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The 100-day countdown for this year’s Philippines presidential election is officially on. It’s scheduled on Monday, May 9, 2016, unless an unforeseeable event takes place.
According to the latest surveys, Vice President Jejomar Binay is leading the race. Of course, conducting surveys is big business in the Philippines. Hence, they can be manipulated to get the results desired by those who paid for them. But what if they reflect the true sentiments of the people?
It will be a disaster for the country.
A pro bono lawyer, his rags-to-riches story started when he was appointed in 1986 by the late President Cory Aquino as Officer-in-Charge of the City of Makati, the country’s financial center.
After his tenure expired, he didn’t head to the sunset. He served as mayor from 1988 to 1998. After his wife succeeded him from 1998 to 2001, he reclaimed the post…
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