Benigno Aquino

Philippine`s Rodrigo Duterte imposes public smoking ban

Rodrigo Duterte has signed an executive order that will impose a ban on singing karaoke at night and a 2:00 am curfew on drinking alcohol in public.

May 19, 2017, 15:49 PM IST
Thousands protest in Manila as President Rodrigo Duterte jails top critic

Thousands protest in Manila as President Rodrigo Duterte jails top critic

Ex-Philippine leader Benigno Aquino joined thousands of people on the streets of Manila today as protests broke out against President Rodrigo Duterte's brutal war on drugs.

Feb 25, 2017, 17:08 PM IST

Philippine's Duterte tells Japan his China visit was just economics, blasts US

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte sought to assure Japan on Tuesday that his high-profile visit to rival China last week was only about economics, but had more harsh words for long-time ally Washington, saying he might abrogate defence treaties.

Oct 26, 2016, 12:24 PM IST

Philippines` Duterte vows no mercy in crime war

He reiterated his plans to shift to a federal form of government that devolves power from central government to the regions,.

Jul 25, 2016, 19:03 PM IST