Duterte's Philippines

A Philippine soldier stands guard in front of damaged buildings in Marawi on Sept. 4. © Reuters

Philippines works to contain, finish extremists in Mindanao

Neighbors on alert to keep Islamic State-linked militants from spilling out

  • Body investigating Duterte war on drugs allocated $20 for 2018

    Congress rejects initial budget for Commission on Human Rights

  • Philippine economy's growth below target in first half

    GDP up 6.5% in Q2, but government still urging private sector to spend more

  • Richard Heydarian

    Duterte's moves could hasten regional 'Pax Sinica'

    Beijing benefits amid deepening security crises in Philippines

  • One year on, Beijing steps up military drive in South China Sea

    Hague ruling ignored as disputed Scarborough Shoal remains peaceful, for now

  • Manila touts economic gains in sea dispute approach

    A year after Hague ruling, Philippines enjoys surge in investment from China.

  • Duterte's martial law gets top court's blessing

    Petitions by lawmakers, activists tossed as Mindanao conflict drags on

  • As Philippines battles terror, neighbors worry who is next

    Majority-Muslim nations vulnerable as Islamic State flees Middle East

  • Philippines Inc., investors march to beat of Duterte's drum

    Infrastructure-related stocks up as maverick leader finishes first year

  • Duterte's tax bill faces uphill battle in Philippine Senate

    Lawmakers sour on sugar tax, complain levies are regressive

  • Indonesia ramps up security over concerns about spread of extremists

    Meetings of regional security officials to address IS threats and spillover of unrest from Philippines

  • Philippines misses 2nd deadline to remove Islamic militants

    Help from US troops highlights the depth of the crisis

  • Philippine army vows to overrun militants linked to Islamic State

    With 200 dead, Marawi to be liberated on Independence Day

  • Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia team up in terror fight

    Southeast Asia seeks to stem growing influence of Islamic State extremists

  • Duterte cancels Japan trip as Mindanao siege continues

    Military evaluating martial law extension after 100 killed

  • Duterte to cancel Japan visit

    Mindanao security situation requires presence

  • Michael Vatikiotis

    Duterte's peace hopes challenged in Mindanao

    Declaration of martial law by Philippine president raises broader concerns

  • Richard Heydarian

    Duterte and Putin double act heralds new regional order

    Leaders' cosy relationship shows an ideological, and personal, affinity

  • Duterte moots martial law for the Philippines

    Describes dictatorship of Marcos era as 'very good'

  • Philippine markets open lower after martial law declaration

    Worries easing after the government is seen to have crisis under control