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Duterte calls for stronger Asean
DAVAO CITY: President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday called for a stronger region free of external interference, dependence and ignorance as he launched the Philippine chairmanship of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) that coincides with the bloc’s 50th founding anniversary. Duterte, who arrived in a pair of gray trousers, the sleeves of his barong