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Duterte wants ASEAN war on drugs

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All eyes are on Rodrigo Duterte, the new Philippine president, at his ASEAN debut in Laos given his generally unceremonious approach to matters of state.   © Reuters

MANILA -- President Rodrigo Duterte plans to proselytize his controversial war on drugs, which has already claimed over 2,400 lives, during a regional summit in Laos from Sep. 6-8. He is also expected to address a maritime dispute, terrorism, and human rights.

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