Rodrigo Duterte

Philippines

Russia Just Gave Duterte 5,000 New Kalashnikovs for His War on ISIS

The weapons deal was made after the US allegedly held up new shipments in light of human rights offenses associated with Duterte's brutal drug war.
Greg Walters
10.12.17
Philippines

Volunteers are Making Kill Lists for Duterte’s Drug War

The Philippines' bloody drug war is drawing civilians deeper into the fray.
VICE News Staff
10.11.17
Philippines

Duterte’s Drug War Has Now Killed At Least 54 Children

The violence continues.
David Gilbert
10.4.17
Philippines

Duterte Wants 'Lousy' US to Fight Drugs in the Philippines

The Philippines has become a narco-state in the Asian meth trade, according to Duterte.
Tim Hume
9.28.17
Philippines

Duterte Vows to Kill His Son If Drug Allegations are True

The Philippines first son was allegedly linked to a massive meth trafficking ring.
Greg Walters
9.24.17
News of Zealand

News of Zealand: National Poll Under 40 For First Time Since 2005

Plus the government announces the opening of four new charter schools, and the Green Party's plan to cut the gender pay gap.
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VICE Staff
9.7.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Now We Know Just How Deadly Indonesia's Renewed Drug War Actually Is

At least 55 alleged drug traffickers have been gunned down during police raids since the start of the year, according to Amnesty International.
VICE Staff
8.15.17
phillipines

Philippines Army is Struggling to Drive Out ISIS, Even With US Help

The progress had been slower than expected, as around 100 militants had control of 20 percent of Marawi.
Tim Hume
6.14.17
Philippines

It's Super Dangerous to Be a Journalist in the Philippines

But a brave few are working hard to maintain an independent press.
Gianna Toboni
6.5.17
Drugs

Trump Says Mass Murder of Drug Users Is 'Great,' and That's Terrifying

The president's endorsement of what looks like a genocidal campaign in the Philippines should scare you.
Maia Szalavitz
5.24.17
the Philippines

Duterte Stands Accused of Mass Murder. So Why Do Most Filipinos Still Love Him?

A deep dive into the populist appeal of the Philippines' own "Punisher."
Sabina Murray
5.11.17
politics

Every US President Cozies Up to Dictators

Trump's praise of foreign strongmen is unusually effusive, but America has a long history of alliances with authoritarians.
Mike Pearl
5.4.17
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