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Duterte: I’ll resign if law forbids threatening to kill criminals

President Duterte has lashed out at Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales after she criticised his repeated threats to kill suspected criminals. Speaking today (Monday, July 17), the president said: “Do not play God and shut up” after she “castigated” him in an interview on Japanese television. During this interview, she described…


Senators slam decision to reinstate ‘killer cop’

Shocked senators have condemned the reinstatement of a police officer charged with the shooting of Albuera Mayor Rolando Espinosa and another inmate in a Leyte jail last year. Superintendent Marvin Marcos and 18 subordinates are facing homicide charges after shooting Espinosa and Raul Yap during a raid on their cell…







Lawmakers throw out impeachment complaint against Duterte

Lawmakers in the Philippines unanimously voted to throw out an impeachment complaint against President Duterte today (Monday, March 15). The complaint accused him of orchestrating mass murder, holding undisclosed wealth and surrendering the country’s sovereignty in the South China Sea. The Justice Committee of the House of Representatives, which is…