Duterte to raise unfinished business in address to nation

Mr Rodrigo Duterte
Mr Rodrigo Duterte

President Rodrigo Duterte is expected to tackle some unfinished business when he delivers his State of the Nation Address today, mid-way into his six-year term.

His aides said his 45-minute speech will be short and sweet. His detractors, however, say it will be a harbinger of darker times ahead.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 22, 2019, with the headline 'Duterte to raise unfinished business in address to nation'. Print Edition | Subscribe