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The First 30 Days of the Marcos Presidency
July 29, 2022

The First 30 Days of the Marcos Presidency

By Mong Palatino
If the past month is anything to go by, the new administration is poised to carry on the legacy of Rodrigo Duterte.

Does Marcos Jr. Have an Economic Plan for the Philippines?
May 19, 2022

Does Marcos Jr. Have an Economic Plan for the Philippines?

By Michael Beltran
Uncertainty and cynicism loom over the Philippine economy amid Marcos’ win.
Marcos Presidency Complicates US Efforts to Counter China
May 10, 2022

Marcos Presidency Complicates US Efforts to Counter China

By David Rising and Jim Gomez
Marcos has been short on specifics about foreign policy, but in interviews he said he wanted to pursue closer ties with China,

Marcos on the Brink of Victory as Filipinos Vote in Presidential Election
May 09, 2022

Marcos on the Brink of Victory as Filipinos Vote in Presidential Election

By Sebastian Strangio
As polling stations open across the country, the dictator's son seems set to be elected the country's 17th president.

Inside the Philippines’ Critical Presidential Election
April 01, 2022

Inside the Philippines’ Critical Presidential Election

By Anthony Esguerra
Marcos Jr. leads Leni Robredo in the race, but with a month left until election day much can still change.

Elections in a Pandemic: How Filipinos Can Safely Elect Their Leaders
March 09, 2022

Elections in a Pandemic: How Filipinos Can Safely Elect Their Leaders

By Anthony Esguerra
The Philippines will soon conduct one of Asia’s largest elections in 2022. One expert says the campaign period is beginning to look like a “public health nightmare.”

Neri Colmenares: The Martial Law Survivor Pursuing a Philippine Senate Seat
February 25, 2022

Neri Colmenares: The Martial Law Survivor Pursuing a Philippine Senate Seat

By Michael Beltran
Colmenares wants to prevent the Philippines from returning to the dark times of the Marcos dictatorship.
Philippines Election Authority Dismisses More Complaints Against Marcos
February 11, 2022

Philippines Election Authority Dismisses More Complaints Against Marcos

By Sebastian Strangio
The son of the late dictator now holds a commanding lead in the race to succeed President Rodrigo Duterte.

Presidential Election Campaign Kicks Off in the Philippines
February 07, 2022

Presidential Election Campaign Kicks Off in the Philippines

By Mong Palatino
On May 9, 65.7 million Filipinos will go to the polls to choose who will succeed President Rodrigo Duterte.

The Counterrevolution: Marcos Jr.’s Bid for Philippine Presidency
February 04, 2022

The Counterrevolution: Marcos Jr.’s Bid for Philippine Presidency

By Richard Javad Heydarian
Three decades after returning from exile in Hawaii, the Marcos clan is on the brink of recapturing the presidential palace.

Philippine Parliament Passes Law to Tackle Online Abuse, Trolling
February 04, 2022

Philippine Parliament Passes Law to Tackle Online Abuse, Trolling

By Sebastian Strangio
The bill would require people to divulge their real identities when setting up social media accounts.
Philippines’ Marcos to Pursue Bilateral Deal With Beijing Over South China Sea
January 28, 2022

Philippines’ Marcos to Pursue Bilateral Deal With Beijing Over South China Sea

By Sebastian Strangio
The leading candidate's comments suggest that his victory in May could lead to an extension of President Rodrigo Duterte's divisive China policy.

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