Southeast Asia | Philippine celebrity, drama and politics deeply entangled
Self-confessed murderer, or national celebrity? So hard to tell these days as Rodrigo Duterte poses with Tourism Secretary Wanda Teo and Miss Universe candidates.  Photo: Reuters
Self-confessed murderer, or national celebrity? So hard to tell these days as Rodrigo Duterte poses with Tourism Secretary Wanda Teo and Miss Universe candidates. Photo: Reuters

Philippine celebrity, drama and politics deeply entangled

Duterte is a beneficiary of a culture where policies and processes have been less electorally effective than the glitz of show business and charisma

January 25, 2017 5:28 PM (UTC+8)
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