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Philippines, US militaries agree to reduce joint exercises: Philippine General

US officials present at the talks in Manila took no questions, and the joint statement was issued via the hosts.

Philippines' Rodrigo Duterte meets 'hero' Vladimir Putin

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday met the man he calls his hero, Russian President Vladimir Putin, and unburdened his gripes about US "hypocrisy," "bullying" and foreign wars.

Philippines` President Rodrigo​ Duterte wants US troops out in two years

Philippines` President Rodrigo​ Duterte wants US troops out in two years

 Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Wednesday he wants US troops out of his country in the next two years and is willing to scrap defence pacts with longtime ally Washington if necessary.

Duterte's 'separation' from the United States causes Philippine foreign policy into confusion

Duterte's 'separation' from the United States causes Philippine foreign policy into confusion

 President Rodrigo Duterte's shock "separation" from the United States has thrown Philippine foreign policy into confusion, with the Americans saying they are baffled and some of his top aides contradicting him.

Philippines' Duterte seeks money, respect in China

Philippines' Duterte seeks money, respect in China

Firebrand Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte heads to China next week seeking billions of dollars in investments and buckets of respect, as he pivots angrily away from traditional ally the United States.

US, Philippine marines launch what could be their last joint drills

US and Philippine marines on Tuesday kicked off what could be their last joint military exercises in the Philippines' main Luzon island and Palawan.

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte to order review of defense pact with US

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte to order review of defense pact with US

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Sunday that he will order a review of the 2014 Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA) between his country and the US. Duterte made the remarks at a local festival in Bacolod City in central Philippines, Xinhua reported. 

`False alarm` over Saudi plane in Philippines: Airline

There was a "false alarm for hijack for Flight 872," the spokesman said in the Saudi capital Riyadh.

Philippines to investigate unlawful drug war killings

The Philippine government was already looking into the unlawful killings in the wake of the war against illegal drugs started by President Rodrigo Duterte, a senior government official said.

Philippine President wants to extend drug war to a year

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has said he wants to extend the war against drugs in the country, which has so far claimed around 3,500 lives, to a year, local media reported on Monday.

Philippine President absent from ASEAN meetings

Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte did not attend any meetings at the ASEAN in Laos on Thursday, reportedly owing to a migraine, official sources reported.

Philippine crime war claiming 44 lives a day: Police

An average of 44 people are being killed each day in Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's war on crime, according to police data released today that showed the death toll surging to nearly 3,000.

Obama cancels meeting after Philippine Prez calls him 'son of a whore'

Obama cancels meeting after Philippine Prez calls him 'son of a whore'

United States President Barack Obama has cancelled a meeting with his Philippine counterpart Rodrigo Duterte after the latter appeared to call him a "son of a whore".

Human toll as bodies pile up in Philippine drug war

In one viral image summing up the human cost, a young woman howls in pain as she cradles her partner`s blood-soaked body under the glare of television lights.

Philippine Abu Sayyaf kidnapped 5 sailors, Malaysia says

Malaysia's police chief said that five tugboat crew missing since last week were abducted by the Philippine militant group Abu Sayyaf.

Philippines top lawyer urges more killings

The Philippine government's top lawyer called on Monday for police to kill more suspected drug criminals, as he defended President Rodrigo Duterte's brutal war on crime against mounting criticism.

Thirty dealers killed in four days in Philippine war on drugs

Thirty "drug dealers" have been killed since Rodrigo Duterte was sworn in as Philippine president on Thursday, police said, announcing the seizure of nearly $20 million worth of narcotics but sparking anger from a lawyers group.

Philippines' President-elect to bring back death penalty

The president-elect, who promised during his election campaign to end crime in the Philippines in less than six months, also vowed to be extremely tough with criminals, according to local broadcaster ABS-CBN.

Bounty offered to kill Philippine president-elect Rodrigo Duterte

Philippine police on Thursday said it discovered offers promising a million dollars to whoever kills the country's President-elect Rodrigo Duterte, who has declared a war on criminals and drug dealers.

Duterte death squad fears rise as Philippine police kill eight

Philippine police shot dead eight drug suspects this week, authorities said Friday, following repeated calls by president-elect Rodrigo Duterte for security forces to kill criminals.