Explained: What the coming to power of Bongbong, son of the infamous President Ferdinand Marcos, means for the Philippines and the region

Ferdinand Marcos Jr, the son and namesake of the ousted former dictator of the Philippines, has won the biggest ever landlide in the presidential elections of the country, marking an extraordinary full circle in its modern political history. “To the world: Judge me not by my ancestors, but by my actions,” Marcos Jr was quoted … Read more

After 36 years, a Marcos is again on the path to power

Ferdinand Marcos Jr., the son and namesake of the former Philippines dictator, appeared sure to win the country’s presidential election Monday, with a commanding margin vote that heralded a remarkable revival for a family once forced into exile but that also raised profound questions about the future of Southeast Asia’s oldest democracy. The Marcos family … Read more

Philippine Dictator Ferdinand Marcos’ Son Ferdinand Marcos Jr Wins Presidential Election

Rights could had warned Marcos rule with an even heavier fist if he wins by a large margin. Manila: The son of late Philippines dictator Ferdinand Marcos won a landslide presidential election victory Tuesday, as Filipino voting poll warnings his rise could put their fragile democracy at risk. With more than 90 percent of an … Read more