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Ferdinand Marcos Jr

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.

Activists Seek Supreme Court Intervention to Head Off Marcos Presidency
May 18, 2022

Activists Seek Supreme Court Intervention to Head Off Marcos Presidency

By Sebastian Strangio
The petition claims that the son of the former dictator should have been barred from the election due to a past conviction for tax evasion.
The Economic Outlook for the Philippines Under Ferdinand Marcos Jr.
May 17, 2022

The Economic Outlook for the Philippines Under Ferdinand Marcos Jr.

By James Guild
The new president will take the reins at a time of high inflation and monetary tightening in the global financial system.

Marcos’ Victory Offers Washington the Chance for a Diplomatic Reset with the Philippines
May 17, 2022

Marcos’ Victory Offers Washington the Chance for a Diplomatic Reset with the Philippines

By Peter Mumford
Marcos might not have been the ideal choice of many U.S. policymakers, but he offers the opportunity for a more stable and predictable partnership.

Fears of a Marcos Government Courting China Are Overblown
May 13, 2022

Fears of a Marcos Government Courting China Are Overblown

By Andrew Yeo and Enrico Gloria
Even if Marcos were to actively engage Beijing – and that’s not a given – there are hard limits to Chinese influence in the Philippines.

No Honeymoon for the Marcos Presidency?
May 11, 2022

No Honeymoon for the Marcos Presidency?

By Mong Palatino
Despite his platform of national "unity," Ferdinand Jr.'s presidency will likely further polarize an already divided society.

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,
Provisional Results Show Landslide Marcos Victory in Philippine Election
May 10, 2022

Provisional Results Show Landslide Marcos Victory in Philippine Election

By Sebastian Strangio
Filipinos have decisively elected another Marcos and another Duterte to the nation’s two highest offices.

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.

Disinformation Poses a Grave Threat to Democracy in the Philippines
May 04, 2022

Disinformation Poses a Grave Threat to Democracy in the Philippines

By Mu Sochua
The return of the Philippine's once-disgraced Marcos clan has been aided by a flood of coordinated online manipulation.

Marcos Maintains Large Lead as Philippine Campaign Enters Final Week
May 03, 2022

Marcos Maintains Large Lead as Philippine Campaign Enters Final Week

By Sebastian Strangio
The latest Pulse Asia survey has shown nearly no change since last month, with Marcos holding a commanding 33-point lead over second-placed Leni Robredo.
Poll Shows Robredo Closing the Gap on Marcos in Philippines Presidential Race
April 07, 2022

Poll Shows Robredo Closing the Gap on Marcos in Philippines Presidential Race

By Sebastian Strangio
Despite a slight loss of support, Marcos still enjoys an apparently unassailable 32-point lead over his main rival.

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