Ferdinand 'Bongbong' Marcos favourite to win presidency on election day in Philippines

by 24britishtvMay 10, 2022, 3:50 a.m. 11
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Voters in the Philippines are voting in the presidential election on Monday that pits frontrunner Ferdinand Marcos Jr, the son and namesake of the late dictator, against a human rights lawyer who has promised a transparent government. Subscribe to Guardian News on YouTube ► http://bit.ly/guardianwiressub Leni Robredo, the current vice-president who has advocated for marginalised groups., trails Marcos in the polls. As vice president – a position elected separately from the president – she has frequently clashed with president Rodrigo Duterte, and has condemned his so-called 'war on drugs’. ‘Authoritarian nostalgia’: Philippines seem set to return Marcoses to power ► https://www.theguardian.com/world/2022/may/04/authoritarian-nostalgia-philippines-seem-set-return-marcoses-to-power-ferdinand-marcos-jr Philippines presidency frontrunner praises ‘genius’ dictator father ► https://www.theguardian.com/world/2022/apr/27/philippines-presidency-frontrunner-ferdinand-marcos-jr-praises-genius-dictator-father The Guardian publishes independent journalism, made possible by supporters. Contribute to The Guardian today ► https://bit.ly/3uhA7zg Sign up to the Guardian's free new daily newsletter, First Edition ► http://theguardian.com/first-edition Website ► https://www.theguardian.com Facebook ►https://www.facebook.com/theguardian Twitter ► https://twitter.com/guardian Instagram ► https://instagram/guardian #Philippines #FerdinandMarcos #Bongbong #President

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