Rodrigo Duterte

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Rodrigo Roa Duterte, (born March 28, 1945), also known as Digong and Rody, is a Filipino politician who is the 16th and current President of the Philippines and the first from Mindanao, the southernmost major island group of the country, to hold the office.wikipedia
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President of the Philippines

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Rodrigo Roa Duterte, (born March 28, 1945), also known as Digong and Rody, is a Filipino politician who is the 16th and current President of the Philippines and the first from Mindanao, the southernmost major island group of the country, to hold the office.
On June 30, 2016, Rodrigo Duterte was sworn in as the 16th and current president.

Sergio Osmeña

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Taking office at 71 years old in June 2016, Duterte is the oldest person to assume the Philippine presidency; the record was previously held by Sergio Osmeña at the age of 65.
Upon Quezon's sudden death in 1944, Osmeña succeeded him, at age 65, becoming the oldest holder of the office (a record he held until 71-year old Rodrigo Duterte was elected in 2016).

Davao City

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He then worked as a lawyer and was a prosecutor for Davao City, a highly urbanized city on Mindanao island, before becoming vice mayor and, subsequently, mayor of the city in the wake of the Philippine Revolution of 1986.
Rodrigo Duterte, mayor for 22 years, claimed credit for Numbeo's safety ranking, boasting that he killed the criminals.

2016 Philippine presidential election

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On May 9, 2016, Duterte won the Philippine presidential election with 39.01% of the votes, defeating four other candidates, namely Mar Roxas of the Liberal Party (23.4%), Senator Grace Poe (21.6%), former vice president Jejomar Binay of the United Nationalist Alliance (12.9%), and the late Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago of the People's Reform Party (3%).
Rodrigo Duterte led the preliminary count with 38.5% of the vote.

Philippine Drug War

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His domestic policy has focused on combating the illegal drug trade by initiating the Philippine Drug War.
The "Philippine Drug War" refers to the drug policy of the Philippine government under President Rodrigo Duterte, who assumed office on June 30, 2016.

Philippines–United States relations

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He has declared his intention to pursue an "independent foreign policy", and sought to distance the Philippines from the United States and European nations and pursue closer ties with China and Russia.
The current Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte, however, is supportive of a foreign policy that is less dependent on the United States, favoring one that prioritizes closer relations with China instead.

China–Philippines relations

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He has declared his intention to pursue an "independent foreign policy", and sought to distance the Philippines from the United States and European nations and pursue closer ties with China and Russia.
The current president of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, aims at remedying relations between the Philippines and China at the expense of the former's relationship with the United States.

Davao Death Squad

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A 2009 report by the Philippine Commission on Human Rights confirmed the "systematic practice of extrajudicial killings" by the Davao Death Squad.
The Davao Death Squad (DDS) is a vigilante group in Davao City, with reported connections to former Davao mayor, and current Philippine President, Rodrigo Duterte.

Illegal drug trade in the Philippines

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His domestic policy has focused on combating the illegal drug trade by initiating the Philippine Drug War.
President Rodrigo Duterte has claimed that the country could become a "narco-state".

PDP–Laban

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He is the chair of the ruling PDP–Laban party.
After the 2016 elections, PDP–Laban signed a coalition agreement with the Nacionalista Party, Lakas-CMD, National Unity Party and the Nationalist People's Coalition, witnessed by then President-elect Rodrigo Duterte.

List of Presidents of the Philippines by longevity

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Taking office at 71 years old in June 2016, Duterte is the oldest person to assume the Philippine presidency; the record was previously held by Sergio Osmeña at the age of 65.

San Beda College of Law

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Duterte studied political science at the Lyceum of the Philippines University, graduating in 1968, before obtaining a law degree from San Beda College of Law in 1972.
*Rodrigo Duterte - 16th President of the Philippines; former Mayor, Vice Mayor and Congressman

Mar Roxas

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On May 9, 2016, Duterte won the Philippine presidential election with 39.01% of the votes, defeating four other candidates, namely Mar Roxas of the Liberal Party (23.4%), Senator Grace Poe (21.6%), former vice president Jejomar Binay of the United Nationalist Alliance (12.9%), and the late Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago of the People's Reform Party (3%).
On May 10, 2016, a day after the election, Roxas conceded to Davao City mayor Rodrigo Duterte.

Benigno Aquino III

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He has been offered the Interior Secretary post 4 times, by presidents Fidel V. Ramos, Joseph Ejercito Estrada, Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and Benigno S. Aquino III, but rejected all of them.
He stepped down at the end of his term on June 30, 2016, succeeded by Rodrigo Duterte.

Mindanao

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Rodrigo Roa Duterte, (born March 28, 1945), also known as Digong and Rody, is a Filipino politician who is the 16th and current President of the Philippines and the first from Mindanao, the southernmost major island group of the country, to hold the office. He then worked as a lawyer and was a prosecutor for Davao City, a highly urbanized city on Mindanao island, before becoming vice mayor and, subsequently, mayor of the city in the wake of the Philippine Revolution of 1986.
In May 2017, President Rodrigo Duterte declared martial law on the entire island group of Mindanao following the Marawi Siege by the Maute terrorist group.

Burial of Ferdinand Marcos

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On August 7, Duterte approved the burial of former President Ferdinand Marcos at the Heroes' Cemetery in Taguig scheduled for October 18, saying that Marcos was qualified for the burial at the cemetery due to him being a "former president and a soldier".
Rodrigo Duterte, during the campaign period and debates and as well having won the presidential elections, repeatedly asserted his plans for the burial of the remains claiming the act is in accordance with the existing laws of the Philippines, as well as an insisting the burial will be an instrument for the beginning of "nation-wide healing" but the plan was met with criticism due to claims of historical revisionism or negationism.

Office of the President of the Philippines

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In response to Duterte's comments in 2014 relation to killing a person suspected of smuggling rice in Davao City, the Office of the President of the Philippines issued a statement saying, "Killing a person is against the law. The President has been firm in the belief that no one is above the law. We must not resort to extralegal methods."
Then-newly elected President Rodrigo Duterte reorganized the OP on June 30, 2016 when he issued his first Executive Order as president.

Sara Duterte

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In 2010, he was elected vice mayor, succeeding his daughter, Sara Duterte-Carpio, who was elected as mayor.
She is also the daughter of Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte.

Lyceum of the Philippines University

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Duterte studied political science at the Lyceum of the Philippines University, graduating in 1968, before obtaining a law degree from San Beda College of Law in 1972.
* Rodrigo Duterte, 16th President of the Philippines, former Mayor of Davao City

Freedom of Information Order (Philippines)

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On July 23, Duterte signed Executive Order No. 2 also known as the Freedom of Information Order.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte signed Executive Order No. 02, also known as the Freedom of Information (FOI) Program, on 23 July 2016 in Davao City.

Philippine Executive Order 10

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On December 7, Duterte signed Executive Order No. 10 creating a consultative committee to review the 1987 Constitution of the Philippines.
Executive Order No. 10 was signed on 7 December 2016 by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte which created a consultative committee to review the 1987 Constitution of the Philippines.

Proclamation No. 55

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Following the September 2 bombing in Davao City that killed 14 people in the city's central business district, on September 3 Duterte declared a "state of lawlessness", and on the following day issued Proclamation No. 55 to officially declare a "state of national emergency on account of lawless violence in Mindanao".
Proclamation No. 55 was signed by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on September 4, 2016, to officially declare a state of emergency in the Philippines in response to the 2016 Davao City bombing.

Bangsamoro Organic Law

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He also said that the "template of the Bangsamoro Basic Law is federal", but what is granted to the Bangsamoro should also be granted to other Moro groups and other regions in the country.
The bill was finally signed into law by President Rodrigo Duterte on July 26, 2018.

Armed Forces of the Philippines

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The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Philippine National Police (PNP) were ordered to "suppress all forms of lawless violence in Mindanao" and to "prevent lawless violence from spreading and escalating elsewhere".
Commander-in-chief - President Rodrigo Roa Duterte

Vicente Duterte

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His father was Vicente G. Duterte (1911–1968), a Cebuano lawyer, and his mother, Soledad Duterte (née Roa; 1916–2012), was a school teacher from Cabadbaran, Agusan and a civic leader of Maranao descent.
He is the father of Rodrigo Duterte, the 16th President of the Philippines, and grandfather of Paolo and Sara Duterte.