Philippine's Duterte seeks constitutional change

Critics of the move to change the 1987 Constitution and switch to federalism say it is a smokescreen to prolong his tenure.

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    The president of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, wants to change the Constitution and switch to a new form of government.

    He says the move would see regions get more power and help alleviate poverty.

    But critics say it is a smokescreen to prolong his tenure.

    Al Jazeera's Jamela Alindogan reports from Manila.


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