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# phillipines - Friday 19 May, 2017

Duterte imposes public smoking ban in Philippines

The controversial president struggles with smoking-related health issues.

# phillipines - Monday 27 February, 2017

German hostage beheaded by Islamist militants in the Philippines

“Up to the last moment, many sectors including the Armed Forces exhausted all efforts to save his life,” a spokesperson said.

# phillipines - Friday 30 September, 2016

'I'd be happy to slaughter them': Phillipines president likens himself to Hitler

The anti-drug president said he would be glad to massacre three million addicts.

# phillipines - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

Six Filipinos shot dead as part of president Duterte's war on drugs

Duterte won the presidential election in May after he promised to wage a bloody war on drugs.

# phillipines - Thursday 1 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge Watch Manila's spectacular free-for-all New Year's fireworks light up the sky Baby You're A Firework

# phillipines - Monday 27 January, 2014

Police spin secret 'torture roulette' wheel to choose punishment for inmates

‘Torture consequences’ on the wheel included being hung upside down or being punched non-stop for 20 seconds.