Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte speaks during the 23rd anniversary of the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority, in Taguig city, on August 30. For some, Duterte’s hardline approach to drug crime brings up memories of dictator Ferdinand Marcos. Photo: EPA

Duterte harks back to bad old Marcos days in the Philippines, leaving investors on edge

William Pesek says the progress made under Benigno Aquino to erase the legacy of the Marcos dictatorship and promote investment has been largely undone by Duterte’s hardline anit-crime campaign and warm gestures to the Marcos family

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Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte speaks during the 23rd anniversary of the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority, in Taguig city, on August 30. For some, Duterte’s hardline approach to drug crime brings up memories of dictator Ferdinand Marcos. Photo: EPA
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