Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte urged other governments on Sunday to abandon the International Criminal Court, saying the world tribunal — where he's facing a possible complaint for the thousands of killings of drug suspects under his crackdown — is "rude."
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday called for other signatories of the Rome Statute that established the International Criminal Court (ICC) to join his country in withdrawing from the treaty.
The Philippines gave official notice to the United Nations that it is withdrawing from the International Criminal Court, which is probing President Rodrigo Duterte's deadly drug war, Manila said Friday.
The Philippines' top diplomat warned the United Nations on Tuesday not to 'weaponize' human rights and urged it to send an impartial investigator to probe President Rodrigo Duterte's deadly anti-drug war.
Justice officials have asked a court to formally designate the Communist Party of the Philippines and its armed wing, the New People's Army, as terrorist groups in a move that could further damage chances of a resumption of stalled peace talks.
The Philippines' most active volcano ejected a huge column of lava fragments, ash and smoke in a thunderous explosion Monday, sending thousands of villagers back to evacuation centers and prompting a warning that a violent eruption may be imminent.
The Philippines' chief volcanologist warned of a possible hazardous eruption at Mount Mayon ‘within weeks or even within days, as magma continued to pile up at the summit of the Southeast Asian country's most active volcano.
The Philippines is looking to issue sovereign bonds in the first quarter of the year to help finance this year’s budget, its finance minister said on Monday, signaling the government is stepping up efforts to upgrade the nation’s infrastructure.