INTERNATIONAL PRESSURE

Seven delegates from the Progressive Alliance and the Party of European Socialists urge the Duterte administration to stop the killing of suspected drug users and pushers and the silencing of its critics. More »

 

100 groups urge Apple to take down apps encouraging Duterte’s drug war

MANILA — More than a hundred civil society organizations worldwide wrote an open letter to Apple Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook for the company to remove applications related to President Rodrigo Duterte’s bloody war

House impeach moves a mockery of democratic process, says law expert

MANILA — The impeachment proceedings and threats of ouster against the country’s top officials of constitutional bodies are all but “writings on the wall” and “coincidences” that cannot be ignored, a law

Bautista impeached

MANILA — After offering to resign by yearend, Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman Andres Bautista might have to step down sooner than planned after the House of Representatives voted, 137-75, hours later

Alvarez tells Sereno: Face House or resign

MANILA — Face the House of Representatives if you’re innocent or just resign. This was Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez’s unsolicited advice on Wednesday to Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes Sereno, who is facing an

Duterte bares new terror plot to attack other Mindanao cities

MANILA — As the military makes its final push to liberate Marawi City, President Duterte yesterday said that Islamic State (IS)-inspired terrorists might simultaneously attack several other cities in Mindanao. Mr. Duterte

SC asked to stop Duterte’s war on drugs

MANILA — The Supreme Court (SC) was asked Wednesday to stop the Duterte administration’s war on drugs. In a 41-page petition filed by human rights group Free Legal Assistance Group (FLAG), the high