Raising a clenched fist, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte rings one of the Balangiga church bells during a ceremony on December 15. Photo: AFP
Richard Heydarian
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Richard Heydarian

How America’s return of the Balangiga bells paves the way for Rodrigo Duterte to visit the White House

  • With a dark chapter of their shared history behind them, the US and the Philippines now hope to revitalise bilateral relations, Richard Heydarian writes

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Raising a clenched fist, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte rings one of the Balangiga church bells during a ceremony on December 15. Photo: AFP
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