Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte delivers his fourth State of the Union address in Manila on July 22. Three years after his election, Duterte enjoys an approval rating of 85 per cent among the Filipino people. Photo: AP

Under Duterte, an economically resurgent Philippines is finding its feet

  • Solid GDP growth, a strengthening peso, low inflation and timely infrastructural development all point to a remarkable economic recovery, a major reason for the president’s 85 per cent approval rating
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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte delivers his fourth State of the Union address in Manila on July 22. Three years after his election, Duterte enjoys an approval rating of 85 per cent among the Filipino people. Photo: AP
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