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Philippine vote campaign starts amid violence, virus fears | Health and Fitness

By JIM GOMEZ and AARON FAVILA - Related Press MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Candidates for Philippine congressional seats and hundreds of smaller races began campaigning Friday with police watching intently as a result of previous violence and to implement a pandemic ban on handshakes, hugging and tightly packed crowds which are an indicator of the nation’s usually circus-like campaigns.Campaigning for the presidency and different ...

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