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Runaway inflation exposes Duterte’s slipping grip

With as many as 18,000 local positions, close to 300 congressional seats and as many as half of the 24-seats Senate up for grabs, next year’s midterm elections will serve as a de facto referendum on Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration. A weakening economy, surging inflation and flagging popularity ratings in opinion polls suggest opposition […]