Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte is called the ‘Donald Trump of the East’ by particular news outlets, and now the two controversial leaders are set to meet face-to-face in Washington, DC.
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte and US President Donald Trump have a gaming connection, and plan to meet soon to talk about the two countries’ alliance.
President Trump and Duterte spoke at length throughout a phone call on Saturday, with the topic that is main the significance of strengthening the alliance involving the usa and Philippines.
The leaders described the discussion as ‘friendly,’ a contrast that is stark Duterte’s description of the previous US president. It absolutely was year that is just last Duterte said then-President Barack Obama ‘can get to hell,’ and called him a ‘son of a bi—.’
Duterte likely sees much a lot more of himself in Trump than Obama.
The American billionaire-turned-politician amassed part of his fortune off casinos through the Trump Entertainment that is now-defunct Resorts. Duterte, meanwhile, has instructed his nation’s gaming regulator in order to make the Philippines the top gaming and activity destination in Southeast Asia.
Duterte and Trump are both outspoken leaders who took a guns approach that is blazing politics. For Duturte, quite literally.
The Filipino president has received a good amount of criticism from Continue reading