With his inauguration, the Marcos political dynasty, overthrown in 1986 as a result of a public uprising, makes an astounding comeback.
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Why The Marcos Family Is So Infamous In The Philippines
Ferdinand Marcos Jr, nicknamed “Bongbong”, is poised to be the next leader of the Philippines, but the Marcos family is infamous.
The Philippines’ ‘Strongman’ Problem
Regardless of what happens in the elections on May 9, 2022, it will take generations to consolidate Philippine democracy, expert.
The Philippines Election: A Critical Moment For Democracy
The presidential election in the Philippines is likely to elect the son of the country’s longtime dictator, end democracy in the country.
An Exiled American Attorney On Philippines’ President Duterte
Before I moved here, Duterte launched a crackdown on crime. I don’t know what it was like before, but I’ve never been in a place with less crime.
Philippines: Duterte’s Pick Quits Presidential Race
President Rodrigo Duterte’s candidate for the president was Philippine Senator Christopher “Bong” Go who has no quit the race.
What Is The Future Of Democracy In The Philippines?
President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines has hinted that after his term finishes next year, he may run for the post of vice president.
Rodrigo Duterte Undoes Democracy In Philippines
Although President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines treats all problems as nails and has only one tool, a hammer, he still has supporters.
Understanding Democracy Through Filipino Cinema
Democracy through Filipino cinema: five film critics weigh in on which Filipino film comes to mind when thinking of democracy.
Deadly Crackdown on Human Rights Defenders in Philippines
In the Philippines’ Calabarzon area, nine human rights defenders were recently killed and four others were arbitrary detained.