Rodrigo Duterte

23.09.2017

Human Lives. Human Rights: President Duterte’s War on Drugs

Human Lives. Human Rights:  President Duterte’s War on Drugs

By Karina Lagdameo President Duterte’s war on drugs is just that—a war and deadly. For over a year now, every day brings news of killings in the streets of the capital and in other parts of the archipelago. The pattern is chillingly the same. Police conducts an anti-drug operation and… »

30.06.2016

Inaugural address of President Rodrigo Duterte

Inaugural address of President Rodrigo Duterte

Inaugural address of President Rodrigo Duterte Oath-taking of the President of the Philippines Malacañang Palace, June 30, 2016 President Fidel Ramos, sir, salamat po sa tulong mo (thank you for your help) making me President; President Joseph Ejercito Estrada; Senate President Franklin Drilon and the members of the… »

28.05.2016

Philippines president-elect Rodrigo Duterte bringing in a difference

Philippines president-elect Rodrigo Duterte bringing in a difference

President-elect Rodrigo Duterte or, Duterte Harry to some, is early into his run-up to real power and the China Matters blog – chinamatters@prlee.org gives some highly detailed context to what’s coming next and why it’s most interesting, given local and Philippine’s history particularly in light of the nation’s relation to… »

15.04.2016

Philippines: economic outlook and election special

Philippines: economic outlook and election special

In a story by Norman P Aquino that appeared the November 2015 issue of Bloomberg Markets it was noted that the Philippines has notched the fastest growth since the 1970s and avoided the emerging-markets meltdown. Can the next president keep the momentum going, he questioned? As a background to the Philippine… »

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