It is the first such reception given to a foreign head of gov't by the Philippines under President Rodrigo Duterte.
Rappler chief executive Maria Ressa accused of cyber libel over a 2012 article.
Undercover cops say he had sold methamphetamine to them on Monday night.
Senator Antonio Trillanes says he is being persecuted by a 'dictator'.
Wisma Putra says the law will bring long-lasting peace to the southern Philippines.
Some 59,000 people have thus far, been detained in the anti-loitering drive, which Duterte says is a crime prevention campaign.
More countries will follow suit in exiting the International Criminal Court, says President Duterte's rep.
Amnesty International called the withdrawal ‘misguided’ and ‘cowardly’.
This is to hasten the investigation of crimes, says President Rodrigo Duterte.
He says he is old and has no more ambition.
Filipino president accuses Rappler of trying to undermine his gov't with the backing of the US CIA.
Duterte has sparred frequently during news events with Rappler’s palace reporter.
It will examine whether crimes against humanity had been committed.
About 4,000 Filipinos killed by police in the past 19 months in a brutal crackdown.
Ceasefire will allow Filipinos to have 'stress-free' Christmas despite breakdown in peace talks.
UPDATE 6.20PM | PARLIAMENT | Kinabatangan MP is dead serious due to the growing drug scourge in Sabah.
A White House spokesperson describes the relationship between Trump and Duterte as "warm, friendly and candid".
Philippines president entertains Asian leaders with a rendition of "Ikaw" with pop diva Pilita Corrales.
After heavy criticism against his war on drugs, Duterte will now focus on those higher up in the chain.
Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte says the 3,000 assault rifles will be given to the police.
Demonstrators plan to burn Duterte effigy modelled on the Night King from ‘Game of Thrones'.
The Philippine president questions the agency's focus on teenage deaths in the state's war on drugs.
Head of the Australia Secret Intelligence Service recently saw it fit to be photographed with Rodrigo Duterte.
President Duterte voices approval for the high death toll, says human rights activists who 'obstructed justice' should also be shot.
The remains were among 17 bodies of civilians killed by militants, retrieved five weeks into the standoff between the military and terrorists.
The discovery shows that the militants are running as gov't troops press in, say authorities.
Duterte's latest stance differs from last week, where he urged Maute militants in Marawi city to talk with him.
Some militants have been caught trying to slip into Iligan, which is nearby Marawi, says senior military officer.