04 August 2017

News Story: Duterte hits 'nutcase' Kim Jong Un - He must be stopped

By Patricia Lourdes Viray

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte criticized North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for "playing with dangerous toys" ahead of the East Asia Summit in the Philippines.

In a speech during the 113th founding anniversary of the Bureau of Internal Revenue, Duterte called the North Korean leader a "son of a bitch."

"I do not think he is ready but he's playing with dangerous tays 'yang buang na 'yan. It must be stopped, itong nuclear war," Duterte said. "Buang" translates to "nutcase" or "crazy."

The president noted that a nuclear war would deplete the country's soil and natural resources.

"Let us pray to God na somehow itong gago na ito maano," he said.

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