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Philippine elections

Son of ex-dictator Marcos says he'll run for Philippine presidency

Ferdinand 'Bongbong' Marcos Jr. seeks political comeback for family

A successful bid by Ferdinand 'Bongbong' Marcos would mark the family's return to power after his father was ousted by the "People Power" revolution in 1986. (File photo by EPA/Jiji)

MANILA -- Ferdinand 'Bongbong' Marcos Jr., the namesake son of the late Philippine dictator, said Tuesday he plans to run for president in next year's election.

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