Faced with disaster, Duterte falls from view

Filipino president is conspicuously absent amid massive flooding in the capital and key industrial areas, sparking new concerns for his health and criticism of his leadership

Manila, August 14, 2018 12:24 PM (UTC+8)
A rickshaw driver and children on a flooded street due to a heavy downpour brought about by tropical storm Yagi, August 11, 2018. Photo: AFP/Noel Celis
A rickshaw driver and children on a flooded street due to a heavy downpour brought about by tropical storm Yagi, August 11, 2018. Photo: AFP/Noel Celis
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