The Heat: Philippines presidential election

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A landslide victory. The official result will only be announced later this month, but Ferdinand Marcos Jr. has a massive lead over his rivals.

He will move back into the palace from where his family had to flee, thirty-six years ago, accused of brutality and corruption.

Gretchen Malalad has more, from Manila.

To discuss:

  • Danilo Arao is an Associate Professor of the Department of Journalism at the University of the Philippines.
  • John Nery is a columnist and Editorial Consultant at the news website Rappler.
  • Eduardo Araral is an associate professor at the National University of Singapore’s public policy school.
  • Einar Tangen is a current affairs commentator.

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