Duterte’s vow to abbreviate term raises eyebrows

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Few elected world leaders have more constitutional power than President Duterte. From Malacañan Palace, Manila’s answer to the White House, the Philippine President controls 83 percent of all public expenditure and appoints 12,000 government officials. US President Donald J. Trump, by comparison, is responsible for around  4,000 political appointees and needs Congress to approve his […]


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