'I was being sarcastic': Duterte hits back at Chelsea Clinton over 'rape joke' criticism - RT

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has lashed out at Chelsea Clinton, daughter of former US President Bill Clinton, for her criticism of comments the Filipino leader made about rape. In an expletive-filled attack, Duterte asked if Clinton was ...

Duterte uses Lewinsky affair to hit back at critical Clinton - Gulf Times

President Rodrigo Duterte inspects honour guards as he attends the 119th Anniversary of the Philippine Navy in Davao on the southern island of Mindanao yesterday. Text Size: A A A. Reuters/Manila. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte yesterday ...

Philippines President Duterte launches foul-mouthed tirade at Chelsea Clinton and mentions Monica Lewinsky - The Independent

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has insulted Chelsea Clinton for criticising remarks he made about his soldiers potentially assaulting women. Mr Duterte had returned to his home city of Davao on Wednesday to celebrate the 119th anniversary of the ...

Duterte Responds To Chelsea Clinton With Dad's Scandal - Opposing Views

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte used former U.S. President Bill Clinton's impeachment scandal to respond to criticism from former First Daughter Chelsea Clinton. During an address to the Philippine Navy May 31, Duterte brought up former President ...

Martial law alone cannot solve problems in southern Philippines - South China Morning Post

The Philippines' constitution allows the country's leader to declare martial law in only two circumstances: invasion and rebellion. President Rodrigo Duterte pointed to the latter when putting all of the southern island of Mindanao under military rule ...

Lorenzana clarifies martial law statement - Inquirer.net

Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana has told senators the declaration of martial law is imperative to deal with immediately and decisively security concerns in the entire Mindanao region, not just in the besieged city of Marawi. Lorenzana's office ...

Duterte threatens to arest Reds anew - The Manila Times

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday warned that he might be forced to order the arrest of communist leaders if their recent move to intensify offensives against the government amid martial law in Mindanao leads to a “breakdown” in security ...

Philippines President Attacks 'Whore' Chelsea Clinton, Makes Lewinsky Joke - Heat Street

The strongman president of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, has called Chelsea Clinton a “whore” and dismissed her criticisms of him with a Monica Lewinsky reference. Duterte made comments attacking the former First Daughter at a press conference in ...

Rody to Chelsea: Did you slam Bill over Monica? - Philippine Star

This was President Duterte's reminder to former US president Bill Clinton's daughter, Chelsea, who criticized him online for a rape joke he made before soldiers fighting in Mindanao. File. DAVAO CITY, Philippines – People who live in glass houses ...

Philippines' President uses Lewinsky affair to hit back at critical Chelsea Clinton - Stuff.co.nz

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is notorious for comments that are deemed offensive by some, but are taken lightly by many Filipinos. President Rodrigo Duterte returned to his home city of Davao Wednesday to celebrate the 119th anniversary of the ...

Rodrigo Duterte uses Bill Clinton's affair to rip Chelsea Clinton after rape criticism - Washington Examiner

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte slammed Chelsea Clinton on Wednesday and invoked her father's affair with White House intern Monica Lewinsky after Clinton criticized him for a joke Duterte made about rape. "I will tell her, when your father, the ...

Filipino bishops cautious about martial law in Mindanao - Catholic Culture

Catholic Church leaders in the Philippines have voiced reservations about the decision by President Rodrigo Duterte to declare martial law in the province of Mindanao. The bishops of the country's region joined in a statement—signed by Cardinal ...

Marawi crisis forces Duterte to skip visit to Japan next month - Business Mirror

In Photo: Executive Secretary Salvador C. Medialdea (right) delivers his speech beside Defense Secretary Delfin N. Lorenzana (center) and Military Vice Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Salvador Melchor Mison Jr. during a session of the Committee of the Whole to ...

House affirms Proclamation 216 - BusinessWorld Online Edition

THE HOUSE of Representatives on Wednesday, May 31, adopted a resolution expressing support for President Rodrigo R. Duterte's Proclamation No. 216 declaring martial law and suspending the writ of habeas corpus in Mindanao. A rescuer (L) helps a ...

Lorenzana orders arrest of over 100 Maute members - Rappler

ARREST ORDER. In a press briefing on May 31, 2017, Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II shows the arrest order issued by Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler. MANILA, Philippines – Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, ...

Philippines: Duterte Tells Soldiers They Can Rape Women in Region Under Martial Law - Democracy Now!

In the Philippines, President Rodrigo Duterte has sparked outrage after he told soldiers that they could rape women with impunity in the region of Mindanao, where Duterte has declared martial law. In a speech Friday, Duterte said, "If you happen to ...

Duterte: No one recommended martial law - CNN Philippines

(CNN Philippines, May 31) — Now it's clear. President Rodrigo Duterte confirms he acted on his own when he decided to declare Martial Law in Mindanao. Speaking at the commissioning of the Philippine Navy's brand new Landing Dock vessel BPR Davao ...

House supports martial law declaration - CNN Philippines

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, May 31) — After a six-hour, closed-door briefing from top security and Cabinet officials, the House of Representatives on Wednesday decided to support the declaration of martial law in Mindanao. Solons from Mindanao said ...

Duterte to NPA: If you want to help ISIS, go ahead but… - Update Philippines

President Rodrigo Duterte warned members of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) they will face consequences should they join or support the Maute terror group. The President issued the warning during the 119th anniversary of the Philippine ...

Moody's: Martial law impact on economy minimal - Malaya

The imposition of martial law over Mindanao poses “minimal and short-lived” impact on the country's economy, credit rating agency Moody's yesterday said. But President Duterte's statement on his willingness to bypass safeguards provided by the ...