What impact will Trump’s presidency have on Philippine interests?


Dindo Manhit


The Philippine Star


 November 11, 2016


There has been no shortage of shocks in 2016, but the American people’s decision to elect Donald Trump as their next president is the icing on the cake. The results of the election, followed closely in the Philippines and in the rest of the Asia, took most of the United States and the rest of the world by surprise. Markets fell in Tokyo, Seoul, Beijing, and Manila as residents began to seriously consider a world where Trump is the face of American power.