MANILA, May 10 (Reuters) – The winner of the Philippines’ presidential election Ferdinand Marcos Jr on Tuesday said he would bridge political divides in his country and urged people to judge him by his performance as president, not by past history.
“Judge me not by my ancestors, but by my actions,” Marcos said in a statement, after securing majority of the 98% votes counted in an unofficial tally by the poll body.
(Reporting by Neil Jerome Morales and Karen Lema; Editing by Martin Petty)
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