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Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte delivers his annual address, rehashing his war on drugs campaign and focusing on non-pandemic topics even as the pandemic deepens in the country. Critics fear he may not give up power when his term wraps next year.


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  1. Ikaw babalu tinda ka ng kamote nakatulong ka pa sa pamilya mo ung bubong ng bahay nyo sabi mobutas ayusinmomuna kesa raly ka dyan rellamo ka ng reklamo may problema pala sa bahay nyo ubod la pala tanga gawin ung bubong takpan mosh ulan wala na tilo diba

  2. Be strong Duterte ur good at what u do but yes find a way to help those in need, addicted drug users need ur help also and the list goes on, we need you to be strong like we know you are and fill all our needs.

  3. “Authoritarianism arrives not because people say that they want it, but because they lose the ability to distinguish between facts and desires.” ― Timothy Snyder, The Road to Unfreedom

  4. He know that him and his appointees will be jail after his term. It’s BS that he is saying he will retire because without immunity 100% he will end up in jail.

  5. Since 1986, now is 2021, so 35 years ago and already 6 Presidents till PRRD, are we as a nation in a better position evonomically compared to 1972-1986 of Mr. Ferdinand E. Marcos as the President? Just wondering?😉😉😉

  6. Lier media..those people are opposed always to government whoever person will be in that position they're still not happy even the person is doing best for the pilipino people…anyway we are 107 million pilipino people agains 2000 protist was there….

  7. Duterte will never give up power until his last breathe i assure you that because we love him as our president and we will support him whatever the cost is he is doing great government only killing criminals specially drug lords and corrupt politicians goes to jail

  8. Protesters they've done nothing good in the society..

    My beloved country wake up! DON'T let those evils buy your votes with their penny not worth it at all.

  9. I have no dog in this fight but I’m curious if the “International court” has or will investigate China or Afghanistan with the Taliban in power now, hm, I wonder 🤔

  10. NOOO!!!! Duterte one of the best president the Philippines had….never have I seen Philippines development be this naked to us citizens, unlike the previous president🤬😡😡😡😡😡😡😡

  11. He needs to deal with how drugs are getting into the country in the first place and not go on a killing spree.. Offer job opportunities with pay good enough to support a household.. Reconstruct housing shoot I can go on for days but it's a shame to see the condition of the country in this drug war 😤

  12. Mr.President the NATION is safe now. Your people are protecting the environment and the constitution of the state.

    Aum mane padme hum I Aum Ara pasa na tsa dchi l aum yamakanta khatuneeyars l Aum mane padme hum I Aum hiri shirthi vikrantans hum l

  13. Philippines is like a country when things are going better it quickly gets back getting worse than ever
    Filipinos should stop getting hyped to quickly when things are just going little it's not like a New year would make the world revolve around them in the good and brighter way stop overeacting everything and just accept that you're country is poor and corrupt.

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