Philippine presidential candidate warmly greeted in Taipei

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2016/01/11
By: Emerson Lim and Elizabeth Hsu

Davao Mayor and Philippine presidential candidate Rodrigo

From Rody Duterte's Facebook page

From Rody Duterte’s Facebook page

Duterte, who is on a visit to Taiwan, sparked quite a stir when he encountered hundreds of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Taipei on Sunday.

On a visit to the Taipei Expo Park, the 70-year-old Duterte met his passionate compatriots, mostly women, and was immediately surrounded by them.

At the scene, high-pitch screams were repeatedly heard and mobile phones were raised as high as possible to take photos of the politician, whom the Philippine workers treated like their biggest idol.     [FULL  STORY]

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