MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte's speeches were almost a daily reality in 2016 for Filipinos given the live coverage on radio, television, and the internet.
How often this year did you tune in to social media or the radio only to catch Duterte in the middle of a speech, launching another tirade against rich Western countries or declaring, yet again, his determination to rid the country of drugs?
In this Rappler year-ender, test how well you know Duterte's public speeches. Duterte, a lawyer and bookworm, is fond of using colorful language and particular words or phrases when talking about some of his favorite topics.
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Pia Ranada covers the Office of the President and Bangsamoro regional issues for Rappler. While helping out with desk duties, she also watches the environment sector and the local government of Quezon City. For tips or story suggestions, you can reach her at email@example.com.