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The Glorietta Mall in Makati City in metro Manila was transformed into a mass vaccination site on December 1 during a government-sponsored campaign to increase the number of people vaccinated across the country. Ella Mage/NPR hide caption

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The Philippines vaccinated 7.6 million people in 3 days. Duterte demands even more

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The Philippines vaccinated more than 7.5 million people against COVID in 3 days

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and his daughter Sara Duterte arrive for the opening of the Boao Forum for Asia Annual Conference 2018. AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Clan politics reign but a family is divided in the race to rule the Philippines

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The children of 2 different Philippine leaders have joined forces ahead of election

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The celebrity candidates in the 2022 Philippine presidential election

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Philippine President Duterte retirement fuels speculation around successor

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Hospitals in the Philippines struggle under influx of COVID-19 patients

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Manila City Mayor Isko Moreno gestures after declaring his bid to run for president in a speech at a public school in the slum area near the place where he grew up in Manila, Philippines on Wednesday Sept. 22, 2021. AP hide caption

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Philippine President Duterte Is Being Investigated By An International Court

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Investigators will focus on the period from 2016, when Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte took office, through March 2019, after which the Philippines was deemed to have withdrawn from the International Criminal Court in a bid to avert its jurisdiction. Noel Celis/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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The Family Of Rodrigo Duterte Is Shaking Up The Philippine Presidential Race

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The U.S. Pivots To Focus On Southeast Asia After The Fall Of Kabul

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A U.S. Navy hovercraft prepares to hit the beach during amphibious-landing exercises as part of an annual joint U.S.-Philippine military exercise on the shores of San Antonio, facing the South China Sea, in Zambales province, Philippines, on April 11, 2019. Ted Aljibe/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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