Manny Pacquiao: Summary of the Presidential Candidate’s Stand on these Key Issues

MANNY PACQUIAO – Here is a summary of the stand of the Election 2022 presidential aspirant and incumbent Senator on these key issues.

Sen. Manny Pacquiao was vocal about pursuing his presidential run whether or not a political party will support him. He was open to running as an independent candidate. In Election 2022, he is one of those who remain on the official ballot for the next poll.

Manny Pacquiao
Manny Pacquiao

Recently, the standard-bearer agreed to an interview with KMJS’ Jessica Soho. Based on a post of Inquirer, here are his standpoints on some big issues as revealed during the interview:

Sen. Manny Pacquiao said “YES” to…

  • Mandatory Drug Testing for Candidates
  • Continuing the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) between the Philippines and the United States
  • Deaths on war against illegal drugs
  • Continuing peace talks with CPP-NPA-NDF
  • Allowing POGO operations
  • Supporting passage of anti-political dynasty law
  • Making the Statements of Assets, Liabilities, and Net Worth (SALN) of government officials public
  • Joint Philippines-China exploration in the West Philippines Sea
  • Making the medical records of the president public
  • Prohibiting candidates facing charges from running in public office
  • Return of the Philippines to the International Criminal Court
  • Two-Party (TP) over Multi-Party (MP) System
  • Presidential (Presidential) government over Parliamentary (PARL)
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Sen. Manny Pacquiao said “NO” to…

  • Marriage of two (2) people of the same gender
  • Divorce
  • Death Penalty
  • Allow 100% Foreign Ownership
  • Lowering the Age of Criminal Liability
  • Supporting PCGG Abolition
  • Legalize jueteng
  • ICC prosecution of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte
Manny Pacquiao
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Based on the post, Sen. Manny Pacquiao clarified that he agrees with the prosecution of Pres. Rodrigo Roa Duterte if there is a violation committed. If he wins president, here are his top three (3) priorities:

  • Free housing
  • Job generation
  • Free education

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