Philippines Gets Ready for the Duterte Ride

Rodrigo Duterte skipped his official proclamation by Congress as the new Philippine president this week. This was no surprise: he has said such an event was “corny” anyway, and he has also famously said he has ... Read More...
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Another Marcos Presidency in the Philippines?

Filipino politics are in their usual state of uproar, with the wheels coming off the presidency of Benigno S. Aquino.  PNoy’s own uncle, Jose “Peping” Cojuangco Jr., has acknowledged that he is among those demanding that Aquino step down over the mishandling ... Read More...