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New leadership is coming to the Philippines. Investors have questions.
May 18, 2022

New leadership is coming to the Philippines. Investors have questions.

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Ferdinand Marcos Jr., son of an ousted dictator and whose mother Imelda was known for her legendary collection of footwear, is poised to become the next president of the Philippines. To help us parse what this could mean for the rest of the world and how the Philippines got to this point, we spoke with the BBC's Howard Johnson. Additionally, we have the latest on breaking news this morning that the U.S. Soccer Federation and its players have a landmark deal to guarantee equal pay for the men's and women's teams. Also, the latest on the effects of sanctions on Russia. Plus, we dig into the changing dynamics of the housing market. And, Susan Schmidt joins us for our discussion about market activity.

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In the Philippines, incoming president will meet economic challenges

May 18, 2022
Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. has promised a golden age for the Philippines, but he's up against pandemic and more.
Ferdinand Marcos Jr. is the son of a deposed dictator.
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The team

Victoria Craig Host, BBC
Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Jay Siebold Technical Director
Jesson Duller Media Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Rose Conlon Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer
Redmond Carolipio Digital Producer
Ariana Rosas Producer/Director

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