President Rodrigo Duterte
14 Aug 2020
President Rodrigo Duterte is expected to be inoculated as early as May 2021. Russia is the first country to grant regulatory approval for a COVID-19 vaccine.
15 Jun 2020
A Philippines court has found a veteran journalist and staunch critic of President Rodrigo Duterte guilty of cyber libel. Ressa told DW "we must do all we can to protect press freedom, which protects our democracy."
24 Feb 2018
Around a thousand Philippine Catholics in Manila marched in protest of President Rodrigo Duterte's bloody war on drugs and his efforts to reinstate the death penalty.
18 Aug 2017
Police kill at least 13 people in Manila on the third night of an escalation in President Rodrigo Duterte's ruthless war on drugs and crime, taking the toll for one of the bloodiest weeks so far to 80.
16 Jan 2017
President Rodrigo Duterte threatens to impose martial rule to prosecute his deadly war on drugs, three decades after the nation shed dictatorship with a famous "People Power" revolt.
4 Jan 2017
Since Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte was sworn in six months ago, more than 6,000 people have been killed in his war on drugs. Most of the victims come from impoverished communities.
1 Jan 2017
2016 has been a year that changed the status quo - from the UK's historic Brexit shock to Donald Trump's surprise win in the US presidential election. Al Jazeera looks back at some of the biggest stories of the past 12 months.