Duterte applauds Japanese PM Abe for fostering PH-Japan ties

Duterte applauds Japanese PM Abe for fostering PH-Japan ties

President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday expressed regret over Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s resignation, calling him a “true friend, closer than a brother.” Abe, Japan’s longest-serving prime minister, resigned on Aug. 28 over poor health. “I cannot be prime...