Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has gained the nod from his party to stand as its vice-presidential candidate in next year’s election. Photo: AP
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has gained the nod from his party to stand as its vice-presidential candidate in next year’s election. Photo: AP

Philippines: Duterte to run as vice-president in blow to Pacquiao

  • PDP-Laban Party nominates incumbent Duterte on a joint ticket with his aide Senator Christopher “Bong” Go, in a move that gets around term limits and is seen by some as offering him a back door route to power
  • Experts say his boxer-turned-senator rival may yet appeal the decision – and doubt Duterte’s claim that victory would leave him immune to an ICC probe into his war on drugs

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has gained the nod from his party to stand as its vice-presidential candidate in next year’s election. Photo: AP
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has gained the nod from his party to stand as its vice-presidential candidate in next year’s election. Photo: AP
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