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Killing complaint casts a pall over Duterte’s summit

As Manila rolls out the red carpet as host of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) summit meeting, a pall hangs over the diplomatic proceedings. As Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte bids to leverage the high-level meeting to showcase his country’s recent successes, including a fast-growing economy, a pending complaint filed against him and 11 […]