Philippine presidential election: who’s running, who’s favourite and what’s their China policy?

Published Oct 08 2021 at 4:02 PM GMT
  • The race to the Malacañang Palace is on.
  • Friday, October 8, was officially the last day for candidates to enter the Philippine presidential election and, while there may be some surprises yet, the public now has a fairly good idea of who will battle it out on election day in May next year.
  • The race will decide who replaces the incumbent President Rodrigo Duterte, who is barred from running by the constitution, which limits presidents to single terms of six years.



  • Published Oct 8, 2021 4:02 PM GMT