The Malacanang Palace spokesperson clarified Rodrigo Dutere's latest controversial remarks, this time targeting wealthy Filipinos.
Volcano experts say the danger of another eruption remains high, with more than 100 tremors reported since Wednesday.
Additional eruptions at the Filipino volcano could cause pyroclastic flows, which destroy "nearly everything in their path."
Tens of thousands of people have been urged to leave their homes and officials warned more eruptions could occur.
"We will not sit idly if they continue to interfere with our process as a sovereign state," Salvador Panelo, a spokesperson for the country's president, said.
Duterte ordered senators Richard Durbin and Patrick Leahy banned from visiting the Philippines and warned he may introduce new visa restrictions on American tourists.
People from around the Philippines bought the drink, known as lambanog, from the one shop.
There are hundreds of violent offenders still on the streets in the Philippines who President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered to hand themselves in.
Tropical Storm Jenny is set to make landfall within the next few hours in the Philippines before moving out to sea and toward Hainan and Vietnam.
The boy was killed in the southern Philippines when he was yanked into the water in front of his horrified family.
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte lashed out at Senator Dick Gordon for criticizing as "dangerous" the appointment of former military officers to senior government roles.
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte called on Congress to reinstate the death penalty for "heinous" drug crimes and corruption in his country.
Political opponents of Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte are fighting charges that they conspired to produce YouTube videos that say his family received illicit drugs money.
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte is under investigation by the U.N. human rights watchdog over his brutal war on drugs.
The controversial president is well-known for public misogynistic remarks and has confessed to sexual assault.
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte warned that the military may act against him over the country's worsening problems, including drugs, corruption, and terrorism.
Salvador Panelo said of Clooney: "Maybe I can educate her."
The bombastic president said he would be willing to support Washington if war broke out with Beijing in the South China Sea.
Roger Marcelino, a fisherman in the Philippines, suffocated after accidentally swallowing a live tilapia.
A young girl died in the crossfire of a shootout during a drugs raid amid Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte's brutal crackdown on drugs.
A Chinese ship reportedly rammed a Filipino fishing vessel and left the crew in the water.
While some of the salamanders survived in the bells for 19 days, others went from alert, active and swimming in the pitcher fluid to dead in three days.
Rodrigo Duterte mocked a political opponent by suggesting he is gay and "confessed" to his own homosexuality in controversial remarks.
President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines railed against the hundreds of tons of Canadian trash brought to his country's ports in 2013 and 2014.
"Why is [Trudeau] sending his hair gel bottles to Manila?" Carlson asked.
The 1,529 amniotes included star tortoises, redfoot tortoises, sulcata tortoises and red-eared slider turtles.