A Photo of Burnt-Out Medical Workers in the Philippines Goes Viral. Duterte Says They Should Stop Complaining.
In response to criticism of his handling of the pandemic, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte told medical workers they needed to do some “soul searching,” and that rather than help, “all you do is complain.”
In his nearly two-hour State of the Nation Address riddled with contradictions and ironies, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte laid future plans to continue to exert his power against those he considers enemies.
Just a day before President Rodrigo Duterte's State of the Nation Address, an office raid of a local magazine raises fears of diminishing liberties.
Duterte’s Sidekick Is Having His Online Critics Investigated Amid Fears of Gov’t Abuse of Cybercrime Laws
Philippine senator Bong Go, a close Duterte ally, requested authorities open investigations against several online commenters under the country’s controversial cyberlibel laws.
In a Win for Duterte, the Philippine Congress Officially Shut Down the Country’s Largest News Network
President Rodrigo Duterte had repeatedly stated that he had a personal grudge against the network.
Despite being frequently compared to the populist leaders, Duterte said their 'devil may care' approach could wreak havoc in the Philippines.
Filipinos are calling on their compatriots to #OustDuterteNow, as many continue to protest against the new law over fears it could be used to charge government critics as terrorists.
After years of police successfully claiming "self-defense" as bodies piled up in the country's bloody drug war, will the same rationale work when the victims are on-duty intelligence officers?
The Philippine drug war has seen thousands of deaths at the hands of police. They leave behind countless women and children, whose collective trauma is far-reaching, and often overlooked.
Reports of the fake accounts, coming amid a series of troubling developments, have left many Filipinos scared and reluctant to post critical views of the government online.
Based in the U.S., he wanted to stand in solidarity with people back home after reading news about the Philippine government going after its vocal critics.
Maria Ressa is convicted of cyber libel charges, raising concerns of diminishing press freedoms and democratic rights in the Philippines under President Rodrigo Duterte.