As the election campaign comes to an end, the vice-presidential favorite is the son of the dictator who ruled the country until the 1980s.
Anti-drug squads in the Philippines have executed 32 people in 24 hours, marking the bloodiest day in the country's "war on drugs." Duterte praised the killings, calling on the police to kill "another 32 everyday."
Former Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos has been buried in the national Heroes' Cemetery. His belated burial with military honors was a campaign pledge of the recently-elected president, Rodrigo Duterte.
The former president of the Philippines faces charges for a 2015 police raid that left 44 officers dead. Benigno Aquino was indicted for usurping authority and allowing a suspended police chief to run the fatal raid.
Controversial ex-dictator Ferdinand Marcos can be buried at a heroes' cemetery in Manila. Petitioners had tried to prevent the decision, pointing to the leader's brutal reign.
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