Davao mayor Rodrigo Duterte is set win the Philippine presidential election, with two of his closest rivals having conceding defeat. Duterte's brash rhetoric has drawn comparisons with US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.
President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines has denied that he influenced the Securities and Exchange Commission to revoke the license of the Rappler news site. Rights activists call it an attack on press freedom.
The Rappler online news site is one of several news organizations that have been critical of President Rodrigo Duterte. Duterte's 'war on drugs' that has killed nearly 4,000 people, and generated critical news coverage.
A fisherman handed over the drum, containing 25 kilos of cocaine, to officials. Meanwhile, as President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs rages on, his son was forced to resign as a city vice mayor over alleged trafficking.
President Rodrigo Duterte says the anti-drug agency is not equipped to handle the campaign alone. There has been a resurgence in illegal drugs and crimes since the police left the campaign, according to a spokesperson.
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