2 Years Into Presidency, Duterte Remains Strong In Philippines

This article is more than 1 year old.

June marks two years since Rodrigo Duterte won a landslide victory to become president of the Philippines. His time in office has been marked by a bloody drug war and undiplomatic remarks.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson gets an update on Duterte's time in office from the BBC's Howard Johnson (@Howardrjohnson) in Manila.

This BBC interview can be heard in the Here & Now podcast or with the WBUR app.

Support the news

+Join the discussion

Support the news