Op-ed: Changing the constitution of the Philippines may prove perilous

2 February
THE coarse-talking, arse-kicking president of the Philippines is not the sort to worry unduly about the finer points of the law. Yet Rodrigo Duterte is making plain his priority in 2018: changing the constitution in ways that will reshape the state. Last month Mr Duterte announced a committee of politicians and worthies to feed ideas to Congress. The plan is for Congress, armed with the committee’[...] Read more here: https://www.economist.com/news/asia/21736153-are-presidents-justifications-adeq…

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