How to solve the riddle of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s sky-high Pulse Asia survey ratings?
In this episode of Seat of Power, reporter Pia Ranada compiles and summarizes what various experts have been saying all week about possible reasons behind what many think is an unexpected, puzzling development.
The experts you hear in this podcast were speaking at the Foreign Correspondents Association of the Philippines (FOCAP) online forum about the recent survey results.
Seat of Power is a Rappler podcast about the Duterte presidency.
Listen to other Seat of Power episodes:
- Episode 1: COVID-19 ward doctor assesses Duterte’s pandemic response
- Episode 2: Duterte’s hands all over ABS-CBN franchise rejection
- Episode 3: The frightening future of Duterte’s anti-terror law
- Episode 4: Duterte’s 2020 SONA in 5 minutes
- Episode 5: What happens if Duterte gets COVID-19?
- Episode 6: Duterte, Trump, Bolsonaro: The ‘medical populists’
- Episode 7: Pandemic leadership: Duterte vs Leni
- Episode 8: Duterte’s secretive Malacañang
- Episode 9: Duterte’s vaccine dreams vs reality
- Episode 10: Duterte’s role in the Cayetano-Velasco Speakership tussle
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