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Philippines’ Duterte to file candidacy for vice president on Nov 15 – local media

November 13, 2021By Reuters

Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte will file his candidacy for vice president in the 2022 election by way of substitution on Monday, local media reported on Saturday, quoting his communications secretary.

Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Martin Andanar, was quoted by GMA News and CNN Philippines, as saying Duterte will register to run for the country’s No. 2 job on Nov. 15, the deadline for switching of candidates.

Reuters could not immediately confirm the report.

(Reporting by Karen Lema; Editing by Jacqueline Wong)

((karen.lema@thomsonreuters.com; +632 841-8938;))

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