Duterte's first year is one of recalibration - The Straits Times

President Rodrigo Duterte sailed into the presidency on grand promises to end the drug menace in six months and bring the same kind of peace and prosperity he brought to his home city of Davao to the rest of the Philippines. A year since he took office ...

Marcos lauds Duterte's 'quality of leadership' - The Manila Times

FORMER senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. on Friday hailed President Rodrigo Duterte for showing leadership in his first year in office. “President Rodrigo Duterte has shown one singular quality that is very clear and the reason why he is very ...

Duterte year 1: What it means, what it portends - The Manila Times

THERE is a tradition in presidential administration, wherein the presidency is viewed by the officeholder as an instrument to bring out the best in civic life. It's called “the bully pulpit”, which means the active use of the presidency's prestige and ...

Duterte's 1st year: A popular president in a bloody Philippine drug war - CBC.ca

It has been a remarkably turbulent first year for Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, whose war on drugs has left thousands of suspects dead and prompted critics to call his rule a "human rights calamity." One accused him of crimes against humanity ...

Roundup: Duterte enters 2nd year in office, paving path for prosperous Philippines - Xinhua

MANILA, June 30 (Xinhua) -- Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte entered the second year in office on Friday after having laid a foundation for a prosperous Philippines with a population of over 100 million people. "The first 12 months of the Duterte ...

China pledges continued assistance to Philippines - New Jersey Herald

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, left, and Philippine Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano arrive for a joint press conference at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Beijing, Thursday, June 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein) The Associated ...