Published: May 27, 2022
In his first foreign policy pronouncement, Ferdinand Marcos Jr on Thursday said he would uphold a 2016 decision by the Hague-based Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) that favoured Manila’s diplomatic protest against Beijing’s sweeping claims in the South China Sea.
Published: May 25, 2022
Presumptive Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr said he has met with Washington’s top diplomat in the country and discussed the “re-signing or the extension” of the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) between the Philippines and the United States.
Published: May 19, 2022
Philippines President-elect Ferdinand Marcos Jr said his country’s relations with China will expand and shift to a higher gear under his administration, while Beijing has assured him of its support for his “independent foreign policy”.
Published: May 11, 2022
With a campaign lacking in details on how the perceived winner in the May 9 polls intends to manage the Philippines economy, the private sector has shifted into a wait-and-see mode until former senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr outlines his plans and names his economic team.
Published: May 10, 2022
Ferdinand Marcos Jr, the son of the Philippines dictator deposed in a 1986 popular uprising, thanked his supporters on Monday after winning the presidential election by a huge margin, according to unofficial results, marking a stunning comeback for the country's most famous political dynasty.
Published: May 09, 2022
Philippine residents headed to cast their ballots on Monday (May 9), after polls opened in the country's most divisive presidential election in decades, with the prospect of a once-unthinkable return to the rule of the Marcos family, 36 years after they were toppled in a "people power" uprising.