US election: No one candidate ticks all the boxes for South-east Asia

US President Donald Trump meets Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on the sidelines of the Asean summit in Manila on Nov 13, 2017.
US President Donald Trump meets Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on the sidelines of the Asean summit in Manila on Nov 13, 2017.PHOTO: REUTERS

It is not as clear as day who will be better for South-east Asia: Mr Donald Trump or Mr Joe Biden.

"There are upsides and downsides," said research fellow Lucio Pitlo III at the Asia-Pacific Pathways to Progress Foundation.

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