President Rodrigo Duterte filed his certificate of candidacy for senator after his daughter announced her bid for vice president.
Hours before the deadline, lawyer Melchor Aranas, filed Mr. Duterte's COC for senator as a substitute for Mona Lisa Visorde.
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- Sara Duterte-Carpio is set to contest the vice presidency