Philippine poll shows Marcos Jr's lead widening in presidential race

Philippine poll shows Marcos Jr's lead widening in presidential race

The son and namesake of late Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos strengthened his lead over his closest rival ahead of the presidential election in May, results of a new poll released on Sunday showed.

In Philippines election, late dictator's son aims to restore family pride

In Philippines election, late dictator's son aims to restore family pride

As frontrunner in the Philippines' presidential race, the son of late dictator Ferdinand Marcos appears poised to complete a remarkable rebranding of the family name 36 years after a "people power" uprising ended his father's autocratic rule.

Son of late Philippines strongman Marcos to run for presidency

Son of late Philippines strongman Marcos to run for presidency

The son and namesake of late Philippines dictator Ferdinand Marcos will file his candidacy for president in next year's elections, local media reported on Tuesday, but his lawyer said a final decision had not yet been made.

Philippines starts recount in vice-presidential election

Philippines starts recount in vice-presidential election

Ferdinand Marcos Jr, a former senator popularly known as Bongbong, is furious about having lost to Leni Robredo by about 260,000 votes in a May 2016 election he says was marred by massive cheating.

Italy out-think Belgium to claim a shock win

Italy out-think Belgium to claim a shock win

Underdogs Italy produced a tactical masterclass to defeat Belgium 2-0 in Lyon yesterday and inflict a shock defeat on one of the favourites for Euro 2016.