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A political crisis in the Philippines and why Putin’s Asia trip affects Ukraine

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21 June 2024

Episode 3359

58 minutes


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After Vladimir Putin’s Asia tour comes to an end, we look at the proposed Asia-Pacific “security architecture” and its effect on Ukraine’s war efforts. Then: we head to the Philippines, where the country’s vice-president, Sara Duterte, has resigned. Plus: we look at a new area of co-operation for the US and China: anti-narcotics. Finally, the latest news from Broadway, as well as a check-in from Paris Men’s Fashion Week. 

21 June 2024

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Political crisis in the Philippines

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For years, a handful of familiar names has held power in the Philippines, including Duterte and Marcos. In 2022, Ferdinand Marcos Jr won the presidency and made Sara Duterte, daughter of the outgoing president, his vice-president. But the latter has now resigned. Richard Heydarian explains the latest political turmoil.

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