drugs trade

Does Duterte’s nation need American money?

Senior American lawmakers are calling for the withdrawal of large aid packages to the Philipines in the wake of Duterte’s increasingly provocative and bloodthirsty statements on the drugs war. But as the days of the Obama administration tick away, the Filipino president is happy to bluff and wait for fairer winds. 

Why it is crucial for Rody to start talking economics

LinkedinTwitterFacebook0A leading credit rating agency says uncertainty about Duterte’s style of government means Manila is unlikely to have its creditworthiness upgraded anytime soon. Meanwhile, foreign…