Rodrigo Duterte’s remarkable victory in the 2016 Philippine presidential election marked a significant shift in the country’s politics. Running on a fierce campaign against drugs coupled with his signature vulgarity, Duterte clearly distinguished himself from his opponents. In spite of his controversies, Duterte somehow managed to secure 16 million votes. His popularity, however, was unlike […]
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Isabelle Amurao is a third-year university student in Thailand, majoring in international relations.