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The Global Transfer of Democracy: Transition in the Philippines

WHTP takes a look at the Philippines’ fifth democratic transition By: Emma Barnes Last week, on June 30, President Rodrigo Duterte was sworn in as the new President of the Philippines. A member of the leftist PDP-Laban Party, he is a former mayor of Davao City, in Mindanao – a southern island known for its turbulence. President Duterte vowed no… Read more »