Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s allies achieved a resounding victory in recent midterm elections. Photo: Reuters Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s allies achieved a resounding victory in recent midterm elections. Photo: Reuters
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s allies achieved a resounding victory in recent midterm elections. Photo: Reuters
Richard Heydarian
Opinion

Opinion

Richard Heydarian

Why China was the big winner of the Philippines’ midterm elections

  • With his power assured, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte can fully consummate his pivot to China, shrugging off opposition criticism, Richard Heydarian writes

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s allies achieved a resounding victory in recent midterm elections. Photo: Reuters Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s allies achieved a resounding victory in recent midterm elections. Photo: Reuters
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s allies achieved a resounding victory in recent midterm elections. Photo: Reuters
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Richard Heydarian

Richard Heydarian

Richard Javad Heydarian is Asia-based academic, currently a Professorial Chairholder in Geopolitics at the Polytechnic University of the Philippines and author of, among others, “The Indo-Pacific: Trump, China and the New Struggle for Global Mastery”.