Philippines’ Duterte stirs controversy by kissing woman on lips

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte addresses an event with Filipino community in Hong Kong, China April 12, 2018. REUTERS/Bobby Yip

MANILA (Reuters) – A kiss by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on a Filipino woman’s lips while on an official visit in South Korea sparked anger and jokes on Monday, as feminists denounced what they called his “perverted way” of taunting his female critics. Many Filipinos, however, thought it was a harmless kiss intended to be […]

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