Poverty in the Philippines Duterte’s other war
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's drug crackdown has often been slammed as a war on the nation's poor. But a new anti-poverty law is turning that narrative on its head
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17 June 2019
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Whether it’s the promise of final resurrection or the prospect of endless reincarnation, Southeast Asia is no stranger to second chances. This week we’re looking at Duterte's anti-poverty crusade, the pantomime at the heart of Cambodian politics, the region's garment waste nightmare and more.
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