Analyst: Don't compare Duterte to Trump, Lee Kuan Yew

Is presumptive President Rodrigo Duterte the Donald Trump of the Philippines or is he more like Singapore's Lee Kuan Yew?

DH-turned-photographer comes home for elections

Former Hong Kong domestic helper and now documentary photographer Xyza Cruz Bacani came home to witness and document the May 9 national and local elections, this time thru the lens of a professional journalist.

Duterte's Speaker bet prefers faster mode to federalism

Presidential frontrunner Rodrigo Duterte's bet for the speakership of the 17th Congress on Monday said a shift to the federal form of government will lead to streamlining of the government bureaucracy.

Duterte blasts 'elitists': 'Yung valedictorian, trabahante ko ngayon

MANILA - Presumptive president Rodrigo Duterte on Monday lashed at those who belittled him for his academic record, saying those who performed better than him in school will now be working under him.

Duterte: Don't call me for favors, promotions

DAVAO - Presumptive president Rodrigo Duterte on Monday warned officials and lawmakers not to call him up asking for favors and promotions.

Duterte urged to rethink death penalty stand

MANILA- A former chairperson of the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) appealed to presumptive president Rodrigo Duterte to re-think his position on death penalty.

Duterte names some Cabinet members

In his first official press conference after dominating the May 9 elections, presumptive president Davao City Rodrigo Duterte on Monday named some individuals he wants in his Cabinet.

Duterte vows hangings in war on crime

DAVAO - Philippines' presumptive president Rodrigo Duterte has vowed to introduce executions by hanging and order military snipers to kill suspected criminals as part of a ruthless law-and-order crackdown.

Group forwards women's agenda in Duterte presidency

DAVAO CITY - On the heels of vocal assurances that the incoming government of presumptive President Rodrigo Duterte will be more gender-balanced, a group of women is waiting in the wings to make sure that those promises will be fulfilled.

Duterte camp to Leftists: Stop blocking change

The spokesperson of presumptive President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday took digs at Leftist leaders who criticized Duterte's economic program.