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From: Inside Story

What will be Rodrigo Duterte’s legacy?

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has announced he is retiring from politics.

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has announced he is retiring from politics.

Philippine presidents can only serve a single six-year term in office.

That has created a bit of an obstacle for President Dueterte – who many had speculated – was hoping to run for the vice presidency.

But he has just announced he is retiring from politics altogether.

A recent poll had suggested many Filipinos disapproved of his reported bid for the vice presidency.

But how has Duterte’s time in office shaped politics?

And will his successor keep his policies?

Presenter: Adrian Finighan

Guests:

Criselda Yabes – Journalist and author

Danilo Arao – Professor of journalism at the University of the Philippines

Richard Heydarian – Academic and author of The Rise of Duterte: A Populist Revolt Against Elite Democracy