte suggests troops should shoot female rebels in vagina

News : USAToday: News

Duterte "has distinguished himself as a frothing-in-the-mouth fascist," said Cristina Palabay, head of the Philippine rights group Karapatan.        


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC