Political drama in the Philippines exposes long-simmering rift between President Duterte, daughter

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and his daughter, Davao Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio, do not get along well, says the writer. PHOTO: AFP
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MANILA - Filipinos witnessed this past week a political drama involving the First Family, exposing once again a long-simmering rift between President Rodrigo Duterte and his daughter Sara Duterte-Carpio.

Ms Duterte-Carpio last week ended months of speculation about her political plans when she filed papers making her run for Philippine vice-president.

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