Friday, January 28

Tag: First 100 DAys: An Assessment of the New Administration’s term

Duterte’s 100 days not just war vs. drugs – PolSci profs

Duterte’s 100 days not just war vs. drugs – PolSci profs

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POLITICAL SCIENCE professors in a forum yesterday evaluated President Rodrigo Duterte's first three months in office, saying he lacked some elements needed to run a country. The president’s focus on eliminating the country's drug problem and his propensity for expletive statements might have overshadowed his administration's efforts, said Antonio La Viña, Dean of the Ateneo De Manila University School of Government. He described Duterte as a president who has a strong political drive but is short of overall political strategy. “From what I view, there is no execution of strategies except the war against drugs. In the other areas of governance that I mentioned earlier, the president does not really govern […] This president is not capable of multitasking. He can really do one t