Convicted Chinese drug dealer Peter Co is escorted by police commandos at the national prison in Muntinlupa city, south of Manila, after they took over security from jail guards. Photo: EPA

Beijing backs Philippine President Duterte’s ruthless crackdown on drugs

Offer of cooperation comes after Duterte said he would ask China why many of its nationals were being arrested for illegal drugs in the Philippines

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Convicted Chinese drug dealer Peter Co is escorted by police commandos at the national prison in Muntinlupa city, south of Manila, after they took over security from jail guards. Photo: EPA
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