There was a piece on the SCMP online yesterday that called Duterte "Asia's Trump". Terrible piece of journalism but I suppose you can't blame the SCMP because the identical article has been published elsewhere previously. Note I am a Poe supporter so this is not defending my man.
Both are anti-establishment, loud mouthed and say obnoxious things but that is where the similarity ends.
Trump is a billionaire who lives the rich life. Duterte lives in a simple house drives an old model car and a secondhand motorbike (used to ride a Harley and patrol the streets with an automatic rifle).
Trump is a Republican. Duterte says he is a socialist.
Trump loves to brag about himself. Duterte is self-deprecating. Asked about his economic policies he said "I am not bright and good at copying" In other words carry on doing what they are doing now. (He was actually a lawyer and state prosecutor).
Trump never apologises, Duterte does it all the time. "My stupid mouth gets the better of me".
Trump has no record of public service, Duterte has a very strong record of public service. He has turned Davao from one of the roughest cities in the Philippines (which is saying a lot) to one of the safest in the world. GDP growth above the national average. FDI also above the national average I think. Only city with laws against discrimination on grounds of gender or ethnic minority or sexual orientation. He is a strong supporter of women's rights, the indigenous people and the LGBT community.
Duterte has a 90% support in Davao where he has been Mayor for over 20 years. Trump is behind in the polls and it is argued his support is based on white blue collar voters. Duterte is ahead in the polls in all social categories, and has widespread support of Christians, Muslims, indigenous tribes.