Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte. Photo: AP

Philippine MPs urge probe into claims Chinese former adviser to President Rodrigo Duterte adviser was involved in drugs trade

  • Duterte and other top officials have fiercely refuted the drug allegation, saying the former adviser has no narcotics ties
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Rodrigo Duterte photographed with suspected Chinese ‘drug lords’, says former narcotics official

  • A former anti-narcotics official who wrote a report on two suspected Chinese “drug lords” said he sent the document to officials, but was unaware if any government action had been taken
  • One of the men had allegedly set up a meth lab in Davao, where Duterte previously served as a long-time mayor before taking office
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