The Foreign Desk

Duterte to stay?

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25 August 2021

06 minutes


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The president of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, has accepted an endorsement from his PDP party to run for vice-president at next year’s elections. Andrew Mueller explains why many see it as a way to cling to power beyond the six-year limit set out by the country’s constitution.

25 August 2021

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