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Philippine President-elect Rodrigo Duterte will continue his predecessor’s macroeconomic policies focusing on higher infrastructure spending and fiscal efficiency, aides said on Thursday in a bid to end uncertainty around his growth agenda.

Duterte ran on a single-issue campaign focused on law and order for a presidential election on Monday, and while an official winner had not been declared, an unofficial count by an election commission-accredited watchdog showed he easily won.

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