President-elect Rodrigo Duterte - updates

Rappler's latest stories on President-elect Rodrigo Duterte


US couple's wish granted: Photo with Duterte

Jun 18, 2016 - 1:36 PM

We were about to give up American national Candace Piercy says after getting a photo with Philippine President elect Rodrigo Duterte past 1 am on Saturday

WISH GRANTED. Despite tight security, American nationals Stephen and Candace Piercy get their wish: a photo with President-elect Rodrigo Duterte in Davao City around 1 am on June 18, 2016. Screen shot by Paterno Esmaquel II/Rappler

Philippine President-elect Duterte curses UN

Jun 03, 2016 - 10:26 AM

The Philippines incoming leader tells the United Nations: You cannot even lift a finger in Africa They’re butchering the black people there

CURSING UN. Philippine President-elect Rodrigo Duterte curses the United Nations in a press conference on June 2, 2016. Photo of UN General Assembly from; photo of Duterte by Rappler