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Scandal and plague hound Duterte’s re-election ploy

MANILA – With the Philippines again the Covid-19 epicenter of Southeast Asia, and politics heating up ahead of next year’s presidential elections, President Rodrigo Duterte is increasingly isolated and under fire including from his own politically ambitious daughter. Philippine Secretary of Health Francisco Duque III, a top Duterte ally, is now under scrutiny for yet […]