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Marcos 2.0 likely to accelerate Philippines' backward slide

Key watchpoints will be whether corruption and cronyism worsen

| Philippines
Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. celebrates outside his headquarters in Mandaluyong on May 11: Hints might come from his cabinet choices.   © AP

William Pesek is an award-winning Tokyo-based journalist and author of "Japanization: What the World Can Learn from Japan's Lost Decades."

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