MANILA (Reuters) - Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has terminated the on-again, off-again peace talks with Maoist-led rebels as hostilities have continued despite the negotiations, the president's spokesman said on Friday.
By Manolo Serapio Jr MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippine environment minister said on Wednesday that a ban on new open pit mining in the country would remain in place, with President Rodrigo Duterte rejecting government panel recommendations to reverse it. Show More Summary
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has cancelled all future peace talks with communist rebels waging one of Asia's longest insurgencies, in a blow to efforts to end the half century-long conflict. The Communist Party of the Philippines...Show More Summary
MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Roy Cimatu said on Wednesday he would keep a ban on open pit mining after President Rodrigo Duterte rejected a recommendation by a government panel to reverse...
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday rejected allegations by a rights group that troops engaged in looting during the bloody battle against Islamic State followers in the southern city of Marawi. Duterte also assured soldiers...Show More Summary
President Rodrigo Duterte's spokesman says China is being offered a chance to operate a third telecommunications carrier in the Philippines. The move is aimed at breaking a telecoms duopoly in … Click to Continue »
MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has not lifted a ban on open pit mining, his spokesman said on Monday, going against the stance of a government panel and the environment minister who are seeking to reverse the policy.
MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has not lifted a ban on open pit mining, his spokesman said on Monday, amid plans by a government panel to seek the removal of the policy.
He's desperate to be liked by dictators. "We've had a great relationship," said a giddy Donald Trump, following his two-day schmoozefest in Manila with the thuggish president of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte. Duterte, a self-styled...Show More Summary
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he brought up human rights issues with Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte after US leader Donald Trump failed to do so. The three were attending the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) meeting in Manila, also the tail end of Mr Trump’s 12-day Asia tour. Show More Summary
MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday heaped praise on visiting Chinese Premier Li Keqiang for what he said was China's "critical" role in expediting the end of a five-month war with Islamist insurgents in a Philippine town.
Trump burnishes the image of Philippine strongman Rodrigo Duterte and heads home, having made the world worse fast. As President Donald Trump completes his excellent Asian adventure and heads back home, he's probably feeling a little bit of of a letdown. Show More Summary
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday warned of the dire consequences that will result from a military conflict with North Korea. Read more...
Star Online via YouTube: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte crooned a hit Filipino love song at a dinner gala in Manila ahead of the Asean summit on Sunday, explaining later that it was “on the orders of Donald Trump”. One of the song's...Show More Summary
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte went after Justin Trudeau this week after the Canadian prime minister questioned the so-called war on drugs in the country. Duterte was asked in a news conference Tuesday how he responded when Trudeau brought up the issue of human rights....
Military confrontation with the communist nation would lead to a 'nuclear holocaust', President Rodrigo Duterte warns.
MANILA (Reuters) - Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte attacked Canada's Justin Trudeau at the end of a summit of Asian and Western nations for raising questions about his war on drugs, a topic skirted by other leaders, including U.S. President Donald Trump.
MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Tuesday he would only answer to the people of his country when it came to human rights, and defended his war on drugs after a summit of Asian leaders.
MANILA (Reuters) - Mutual praise, warm handshakes and even an impromptu love song at a lavish dinner suggest U.S. President Donald Trump and Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte want a fresh start after the biggest breakdown in U.S.-Philippine ties in years.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he raised concerns about human rights and extrajudicial killings in the Philippines when he met Tuesday with President Rodrigo Duterte, whose war on drugs … Click to Continue »