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Sara Duterte insists she won’t run for Philippines presidency. But that hasn’t dimmed her support

The daughter of Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte says there’s no chance she’ll run for the presidency next year. Her father says the presidency is no job for a woman.But few are convinced by either of them as campaigns grow to back Sara Duterte-Carpio, 42, to succeed the autocratic and capricious president whose war on drugs killed thousands and whose embrace of China has convulsed historic ties with the US.“It is the clamour of the people that will make her run,” said Mar Masanguid, who led…


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