Chester B. Cabalza
Chester B. Cabalza
Chester B. Cabalza is the founder and president of the International Development and Security Cooperation (IDSC), a Manila-based think tank.

Dictator’s son Ferdinand ‘Bongbong’ Marcos Jnr could yet be disqualified, clearing the way for Leni Robredo to become the Philippines’ third woman president with Sara Duterte-Carpio still favourite to win the vice-presidency.

The Mutual Defence Treaty between Manila and Washington marked its 70th anniversary this month, but it has been criticised for obsolete practices, writes Chester Cabalza.

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