Aquino Expected To Win Presidency In Close Fight

May 2010
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 2;May2010, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p4
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The article reports on the speculation from the Business Monitor International Ltd. that Benigno Aquino III, a presidential candidate in the Philippines is poised to win in the upcoming May 2010 elections. It also reported that Manuel Villar Jr. will be in close fight with Aquino. It notes that the proclamation of the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) regarding the eligibility of Joseph Estrada has dented the popularity of Villar who both have pro-poor platforms.


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