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Duterte’s new security law likely harsher than HK’s

MANILA – While China’s passage of a controversial new national security law for Hong Kong made global headlines, the Philippines’ tabling of an even more draconian anti-terrorism bill failed to garner the same degree of media attention. President Rodrigo Duterte and his political allies, now armed with unprecedented emergency powers to combat Covid-19, are quickly […]