Prospects For China-Philippines Relations With Marcos Jr. As President Of The Philippines

On May 9, 2022, the Philippines held a new round of presidential and vice presidential elections. After leading in the polls, Ferdinand Romualdez Marcos, the only son of former Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos, won a landslide victory against current vice president Leni Robredo and boxing great Manny Pacquiao. Marcos Jr. was the first presidential candidate to win a general election by an absolute majority in 36 years.