Duterte

The VICE Guide to Right Now

No One Asked, But Duterte Says He Has A Big Dick

Whatever people think when they say “big dick energy,” this ain’t it.
Lex Celera
4.14.19
drug smuggling

Philippine Customs Found $2 Million Worth of Drugs In Cans of Tomato Soup

It was almost a perfect disguise.
Alia Marsha
1.18.19
Duterte

Duterte’s Drug War Has Killed Thousands — But He Needs Weed to “Stay Awake”

His spokesperson later claimed it was "a joke."
David Gilbert
12.5.18
HUMAN RIGHTS

Indigenous Human Rights Activists Face Targeting, Death in the Philippines

Now they’re asking the New Zealand government for help.
Tess McClure
8.3.18
Duterte

Rodrigo Duterte has a new "idol": Kim Jong Un

“He appears to be amiable, jolly good fellow, and very accommodating"
David Gilbert
4.30.18
News of Zealand

News of Zealand: Greyhounds Killed When They Can No Longer Race

Plus, the Crown and seven Taranaki iwi sign an historic agreement, and Belgium becomes the first country to appoint a female ambassador to Saudi Arabia.
VICE Staff
95 bFM
12.20.17
Drugs

Trudeau Apparently Pissed Off Philippines' Duterte With Drug War Criticism

Thousands have been killed in Duterte's anti-drug campaign, including users and dealers.
Allison Tierney
11.14.17
VICE News

Duterte Brags About Drug War After Deadliest Day Yet

"That's beautiful."
Greg Walters
8.16.17
War on Drugs

The Filipino Drug War Is Flooding This Funeral Home with Bodies

People are jockeying for fresh corpses in the brutal vigilante campaign launched by the strongman Donald Trump just invited to the White House.
Roc Morin
5.2.17
DIVORCE

The Women Fighting for the Right to Leave a Marriage

In the Philippines, one of just two countries on the planet where divorce remains illegal, these women are trying to get divorce legalized by a notoriously brutal government.
Justin Heifetz​​
3.27.17
Drugs

Bodies Every Night: Documenting the Brutal Philippine Drug War

With more than 6000 people already dead, we spoke to a local photojournalist about the realities of bearing witness to the carnage.
Tess McClure
3.2.17
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

US officials suspect Vladimir Putin was directly involved in election meddling, 1 billion Yahoo accounts compromised by hack, Elon Musk joins Trump's corporate advisory team, and more.
VICE Staff
12.15.16