Indonesian President Joko Widodo (right) welcomes his Philippine counterpart Rodrigo Duterte to the Presidential Palace in Jakarta on September 9. Photo: EPA

Duterte’s crime-fighting model finds an ally in Jakarta, boosting regional security

Edsel Tupaz says the mutual admiration between the leaders of the Philippines and Indonesia bodes well for the regional push against drugs and maritime piracy by the Abu Sayyaf

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Indonesian President Joko Widodo (right) welcomes his Philippine counterpart Rodrigo Duterte to the Presidential Palace in Jakarta on September 9. Photo: EPA
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