Police in the Philippines are suspending their war on drugs until they have cleansed their ranks
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News about the struggle for better democracy in the Philippines. The Philippines is a functioning democracy. According to Freedom House, "2010 marked a significant improvement over previous polls that were marred by fraud, intimidation and violence". Also check out our section on World Democracy.
Sometimes blips on the diplomatic radar far away can be prescient of larger things to come. In the Philippines, things are happening, and they’re worth taking note of for the psychology of the country’s President Duterte.
Duterte should rethink the extrajudicial killings and allow for a system of law and order to rule his country and give even the worst of people the right to a fair trial
Combative new President in the Philippines is only latest to make use of some very undiplomatic insults
New President is being widely criticized after new death toll reveals costs of his Philippine drug war
Philippine President Duterte has taken over the office with expectations of major changes to come
The latest exit polls show early lead for Philippine Mayor Duterte in crucial national vote
Senator Grace Poe wins in court to allow her Philippine Presidential run after much delay
Why the current President found it necessary to once again denounce old Philippine Dictator Marcos
No pause for coming Pacquiao Senatorial election bid after loss of advertising deal over comments