Philippine president-elect Rodrigo Duterte is planning to visit the Vatican to make a personal apology to the pope for calling him a "son of a whore", the politician's spokesman said on Thursday (May 12).
A day after being hailed as victor in the Philippine presidential race, maverick anti-crime mayor Rodrigo Duterte vowed to keep his campaign promises.
Just two days after claiming presidential victory, Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte unveiled possible members of his cabinet as well as possible policies in a move to gain confidence from the public.
Davao city mayor Rodrigo Duterte has won the 2016 Philippine presidential election, according to an unofficial and partial tally of votes cast as of 2:00 a.m. Tuesday.
Philippine presidential favourite Rodrigo Duterte joked on Wednesday (April 27) about his penis and vowed to pardon himself for mass murder, as he took his profanity-laced campaign to the nation's business elite.
A Philippine presidential candidate who joked about raping a murdered Australian missionary has widened his lead over his rivals despite a backlash from diplomats, the influential church and women's groups.
Philippine presidential candidate Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday (April 23) renewed his vow to kill criminals as the tough-talking favourite hit the stump in the capital heading into the home stretch of a controversial campaign.
Trash-talking Philippine presidential favourite Rodrigo Duterte has warned he is prepared to cut diplomatic ties with the United States and Australia after their ambassadors criticised his joke about the jailhouse rape of a missionary.
Leading Philippine presidential candidate Rodrigo Duterte, whose campaign promises a ruthless war on crime, was angrily condemned on Sunday (April 17) after a video surfaced of him joking about a murdered Australian rape victim.
A Philippine political party formally endorsed Monday a mayor of southern city of Davao as its presidential bet in the 2016 elections.
The daughter of Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday shaved her head to show support for her father's presidential bid in 2016.
Former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who stepped back from leadership late last year to allow Democrats to shepherd in a “new generation,” announced on Friday she will se
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