Rodrigo Duterte on Killing Criminal Suspects: 'I Used to Do It Personally' - New York Times

President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines said that as mayor of Davao, he had patrolled the city's streets by motorcycle looking for suspected criminals to kill. The comments came on Monday during an event for business leaders in Manila. Photo by ...and more »

Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte says he personally killed criminals - The Guardian

Controversial leader – who has endorsed extrajudicial executions of drug offenders – says he killed to show police officers 'if I can do it, why can't you?' Play Video. Play. Current Time 0:00. /. Duration Time 0:00. Loaded: 0%. Progress: 0 ...and more »

US defers Philippines aid after Duterte drug war claim - Financial Times

The US has held back poverty aid to the Philippines and declared itself deeply troubled by President Rodrigo Duterte's latest claim that he personally hunted for suspects to kill in his bloody war on drugs. Sample the FT's top stories for a week. You ...and more »

Philippines' Duterte admits personally killing suspects - BBC News

Philippines' President Rodrigo Duterte has admitted he personally killed criminal suspects as mayor of Davao. It is the first such admission he has made since becoming president in June, but echoes comments he made in 2015. He ran the southern city for ...and more »

Senators: Duterte impeachable over claims of killings -

Philippine President Duterte's claims of killings when he was a mayor constitute "high crimes", two senators say. 15 Dec 2016 10:09 GMT. Listen to this page using ReadSpeaker. 0; All Social. Rodrigo Duterte plans to revive the death penalty on heinous ...and more »

'I Cannot Lie,' Rodrigo Duterte Says, Confirming He Did Kill People as Mayor - New York Times

President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines on Friday in Singapore. Officials loyal to Mr. Duterte have tried to soften his boasts of having killed people, saying he has a tendency to exaggerate. Credit Wong Maye-E/Associated Press. President Rodrigo ...and more »

Duterte vows to continue war on drugs after killing confession - The Guardian

Rodrigo Duterte waves to his compatriots in Singapore. More than 5,000 people have been killed in the Philippines since he took office in June. Photograph: Wong Maye-E/AP. Rodrigo Duterte. Duterte vows to continue war on drugs after killing confession.and more »

Filipinos Protest Duterte's Arrival - Khmer Times

Workers put up a billboard yesterday to welcome Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte. KT/Ven Rathavong · Protesters outside the Royal Palace yesterday morning. KT/Mai Vireak · Workers put up a billboard yesterday to welcome Philippine President ...and more »

Duterte keeps admitting to killing people. His supporters keep shrugging it off. - Washington Post

It should have been a shocking admission. On Monday, Rodrigo Duterte, president of the Philippines, bragged about killing people. He said that when he was a city mayor, he used to hunt suspects on his motorcycle, shooting people on the spot. The goal ...and more »

Philippine senators call for Duterte to be impeached over killing confession - The Guardian

Two Philippine senators have said President Rodrigo Duterte's admission that he used to personally kill suspected criminals when mayor of Davao city is grounds for impeachment. Senator Leila de Lima, Duterte's foremost domestic critic, and Senator ...and more »