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WATCH: Rodrigo Duterte takes oath as President

Rodrigo Roa Duterte has been sworn in as the 16th President of the Philippines. He was administered oath by Supreme Court Associate Justice Bienvenido Reyes.

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Rodrigo Duterte is 16th President

MANILA -- President-elect Rodrigo Duterte has finally taken his oath of office as the country's 16th President.

Here's the full text of his oath:

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8 things about the 16th president

MOST SENIOR: At 71, Duterte is the oldest person to assume office as Philippine President. He was born on March 28, 1945 in Maasin, Southern Leyte.

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Alvin Toffler, author of 'Future Shock,' dead at 87

NEW YORK — Alvin Toffler, a guru of the post-industrial age whose million-selling "Future Shock" and other books anticipated the disruptions and transformations brought about by the rise of digital technology, has died. He was 87.

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Arbitration panel to rule July 12 in South China Sea dispute

THE HAGUE, Netherlands -- The Permanent Court of Arbitration said Wednesday it will deliver an eagerly awaited ruling on July 12 in a case filed by the Philippines contesting Beijing's sweeping claims to most of the South China Sea.

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WATCH: Inaugural speech of Vice President Leni Robredo

VICE President Leni Robredo delivered on Thursday, June 30, her first speech as second highest official in the land after her oath taking at the Quezon City Reception House.

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