Rodrigo Duterte


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In view of this positive momentum, we looked forward to the announcement of the start of substantive negotiations on the Code of Conduct (COC) with
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Nov 15 2017
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Nov 13 2017

We will be discussing matters that are of interest to both the Philippines and – with you around, guys, you are the spies. Yes, you

Nov 13 2017

Just because you're a journalist you are not exempted from assassination, if you're a son of a bitch. You won't be killed, if you don't do anything

Nov 12 2017

We have to be friends. The other hotheads would like us to confront China and the rest of the world on so many issues. The South China Sea is better left

Nov 12 2017

The menace of illegal drug trade continues to endanger the very fabric of our

Nov 12 2017

Nobody can afford to go to

Nov 12 2017

We have to be friends. The other hotheads would like us to confront China and the rest of the world on so many issues. The South China Sea is better left untouched. Nobody can afford to go to war. It can ill-afford a violent

Nov 12 2017

Terrorism and violent extremism endanger the peace, stability, and security of our region because these threats know no

Nov 12 2017

Whoa, whoa – this is not the press statement. We are in a bilateral meeting. You are the spies. Today, China is the No. 1 economic powerhouse, and we have to be

Nov 12 2017

When I was a teenager, I had been in and out of jail, rumble here and there. At the age of 16, I already killed

Nov 12 2017

Today China is the number one economic power, and we have to be

Nov 11 2017

Ladies and gentlemen, I sang uninvited, upon the orders of the commander-in-chief of the United

Nov 11 2017

At the age of 16, I have already killed. A human. I stabbed him because he stared at

Nov 11 2017

I am the new toughie here in

Nov 11 2017

This rapporteur, I will slap her in front of you. Why? Because you are insulting

Nov 11 2017

In Davao, I used to do it personally. Just to show to the [police] that if I can do it, why can't you?feedback

Nov 10 2017

I want to build a strong armed forces and a strong police and the reason is very important for you to know that we are eyeing - we are buying arms from Russia this time. Your timely assistance to my country helped us replenish the old arms and the spent bores that were fired repeatedly and we have a new

Nov 10 2017

Let's have a summit of how we can protect human rights for all human race. What makes the death of people in the Philippines more important than the rest of the children in the world that were massacred and

Nov 10 2017

What have you been doing all the time? Why are you so fascinated with drugs?feedback

Nov 10 2017

If you do not like me, I do not like you. We're

Nov 09 2017

Never mind about the human rights

Nov 09 2017

You want to control the passage, or do we have free passage?feedback

Nov 08 2017

We are friends of China, we owe them a debt of

Oct 30 2017

We are worried, all of us, that you know, Murphy's Law, If anything can go wrong, it will go

Oct 30 2017

You must remember that he is a leader of his people. Whatever he proclaims himself to be, somebody has got to talk to him. So, if somebody could just reach out, talk to him and say, My friend, why don't you just join me in the table and we'll just talk about these things? Nobody's talking to

Oct 20 2017 - China

I would like to officially inform you, Ambassador Zhao, that the rifle that killed Hapilon was a sniper rifle made in

Oct 19 2017

We have to finish this or we go

Oct 13 2017

You think that we are a bunch of morons here. Because we can have the diplomatic channel cut tomorrow. You leave my country in 24 hours. All. All of

Oct 12 2017 - Terrorism

You built your riches, you were ahead in the industrial race of planet earth because you stole the greatest resource of the Arabs – oil. You colonised there, then started to divide the Middle East - the United States, UK, France, and that is why you are paying heavily now with terrorism. May you end up happy for what you have

Oct 12 2017

You are interfering in our affairs. We are past the colonisation stage. Don't f*** with us. You must have taken the Philippines for granted, saying that we could be

Oct 11 2017 - Russia

They will not disappear, they will regroup anywhere and

Oct 04 2017

We will file an impeachment case against her. I would tend to believe she was part of the

Sep 26 2017

The Philippines is a transhipment of shabu to America. It behoves upon America to work closely with the Republic of the Philippines, especially on this serious

Sep 26 2017

We are flooded with drugs. This is the first time I would reveal it ... the Philippines today is a client state of the Bamboo triad. They have taken over the

Sep 20 2017

If you want to resume the talks, I am not averse to the idea, but let me sort out first the other branches of

Sep 17 2017 - Homosexuality

Why is this guy so pre...suffocated with the issue of young people, especially boys? Are you a pedophile? Why are you smitten with teenagers? Are you? I'm having my doubts. Are you gay or a pedophile? Why can't you move on to other issues that are besetting this country?feedback

Sep 13 2017

He had it coming. He opens his mouth in a most inappropriate way. He knows nothing. The congressmen are really angry. I have nothing against him. Give them a budget for all I care, whatever he likes to

Sep 11 2017 - Drones

I will tell you now, straight, that there will be no peace in Mindanao for the longest

Sep 03 2017 - Terrorism

We have agreed that we will talk, the three of us. We are just waiting for the right time. In all probability, it will be a joint ... task force. And I will open my borders to the Malaysian authorities and Indonesian authorities. They'll be given

Aug 28 2017

I assure the public that the poultry products in Pampanga and Nueva Ecija are safe for

Aug 28 2017

Your duty requires you to overcome the resistance of the person you are arresting... (if) he resists, and it is a violent one... you are free to kill the idiots, that is my order to

Aug 25 2017

If you want, shoot me. But I will not change my

Aug 25 2017 - China

I will not call on America. I have lost trust in the

Aug 24 2017

I cannot discount the possibility, as I said, in my reply that there is a possibility that in some of the police incidents, arrests, there could be abuses. I admit

Aug 23 2017

I agree that there should be an investigation. If there is liability, they will go to

Aug 22 2017

I'm not trying to scare you, but one day karma will catch up with

Aug 21 2017

If the NBI says we file charges of murder, sorry to the policemen concerned. You have to face the justice system. They have to go to jail if

Aug 21 2017

There is a possibility that in some of police incidents there could be abuses. I admit

Aug 21 2017

Those who died in Bulacan, 32, in a massive raid, that's good. If we can kill another 32 every day, then maybe we can reduce what ails this

Aug 17 2017

Let's kill another 32 every day. Maybe we can reduce what ails this

Aug 16 2017 - Human Rights

If they are obstructing justice, shoot

Aug 10 2017

You're investigating me and the internal affairs of my country? I'm investigating you. I will start with your past sins. I will produce–from your archives–the photographs that you took of the people you murdered here in the

Aug 10 2017 - China

Yes, at the end of the day, the last card, the ace has to be with China. It's only

Aug 07 2017

I know you're worried there, because you also have domestic problems ... We are friends. We are allies. I am your humble friend in Southeast

Jul 30 2017

I have resolved that no matter how long it takes, the fight against illegal drugs will continue because it is the root cause of

Jul 27 2017

Now I do not need it. I do not need to defend myself against attacks. I stated my piece during my inauguration and my campaign. Oxford University? That's a school for stupid

Jul 27 2017

A leader must be a terror to the few who are evil in order to protect the lives and well-being of the many who are

Jul 24 2017 - China

I don't want these innocent people to be

Jul 24 2017 - China

Do not try to scare me with prison or the International Court of Justice. I'm willing to go to prison for the rest of my life. The fight will not stop until those who deal in (drugs) understand that they have to stop because the alternatives are either jail or

Jul 24 2017

Your efforts will be better spent if you use the influence, moral authority, moral ascendancy of your organizations over your respective sectors to educate the people on the evil of illegal drugs, instead of condemning the authorities, unjustly blaming for every killing that bloodies this

Jul 24 2017

The fight will be unremitting as it will be unrelenting despite international and local pressure, the fight will not stop. I do not intend to loosen the leash in the campaign or lose the fight against illegal drugs, neither do I intend to preside over the destruction of the Filipino youth by being timid and tentative in my decisions in

Jul 24 2017

I call on our industrialists, investors, commercial barons to put up factories and manufacturing establishments right here in the Philippines to process our raw materials into finished

Jul 24 2017

If possible, we shall put a stop to the extraction and exportation of our mineral resources...for processing abroad and importing them back to the Philippines in the form of consumer goods at prices twice or thrice the value of the raw

Jul 24 2017

The protection of the environment must be made a priority ahead of mining and all other activities that adversely affect one way or another. This policy is

Jul 21 2017

No more talk, let us fight. There is a resurgence in communist activities, and after you finish here, we will re-orient and go after

Jul 17 2017

There will be no objections of the provisions of all that is consistent with the constitution and aspirations of the Moro

Jul 04 2017 - Terrorism

I enjoin the operating troops to carry on until our objective of wiping out these enemies of the state and the people has been

Jul 04 2017 - Supreme Court

It's not dependent on the whim of the Supreme Court. Should I believe them? When I see the situation is still chaotic and you ask me to lift it? I will arrest you and put you behind

Jun 30 2017

What do you want, we let the wounded die? You don't want us to rescue his life?feedback

Jun 30 2017 - China

They said, do not go there… I will correct myself because we value our friendship with

Jun 28 2017

I have cousins who joined the Maute. Because they were there, a cousin of mine died. They went there, a truckload of

Jun 28 2017 - Iraq

It seems to be limitless supply. They were able to stockpile their arms. Some of those who traveled to the Middle East got contaminated, brought the ideology back home and promised to declare war against

Jun 17 2017

Do not worry. My state of health is immaterial. There is the vice president who will take

Jun 17 2017

The fighting is going on, but it's winding down. It's difficult to fight those who are willing to die. They have corrupted the name of God in the form of religion to kill many innocent people, for

Jun 11 2017

I am not aware of that until they

Jun 10 2017

Make me mad. Get me a terrorist. Give me salt and vinegar. I will eat his

Jun 03 2017 - Iraq

It is not ISIS. He did not shoot at people. That is not the way of ISIS, whose way is

Jun 03 2017 - Iraq

Why would you steal plastic you won't be able to use? That guy is

May 31 2017

I was not joking, I was being sarcastic. I will tell her, when your father, the president of the United States, was screwing Lewinsky ... the girl there in White House, how did you feel? Did you slam your father? It is a crime actually committed by soldiers, mostly Americans in Okinawa. But, we never heard of a Filipino. But I am just warning them that anything they do, I have to answer for it. I take full responsibility for your foolishness. I speak

May 31 2017

It's sad. But others deserve it. I know. I patrol the streets

May 31 2017

I will not talk to the

May 28 2017 - Iraq

If this drags on, and you want to join, take your chance with the

May 28 2017 - Iraq

I will hire you as soldiers - same pay, same privileges, and I will build houses for you in some

May 28 2017 - Iraq

Isis is already here. Considering the network and alliance-building activities among terrorist groups, local criminals and lawless armed men, the siege of Marawi city is a vital cog in attaining their long-standing goal: absolute control over the entirety of

May 27 2017

I'll put at stake my honor, my life and the presidency. My order to the troops is to kill all those who are not authorized by the government to carry firearms, who fight back; kill them

May 27 2017 - Iraq

You can say that ISIS is here already. You can arrest any person, search any house without warrant. We can still talk about it. But those who are out-and-out terrorists, and you cannot be convinced to stop fighting, so be it. Let us

May 25 2017

If I think that you should die, you will die. If you fight us, you will die. If there is open defiance, you will die. And if it means many people dying, so be

May 24 2017

If it would take a year to do it, then we'll do it. If it's over within a month, then I'd be

May 24 2017

I said I would be harsh and I warned everybody not to force my hand into it. I have to do it to preserve the

May 24 2017 - Iraq

It would not be any different from what President Marcos did. I'd be harsh. I have to do it to resolve the crisis in the Philippines. My countrymen, do not be too

May 23 2017 - Trump Presidency

As long as those rockets and warheads are in the hands of Kim Jong-un we will never be safe as there's not telling what will happen

May 23 2017 - Iraq

I'll be harsh. To my countrymen who have experienced martial law. It would not be any different from what President Marcos did. I'd be harsh. If it would take a year to do it then we'll do it. If it's over with a month, then I'd be happy. To my countrymen, do not be too scared. I'm going home. I will deal with the problem once I

May 23 2017 - Russia

When it comes to the military sphere, the current situation in the world is reaching a critical state, and I can't rule out military

May 23 2017 - Russia

I don't want anything to do with the US and I want them to stop telling me what to do. I've never been to their country, and when they invited me to Trump's inauguration I declined, because I was planning to visit

May 23 2017 - Homosexuality

I've realigned myself in your ideological flow and maybe I will also go to Russia to talk to Putin and tell him there are three of us against the world: China, Philippines and Russia. It's the only way. America, since the end of the 1960s, has been interfering in other states. They offer a country help but demand in exchange that the country adopts certain laws, for example legalises gay

May 19 2017 - US, China relations

We intend to drill oil there, if it's yours, well, that's your view, but my view is, I can drill the oil, if there is some inside the bowels of the earth because it is ours. His response to me, we're friends, we don't want to quarrel with you, we want to maintain the presence of warm relationship, but if you force the issue, we'll go to

May 16 2017

Yeah, he can go ahead. He is free to do it. This is a

May 16 2017

It is true that there are deaths – is there a drug war where no one is killed? But not in the character and kind that I was dished out, including ordering the killing of a

May 03 2017 - Trump Presidency

I was angry because she was raped, that's one thing. But she was so beautiful, the mayor should have been first. What a

May 03 2017 - Trump Presidency

I would like to congratulate Mr. Donald Trump. Long live. I don't want to quarrel anymore, because Trump has

May 02 2017

I challenge the Catholic Church. You are full of shit and you all stink, corruption and

May 01 2017 - Israel

I cannot make any definite

May 01 2017 - China

I'm tied up. I cannot make any definite promise. I said Mr. President, I do not think that you can scare (North Korean leader) Kim Jung Un with fire power. Our greatest chance there of getting some dialogue with America and North Korea would be through the intercession of

May 01 2017 - Trump Presidency

It would be good for America to just restrain a little bit and if I were President Trump, I'll just back out, not really in surrender and retreat, but just to let the guy realize that, Ah, please do not do it. It behooves upon America, who wields the biggest stick, just to really be prudent and patient. We know that we are playing with somebody who relishes letting go of his missiles and

Apr 30 2017

America has lost now. I've realigned myself in your ideological

Apr 29 2017 - Trump Presidency

There seems to be two countries playing with their toys, and those toys are not really to entertain. And we have to caution everybody, including those who would give the advice to the two power players – because here there are nuclear warheads – to just show

Apr 29 2017 - ASEAN

The illegal drug trade apparatus is massive. But it is not impregnable. With political will and cooperation, it can be dismantled, it can be destroyed before it destroys our

Apr 17 2017 - China

China sent word that, please, do not do that. So because of our friendship with China, and because we value your friendship, we will not, I will not, go there to raise the Philippine

Apr 10 2017 - China

We tried to be friends with everybody but we have to maintain our jurisdiction now, at least the areas under our

Apr 06 2017 - China

The unoccupied, which are ours, let's live on it. It looks like everyone is making a grab for the islands there. So we better live on those that are still unoccupied. What's ours now, we claim it and make a strong point from there. We cannot stop them because they are building it with their mind fixed that they own the place. China will go to

Apr 06 2017 - China

In the coming Independence Day, I may go to Pagasa island to raise the flag there. We cannot stop them because they are building it with their mind fixed that they own the place. China will go to war. People want me to jet ski. These fools believed

Apr 01 2017

Even if it's just epilepsy, they count it against

Apr 01 2017

I can't leave these officers behind. If they are convicted? No problem. They can call me and say they have been convicted, and I'll tell the judge to pardon them all. He destroyed half of the Visayas. How many have been left crazy and unattended, their family already gone? Then you grieve for this idiot who was killed inside his

Apr 01 2017

Why do you grieve for the son of a bitch?feedback

Mar 20 2017

I'll talk in English. I will not be intimidated and I shall not be stopped just by what? International Criminal Court? Impeachment? If that is part of my destiny, it is my destiny to

Mar 20 2017 - Homosexuality

That is their culture. That's for them. That can't apply to us, because we are Catholics. Wherever God has placed you, stay

Mar 19 2017

Follow the law and we're all right. Drop the shabu (methamphetamine) and nobody will die tomorrow but I will not be intimidated and I shall not be stopped by just ... what? International Criminal Court? Impeachment? The drive against corruption, the drive against criminality and drugs will resume and it will continue, and it will be brutal if they do not understand the role of government. I will not be, for a moment, be out of focus on that. I rose on what I promised and I will fall on

Mar 19 2017

I will not be intimidated and I shall not be stopped just by what? International Criminal Court? Impeachment? If that is part of my destiny, it is my destiny to go. Follow the law and we are alright. Drop shabu and nobody will die tomorrow. If you place the guys lives in jeopardy ... my order is to shoot

Mar 13 2017

I know that some of you are giving funding to the other side to destabilize me. You think you can live with it (environmental degradation) because of the 70 billion (pesos) or because they contributed to campaign funds? Not

Mar 05 2017

If I become president, I advise you people to put up several funeral parlour businesses. They will be packed. I'll supply the dead

Mar 03 2017 - Peru

Is it bad to say I will kill people for my country? It's a warning actually to

Mar 03 2017 - Peru

If you stop taking shabu tonight, tomorrow I can assure no more killings connected with

Feb 14 2017

You can ask any policeman or anyone connected with the law enforcement: We produce a generation of

Feb 08 2017

Those done in the line of duty I take full responsibility. If someone should go to jail, it's not police, not military, not the PDEA - It's me. So where is the big fish? We started with the mayors, they were killed along the way, so there's the big

Jan 31 2017 - Malaysia

We would be glad if they have their presence there ... just to patrol. In the Malacca Strait and here in Sulu Sea remains to be a big

Jan 30 2017 - South China Sea

Our air and naval capability to cover these disputed areas are less than 50 percent, so we need our allies to help and inform us about developments in the South China

Jan 29 2017 - US, China relations

I made a commitment to President Xi Jinping, I made a solemn commitment that we will talk about this arbitral award during my term. When, I really do not know, but we will talk

Jan 29 2017

They're unloading arms in the Philippines now … I'm serving notice to the armed forces of the United States. Do not do it, I will not allow it. Provisions of the Visiting Forces (Agreement), there shall be no permanent facilities. A depot is by any other name a depot. It's a permanent structure to house arms. You are egging us … egging us (on) to force the issue of arbitral judgment. The missiles of China are pointed at the American expeditions. A depot would serve as a supply

Jan 26 2017 - South Korea

I will see to it that they are sentenced to the maximum. You give that power to me back again, I will execute them... I'll hang them in one day, 20 of them - 20 a day. You sons of bitches, you policemen. You will suffer. I can maybe send your heads to South

Jan 15 2017

I have to protect the Filipino people. It is my duty. And I tell you now, if I have to declare martial law, I will declare

Jan 15 2017 - Supreme Court

I don't care about the Supreme Court. No one can stop me. The right to preserve one's life and my nation ... transcends everything else, even the

Jan 15 2017

That's nonsense. We had martial law before, what happened? Did it improve our lives now? Not at

Jan 15 2017

If I wanted to, and it will deteriorate into something really very virulent, I will declare martial

Jan 15 2017

No one can stop me. My country transcends everything else, even the

Dec 31 2016 - World Happiness report

I hope that we will all enjoy the time of the year by demonstrating love, solidarity, understanding, happiness and optimism towards our personal ambitions and national

Dec 29 2016 - CIA

The ambassador of a country is the number one spy. But there are ambassador of the U.S., their forte is really to undermine

Dec 29 2016

Yes I will do that! I did that before and I can do that

Dec 29 2016

Whoever will use this (public funds) for corruption, I will get him ride the helicopter with me going to Manila and will push him out while we are up on the

Dec 29 2016

They were lucky I was not in Manila that time. If I had known there were that much shabu inside a house, I would definitely kill

Dec 29 2016

Until the last pusher is out of the street... until the last drugs lord is killed, this drug campaign would continue to the last day of my

Dec 29 2016

I don't think he is qualified because the law prohibits it. I am looking into the possibility if I can appoint him

Dec 28 2016

I said I killed about three of them. I didn't really know how many bullets from my gun went through inside their

Dec 28 2016

I am telling you, I am just a small town province boy, I really don't like

Dec 28 2016

It's not for the faint-hearted. If you are a president and you are afraid of criminals, or you are afraid to kill criminals, then you have no business being a

Dec 28 2016 - Human Rights

Forget the laws on human rights. If I make it to the presidential palace, I will do just as I did as mayor. You drug pushers, hold-up men and do-nothings, you better go out. Because, I'd kill

Dec 22 2016

You guys there are all corrupt. You better watch out. I will bring you down. Tetangco is about to retire, better prepare there, I will give you a

Dec 17 2016 - Immigration

Consistent with this electoral campaign, I have directed the dismissal of the two (officials from) the Bureau of Immigration who are now tainted with

Dec 17 2016

They will be held accountable for their actions. They will face the full force of the

Dec 16 2016

We do not need you. Prepare to leave the Philippines. Prepare for the eventual repeal or abrogation of the

Dec 15 2016 - Peru

I used to do it personally. If I can do it why can't you?feedback

Dec 14 2016

I was really looking for an encounter so I can

Dec 14 2016

In Davao I used to do it personally. Just to show to the guys that, if I can do it why can't you? And I go around Davao with a motorcycle, with a big bike around and I would just patrol the streets and looking for trouble

Dec 13 2016

If you guys see me always in a sad mood, I am actually pushing a nerve here to relieve the

Dec 13 2016

Oust me - good; assassinate me - better; I have this migraine every day. I have a lot of issues with my spine. What I have is really Buerger's disease. It's an acquired thing that you get from smoking, because of

Dec 13 2016

It's not a question of having regrets, none at all, because I entered into

Dec 08 2016 - Macau

On the condition that he lets go of original contract ... Just pay taxes, don't bribe

Dec 08 2016

And there is no such thing as removing a vice

Dec 07 2016

As a matter of fact, I'm ready to go to jail for them, no

Dec 07 2016

I will have to defend them. I will listen to the story and I will take it as the true version ... because they are under me, I should believe

Dec 02 2016 - Honda

Throw it in the ditch. It is useless and

Nov 29 2016

I will never allow my country to be thrown to the dogs. I said, when I was a mayor, If you destroy my city with drugs I will kill

Nov 29 2016

It is not a signatory of that body. Why? Because at that time, they were afraid Bush would face

Nov 29 2016

You scare me that you will jail me? International Criminal Court?

Nov 28 2016

I am ready to cooperate with my new friends – China and Russia – to make this world more

Nov 24 2016

The only way for deliverance of this country is to remove it from the clutches of the few people who hold the power and

Nov 24 2016

You can count on your fingers the power players of this country. I would not say that they are the elite. I would like just to send this strong message: it's about time that we share the money of the entire country and to move faster, make competition open to all. You stymie competition and we will always be at the mercy of the corrupt

Nov 23 2016

We are now also looking into regulatory requirements and institutional arrangements to hasten the entry of new players into the power industry and energy

Nov 17 2016 - US, Russia relations

They are useless, those in the international criminal (court). They (Russia) withdrew. I might follow. Why? Only the small ones like us are

Nov 08 2016 - Scarborough Shoal

China is now complying with the arbitration court's ruling, that's what our American lawyer is saying. China has insisted sovereignty over the Scarborough Shoal but promised to do something about our fishermen when the president raised the

Nov 07 2016

We will not insist on buying expensive arms from the United States. We can always get them somewhere else. I am ordering the police to cancel it. We don't need

Nov 02 2016

You are creating a very serious dissension in the

Oct 28 2016 - Human Rights

Many Filipinas are beautiful, but all of you there in the human rights commission are

Oct 27 2016

I don't want to embarrass my defense secretary but the exercises with the Americans will be the

Oct 27 2016 - Japan

Joint exercise with Japan in general terms is not a problem. Stationing of Japanese troops was not discussed and with the Americans, it's

Oct 26 2016

He wants foreign troops

Oct 25 2016

If you have the evidence go ahead and file the case. I am not a Filipino for nothing. You do not fuck with our

Oct 25 2016

This is a problem hidden all these years. Until I became president and squeezed it all

Oct 24 2016

If you know any addicts, go ahead and kill them yourself as getting their parents to do it would be too

Oct 23 2016 - Scarborough Shoal

Let us just wait for a few more days, maybe we could return to Scarborough

Oct 22 2016

It is not severance of ties. When you say severance of ties, you cut diplomatic relations. I cannot do

Oct 22 2016

As in separation, what I was really saying was separation of foreign

Oct 22 2016

I announce my separation from the United

Oct 21 2016

But we definitely won't stop the trade and investment activities with the West, specifically the

Oct 21 2016

The Americans can enter the Philippines anytime without visas. Why? Why don't we make it reciprocal?feedback

Oct 20 2016

China has been a friend of the Philippines and the roots of our bonds are very deep and not easily severed. Even as we arrive in Beijing, close to winter, this is a springtime of our

Oct 18 2016

I have a good feeling they [China] really want to help us in a big way. If I get something big, I promise you I will build hospitals and schools. If there is anything left, I will use it to help you build a power

Oct 13 2016

I will play with you in public. I will ask five questions that will humiliate you. And I will ask 10 questions for you to agree with me. It would be a spectacle. You better watch it all ... It will give you an

Oct 13 2016

I'll play with you. I'm very sure they cannot be brighter than me. I will ask five questions that will humiliate you. Watch out for that, it will be a

Oct 12 2016

Ask me any question under the sun, just afford me the right to be

Oct 11 2016 - Japan

I will go to Japan, then probably I will go to

Oct 07 2016

For as long as I am there, do not treat us like a doormat because you'll be sorry for it. I will not speak with you. I can always go to

Oct 06 2016 - Human Rights

I do not expect the human rights (groups), I do not expect (U.S. President Barack) Obama, I do not expect the EU to understand me. Do not understand me and if you think it is high time for you guys to withdraw your assistance, go ahead we will not beg for

Oct 04 2016

According to him, only the American troops are benefiting from those

Oct 04 2016

Although it may sound shit to you, it is my sacred duty to keep the integrity of this republic and the people

Oct 04 2016

I would rather go to Russia and to

Oct 04 2016

Instead of helping us, the first to criticize is this State Department, so you can go to hell, Mr. Obama, you can go to

Oct 04 2016

You know who are the drug lords here, go to their houses, pour gasoline, set it on fire, show them you are angry at

Oct 03 2016

I met with Medvedev, I am revealing it to you

Oct 03 2016 - US, Russia relations

It does not bear the signature of the president of the Republic of the Philippines . Better think twice now, because I would be asking you to leave the Philippines

Oct 02 2016

I'm going to China to make friends with them and also

Oct 02 2016

I apologize profoundly and deeply to the Jewish

Oct 02 2016

China said 'side with us, you won't

Oct 02 2016

I would like to make it now, here and now, that there was never an intention on my part to derogate the memory of the six million Jews

Sep 30 2016

There are migrants escaping from the Middle East. You allow them to rot and then you're worried about the deaths of about 1,000, 2,000, 3,000 (people in the Philippines).feedback

Sep 29 2016

His targets are "all criminals" and that getting rid of them would "finish the (drug) problem of my

Sep 29 2016

Hitler massacred 3 million Jews ... there's 3 million drug addicts. There are. I'd be happy to slaughter

Sep 28 2016

I am serving notice now to the Americans, this will be the last military exercise. Jointly, Philippines-U.S.: the last

Sep 27 2016

Never mind about the ratings. I will open up the Philippines for them to do business, alliances of trade and

Sep 27 2016 - US, Russia relations

I am ready to not really break (U.S.) ties but we will open alliances with China and...

Sep 27 2016

I am about to cross the Rubicon between me and the U.S., without

Sep 22 2016 - United Nations

I am inviting the United Nations' Ban Ki ... what's the name of that devil? ... Ban

Sep 21 2016

Even the EU is scolding me. When I was mayor, that was OK but it is different now because I am the president. Why would you insult me?feedback

Sep 19 2016

There were "hundreds of thousands of people already in the drug business" now, some of them working in

Sep 19 2016

I did not realize how severe and how serious the problem of drug menace in this republic was until I became

Sep 19 2016

From the looks of it, it's the government already doing the operation (of illegal drugs). They (the foreign critics) just don't realize it because it's not their

Sep 09 2016 - United Nations

...I said that, but not in relation to

Sep 09 2016 - Human Rights

Also gave a statement before, several weeks ago, about the human rights violation. Sabi ko, isa ka pang tarantado (you are another fool).feedback

Sep 06 2016

Who is he (Obama) to confront me?feedback

Sep 06 2016

We shall not be cowed. We must press

Sep 06 2016

You just cannot shoot a statement against the president of any

Sep 05 2016

You must be

Sep 05 2016

Plenty will be killed until the last pusher is out of the streets. Until the (last) drug manufacturer is killed we will

Sep 05 2016

Who is he to confront me? As a matter of fact, America has one too many to answer

Sep 04 2016

We don't know yet if those barges are precursors of future dredging

Sep 03 2016

We're trying to cope up with a crisis now. There is a crisis in this country involving drugs, extrajudicial killings and there seems to be an environment of lawless

Sep 02 2016

While nobody has owned up to this act, we can only assume that this was perpetrated by the terrorist group Abu Sayyaf that has suffered heavy

Aug 31 2016

Avoid drugs at all cost because it could cost your life

Aug 24 2016

Pay the correct taxes... Gamble until you die. I do not really

Aug 24 2016

I was mad because even the youth are gambling and there was no way of collecting the proper

Aug 21 2016 - United Nations

I do not want to insult you. But maybe we'll just have to decide to separate from the United Nations. If you are that disrespectful, son of a whore, we'll just leave the

Aug 21 2016 - United Nations

What have you done for the world, Mr United Nations and your expert. You know, when he comes here, you tell him straight, Mayor Duterte would only ask five questions to prove that you are

Aug 21 2016 - United Nations

You know, United Nations, if you can say one bad thing about me, I can give you 10 [about you]. I tell you, you are an inutile. Because if you are really true to your mandate, you could have stopped all these wars and

Aug 21 2016

Repercussions? I do not give shit to them, they are the ones interfering. You know what, they should have started it with a protocol. They would have sent somebody to talk to me, or at least the rapporteur. You do not go out and give a shitting statement against a

Aug 07 2016

All military and police who are attached to these people, I'm giving you 24 hours to report to your mother unit or I will whack you. I'll dismiss you from the

Jul 30 2016

If I don't get the word from you, then I will lift the order of

Jul 17 2016

Improve the service or I will open the Philippines for

Jun 02 2016

You don't have business stopping me. That is freedom of

Jun 02 2016

I cannot protect you. it was impossible to send a police officer to guard every journalist in the

May 26 2016

We will try to see to it that nothing like this will happen

May 16 2016

Stop messing with me because I have this sacred promise to save the next generation from the evil of drugs. That is my

May 16 2016

If you resist arrest, if you offer violent resistance, my order to the police is to shoot to

May 09 2016

I am a president of a sovereign state and we have long ceased to be a colony. I do not have any master except the Filipino people, nobody but nobody. You must be respectful. Do not just throw

Apr 19 2016

I apologize to the Filipino people for my recent remarks. There was no intention of disrespecting our women and those who have been victims of this horrible crime. Sometimes my mouth can get the better of me. My life is an open book. I am a man of many flaws and

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