An openly gay Polish mayor launched what he termed a "pro-democratic" political movement on Tuesday aimed at challenging the EU country's governing right-wing party accused by critics and the EU of passing reforms that threaten the rule of…
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President Rodrigo Duterte has urged the European Union to think twice about its policies in dealing with world leaders after it expressed concern over the administration’s war on drugs.
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Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg apologised to the European Parliament on Tuesday for the "harm" caused by a huge breach of users' data and by a failure to crack down on fake news.
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Malacanang on Tuesday assured the government is taking seriously the criticisms on the war on drugs, saying it would not tolerate excessive use of force by law enforcers.
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If the government will not heed calls for her release, detained Sen. Leila de Lima on Tuesday said the Duterte administration should at least prove to the international community that it is not guilty of crimes against humanity.
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The Philippines would become a “rogue state” should it be booted from the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) for the Duterte administration’s drug war, a former chair of the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) said.
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Senator Risa Hontiveros on Monday chided the Duterte government's foreign policy, saying that it is “protecting impunity” rather than Philippine sovereignty.
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Senator Risa Hontiveros on Monday slammed the Duterte administration apparent foreign policy protecting impunity over the country’s sovereignty.
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Senators could not agree with the purported rescue of Filipino workers from Kuwaiti homes, which has caused the Philippine Ambassador to Kuwait to be summoned by the Middle Eastern country’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
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Senator Antonio Trillanes IV on Sunday has warned Malacañang officials against attacking those in the international community that criticize the alleged rights violations under the Duterte administration.
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Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said European Parliament should stop its efforts calling for the release of Senator Leila de Lima.
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Malacañang on Friday described as regrettable the European Parliament’s resolution calling for an end to the alleged extrajudicial killings amid the country’s intensified campaign against illegal drugs.
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Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano has slammed the European Parliament for its “unwarranted and uncalled for actions” against the Philippines after it adopted a resolution that "already constitutes interference" in Manila’s…
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Malacañang has defended the Bureau of Immigration's decision to deport a European parliamentarian who criticized the administration's bloody war on drugs, saying a foreigner's entry into the country was "always a sovereign decision."
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Akbayan party-list Rep. Tom Villarin believes the government has become so paranoid that it deports foreign politikos critical of President Rodrigo Duterte the moment they set foot in the Philippines.
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The Senate minority bloc is calling yet again for the release of Senator Leila de Lima, two days ahead of her marking one year in detention in Camp Crame over drug charges.
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The European Parliament praised President Rodrigo Duterte for abandoning the bills calling for the restoration of death penalty and lowering of age of criminal responsibility from 15 to nine years old.
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The chair of the European Parliament subcommittee on human rights has urged government officials to expedite the case and effect the release from jail of detained Sen. Leila de Lima.
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Several members of the European Parliament have called for allowing Senator Leila de Lima, currently detained at the PNP Custodial Center for drug charges, to resume her work as senator.
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Barack and Michelle Obama Tuesday launched a youth leadership summit with an accent on social service, with Britain's Prince Harry on hand.
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Senator Leila de Lima said that her defenders from the European Parliament know a political persecution when they see one.
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President Rodrigo Duterte has slammed the European Parliament for its "naivete" after it called for the release of Senator Leila de Lima from detention over drug-related charges.