Tag: Manila

  • Biden calls for congratulations to presumptive president of the Philippines

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — U.S. President Joe Biden called Ferdinand Marcos Jr. Thursday to congratulate him on his landslide victory in the Philippines presidential election, Manila’s ambassador to Washington said. Biden is among the first world leaders to acknowledge the electoral triumph of the deposed dictator’s namesake son, whose candidacy has alarmed human rights activists […]