President-elect Rodrigo Duterte is unlikely to let Vice President-elect Leni Robredo join his Cabinet since the move might hurt defeated vice presidential candidate Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. At a televised news conference on Tuesday night, Duterte said he is politically allied with Marcos and his mother, former First Lady Imelda Marcos.
Media groups expressed outrage on Wednesday at Philippine president-elect Rodrigo Duterte’s endorsement of killing corrupt journalists, warning his comments could incite more murders in a nation already one of the world’s most dangerous for reporters.
Incoming Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has said he was "honored" to receive a congratulatory message from Chinese President Xi Jinping, calling him a great leader, Philippine media reported on Wednesday.
An eclectic mix of leftists, academics and close friends has formed Filipino President-elect Rodrigo Duterte's new Cabinet, which he unveiled yesterday at a news conference.
Philippines’ President-elect Rodrigo Duterte will maintain hours more in keeping with a bar owner than Manila’s Malacanang Palace, announcing at a late-night press conference on Saturday that he plans to work each day from 1pm until midnight.
Mr Duterte opted to stay in his stronghold in Davao city instead of attending the proclamation held in the capital, Manila.
The leaders of China and the Philippines share responsibility to maintain and deepen their good neighborly and friendly relations as well as the mutually beneficial cooperation between the two countries, Chinese President Xi Jinping said Monday.
Incoming president Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday said he would declare a “crisis” in transportation and criminality to address the longstanding problems plaguing commuters and citizens who are wary of their safety. Duterte said a crisis has to be declared as the government is trying to fight the problems “on so many fronts” despite limited resources
Philippine police shot dead eight drug suspects this week, authorities said on Friday, following repeated calls by president-elect Rodrigo Duterte for security forces to kill criminals.
Philippine congress aims to proclaim the country’s new president and vice president by the end of the month or on June 1, Sen. Aquilino Pimentel III said as the canvassing of votes for the top two positions of the land entered its second day yesterday.
Philippine president-elect Rodrigo Duterte met with a senior communist guerrilla leader, the two sides said on Thursday, raising hopes of ending one of Asia’s longest armed insurgencies.
Philippine president-elect Rodrigo Duterte has held talks with the Chinese ambassador, following his remarks to have bilateral talks with China over the row in the South China Sea.
The Chinese Foreign Ministry congratulated the Philippines' presumptive President-elect Rodrigo Duterte on Monday.
Philippines' president-elect Rodrigo Duterte vowed Sunday (May 15) to reintroduce capital punishment and give security forces "shoot-to-kill" orders in a devastating war on crime.
The election of controversial politician Rodrigo Duterte to the nation's highest office has so far had little impact on the robust Philippine economy. In fact, quite the reverse has happened since the polls on Monday.
A day after being hailed as victor in the Philippine presidential race, maverick anti-crime mayor Rodrigo Duterte vowed to keep his campaign promises.
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