Philippines starts new era of Marcos rule, decades after overthrow | The World

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The new Philippines’ president has been sworn in at a colourful ceremony in Manila. The son of a dictator who ruled the country for two decades, Ferdinand Marcos Jr. says he will usher in a new era of unity. By his side, as vice president, will be the daughter of outgoing leader Rodrigo Duterte. Sarah Jane Bell reports.

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