Duterte in Thailand - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Duterte in Thailand


Duterte asks Thai businessmen to invest more in PH

Jun 22, 2019 - 6:32 PM

The President also calls on Thai companies to participate in his administration's Build, Build, Build

THAILAND VISIT. Thai companies pay a courtesy call on President Rodrigo Duterte during his visit to Bangkok, Thailand. Photo by Allan Nawal/Rappler

Killings won't solve drug problem, ex-Thai PM Abhisit says

Oct 21, 2017 - 11:33 PM

Former Thai prime minister Abhisit Vejjajiva reflects on Thailand's own war on drugs, which was similar to President Rodrigo Duterte's anti-drug campaign

DRUG WAR. Former Thai prime minister Abhisit Vejjajiva delivers a lecture on liberal democracy and post-truth politics at the Ateneo Professional Schools in Makati City on October 18, 2017. Photo by Maria Tan/Rappler

WATCH: Duterte caps off ASEAN tour

Mar 23, 2017 - 4:49 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte wraps up his ASEAN tour This year he will be the Summit s chairman

Birthday boy Prayut gives Duterte an early birthday treat

Mar 23, 2017 - 1:19 AM

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan o cha celebrates his birthday with President Rodrigo Duterte whom he presents with a birthday cake

NIGHT OF CELEBRATION. President Rodrigo Duterte and Thailand Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-chan propose a toast during the official dinner at the Government House in Bangkok, Thailand on March 21, 2017. Photo by Richard Madelo/Presidential Photo

Duterte, Thailand's Prayut affirm defense, economic cooperation

Mar 21, 2017 - 10:00 PM

The joint committee on military cooperation is expected to address the two leaders concerns on transnational crimes including the spread of illegal drugs

AFFIRMING TIES. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha deliver their statements on March 21, 2017. PCOO photo

Duterte urges completion of South China Sea rules

Mar 21, 2017 - 8:45 PM

Amid his warm approach to China Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte emphasizes respect for freedom of navigation and overflight in the South China Sea

ASEAN LEADERS. President Rodrigo Duterte and Thailand Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha toast to the former's official visit to Thailand. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

What to expect from Duterte's Thailand visit

Mar 21, 2017 - 12:15 PM

The President wraps up his ASEAN tour with a visit to Thailand where security related issues will be a priority topic Three bilateral agreements are expected to be signed in Bangkok

THAILAND VISIT. President Rodrigo Duterte is joined by Thailand Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak upon his arrival at the Royal Thai Airforce, Military Air Terminal in Bangkok, on March 20, 2017. Photo by King Rodriguez/Presidential Photo

PH, Thailand to sign tourism, agri, tech deals during Duterte visit

Mar 20, 2017 - 4:20 PM

The two Southeast Asian countries will approve a 5 year tourism cooperation plan during President Rodrigo Duterte s official visit to Thailand

WAITING FOR DUTERTE. The Philippines' Ambassador to Thailand Mary Jo Bernardo-Aragon answers questions from media on the day President Duterte is supposed to begin his Thailand visit. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

Duterte to meet Aung San Suu Kyi in Myanmar

Mar 16, 2017 - 6:30 PM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte flies to Myanmar as well as Thailand in March to complete his visits to Southeast Asian countries

ASEAN TOUR. President Duterte's meeting with Aung San Suu Kyi is just one highlight in his back-to-back trips to Myanmar and Thailand. Aung San Suu Kyi photo by Fred Dufour/AFP, Duterte photo by Rolando Mailo/Presidential Photo