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Southeast Asia

A worrying comeback

An election fraught with controversy has the son of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos rising to the Philippine presidency, a development that observers say could only continue the authoritarian trend in Southeast Asia.

Myanmar as opposition urges ‘defensive war’

At least 20 people are killed in fighting between militias and Myanmar’s security forces, consistent with witnesses and Myanmar media, within the worst violence since opponents of the military government called in the week for a “people’s…