Published: Mar 13, 2022
The Philippines and the United States have agreed to strengthen their “strategic civil nuclear cooperation” to improve the country’s energy security and other nonmilitary uses of nuclear power under a memorandum of understanding (MOU), the Department of Energy (DOE) said on Saturday.
Published: Feb 14, 2022
Ferdinand Marcos, son of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos Sr., and his running mate Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte, daughter of President Rodrigo Duterte, would have been named president and vice president if the elections were held last month.
Published: Oct 03, 2021
MANILA, Philippines — In a surprise move, President Rodrigo Duterte announced on Saturday that he was retiring from politics, and his longtime aide, Sen. Bong Go, took his place as the administration’s vice presidential candidate in next year’s elections.
Published: Jul 22, 2021
MANILA, Philippines — The Supreme Court has ruled that President Rodrigo Duterte cannot invoke the Philippines’ withdrawal from the Rome Statute to skirt the investigation by the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) of charges that he committed crimes against humanity in the killings of thousands in his brutal war on drugs.
Published: Jul 26, 2020
MANILA, Philippines — “If you are expecting that it will be renewed, I am sorry. I will see to it that you are out.” It was in December 2019 when President Rodrigo Duterte, speaking partly in Filipino, made this pronouncement, as the country’s largest broadcast network, ABS-CBN, was hoping to have its application for the renewal for its 25-year franchise granted.