Could Philippine boxing icon and Senator Manny Pacquiao knock out more established political rivals from the presidential race? Photo: Xinhua
Could Philippine boxing icon and Senator Manny Pacquiao knock out more established political rivals from the presidential race? Photo: Xinhua

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

  • The deadline to enter has passed, and contenders include Panfilo Lacson, Ferdinand Marcos Jnr, Isko Moreno, Manny Pacquiao, Ronald dela Rosa, and Leni Robredo
  • Public favourite Sara Duterte-Carpio hasn’t officially entered, but may use the same loophole her father Rodrigo did last time round

Could Philippine boxing icon and Senator Manny Pacquiao knock out more established political rivals from the presidential race? Photo: Xinhua
Could Philippine boxing icon and Senator Manny Pacquiao knock out more established political rivals from the presidential race? Photo: Xinhua
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