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Rodrigo Duterte

For First Time, China Publicizes Alleged 2016 South China Sea Agreement With Philippines

For First Time, China Publicizes Alleged 2016 South China Sea Agreement With Philippines

By Christopher Bodeen
A statement from the Chinese Embassy in Manila described a “temporary special arrangement” supposedly agreed to during a visit to Beijing by former Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte.

The Marcos-Duterte Rift Widens in the Philippines

The Marcos-Duterte Rift Widens in the Philippines

By Mong Palatino
For the first time, First Lady Liza Araneta-Marcos has spoken out about the growing tensions between the two political clans.
Philippine President Denies Secret Agreement On South China Sea

Philippine President Denies Secret Agreement On South China Sea

By Sebastian Strangio
Ferdinand Marcos Jr. says that he is "horrified" by the prospect that his predecessor brokered a "gentleman's agreement" with Beijing over the maritime disputes.

Ex-Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s ‘Gentleman’s Agreement’ with China Under Scrutiny

Ex-Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s ‘Gentleman’s Agreement’ with China Under Scrutiny

By Mong Palatino
Did the former president broker an informal deal with the Chinese government over the South China Sea?

Ex-Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte Leads ‘Prayer Rallies’ Against Charter Change

Ex-Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte Leads ‘Prayer Rallies’ Against Charter Change

By Mong Palatino
As mid-term elections approach, the rift between the Duterte and Marcos clans continues to widen.

Are the Dutertes the New Opposition in the Philippines?

Are the Dutertes the New Opposition in the Philippines?

By Mong Palatino
Despite their recent tensions with President Marcos and his allies, the Dutertes have not yet fully cut their ties with the ruling coalition.

Ex-Philippine Leader Duterte Accuses Marcos of Plotting to Tighten His Grip on Power

Ex-Philippine Leader Duterte Accuses Marcos of Plotting to Tighten His Grip on Power

By Jim Gomez
The rivalry between the two leaders has broken into the open amid mutual accusations of drug abuse.
Philippine President Says He Won’t ‘Lift a Finger’ to Help ICC Probe

Philippine President Says He Won’t ‘Lift a Finger’ to Help ICC Probe

By Sebastian Strangio
The International Criminal Court is investigating the extrajudicial killings that occurred on the watch of former President Rodrigo Duterte.

Charter Change Bid Moves Forward in the Philippines

Charter Change Bid Moves Forward in the Philippines

By Mong Palatino
A push is afoot to amend the Constitution introduced after the 1986 People Power uprising, a move that is likely to deepen political polarization.

Philippine Broadcast Regulator Suspends TV Show of Former President Duterte

Philippine Broadcast Regulator Suspends TV Show of Former President Duterte

By Mong Palatino
Duterte’s TV show will be off the air for two weeks. Has the former president finally lost the backing of the ruling coalition?

Ex-Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte Hints at Return to Politics

Ex-Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte Hints at Return to Politics

By Mong Palatino
The former president's announcement is a reaction against real and imagined attempts to undercut his family’s political influence.
Ex-Philippine President Duterte Makes Another Threat After Receiving Subpoena

Ex-Philippine President Duterte Makes Another Threat After Receiving Subpoena

By Mong Palatino
The former leader has been summoned to appear at a court in Quezon City next month.

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