Here are the highlights of the first 365 days of President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration, according to Rappler reporters
President Duterte has inherited problems from past administrations. He must lead us away from ecological apocalypse by being bold and visionary.
Despite its apparent benefits, Duterte's policy has not generated any assurance that China will not impose itself and its pre-emptive claim over waters and resources that legally pertain to the Philippines
The Vice President cannot risk completely disengaging from government. Her access to the President and Cabinet members can advance her pro-poor agenda.
The President can no longer take the backseat. The executive and legislative are in a deadlock over tax reform, Dutertenomics' financing hanging in the balance.
The Comprehensive Reform and Development Agenda is an attempt to secure the future of the region. Conflict and corruption, however, are getting in the way.
Duterte’s experience as mayor is out of proportion to the demands of the presidency. It ill-prepared him for checks and balances central to a democracy
Duterte has nationalized this local 'way of doing politics,' with its associated coercive features, vulgar argot, and a more personalized patronage system