Wall Street Journal: Philippines’ Rodrigo Duterte Pushes Regional Autonomy to Quell Insurgencies
Steven Rood, the Philippine country representative of the Asia Foundation think tank, said the communists’ economic beliefs clash with Mr. Duterte’s more orthodox economic positions. “The communists aren’t going to lay down their arms anytime soon,” Mr. Rood said.
Mr. Rood said Mr. Duterte’s plan to hold a referendum on his new constitution by 2019 is optimistic.
HIGHLIGHTS ACROSS ASIA
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The Asia Foundation Selected for Google.org Impact Challenge to Empower Female Stewardship Over Indonesia’s Forest Resources
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The Asia Foundation Honors Yo-Yo Ma, The Rockefeller Foundation, and Dr. Eun Mee Kim at Annual Leadership Awards
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Podcast: The State of Conflict and Violence in Asia
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Leaders on the Frontlines:
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Tuesday, November 9, 2021, 6PM PT