Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has come under fire for his response to the sinking of a Philippine vessel that collided with a Chinese ship in the South China Sea. Photo: EPA

‘Duterte coward’: Filipinos’ opinions of president and Beijing government sour after South China Sea sinking

  • It took three days for news of the collision between a Philippine fishing boat and Chinese coastguard vessel to reach the public
  • But when it did, anger grew rapidly
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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has come under fire for his response to the sinking of a Philippine vessel that collided with a Chinese ship in the South China Sea. Photo: EPA
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