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Trolls and triumph

Wednesday, December 7th 2016, 4:24

Politics and social media has collided under President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines.
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The nightshift

Sunday, December 4th 2016, 22:30

Raffy Lerma is a photo-journalist documenting the nightly killings in the Philippines' government's war on drugs.
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Anger at hero's burial for Philippines dictator Marcos

Friday, November 18th 2016, 9:49
related places: Manila

The burial of former Philippines dictator Ferdinand Marcos in Heroes' Cemetery prompts anger.
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Which world leader is karaoke king?

Friday, November 11th 2016, 13:27
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

The leaders of the Philippines and Malaysia have ended an official meeting in an unusual manner, by singing at a karaoke session.
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Philippines mayor linked to drugs trade shot dead in cell

Saturday, November 5th 2016, 8:15

A mayor linked to the drugs trade in the Philippines is shot dead in his prison cell by police.
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Philippines Duterte: God told me to stop swearing

Friday, October 28th 2016, 4:53

The Philippine president says he will clean up his language after God gave him an ultimatum.
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US 'consternation' over Philippines' Duterte comments

Monday, October 24th 2016, 8:28
related countries: United States United States
related places: Manila

A senior US diplomat visits Manila and says recent statements by President Rodrigo Duterte are causing "consternation" in the US and other nations.
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US seeks clarity on Duterte 'separation' comments

Friday, October 21st 2016, 12:43
related countries: China China, United States United States

The US says it will seek clarity from the Philippines on President Rodrigo Duterte's announcement while in China of a "separation from the US".
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Duterte in China: Xi lauds 'milestone' Duterte visit

Thursday, October 20th 2016, 17:33
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

Chinese leader Xi Jinping welcomes his Filipino counterpart's visit to Beijing as a "milestone" as the two preside over of trade deals worth $13.5bn.
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Super Typhoon Haima batters Philippines

Thursday, October 20th 2016, 7:43

At least four people are killed as Super Typhoon Haima batters into the Philippines, with hundreds of thousands evacuated from their homes.
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Philippines anti-US protesters rammed by police van

Wednesday, October 19th 2016, 9:55
related countries: United States United States
related places: Manila

A police van rams protesters in the Philippines capital Manila as a demonstration outside the US embassy turns violent.
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Philippines' Teodoro Locsin's 'Nazi' tweets spark outrage

Friday, October 7th 2016, 8:22

A petition against nominee for Philippine UN ambassador Teodoro Locsin Jr, who tweeted seemingly pro-Nazi comments, gets more than 10,000 signatures.
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Philippines' Duterte tells Obama to 'go to hell'

Tuesday, October 4th 2016, 21:15
related countries: United States United States

US President Barack Obama can "go to hell" over his criticism of the Philippines' brutal war against drugs, President Rodrigo Duterte says.
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Jewish leaders react to Rodrigo Duterte Holocaust remarks

Friday, September 30th 2016, 9:56

Jewish leaders react angrily after Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte compares his anti-drug campaign to the Holocaust.
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Philippines' Duterte fierce attack on 'hypocritical' EU

Wednesday, September 21st 2016, 14:56

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte calls European Parliament members who questioned extra-judicial killings "hypocrites" during an expletive-laden rant.
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British Baron's daughter killed in Philippines amid drug war

Tuesday, September 20th 2016, 8:48
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Manila

The daughter of a late British baron, Maria Aurora Moynihan, is shot dead in the Philippines, where authorities are fighting a deadly war on drugs.
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Philippine Abu Sayyaf militants free Norwegian hostage

Saturday, September 17th 2016, 12:56
related countries: Norway Norway

Islamist militants in the Philippines release a Norwegian man who was taken hostage with two Canadians who were earlier beheaded.
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Philippine president's death squad accuser denied protection

Friday, September 16th 2016, 15:20

The former death squad member who accused Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte of killing a government agent with a submachine gun is denied protection.
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Philippines President Duterte 'once killed man with Uzi'

Thursday, September 15th 2016, 13:39
related places: Davao

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte once shot a man dead with an Uzi submachine gun, a self-confessed former death squad member tells a Senate hearing.
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Venice film festival: Philippines drama wins top prize

Saturday, September 10th 2016, 23:24

Philippines film The Woman Who Left, a black and white drama by director Lav Diaz, wins the Golden Lion for best film at the Venice Film Festival.
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Obama: 'I don't take Duterte comments personally'

Thursday, September 8th 2016, 11:53
related countries: United States United States

US President Barack Obama says he does not bear a grudge over remarks made by Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte.
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'Awkward moment' as Obama met Duterte

Thursday, September 8th 2016, 8:44
related countries: United States United States

US President Barack Obama and Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte had a brief face-to-face summit encounter, days after a very public spat.
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Indonesia drug chief calls for Philippine-style crackdown

Wednesday, September 7th 2016, 10:09
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Indonesia's anti-narcotics chief Budi Waseso praises the brutal drugs crackdown in Philippines and says dealers' lives are "meaningless".
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Obama calls off meeting with Philippine leader after 'whore' jibe

Tuesday, September 6th 2016, 9:52
related countries: Laos Laos, United States United States

US President Barack Obama calls off a meeting with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who had earlier called him a "son of a whore".
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Philippine President Duterte 'regrets' Obama 'whore' jibe

Tuesday, September 6th 2016, 8:53
related countries: United States United States

A spokesman apologises after Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte makes controversial remarks about US President Obama.
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Philippine President Duterte curses Obama over human rights

Monday, September 5th 2016, 14:01
related countries: United States United States

The Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte calls Barack Obama a "son of a whore", warning his US counterpart not to raise human rights concerns.
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Philippines bomb: Davao attack blamed on Abu Sayyaf

Saturday, September 3rd 2016, 12:19
related places: Davao

The Abu Sayyaf militant group is responsible for a deadly bomb attack in President Duterte's home city of Davao, the Philippines government says.
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Philippines: Bomb attack on Davao market kills 14

Saturday, September 3rd 2016, 3:12
related places: Davao

At least 14 people are killed in a bomb attack in Davao, the home city of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte.
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Philippines: IS-linked Maute group inmates freed in 'raid'

Sunday, August 28th 2016, 10:41

Muslim militants linked to so-called Islamic State are freed from jail in the Philippines in what officials say was a deal made to look like a "raid".
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Inside a Philippines prison drugs raid

Friday, August 26th 2016, 12:02
related places: Manila

The BBC witnesses a prison raid in one of Manila's biggest jails - the latest offensive in Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs.
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Inside Manila's drug war: Female assassin's story

Friday, August 26th 2016, 1:08

A violent crackdown on illegal drugs in the Philippines has left more than 1,900 people dead. The BBC spoke to two people in the middle of the drug war.
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One last hit

Thursday, August 25th 2016, 23:12

The BBC's Jonathan Head explores the Philippines' dark underbelly of police raids, dealers and assassins through the story of one woman trapped in a chilling predicament.
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