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After the big election win, now comes the hard part for Philippines' Marcos

Mr Ferdinand "BongBong" Marcos Jr arrives at his campaign headquarters in Mandaluyong City, on May 9, 2022. PHOTO: BLOOMBERG
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MANILA - In the end, the polling firms were right.

Mr Ferdinand Marcos Jr, despite his political baggage as the son and namesake of the late dictator, won by a landslide and will now be the Philippines' president for the next six years.

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