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But there are no guarantees the killings will stop.
We are not mere bystanders.
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He also hinted at joining war exercises with Japan.
The Philippines will maintain trade and economic ties with the United States and the West, Trade Minister Ramon Lopez said on Friday, a day after President Rodrigo Duterte announced his "separation" f...
'I don’t give a s**t about anybody observing my behavior,' President Rodrigo Duterte said.
Hundreds are being shot dead in the street.
"Pusher Ako" (translation: "I'm a drug pusher") is written on the bodies of slain targets, who are dumped in the public's view as a warning.
The new president has vowed to eliminate crime and target drug dealers.
Duterte has been likened to Donald Trump for his loud and fast mouth, crude jokes, sometimes shocking stands on issues and penchant for advocating legal shortcuts.