Used to getting her own way, Philippine President Marcos Jr's wife expected to co-steer country

Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr and his wife Louise during his inauguration ceremony in Manila on June 30, 2022. PHOTO: AFP
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MANILA - By now, Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr would have already assembled the ministers and department heads he needs to help him run his government.

But there's one person who will sit high up in the pecking order, without the baggage of accountability that elected and appointed officials have - his 62-year-old wife, lawyer Louise Araneta-Marcos, known to most as Liza.

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