A supporter of Manny Pacquiao carries a banner as he files for candidacy for president on October 1, 2021. Photo: EPA-EFE
A supporter of Manny Pacquiao carries a banner as he files for candidacy for president on October 1, 2021. Photo: EPA-EFE

Can Philippine boxing icon Manny Pacquaio fight corruption? Some OFW voters are doubtful

  • Pacquaio has left behind an illustrious career to run for president – but some fans say they can’t see him as ‘anything more than a boxer’
  • Overseas voters are sceptical over his ability to stamp out longstanding corruption issues, while others cite disbelief over his 22-point plan for reforms

A supporter of Manny Pacquiao carries a banner as he files for candidacy for president on October 1, 2021. Photo: EPA-EFE
A supporter of Manny Pacquiao carries a banner as he files for candidacy for president on October 1, 2021. Photo: EPA-EFE
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