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CNN hails Duterte as ‘Asia’s Big Winner’
The Malacañang is delighted with the report of international media agencies on the accomplishment of President Rodrigo Duterte (in photo) last year.
Before the year 2016 ended, American television network CNN chose President Rodrigo Duterte as the ‘Big Winner in Asia’.
According to the article published by CNN, the unusual measures of the leader are indications of changes, weighing diplomatic ties and the improvement in the livelihood of the Filipino people.
Pres. Duterte has also been a newsmaker in Japan.
In a published article by Japan Times, an English language newspaper, some of the challenges facing Duterte are economic growth and balancing diplomatic ties between United States and China.
Malacañang is delighted with the reports of international media agencies on the President’s accomplishments last year.
“It’s heartening to know that certain media agencies are able to notice the good things the President is doing,” said Presidential spokesperson Ernesto Abella.
Just this week, Pres. Duterte was hailed as the ‘Person of the Year 2016‘ by the prestigious Hong Kong newsweekly, Yazhou Zhoukan.
Last month, Pres. Duterte was included in the 2016 ranking of the Forbes most powerful people. — Leslie Longboen | UNTV News & Rescue