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DAVAO, Philippines: Incendiary Philippine politician Rodrigo Duterte vowed Tuesday a relentless crackdown on crime after securing a landslide presidential victory built on foul-mouthed populist tirades that exposed deep voter anger at the establishment.
MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine presidential hopefuls held mass rallies on Saturday in a festival-like finale to a divisive campaign and called on voters to block firebrand frontrunner Rodrigo Duterte's path to the presidency.
MANILA (Reuters) - An outspoken mayor running for the Philippine presidency on promises of a crackdown on crime and drugs has increased his lead in an opinion poll released on Sunday, just two weeks away from the election.
MANILA: The Philippines’ Supreme Court gave the go-ahead Tuesday for leading presidential candidate Grace Poe to run in May elections, removing a major obstacle in her bid to become the country’s third female leader.
MANILA (AFP) - A leading contender for the Philippine presidency, Senator Grace Poe, could be barred from standing next year after the election commission ruled Wednesday she was not a “natural born” Filipino.
BATAC, Philippines: Imelda Marcos, the Philippines' most famous political survivor, toasted her 85th birthday Wednesday as the former first lady made plans for a triumphal return to the presidential palace.
MANILA (Reuters) - Benigno Aquino III has picked up the mantle his mother wrested from a dictator and his father fought and died for, winning the Philippine presidency on a promise to fight endemic corruption and improving governance.
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