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Duterte's Policies Earn a Vote of Confidence in Philippine Elections

May 15, 2019 | 11:00 GMT
Residents cast their votes in Philippine national and midterm elections on May 13, 2019, in Malabang, Lanao del Sur, in the southern Philippines.

Residents cast their votes in Philippine national and midterm elections on May 13, 2019, in Malabang, Lanao del Sur, in the southern Philippines. Rodrigo "The Punisher" Duterte will continue full steam ahead after voters largely backed the president's allies in May 13 elections.

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With his allies in the legislature scoring big in midterm elections, the Philippine leader is well placed to continue beating a path to Beijing's door....

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