Despite the outrage caused by the killing of a teenager who, many believe, was a victim of police brutality, President Duterte is not about to stop his war against illegal drugs, Malacañang said Saturday. More »


17-year-old’s death jolts senators to speak vs killings

MANILA — In an unusual move, allies of President Rodrigo Duterte in the Senate on Friday condemned the killing of a 17-year-old senior high school student in Caloocan City, with some pushing

Duterte orders probe of cops in Kian slay

MANILA — As public anger over the killing of a Grade 12 student in an antidrug operation simmered, Malacañang appeared to join the outcry, warning the police against committing abuses and giving

Alarm over ‘pace and scale’ of killings

MANILA — President Rodrigo Duterte’s recent statements praising the police for killing 32 suspected drug offenders in one day encourage law enforcers to commit abuses and disregard rules in the bloody war

CC top cop sacked over teener’s slay

CALOOCAN CITY — National Capital Region Police Office chief Director Oscar Albayalde on Saturday relieved, effective immediately, Caloocan City police chief Sr. Supt. Chito Bersaluna  “to pave the way for an impartial

Duterte on Bulacan drug deaths: Kill 32 more daily

MANILA –  President Duterte welcomed the killing of 32 drug suspects in simultaneous raids in Bulacan last Tuesday and defended policemen from critics who questioned the way the operations were conducted.  Duterte

HRW slams Duterte remarks on shooting rights advocates

MANILA — New York-based Human Rights Watch on Thursday slammed President Rodrigo Duterte for threatening to have human rights activists shot if they get in the way of police operations, saying these remarks could pave the