Tags: President Rodrigo Duterte

How did the Dutertes, Marcoses, Arroyo, and Estradas fare in the 2022 elections?

The Marcoses’ return realized by Ferdinand Marcos Jr.’s apparent presidential win based on unofficial count is not the only political family dynasty comeback the Philippines witnessed in the 2022 elections. Political dynasties that have been involved in many irregularities have successfully reclaimed seats in the local and national offices.


Communications Secretary Martin Andanar announced last weekend that his office will soon launch a “big project.” He was referring to a program to promote the country as a tourist destination and encourage foreign investments. By “big,” however, he also meant it will be heavily funded, which should further warm the hearts of his already overpaid,…