Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has said he personally killed suspected criminals when he was mayor of Davao to set an example for police. Political analyst Richard Javad Heydarian speaks to DW about Duterte's comments.
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.
In the face of President Rodrigo Duterte's lethal drug policy to kill users and dealers at the slightest excuse, Philippine society is gradually daring to push back. Florian Neuhof reports from Manila.
Ignoring demands to overturn the Philippine's current ban, including from members of his government, President Duterte has said it will remain firmly in place.
US President Trump has said he has a "great relationship" with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte as the two met at a regional summit in Manila. The meeting got off to a rocky start with a group handshake gone awry.
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