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Philippine drama mirroring Duterte drug war forced to change plot

Pressure on non-news media raises fears of Marcos-era censorship

A family in Manila sit around the TV to watch Ang Probinsiyano. (Photo by Jilson Tiu)

MANILA -- A TV drama's depiction of President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs has picked up millions of fans, but the Philippine police chief is not amused at how his cops are being portrayed.

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