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Brussels demands answers after Duterte threatened to hang EU officials

The European Union is demanding explanation for an foul-mouthed tirade by President Duterte, who threatened to hang EU officials for criticising his plans to bring back the death penalty. The EU’s external action service said it summoned the Philippine Charge d’Affaires Alan Deniega to its headquarters to provide “an explanation…


Tit for tat? Vice president impeachment bid filed days after Duterte complaint

A lawyer who used to represent Ferdinand Marcos has slapped an impeachment complaint against Vice President Leni Robredo after she publicly criticised Duterte’s war on drugs. The complaint for “violation of the constitution and betrayal of public trust” was sent by Oliver Lozano to House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez, a close ally…