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The Philippines' presidential election heats up with boxer Manny Pacquiao and the former dictator's son among 5 surprising candidates duking it out for control

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

From left: Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr., Manny Pacquiao, Panfilo Lacson, Francisco Domagoso, and Leni Robredo. L to R: Gregorio B. Dantes Jr./Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images, TED ALJIBE/AFP via Getty Images, NOEL CELIS/AFP via Getty Images, Ezra Acayan/Getty Images, Ezra Acayan/Getty Images
The Philippines' presidential election is set for May, and all candidates have filed for the race.
The candidates include boxer Manny Pacquiao, the son of a reviled dictator, and a former teen actor.
President Rodrigo Duterte has already stirred the pot, saying one of the front-runners...
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