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Can living legend Manny Pacquiao become Philippine president?

Boxing hero needs a campaign strategy that appeals to voters

Sen. Manny Pacquiao, a famed former professional boxer, has a support rate of just 9% in his presidential bid.   © USA TODAY/Reuters

BANGKOK -- The "Duterte drama" that attracted public attention has come to an unexciting end as Sara Duterte, the eldest daughter of President Rodrigo Duterte, did not run for president and her father decided to run for senator, not vice president.

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