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Duterte unfazed by coup threats

Unfazed by coup threats and reported plans of massive demonstrations, President Duterte on Friday called on military personnel and civilians opposing his foreign policy to come to Malacañang and he will swear them in to run the government.

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is looking to offer five billion yen ($48.2 million) in loans when he meets with President Duterte next week, bilateral diplomatic sources said Saturday.

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Lady cops urged to fight drugs

President Duterte has encouraged the women police force to continue strengthening the administration’s campaign against illegal drugs as he vowed to support them until the end.

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Despite a fresh diplomatic row sparked by President Duterte’s gay slur against America’s top diplomat in Manila, Philip S. Goldberg, the United States said its alliance with the Philippines remains strong.

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