Rising petrol prices are among the effects of unchecked inflation in the Philippines. Photo: Reuters

Philippines’ inflation crisis: will Duterte feel the pinch?

With the cost of everyday goods on the rise, Filipinos are tightening their belts and looking to their government for answers – while their president is intent on blaming Trump and the US

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Rising petrol prices are among the effects of unchecked inflation in the Philippines. Photo: Reuters
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Phila Siu

Phila Siu

Phila Siu, also known as Bobby, has been a journalist since 2009. He has reported on human rights, security, politics, and society in Hong Kong, mainland China and Southeast Asia. He holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from Hong Kong Baptist University and a human rights law master's degree from the University of Hong Kong.