Polls show more than 70 per cent of Filipinos support the controversial firebrand Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, but many won’t express their views publicly. Photo: EPA-EFE
Polls show more than 70 per cent of Filipinos support the controversial firebrand Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, but many won’t express their views publicly. Photo: EPA-EFE

For his ‘silent supporters’, Philippines President Duterte is the man who can do no wrong

  • Polls show more than 70 per cent of Filipinos support the controversial firebrand leader, but many won’t express their views publicly
  • Despite international condemnation, Duterte’s lethal war on drugs has struck a cord with many Filipinos, who were once too afraid to walk the streets at night

Polls show more than 70 per cent of Filipinos support the controversial firebrand Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, but many won’t express their views publicly. Photo: EPA-EFE
Polls show more than 70 per cent of Filipinos support the controversial firebrand Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, but many won’t express their views publicly. Photo: EPA-EFE
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