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Philippine elections 2022

Philippine ruling party in turmoil as Duterte aide declines bid

Leader accepts nomination for vice president in 2022 election

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has accepted the ruling PDP-Laban Party's nomination to run for vice president in next year's election.   © Reuters

MANILA -- The Philippines' ruling PDP-Laban Party on Wednesday failed to secure its presidential candidate for next year's general election, throwing a succession plan for President Rodrigo Duterte into question.

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