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Philippines Congress proclaims Marcos as next president

Agencies | Manila

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Philippine lawmakers on Wednesday declared Ferdinand Marcos Jr, the son and namesake of the late Ferdinand Marcos, would be the country’s next president after confirming his victory in the May 9 election. 

Marcos will be sworn into office on June 30, replacing President Rodrigo Duterte, for a single, six-year term.