Philippines

Rodrigo Duterte - Philippine News Headline

Philippines’ Rodrigo Duterte told a joint session of Congress the anti-narcotics campaign, which has earned him international notoriety, was “far from over”, taking a swipe at activists and political opponents who seek to bring him to book for thousands of killings.

“Your concern is human rights, mine is human lives” he said, adding that his fierce campaign aimed to protect the public from illicit drugs, as the “lives of our youth are being wasted” and families destroyed. Read More →

Philippines - Philippine SEC Revokes Rappler Registration

“The En Banc finds Rappler, Inc. and Rappler Holdings Corporation, a Mass Media Entity and its alter ego, liable for violating the constitutional and statutory Foreign Equity Restriction in Mass Media, enforceable through laws and rules within the mandate of the commission,” the Philippine SEC en banc said in its decision dated January 11 but published on its website Monday, January 15.Read More →