A Hotly Contested Election in the Philippines

A Hotly Contested Election in the Philippines

Sui-Lee Wee📍 Reporting from Manila

Jes Aznar for The New York Times

The two top candidates offered Filipino voters a stark choice: Ferdinand Marcos Jr., the son of the ousted dictator Ferdinand E. Marcos, versus Leni Robredo, the country’s current vice president, who has served as a check on President Rodrigo Duterte.