Duterte's son questioned over illegal drug smuggling

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte's son has told a Senate inquiry he has no links to drug smuggling. Paolo Duterte is being questioned over a seized shipment containing $125m worth of narcotics from China.

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    The son of Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has told a Senate inquiry he has no links to drug smuggling.

    Paolo Duterte is being questioned over a seized shipment containing $125m worth of narcotics from China.

    The president has said he will resign if any members of his family were involved in the illegal trade.

    Al Jazeera's Jamela Alindogan reports from Manila.


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