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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.
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.

The Philippines in 2022: Elections, Omicron, and a Delayed Recovery
January 20, 2022

The Philippines in 2022: Elections, Omicron, and a Delayed Recovery

By Mong Palatino
The nation faces a tough year, but the upcoming presidential election heralds winds of change.
Philippines Election Body Dismisses Petition to Bar Marcos from Presidential Poll
January 18, 2022

Philippines Election Body Dismisses Petition to Bar Marcos from Presidential Poll

By Sebastian Strangio
Opponents of the Marcos clan have filed a number of petitions seeking to disqualify Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos from the May election.

Three Decades of Election Protests in the Philippines
December 17, 2021

Three Decades of Election Protests in the Philippines

By Mong Palatino
Even compared to past Philippine elections, the upcoming presidential polls are shaping up as unusually divisive.
Why the Fight for the Philippines Vice Presidency Matters
December 03, 2021

Why the Fight for the Philippines Vice Presidency Matters

By Mong Palatino
Whoever wins the number two slot could end up playing a significant political role in the next administration.

Former Duterte Aide Bows Out of Philippine Presidential Race
December 01, 2021

Former Duterte Aide Bows Out of Philippine Presidential Race

By Sebastian Strangio
Senator Bong Go’s decision to withdraw from the contest leaves Rodrigo Duterte’s presidential endorsement up for grabs.

Manolo Quezon III on Philippine Democracy and the 2022 Election
December 01, 2021

Manolo Quezon III on Philippine Democracy and the 2022 Election

By Sebastian Strangio
The race is on for the Philippine presidency, but has the country’s democracy entered a terminal phase?

Social Media Misinformation and the 2022 Philippine Elections
November 30, 2021

Social Media Misinformation and the 2022 Philippine Elections

By Japhet Quitzon
Next year's presidential contest is set to produce a dramatic sequel to the “social media election" of 2016.
Filipino Martial Law Victims Challenge Marcos’ Election Bid
November 17, 2021

Filipino Martial Law Victims Challenge Marcos’ Election Bid

By Jim Gomez
They fear that should Ferdinand Marcos Jr. win the presidency it could lead to a white-washing of the grave abuses and extreme corruption of the Marcos dictatorship.

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