Power Play

In Marcos Jr's foreign policy, nothing will be set in stone

Despite his family's historical baggage that tilts him towards China, economic imperatives and institutional resistance from the military will be factors that the incoming president cannot ignore.

Mr Ferdinand Marcos Jr himself has yet to give details on his foreign policy. PHOTO: REUTERS
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MANILA - Mr Ferdinand Marcos Jr's presidency offers the United States an opportunity to reset ties with its oldest ally in South-east Asia.

China, on the other hand, is eager to see its warm, close relations with the Philippines under outgoing President Rodrigo Duterte carried over to Mr Marcos Jr's government.

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