- Duterte wins Philippine presidency in official count Updated: May-27-16 10:59 am
MANILA, Philippines - Philippine lawmakers completed the official vote count from May 9 elections on Friday and announced that Mayor Rodrigo Duterte won the presidency by an overwhelming margin, while Rep. Leni Robredo triumphed as vice president.
- Policy utterances from Philippines' likely next president Updated: May-12-16 7:18 am
MANILA, Philippines - On the Philippine campaign trail, Rodrigo Duterte was alternatively seen as a looming despot with a hot temper or a hands-on administrator who could eradicate crime and corruption.
- Aquinos' legacy clouded by Duterte win, support for a Marcos Updated: May-11-16 7:38 am
MANILA, Philippines - Philippine leader Benigno Aquino III had called this week's election a referendum on his "straight path" style of reformist governance, but his candidate lost by millions of votes to a shoot-from-the-lip mayor.
- Marcos Jr. asks that unofficial VP vote count be halted Updated: May-10-16 7:54 am
MANILA, Philippines - The late Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos' son, who is running for vice president, called Tuesday for a stop to an unofficial vote count that shows his rival has overtaken him.
- The Latest: Duterte leads unofficial Philippine vote count Updated: May-09-16 2:48 pm
MANILA, Philippines - The latest on the presidential election in the Philippines, where Rodrigo Duterte, the mayor of the southern city of Davao, led pre-election polls, promising to wipe out crime and corruption if he wins (all times local):
- A look at the candidates in Philippine presidential election Updated: May-08-16 10:56 am
MANILA, Philippines - Philippine voters on Monday will elect a successor to President Benigno Aquino III, choosing from among a diverse cast of candidates.
- Imelda Marcos on son's rise: 'Truth and justice will come' Updated: May-06-16 9:23 am
MANILA, Philippines - Imelda Marcos expressed elation over her son strong pre-election ratings in the Philippine vice presidential race, saying "at last, truth and justice will come."
- Corruption allegations hound Binay in Philippine election Updated: May-05-16 5:54 am
MANILA, Philippines - In a poor Southeast Asian country with a soft spot for the underdog, Philippine Vice President Jejomar Binay has tried to turn online jokes about his dark complexion and small stature to his advantage by portraying himself in campaign ads as an everyman who understands the struggles of the underclass.