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Philippines -- 'sick man of Asia' risks relapse

Like Estrada before him, Duterte ignores the economy at his peril

| Philippines
Economic neglect is catching up with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte.   © Reuters

The "sick man of Asia" may need a return visit to the economic emergency room.

The Philippines managed to shed that dreaded moniker thanks to the tender care of Benigno Aquino's intensive care team from 2010 to 2016.

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