Philippines' Duterte enjoys high approval rating at 82 percent: poll - Xinhua

MANILA, July 17 (Xinhua) -- Most Filipinos remain appreciative of the performance of President Rodrigo Duterte after one year of his term, according to an independent poll released here Monday. A survey by Pulse Asia Inc. conducted from June 24 to June ...

Duterte trust, approval ratings up - The Manila Times

President Rodrigo Duterte's trust and approval ratings bounced back in the second quarter of the year, hitting a high 82 percent even after he declared martial law in Mindanao, according to a Pulse Asia survey released on Monday. Of 1,200 respondents ...

Philippines' President Duterte's Miss Universe Rape Joke is Not the First Time He's Jested About Sexual Assault - Newsweek

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has continued his disturbing habit of making flippant remarks about rape. The 72-year-old president targeted Miss Universe in his latest comments on Friday during a speech to diplomats in his hometown of Davao ...

Abella: Duterte's martial law decision out on or before July 22 - CNN Philippines

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, July 17) — Expect President Rodrigo Duterte's decision to extend or lift martial law in Mindanao before the end of this week, Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella said on Monday. Abella was asked during a Palace ...

Duterte Made Another Rape Joke. But Filipinos 'Really Get Him,' an Aide Says - TIME

A spokesman for Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has justified a rape joke the president made on the grounds that the "majority of the people, especially the masses, really get him." Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella came to Duterte's ...

Spokesperson on Duterte's rape joke: 'The masses get him' - Coconuts

The Palace on Monday came to the defense of President Rodrigo Duterte after the latter drew flak for yet another rape comment. Duterte on Friday earned the ire of various groups after he said that while he condemns raping of children, he would ...

DND recommendation on ML now with Duterte - Manila Bulletin

Malacañang on Monday confirmed that President Duterte had received the Department of National Defense's (DND's) recommendation on the martial law in Mindanao. According to Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella, the recommendation was ...