Philippines Congress proclaims Marcos as next president


Reuters | Manila | Updated: 25-05-2022 16:00 IST | Created: 25-05-2022 15:43 IST
Philippines Congress proclaims Marcos as next president
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Philippine lawmakers on Wednesday declared Ferdinand Marcos Jr, the son and namesake of a late dictator, would be the country's next president after confirming his victory in the May 9 election.

Marcos will be sworn into office on June 30, replacing President Rodrigo Duterte, for a single, six-year term.

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