Philippines Supreme Court rejects last bid to thwart incoming president Marcos - News Summed Up

Philippines Supreme Court rejects last bid to thwart incoming president Marcos


Philippine president-elect FerdinandThe Philippines Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected a final bid to disqualify President-elect Ferdinand Marcos from last month's election, local media reported, clearing the way for his inauguration later this week. Marcos, 64, won the May 9 election in a landslide and will be sworn in on Thursday for a six-year term. The Supreme Court justices unanimously dismissed the consolidated cases, media reported. The court did not immediately respond to a request for confirmation and details of its decision had yet to be published. The Marcos camp had long dismissed the petitions as efforts by his opponents to hobble his campaign.


Source: The Standard June 28, 2022 19:10 UTC



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