Newsclip®: [Entertainment] Philippine actress's win at Cannes 'providential' for Duterte's drug fight | TODAYonline

"MANILA - Philippine President-elect Rodrigo Duterte's vow to root out crime and drug abuse will get a boost from the country's first-time acting win at the Cannes Film Festival for a drama on a small-time drug dealer, a senator and anti-crime advocate said. Filipino actress Jaclyn Jose won Best Actress for her role in 'Ma' Rosa', a brutal dive into the Manila underworld directed by Brillante Mendoza. 'It will strengthen the fight,' Senator Vicente Sotto III, who used to head the policymaking Dangerous Drugs Board under the Office of the president, told Reuters.", www.todayonline.com


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