Duterte ordered the ban after reports emerged about the deaths of several Filipina women in the Gulf state, his spokesman Harry Roque said.
South Korea had hoped that the Games which begin in Pyeongchang on February 9 could help ease the crisis on the peninsula plagued by months of rising tensions over the North's nuclear and missile and programme.
The latest wave of violence this week has left at least 21 dead, including soldiers, suspected militants and civilians on both sides of the heavily-militarised border that divides the disputed Himalayan region.
The arrest came after seven people were killed and a dozen injured when police opened fire on a crowd of ethnic Rakhine Buddhists trying to seize a government office late Tuesday.
5 passengers manage to escape, says Kazakh Interior Ministry
North and South boost PyeongChang 2018 cooperation
Thailand's strict lese majeste law carries a maximum sentence of 15 years per charge.
Screws to be tightened on sanctions, ships may be stopped, searched
This comes a day after similar rockets hit diplomatic enclave in capital Kabul
Rappler, set up in 2012, is among a clutch of Philippine news organisations that have sparred with Duterte over their critical coverage of his brutal drugs war.
Delegation of United Nations Security Council visited war-ravaged country after more than 7 years
Development came days after US President Donald Trump suspended security assistance for Pakistan
A cascade of glass, metal and other material crashed onto the ground floor when part of the mezzanine level gave way.
Pakistan's army says 3 Indian soldiers also killed in exchange of fire on disputed Kashmir border
The Sanchi, carrying 136,000 tonnes of light crude oil from Iran, went under on Sunday after a new and massive fire erupted, sending a cloud of black smoke as high as one kilometre above the East China Sea.
Thousands flee to safer grounds in fear of possible hazardous eruption of Mayon volcano
Pyongyang’s state-run news agency warns South Korean leader against making ‘rash remarks’
Netanyahu and his wife Sara were welcomed at the international airport in New Delhi by Prime Minister Narendra Modi who made history in July when he became the first Indian leader to visit Israel.
Hundreds evacuated as restive Mayon volcano spews ashes
Arrests made in response to China's request over reported cyberfraud
Indian army blames rival Pakistan for attack