Duterte did not mention any particular reason for his criticism of the church on Thursday, which included a suggestion that most bishops are homosexuals.
MANILA – The Philippine’s out spoken President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday denounced bishops in the Catholic-majority country as “sons of bitches”, renewing his attacks on the church that has criticized him over his bloody war on drugs. Duterte, who launched his campaign against drugs when he took office in mid-2016, remains hugely popular but […]
. . MANILA – The United Nations High Commissioner on Human Rights said on Tuesday that Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte committed murder when he — as he himself declared — killed suspected criminals while he was mayor of Davao City. In a statement, High Commissioner Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein called on Philippine authorities to investigate […]
. . MANILA – In four years, Ivan Rey Tan worked with seven Philippine businesses. From a doughnut shop to a baby products store, the firms only hired workers on short-term contracts to rein in costs, and none of his jobs lasted longer than five months. Tan is among 28 million Filipinos employed on short-term […]