UNITED NEWS INTERNATIONAL (UNI) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is named in Forbes 2018 “Most Powerful People” list.
There are about 7.6 billion people on Earth but Forbes narrowed the most powerful down to 75.
Duterte is listed at number 69.
Forbes says the 73-year-old’s “raw and vulgar vocabulary keeps him in the headlines” and refers to the time Duterte called Barack Obama a “son of a whore.”
Duterte was elected president in 2016 after he campaigned to execute drug dealers. According to Forbes, Duterte’s war on crime has resulted in the killing of thousands of people.
Meanwhile, U.S. President Donald Trump is listed at number three, Russian President Vladimir Putin is listed at number two and Chinese President Xi Jinping is listed number one.
The story will be released in the May 31 issue of Forbes.