Ferdinand Marcos Jr. is sworn in as the Philippines 17th president

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Ferdinand Marcos Jr. sworn in as the 17th President of the Philippines.

  • Ferdinand Marcos Jr took the oath at the National Museum of Fine Arts in Manila.

  • Ferdinand Marcos Jr. will serve as president until 2028.

  • Ferdinand Marcos Jr. has replaced Rodrigo Duterte, who served as the President of the Philippines from 2016 to 2022.

  • Sara Duterte Carpia has been elected Vice President.

  • Marcos Jr. won the presidential election in May with 60 percent of the vote over rival Maria Leonor Robredo.

  • The President is the head of the executive branch of the Philippine government. The President is directly elected by the people.

  • The term of the President in the Philippine Constitution is six years.

  • About Philippines 

  • The Philippines is a country located in Southeast Asia.

  • It got complete independence on 4 July 1946 after the Second World War.

  • It is the country with the fifth longest coastline in the world.

  • The Philippines is the second largest producer of geothermal energy in the world, after the United States.

  • Capital - Manila

  • Currency - peso

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