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Bramovich: Duterte’s war on everything

I was thinking this morning about all the things Duterte hates and I’ve realised he’s “gone to war” on an impressive list of ills since he came to power. He’s publicly attacked the media. He’s locked horns with the Americans. He’s gone up against the EU, his own cabinet, drugs,…


Reformed smoker: Manila mayor quits… then orders city-wide crackdown

They often say reformed smokers are the worst culprits when it comes to nagging those who still enjoy tobacco. Now, just days after announcing he had quit himself, Manila Mayor Joseph ‘Erap’ Estrada has announced a city-wide ban. The former president was laid up in hospital shortly before Christmas with…