8 months Duterte defends ‘Bato’ biopic MB
By Argyll Cyrus Geducos President Duterte came to the defense of the timing of the screening of “Bato: The General Ronald Dela Rosa Story”, saying the movie only portrays the real traits of the former Philippine National Police (PNP) chief. Duterte made the statement after the premiere night of the biopic about the life of the senatorial aspirant Tuesday. President Rodrigo Duterte (JANSEN ROMERO / MANILA BULLETIN) In an interview, Duterte recognized that some are questioning the timing of the release of the film because of the election campaign period which will start in two weeks. “People have pre-conceived notions ... more