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Opinion

Philippines versus Facebook brawl exposes China's sharp power

President Duterte has openly accused the social media giant of censorship

| Philippines
Duterte lashed out at Facebook's latest crackdown for supposedly "promoting the cause of the rebellion."    © Malacanang Presidential Photographers Division/AP

Richard Heydarian is an Asia-based academic, columnist and author of "The Rise of Duterte: A Populist Revolt Against Elite Democracy" and the "The Indo-Pacific: Trump, China and the New Struggle for Global Mastery."

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