Statement of former Senator Ferdinand "Bongbong" R. Marcos Jr. on President Rodrigo Duterte's first year in office

30 June 2017

President Rodrigo Duterte has shown one singular quality that is very clear and the reason why he is very popular – the quality of leadership. He has shown that leadership both in our local and foreign policies. For example, he has redirected our foreign policy and that is the reason why we have regained once again a crucial and important position in the international community to the benefit of the Philippines. It is the same with various domestic policies. I think the Filipino people recognize that. Only a good leader can do that and he managed to do just that.