Rodrigo Duterte

Special Officials from Philippines’ only Muslim region pledge support for unity amid secession threats

Officials from Philippines’ only Muslim region pledge support for unity amid secession threats

  • Former President Rodrigo Duterte called for his home region Mindanao to split from Philippines
  • Mindanao was plagued with violence and conflict for decades but is in transition to autonomy following peace agreement
By Ellie Aben ·

Special Philippines to buy US helicopters after dropping Russia deal

Philippines to buy US helicopters after dropping Russia deal

By Ellie Aben ·