The often controversial president has said he will not take part in elections in June 2022, opting to step down at the end of his term.
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.
5 Jun 2018
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte asked a woman to kiss him on the lips in exchange for a book during an official visit to South Korea.
27 May 2017
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte joked Friday that soldiers could rape up to three women, as he reassured them of his full support under his newly imposed regional martial law.