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Philippine’s President Duterte Gets Thumbs Up For Leadership

According to press reports, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s approval rating continues to skyrocket.  An opinion poll showed recently that despite the devastation brought about by the coronavirus pandemic and the economic meltdown facing the country, the President is viewed favorably by Filipinos. In the Pulse Asia survey, conducted a month ago with in-person interviews numbering 1,200 adult Filipinos, it found […]


Philippines Exits The International Criminal Court (ICC)

The Philippines has officially withdrawn from the International Criminal Court (ICC), thus becoming the second country to withdraw after Burundi, which left in 2017. President Rodrigo Duterte announced the country was withdrawing from the court a year ago, but court rules require that withdrawal cannot take effect for at least 12 months. While the Philippines no longer recognizes the Rome […]