NO ARM DEPOT. The United States is not building any weapons depot anywhere in the Philippines, the US ambassador said Tuesday, denying the basis on which President Rodrigo Duterte threatened to abrogate a 2014 defense pact that allows US forces to temporarily base in local camps.

KILLINGS. A majority of the thousands of killings of poor suspects under President Rodrigo Duterte's anti-drug crackdown appear to be "extrajudicial executions" and may constitute crimes against humanity, Amnesty International said Wednesday.

LAVISH LIFESTYLE. Nine active police officers are facing charges for their unexplained lavish lifestyle, which includes owning several cars.