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Philippines

Philippines to investigate thousands of deaths during war on drugs

The Philippines justice ministry has announced a probe into thousands of killings which occurred during President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs. The official death toll is almost 6,000, although the real number of fatalities is believed to be much higher.

Philippines leader announces retirement from politics

Dropping a plan to run for vice president in 2022 election, Philippines’ President Rodrigo Duterte announced he will retire from politics after his term ends. The controversial leader has faced backlash during the recent years over his bloody war on drugs.

Iran Censures Philippines Bombing

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has condemned Sunday explosions in a religious ceremony in a church south of Philippines in which dozens of people were killed and injured.

Philippines Stops Deployment of Workers to Qatar

The Philippines has suspended the deployment of its workers to Qatar as the government assesses the situation in the Arab country, Labour Secretary announced on Tuesday.

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