Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte. Photo: EPA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte. Photo: EPA
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte. Photo: EPA
Niall Fraser
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Quick Take by Niall Fraser

Rodrigo Duterte: Thaksin Shinawatra, version 2.0?

From wars on drugs to crackdowns on Muslim rebels and unapologetic populism – the playbook of Thailand’s former prime minister seems to have a new reader: the Philippine president

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte. Photo: EPA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte. Photo: EPA
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte. Photo: EPA
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Niall Fraser

Niall Fraser

Niall Fraser is a an award-winning journalist with more than 30 years of experience in Hong Kong, Asia and the wider world. He is a former editor of the Sunday Morning Post.