Rodrigo Duterte Headlines

  • Duterte offers kill bounty for rebels to save on war costs

    The Philippine president has offered a nearly $500 bounty for each communist rebel killed by government forces to save on anti-insurgency costs and says insurgents are easier to hit than birds because they have bigger heads. President Rodrigo Duterte's latest crass remarks came after human...

    ABC News
  • Remains of Filipino Woman Found in Kuwaiti Freezer Will Return Home

    The body is to be repatriated Friday, Philippine officials said, after the killing prompted President Rodrigo Duterte to ban Filipino workers from deploying to the wealthy Gulf nation.

    WSJ
  • Rodrigo Duterte proposes kill bounty on rebels to decrease war costs

    Rodrigo Duterte has offered a nearly $500 bounty for each communist rebel killed by Philippine government forces to save on anti-insurgency costs.

    Global News
  • Philippines objects to China's naming of undersea features

    The Philippine government rejects Chinese names given to some undersea features in a vast offshore region where the Philippines has undisputed sovereign rights, the presidential spokesman said Wednesday in a new tiff despite the Asian neighbors’ mended ties.

    Washington Post
  • Philippines objects to China's naming of undersea features

    The Philippine president's spokesman says his government rejects and does not recognize Chinese names given to undersea features in a vast offshore region where the Philippines has undisputed sovereign rights. Spokesman Harry Roque Jr. said Wednesday that the Philippines has already raised...

    ABC News
  • Phillipines' Duterte to Soldiers: Shoot Female Communist Terrorists in the 'Vagina'

    Filipino strongman Rodrigo Duterte has urged his security forces to shoot female communist rebels in their genitals as part of his crackdown on violent uprisings in the country.

    Breitbart
  • Kuwait calms Philippines after dead worker found in freezer

    Kuwait's foreign minister tried to calm anger in the Philippines on Tuesday after a Filipina worker was found dead in a freezer, hoping to defuse an ordered "total ban" on workers coming to the small, oil-rich nation. It's the latest case to draw the anger of populist Philippine President...

    ABC News
  • 'We will shoot your vagina': Philippines president on communist rebels – video

    Rodrigo Duterte, the Philippines president, has said soldiers should shoot female communist rebels in their vaginas. Duterte gave the order during a speech to more than 200 former communist soldiers last weekPhilippines: Rodrigo Duterte orders soldiers to shoot female rebels 'in the vagina' Continue reading...

    the Guardian
  • Duterte slammed over threat to shoot rebels in the genitals

    Human rights groups say the Philippine president’s remarks about troops shooting female communist rebels in the genitals to render them “useless” can encourage sexual violence and war crimes.

    Washington Post
  • Duterte slammed over threat to shoot rebels in the genitals

    Human rights groups say the Philippine president's remarks about troops shooting female communist rebels in the genitals to render them "useless" can encourage sexual violence and war crimes. The left-wing group Karapatan said Tuesday that President Rodrigo Duterte "has distinguished...

    ABC News
  • Philippines: Rodrigo Duterte orders soldiers to shoot female rebels 'in the vagina'

    President branded a misogynist and macho-facist after saying mutilating women fighters would make them “useless” President Rodrigo Duterte has been branded a misogynist and “macho-facist” after he ordered soldiers to shoot female communist rebels in the vagina. In a speech to over 200 former communist soldiers in Malacañang last week, the Philippines president gave a directive of what to do with female guerrilla fighters. Continue reading...

    the Guardian
  • Philippine president makes misogynistic threat to women who rebel against his regime

    Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte encouraged state forces to commit sexually violent acts against women rebels, including shooting them in the vagina. The president reiterated the comments during a speech, and a spokesperson for Duterte said the comments were "funny." Duterte is a controversial leader, having made misogynist claims in the past. He is currently being investigated for crimes against humanity. He remains relatively popular in the Philippines, but support for his policies has...

    Business Insider
  • Duterte tells Philippine soldiers to shoot female rebels in their vaginas

    Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte last week told soldiers to shoot female rebels in their genitals, the latest in a series of violent, misogynistic remarks. Addressing a group of former communist rebels on Feb. 7, Duterte, who served as a city mayor before becoming president, appeared to encourage...

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  • Rodrgio Duterte tells soldiers to shoot female rebels in the vagina

    Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte last week told soldiers to shoot female rebels in their genitals, the latest in a series of violent, misogynistic remarks. Addressing a group of former communist rebels on 7 February, Duterte, who served as a city mayor before becoming President, appeared to encourage Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) to target women in conflict.

    The Independent
  • 'Shoot female rebels in their vaginas' President Rodrigo Duterte tells Philippine army

    "Shoot female rebels in their vaginas," President Rodrigo Duterte tells Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP).

    International Business Times UK
  • Duterte warns he'll order navy to fire if sea wealth taken

    The Philippine president says he has no intention of going into war over territorial feuds but will order the navy to fire if other countries extract resources from waters within his country's exclusive economic zone. President Rodrigo Duterte told a news conference late Friday that the...

    ABC News
  • Duterte warns he'll order navy to fire if sea wealth taken

    The Philippine president says he has no intention of going into war over territorial feuds but will order the navy to fire if other countries extract resources from waters within his country’s exclusive economic zone.

    Washington Post
  • Duterte orders halt to purchases of Canada choppers, US arms

    The Philippine president on Friday ordered the cancellation of a multimillion-dollar deal to buy 16 helicopters from Canada and said purchases of U.S. arms should also be stopped because of too many imposed conditions, although he said he still supports President Donald Trump.

    Washington Post