Cherry Querubin (top left) with Marcos Jnr’s supporters in Japan. Photo: Yuri Kikuchi
Cherry Querubin (top left) with Marcos Jnr’s supporters in Japan. Photo: Yuri Kikuchi

Philippine election: why are overseas Filipinos such big fans of Bongbong Marcos Jnr?

  • The presidential frontrunner, hailing from a family reviled by many citizens, has a large fan following among Filipinos working abroad, including in Japan, Hong Kong
  • Many workers who run online campaigns in support of the senator and his running mate Sara Duterte-Carpio say charisma is one of the reasons why they back him

Topic |   The Philippines
Cherry Querubin (top left) with Marcos Jnr’s supporters in Japan. Photo: Yuri Kikuchi
Cherry Querubin (top left) with Marcos Jnr’s supporters in Japan. Photo: Yuri Kikuchi
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