Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte called Barack Obama a “son of a whore” on Monday as he vowed not to be lectured by the US leader on human rights when they meet in Laos.
The acid-tongued Duterte bristled at warnings he would face questioning by the US president over a war against drugs in the Philippines that has claimed more than 2,400 lives in just over two months.
“You must be respectful. Do not just throw away questions and statements. Son of a […]
Philippine boxing icon-turned-senator Manny Pacquiao used the Bible to defend restoring the death penalty for drug traffickers as “approved by God”, backing a controversial proposal of President Rodrigo Duterte.
The eight-division champion and devout evangelical Christian used his first senate speech to argue for capital punishment, calling it lawful and moral “especially in the eyes of God”.
“When the government punishes, it’s not an individual act. That’s approved by God. That’s what the Bible says”, Pacquiao said.
“Having read the Bible on a […]