Ferdinand ‘Bongbong’ Marcos Jnr, son of the former Philippine dictator, is to run for president. Photo: AFP
Ferdinand ‘Bongbong’ Marcos Jnr, son of the former Philippine dictator, is to run for president. Photo: AFP

Philippine dictator’s son Ferdinand ‘Bongbong’ Marcos Jnr runs for president, sparking anger from his father’s victims

  • This is Marcos Jnr’s first tilt at the presidency and may represent his only chance as his mother Imelda – said to be the family’s real centre of political power – is 93
  • He is yet to announce a running mate after his first pick, President Rodrigo Duterte, dropped out. He denies a tandem deal with Sara Duterte and says ‘we’ll see’ about a triple-Bong ticket with Senator Christopher Go

Ferdinand ‘Bongbong’ Marcos Jnr, son of the former Philippine dictator, is to run for president. Photo: AFP
Ferdinand ‘Bongbong’ Marcos Jnr, son of the former Philippine dictator, is to run for president. Photo: AFP
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