Duterte Apologizes to Provincial Officials Wrongly Linked to Drug Trade

President Rodrigo Duterte admitted that he made a mistake in linking several officials from the province of Pangasinan, including its congressman, to the drug trade. In a highly publicized conference just a few weeks ago, Duterte named three of the province’s officials to a drug syndicate that includes Sen. Leila de Lima. The president now admits that there is no hard evidence against the three, though he insists that they are still involved in illegal mining…

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