Filipino Vice-President Leni Robredo may face an impeachment trial this summer after two complaints were filed calling for her removal from office. Her crime may have been telling the truth.
President Duterte made a presidential campaign promise to win back the disputed territory of Sabah. He already knew he would never be able to deliver.
European politicians have issued an ultimatum to Manila – scale back the war on narcotics or risk losing trade privileges. President Duterte is one step ahead. The climbdown has already begun.
President Duterte wants to be seen as a decisive and strong leader. His latest crack down on political opposition actually reveals his weakness, and worrying signs that power has gone to his head.
After the warming up of Philippine-China relations in the early months of Duterte’s presidency, the relationship is now stuck in limbo as the South China Sea issue rises to be a thorny issue once again.
Every hour, a Filipino gets infected with HIV. That is the health epidemic that the Duterte administration is now facing. How much of the blame can we put on the Catholic Church?
The war on drugs has come to a halt. The Philippine National Police (PNP) is undergoing internal ranks cleansing because of the killing of a South Korean businessman by rogue police officers. The odds are not for Duterte, but at the end, he will win.
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