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Trump-like Candidate Favored to Be Philippines Next President

A belligerent, tough-talking mayor could emerge as the next president of the Philippines after voters across the archipelago cast their ballots in Monday's election. Rodrigo Duterte, the long-serving mayor of the southern city of Davao, is leading in public opinion polls by as much as 10 percentage points over his nearest rivals, Senator Grace Poe and Interior Secretary Manuel Roxas, the preferred candidate of outgoing President Benigno Aquino. The 71-year-old Duterte has gained...

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