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Duterte Harry

Author : Jonathan Miller
ISBN : 9781925548778
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The first biography of Rodrigo Duterte, the murderous, unpredictable president of the Philippines, whose war on drugs has seen thousands of people killed in cold blood. Rodrigo Duterte was elected President of the Philippines in 2016. In his first 18 months in office, 12,000 people were murdered on the streets, gunned down by police officers and vigilante citizens — all with his encouragement. Duterte is a serial womaniser and a self-confessed killer, who has called both Barack Obama and Pope Francis ‘sons of whores’. He is on record as saying he does not ‘give a shit’ about human rights. Yet he is beloved of the 16.6 million Filipinos who voted for him, seen as vulgar but honest, a breath of fresh air, and an iconoclastic, anti-imperialist rebel. In this revelatory biography, Channel 4 News’ Asia Correspondent Jonathan Miller charts Duterte’s rise, and shows how this fascinating, fearsome man can be seen as the embodiment of populism in our time.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Realm Of The Punisher

Author : Tom Sykes
ISBN : 9781909930827
Genre : Travel
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In June 2016, Rodrigo Duterte won the Philippine presidential election by a landslide. Infamous for his bombastic temper and un-PC wisecracks, he is waging a brutal drug war that has killed more than 12,000 people so far. Over the last nine years, British writer Tom Sykes has travelled extensively in the Philippines in order to understand the Duterte phenomenon, interviewing friends and enemies of 'The Punisher' - as he is known - in politics, the media, the arts and civil society. Sykes witnesses anti-government demonstrations in the capital Manila and visits the provincial city of Davao, where Duterte began his crusade against crime using police and vigilante death squads. By delving into Duterte's troubled childhood of violent rebellion, Sykes discovers what motivates the man today in his pursuit of a merciless 'war on the poor' - as Amnesty has described it - that has no end in sight. The Realm of the Punisher also examines oppressed and marginalized groups in the modern Philippines through encounters with a transgender rights campaigner, an 86-year-old former sex slave to the Japanese in the Second World War, a public artist who must work while under attack from Maoist rebels, and slum-dwellers resisting violent eviction by a real estate company. The past is never far away from these present-day problems and Sykes' travels to festivals, cemeteries, war memorials and a tomb housing an embalmed corpse reveal the ways in which key figures in Philippine history - from José Rizal to Ferdinand Marcos - have influenced current affairs. Funny, tragic, enlightening and uncompromising - and infused with the author's strong sense of social justice - The Realm of the Punisher is the first major travel book by a Westerner to explore Duterte's Philippines.
Category: Travel

In The Dragon S Shadow

Author : Sebastian Strangio
ISBN : 9780300256253
Genre : History
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A timely look at the impact of China’s booming emergence on the countries of Southeast Asia Today, Southeast Asia stands uniquely exposed to the waxing power of the new China. Three of its nations border China and five are directly impacted by its claims over the South China Sea. All dwell in the lengthening shadow of its influence: economic, political, military, and cultural. As China seeks to restore its former status as Asia’s preeminent power, the countries of Southeast Asia face an increasingly stark choice: flourish within Beijing’s orbit or languish outside of it. Meanwhile, as rival powers including the United States take concerted action to curb Chinese ambitions, the region has emerged as an arena of heated strategic competition. Drawing on more than a decade of on-the-ground experience, Sebastian Strangio explores the impacts of China’s rise on Southeast Asia, the varied ways in which the countries of the region are responding, and what it might mean for the future balance of power in the Indo-Pacific.
Category: History

The Rough Guide To The Philippines Travel Guide Ebook

Author : Rough Guides
ISBN : 9780241329818
Genre : Travel
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Explore the Philippines with the smartest and most insightful ebook on the market. Written with Rough Guides' trademark mix of honesty, wit and practical advice, this fully updated, stunningly illustrated travel guide brings you comprehensive coverage of all the country's unmissable experiences. Rough Guides authors have visited every corner of this vast archipelago, and whether you're diving in the turquoise waters off Palawan, exploring the iconic Chocolate hills on Bohol or climbing volcanic Mount Pinatubo, this new edition of The Rough Guide to the Philippines will show you the best places to sleep, eat, drink, shop and party along the way, with options to suit every budget. The guide is packed with colour-coded maps and easy-to-follow transport advice to help navigate your way from one spectacular island to the next. Make the most of your trip with The Rough Guide to the Philippines.
Category: Travel

Defending Australia

Author : Jonathan Pearlman
ISBN : 9781743820667
Genre : Political Science
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The fourth issue of Australian Foreign Affairs examines the challenge of defending Australia at a time of regional uncertainty and fast-changing military technology. It explores the nation’s main vulnerabilities and the capabilities needed to secure against them, including the consequences of a nuclear arms race in Asia. Michael Wesley examines where Australia’s next war will occur, and how we can defend ourselves. John Birmingham analyses Australia’s weapons capabilities and how they compare to those of our Asian allies. Patrick Walters probes into Australia’s expanding intelligence agencies. Stephan Frühling considers if Australia should go nuclear, in the event of a looming Asian arms race. PLUS Tess Newton Cain, Visiting Fellow at the Development Policy Centre in the Australian National University, on Matthew G. Allen’s Resource Extraction and Contentious States and mining in the Pacific region. Matthew Thompson, fellow at the Centre for the History of Violence at the University of Newcastle, on Jonathan Miller’s Duterte Harry and the deeply problematic Duterte regime. ALSO Correspondence on AFA3: Australia and Indonesia, including responses from the feature essayists.
Category: Political Science

Ucsf School Of Medicine Bulletin

Author : University of California, San Francisco. School of Medicine
ISBN : UCSF:31378005163103
Genre : Medicine
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Category: Medicine

London Society

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ISBN : OXFORD:555032026
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The Army List

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ISBN : OXFORD:555075273
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Trust Companies

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105060457814
Genre : Corporations
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