The ICC said it had granted its prosecutor's request to reopen an investigation into drug war killings and other suspected rights abuses.
Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos' visit "will focus on an in-depth exchange of views on bilateral relations and regional and international issues of common concern", China's foreign ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin says.
Authorities said the rescuers were wading through floodwaters when a wall beside them collapsed, sending them into the fast current.
Late dictator Ferdinand Marcos falsely claimed that human rights organisations had never visited the Philippines and that their claims of torture, abuse and mistreatment were untrue.
President Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos encouraged the new administration to pass laws that will improve the welfare of the public.
With more than 60 percent of the country's precincts reporting, Ferdinand Marcos Jr had garnered over 20 million votes against liberal candidate Leni Robredo's 9.4 million.
Voting is under way in Philippines to elect a new president, with the son of former dictator Ferdinand Marcos the favourite to win the high-stakes race and restore his family to the pinnacle of power.
As Ferdinand Marcos Junior emerges as the frontrunner in the upcoming election, the spectre of his father's iron-fisted rule becomes all too real.
The official three-month election campaign for national posts, including the president and separately elected vice president and half of the 24-seat Senate, opened under strict anti-virus restrictions.
President Duterte has repeatedly threatened to impose military rule in the Philippines where the mere words evoke the worst rights abuses of the Ferdinand Marcos dictatorship.
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte's violent and controversial war on drugs hasn't made a meaningful change, and is proving to be a political disaster for his presidency.
The Filipino government placed Mindanao, an island of 22 million people, under martial law on May 23 "to crush" militant groups linked to Daesh.
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