Romeo Ranoco / Reuters
Voters in the Philippines all but elected a new president on Monday, a tough-talking mayor who transformed a southern city with a populist combination of controversial tactics and a deft touch.
With about 90 percent of the vote counted, Davao Mayor Rodrigo Dutrete had about 39 percent of the vote. His nearest rival, Manuel Roxas, the scion of a political dynasty, had 23 percent.
Duterte, a 71-year-old prone to explitive-laced rants on the campaign stump, was...