Philippines veep and Duterte rival - Leni Robredo - to decide soon on presidential bid

The Philippines' vice president Leni Robredo. - Bloomberg

MANILA, Oct 3 (AFP): Philippine Vice President Leni Robredo will decide this week if she will run for president, her spokesman said Sunday, after her arch-rival and incumbent Rodrigo Duterte declared he was retiring from politics.

Robredo, a vocal critic of Duterte's controversial drug war, would likely be the only opposition candidate in a crowded field in the May 2022 elections.

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