In the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan, people in the Philippines attended mass on Sunday morning. The president faces criticism for the slow pace of aid deliveries to the survivors.
It has been two years since Duterte became president of the Philippines and unleashed a brutal war on drugs. The death toll is high but nobody seems to know the real numbers — not even the police, as a DW research shows.
The chief justice of the Philippines' Supreme Court, who has challenged many of President Duterte's controversial proposals, has been expelled from her post. Experts say it undermines the nation's judicial independence.
President Rodrigo Duterte has called Maria Lourdes Sereno an "enemy" for voting against government proposals. The opposition said the ouster of the nation's first woman chief justice left behind a "puppet Supreme Court."
Labor protesters demand pay hikes and an end to illegal labor practices, while President Duterte declares a permanent ban on Filipino workers going to Kuwait as diplomatic ties continue to worsen. Ana P. Santos reports.
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