Philippine president Duterte labeled ‘Stone Cold psycho’

Philippine president Duterte labeled ‘Stone Cold psycho’

In its latest animation Tomo News has labelled Philippine President Rodrigo ‘Digong’ Duterte as a “genocidal maniac” and “stone cold psycho”. The scathing appraisal follows boasts by the 71-year-old that he personally had killed people while Mayor of Davao City. In a speech on Monday, Mr Duterte said he would ride around on a motorcycle […]

Duterte’s Austerity War Not Limited to Government

Duterte’s Austerity War Not Limited to Government

Newly appointed Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s bloody drug war may be grabbing the lion’s share of headlines, but it’s not the only war the straight-talking former Davao City mayor is fighting. The reality is there’s barely an area of government or society the feisty 71-year-old isn’t going to war with. After declaring war on drug […]

Can Duterte Fulfill His Campaign Promises?

Can Duterte Fulfill His Campaign Promises?

Now that he is at the helm of the Philippine government the question that remains is: Will President Rodrigo Duterte be able to fulfill the campaign promises he made to the Filipino people during his election campaign and immediately after taking office? Zeroing in on Filipino citizens frustration with crime and corruption, the tough-talking former […]

Will Rodrigo Duterte Drag The Philippines Back To The Marcos Era?

Will Rodrigo Duterte Drag The Philippines Back To The Marcos Era?

In just over two weeks time Rodrigo Duterte will be sworn in as the 16th president of the Philippines. However, even before his inauguration on June 30 there are increasing concerns that the country is on the verge of slipping back to the dark days of the 70s and 80s when Ferdinand Marcos, Sr., ruled […]