The Straits Times: “Midterm polls in the Philippines a test of Duterte's hold amid slowing economy”

The Philippines’ midterm elections kicked off on Thursday (Oct 11) in what is seen as a test of public support for President Rodrigo Duterte, amid a sputtering economy and setbacks in his efforts to tackle illicit drugs and cut state corruption. Raul Dancel writes for The Straits Times. 

The Straits Times Midterm polls in the Philippines a test of Duterte's hold amid slowing economy https://www.straitstimes.com/asia/se-asia/mid-term-polls-in-the-philippines-a-test-of-dutertes-hold-amid-slowing-economy