‘Successful Succession’ and Duterte’s Legacy

'Successful Succession' and Duterte's Legacy

President Rodrigo Duterte, 77 years old, will end his 6-year term today (June 30) – Photo: CNN Philippines The six-year rule of Philippine President R. Duterte was a difficult beginning in foreign policy. But with the policy of “recession and …

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Duterte’s daughter breaks inaugural tradition

Duterte's daughter breaks inaugural tradition

Sara Duterte was sworn in as vice president of the Philippines before President-elect Ferdinand Marcos Jr. two weeks, breaking the tradition of two leaders taking the oath on the same day. New Philippine Vice President Sara Duterte was sworn in …

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Duterte’s daughter running for vice president

Duterte's daughter running for vice president

PhilippinesPresident Duterte’s daughter will run for vice president in the May 2022 elections, ending months of speculation about her intentions. The Philippine Election Commission announced on its official Facebook page today that Sara Duterte, the daughter of President Rodrigo Duterte, …

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President Rodrigo Duterte’s daughter runs for vice president

President Rodrigo Duterte's daughter runs for vice president

Sara-Duterte Carpio – daughter of President Rodrigo Duterte – running for vice president – Photo: inquirer.net Lakas-CMD’s vice-presidential candidate, Lyle Uy, withdrew and Sara-Duterte Carpio, the mayor of Davao City, took her place. Sara-Duterte has previously said she has no …

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International court investigating Duterte’s drug war

International court investigating Duterte's drug war

The International Criminal Court has authorized an investigation into the Philippine President’s war on drugs, accusing it of being a “crime against humanity”. The International Criminal Court (ICC) announced on September 15 that the judges had approved the prosecutor’s request …

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