# philippines - Yesterday’s News
# philippines - Wednesday 1 February, 2017
The Amnesty report called it a “murderous war on the poor”.
# philippines - Thursday 12 January, 2017
Nickelodeon has been banned from building an underwater theme park.
# philippines - Tuesday 10 January, 2017
No tsunami warnings have been issued.
# philippines - Saturday 24 December, 2016
The national weather service has warned of potentially deadly two-metre waves along the coast, as well as landslides and flash floods from heavy rains.
# philippines - Wednesday 14 December, 2016
The 71-year-old Philippines president said he used to personally kill people when mayor of Davao.
# philippines - Tuesday 13 December, 2016
“We’re exploring the possibilities of providing arms,” the Chinese ambassador to Manila said.
# philippines - Monday 21 November, 2016
Since taking office in June, the foul-mouthed Duterte has upended the Philippines’ historical military alliance with the United States.
# philippines - Saturday 5 November, 2016
The president of the Philippines has been waging a bloody war on drugs.
# philippines - Friday 28 October, 2016
The incident occurred hours after President Rodrigo Duterte threatened to intensify his crackdown on crime.
Duterte’s profanities have almost become his trademark.
# philippines - Thursday 6 October, 2016
The controversial president is enjoying a high popularity rating three months into office.
# philippines - Monday 3 October, 2016
Éanna Ó Cochláin and his family say they have received no support from Irish authorities.
# philippines - Thursday 15 September, 2016
A former militia man testified under oath that he and a group of policemen and ex-communists killed about 1,000 people on Duterte’s orders.
# philippines - Tuesday 6 September, 2016
Rodrigo Duterte has since apologised, sort of.
# philippines - Monday 5 September, 2016
Rodrigo Duterte is not impressed with the US president’s criticism of his war on drugs.
# philippines - Friday 26 August, 2016
“You know who the drug lords are. Would you like to kill them? Go ahead.”
# philippines - Wednesday 24 August, 2016
Rodrigo Duterte also attempted some light wordplay on genocide while talking to reporters.
# philippines - Monday 22 August, 2016
Hundreds of killings have taken place since President Rodrigo Duterte came to power in June.
# philippines - Wednesday 10 August, 2016
Rodrigo Duterte made the controversial comments on live television.
# philippines - Tuesday 12 July, 2016
An international tribunal’s ruling over claims to the South China Sea is likely to ratchet up tensions.
# philippines - Tuesday 14 June, 2016
The Abu Sayyaf, a small group of Islamic militants, killed the man.
# philippines - Monday 13 June, 2016
A message designed to promote Independence Day showed an upside-down flag, a sign that the country is at war.
# philippines - Sunday 5 June, 2016
Rodrigo Duterte has promised to end crime and corruption within six months of his presidency.
# philippines - Thursday 2 June, 2016
# philippines - Monday 16 May, 2016
He says citizens must learn to fear the law.
# philippines - Monday 9 May, 2016
Duterte himself says he has killed “around three” people.
# philippines - Sunday 17 April, 2016
Rodrigo Duterte is the frontrunner to take over as president of the Philippines.
# philippines - Monday 11 April, 2016
# philippines - Friday 25 March, 2016
Ruben Enaje dedicated the act to peace in Belgium and other countries targeted by Islamic extremism.
# philippines - Sunday 13 March, 2016
The Philippine military said Waning Abdusalam had been involved in the kidnapping for ransom of several people.
# philippines - Wednesday 2 March, 2016
The man’s body was found on a yacht adrift off the southern Philippines.
# philippines - Wednesday 17 February, 2016
The American boxer has gone head-to-head with Manny Pacquiao again.
# philippines - Friday 1 January, 2016
A lone firework also started a fire in one of the shantytowns in Manila, the country’s capital, leaving 3,000 people homeless.
# philippines - Tuesday 1 December, 2015
Jennifer Laude was found dead in a hotel room last year.
# philippines - Saturday 21 November, 2015
Philippine officials used the left-field tactic while Barack Obama was in town.
# philippines - Wednesday 21 October, 2015
China’s Consul General in the country was shot through the neck, but survived.
# philippines - Sunday 18 October, 2015
At least eight people have been reported missing.
# philippines - Wednesday 14 October, 2015
The video shows three men and a woman at gunpoint.
# philippines - Thursday 1 October, 2015
Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier had one of the greatest fights in history.
# philippines - Friday 24 July, 2015
He used a back flip to argue his case.