Fri Sep 30, 2016 10:32AM
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte attends the second day of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit in Vientiane, Laos, September 7, 2016. (Photo by AFP)
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte attends the second day of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit in Vientiane, Laos, September 7, 2016. (Photo by AFP)
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The Philippines’ President Rodrigo Duterte inherited an economy that grew faster than China in the first quarter and won its first investment-grade credit rating under former president Benigno Aquino: 6.2% on average under Aquino. He’s expected to build on his accomplishments and rise above his shortcomings.

What does Duterte have to do next?