Philippine Daily Inquirer (Philippines)

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - Like the American embarrassment he is often compared to, Mr. Duterte likes to talk. Unlike Donald Trump, however, he hardly traffics in projection. Instead, he often indulges in confession.

MANILA (Philippine Daiy Inquirer/ANN) - Rumors that he ran a death squad to crack down on crime when he was mayor of Davao City has hounded President Duterte for years.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - Rappler chief executive officer and executive editor Maria Ressa on Monday posted bail amounting to P60,000 ($1,146) for her temporary liberty after a Pasig City court ordered her arrest for tax evasion.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - President Rodrigo Duterte admitted Monday he was taking marijuana to keep him awake, citing his hectic schedule.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - Rappler chief executive officer and executive editor Maria Ressa confirmed that an arrest warrant had already been issued against her.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - Randy David: I thought President Duterte went too far when, in a recent speech, he said, from out of the blue, that he suspected that “this Bishop David” could be into drugs because he had supposedly been monitored roaming the streets of Caloocan at night. He then threatened to chop off his head if he catches him red-handed.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu’s recent directive for a national river cleanup hardly merited mention in the roiling national conversation, but, done properly, the program could have far-reaching impact across generations in innumerable communities all over the country.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - President Duterte is faced with a tricky problem, and any decision he makes will please some and discomfort others.

KATOWICE, Poland (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) – As delegates from about 200 countries convened on Sunday for the start of United Nations climate talks, civil society organizations said negotiators must be reminded that the discussions should revolve around the people and the planet, amid high political tensions and divides between different nations.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - The Philippines, not China, should draft an oil and gas exploration agreement, Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. said on Wednesday.