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Helping the president’s anti-crime crusade

There is a wise saying, “Be careful of what you promise. People might believe it.”

On June 30, Rodrigo Duterte was sworn in as the new president of The Philippines. A politician well-known for his somewhat exaggerated style of speaking and promises to eradicate crime and corruption, this time he promised to do it within three to six months of his inauguration.








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Priests charged for kidnapping bishop

NEW DELHI (Agencies): Two Catholic priests were among 14 people arrested on May 2 for allegedly kidnapping and assaulting Bishop Gallela Prasad, from Cuddapah in Andrah Pradesh, on April 25 according to a report from UCA News.

Following an investigation, police arrested 48-year-old Father Raja Reddy and 45-year-old Father Mohan Reddy along with the gang they organised to commit the crime.

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China makes under-age sex rape

BEIJING (Agencies): China has repealed a 1997 law governing sex offences against minors after a nationwide campaign by women’s groups and rights advocates claiming that legislation watered down the crime of rape and instead of discouraging, actually encouraged child sexual abuse.

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