Philippines Election

Filipinos elect Trump with a twist

President-elect Rodrigo Duterte has all the Trump impulsivity and populism, but there are things that suggest a more complex person behind the facade.

Rodrigo Duterte, president-elect of the Philippines, was the longtime mayor of a city once known to be the country's most violent; it's now considered safe. Flickr photograph by Prachatai

By GWYNNE DYER

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, May 18, 2016 12:00 AM

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