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Duterte plays by his own rules

Friends and colleagues of the Philippine president discuss what drives him

JUN ENDO, Nikkei staff writer | Philippines

MANILA -- Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte capitalized on his tough guy image to vault himself into the presidency in June 2016. So far, his sky-high 80% approval rating has remained unscathed by his frequent outbursts or a hard-line approach to drug crime.

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