Where Did Your Philippine President Come From? (Part 1 of 3)

Where Did Your Philippine President Come From

As prescribed by current Philippine law, two of the pertinent qualifications required for public elective positions, specifically the president of the country are: (1) that the aspirant is a natural born citizen and (2) that the aspirant is a resident of the Philippines for at least 10 years immediately preceding the election.

This completely makes sense, of course, because how can a president lead a country that seems to be foreign to him/her?

Now that the nation is busy preparing for yet another national election in 2016, let’s take a look at our previous presidents’ respective hometowns.

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