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No checks, no balances in the Philippines

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is gradually tightening the noose on his sundry critics, in moves critics see as textbook vindictive politics. Buoyed by historic-high approval ratings, the Filipino strongman is chipping away at democratic institutions with force and speed. The latest victim of his authoritarian lurch is the Ombudsman Office, a constitutionally independent body tasked […]

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