2022 Philippine Elections

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Leni Robredo, Philippine vice president and leader of the opposition, finally declares her presidential bid in the 2022 elections.

Veteran human rights lawyers Chel Diokno and Neri Colmenares file their certificates of candidacy for senator, Thursday, October 7. 

Dictator’s son Bongbong Marcos will continue President Rodrigo Duterte’s drug war with the same vigor “but in a different way.”

Pharmally executive Linconn Ong asks the Supreme Court to declare as unconstitutional the power of the Senate to hold in contempt and detain witnesses.

The Philippines ranks lowest in Nikkei Asia’s pandemic recovery rankings for September. The rankings evaluate 121 countries worldwide in terms of infection management, vaccine rollout, and social mobility. – Rappler.com