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In the past two years, Filipinos have been living under a climate of fear made possible by the killing of thousands of mostly poor drug users in the heat of the night, and the murder of priests, militant activists, media members and, now, local officials in broad daylight.

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JOAN CATHRYN “JC” PEREZ

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Listen to what President Duterte had to say when he fired Government Corporate Counsel Rudolph Philip Jurado last week for allegedly granting a gambling franchise to the Aurora Pacific Economic Zone and Freeport (Apeco):

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His Eminence Luis Antonio Gokim Cardinal Tagle (center) during the luncheon at Bent Hall in St. John’s University in Jamaica, N.Y. on May 20, 2018. From left, Edel Alama, Dr. John and Nelia Ferrette, Eleanor de Leon, Cardinal Tagle, Ambassador Mario Lopez de Leon, Jr., Dr. Linda Pelayo, Conrado “Bobby” Gempesaw, Ph.D. and Roger Alama.  (All photos courtesy of Ambassador Mario Lopez de Leon, Jr.)

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Holding a medical mission document, Batangas Gov. Dodo Mandanas, guest speaker at the Lombard by the Bay presentation at the D'Pinoy Joint Restaurant in Las Vegas, Nevada, poses with (from left) Danny Fabito, MD, FACS, FPCS, president of the Philippine American Association in Nevada; Roger L. Oriel, Publisher and Chairman, Asian Journal Publications; Philip S. Chua, MD, FACS, FPCS, chairman of the Filipino United Network- USA, a 501(c)3 humanitarian and anti-graft foundation in the United States; Dr. Farida Chua; and Dr. Melinda Ayala Fabito.

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