15 pronouncements Duterte got right

Features Philippines Jun 24, 2016 at 3:56 pm

Much has been written about the wrong or unwelcome pronouncements of incoming president Rodrigo Duterte: his statement on journalist killings, catcalling, revival of the death penalty, and plans to bury late dictator Ferdinand Marcos in the Libingan ng Mga Bayani. An unconventional political figure, he has generated criticism and fear, on one hand, but also, hope and commendation on the other. Here are 15 of Duterte’s pronouncements that he got right, and have been welcomed by Filipinos counting on the promise of “change.”

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