Tag Archives: Philippines

13Nov/17

Human rights, killings not addressed in Duterte-Trump talks: Philippine spokesman

MANILA, PHILIPPINES (NOVEMBER 13, 2017) (REUTERS) – The issue of human rights and alleged extrajudicial killings in the Philippines was not discussed during a meeting on Monday (November 13) between U.S. President Donald Trump and counterpart Rodrigo Duterte, a Philippine spokesman said. Continue reading

01May/17

Duterte White House invitation raises eyebrows at U.N.

The White House is defending President Donald Trump’s decision to invite Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte to Washington, saying his cooperation is needed to counter North Korea and despite his alleged support of extra-judicial killings of drug suspects. Nathan Frandino reports. Continue reading

16Dec/16

“If you destroy Davao, I will kill you”: Philippines’ Duterte

“If you are here and if you are into crime, kindly leave Davao. If you destroy Davao, I will kill you,” says Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte during his two-day visit to Singapore. Continue reading

06Sep/16

Philippines’ Duterte regrets controversial Obama comments

The Philippines says President Rodrigo Duterte regrets the comments he made about U.S. President Barack Obama, and hopes to iron out the differences between the two nations.

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18May/15

Robert De Niro opens luxury hotel in Manila

Hollywood actor Robert de Niro and Japanese chef Nobu Matsuhisa open a luxury hotel, part of the 1.3 billion USD City of Dreams casino-resort complex, in Manila’s Entertainment City.

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