Ana P. Santos had this article in Deutsche Welle. Here is an excerpt:
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has announced plans to run for vice president when his term ends in May, raising concerns about how it could bypass presidential term limits and keep him in power, while granting immunity from criminal charges.
“Consider me a candidate for the vice presidency at this time, maybe to maintain equilibrium for all,” Duterte told reporters on Thursday.
Philippine presidents are limited by the 1987 constitution to a single six-year term.
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