Filipino president Rodrigo Duterte shows the ink on his finger after casting his vote in Davao city, southern Philippines. Photograph: Cerilo Ebrano/EPA

Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte looked set on Tuesday to strengthen his grip on power after unofficial results of a midterm election showed big (...)

Police officers are escorted from court after being sentenced for the murder of a 17-year-old high school student, in Manila, Philippines, on Thursday. Photograph: Maria Tan/Reuters

Three Philippine police officers have been found guilty of killing a student they alleged was a drug dealer in the first known such conviction under t(...)