4 months Recto Bank incident taints Duterte’s nationalist image – analyst Rappler
MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte's handling of the Recto Bank boat sinking could tarnish the nationalist and "protector" image that has contributed to his popularity and political clout. Political science associate professor Aries Arugay said Duterte's portrayal of himself as a nationalist is largely grounded on an "ani-West rhetoric" that ... more