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- Barrons.com•13 days ago
The Philippines’ president since June, Rodrigo Duterte, is making headlines for his violent war on drugs, and a senate hearing continued until Tuesday could bring about efforts to impeach him. Teneo Intelligence analyst Bob Herrera-Lim explains why that's implausible, for now: "A self-proclaimed hitman testified in the senate on Thursday of his knowledge of or participation in several assassinations that President Rodrigo Duterte – while still mayor – or members of his family allegedly ordered against criminals and opponents ... if credible corroborating evidence or independent testimony emerges, then speculation will morph from this being simply an attack on the president’s popularity and to curtail his violent war on drugs, to possibly being a wider plan to maybe impeach him.
- Barrons.com•14 days ago
The Philippines' president since June, Rodrigo Duterte, has said things even Donald Trump wouldn't say. The Economist this week criticizes Duterte's campaign on drugs that resulted in the killing of nearly 3,000 suspected drug dealers without due process. It also highlights Duterte's anti-American rhetoric including an insult lobbed at President Barack Obama's mother.
- Barrons.com•24 days ago
Bank Negara Malaysia will announce its policy rate decision on Wednesday. Most economists are expecting the BNM to keep hold. Back in July, BNM surprised the markets with a 25 basis point cut to 3%, the first since 2009.