Now the real test begins


Man of the moment: Duterte has indicated that he would model his Cabinet after the politically correct – gender-sensitive and ethnically diverse – line-up of Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada, as opposed to Duterte’s rough and chauvinistic image. — EPA

After the colour and drama of another Philippine election, what kind of country will a controversial President Duterte and his new government turn out?

FROM almost nowhere, a dark horse candidate sweeps past his fancied political rivals to surge towards the coveted national leadership.

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