Presidential frontrunners former senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. and Vice President Leni Robredo are both gearing up for a tumultuous windup of their respective campaigns with just four days shy of the 2022 national and local elections.

But their lesser-rated rivals are not about to give up the fight. Senator Manny Pacquiao believes that he will win the presidential derby, while Senator Panfilo “Ping” Lacson said there was no way that he would finish with any vote coming from Visayas voters.

And did you know that over 37,000 schools will be used as electoral precincts in the May 9 polls?

Language organization have called for a renaissance in the Filipino language, seeking the restoration of Filipino and “Panitikan” subjects in college.

These are among the top stories this Thursday morning, May 5, 2022.

ELECTION GUARDIANS – The simultaneous multi-agency send off for security forces that will be deployed in the 2022 national and local elections is held at the South Road Properties in Cebu City on Wednesday, May 4, 2022. (Juan Carlo de Vela)
 
 
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Source: Manila Bulletin (https://mb.com.ph/2022/05/05/mb-daily-news-update-campaigns-hit-the-homestretch/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=mb-daily-news-update-campaigns-hit-the-homestretch)