Ferdinand Marcos Jr. sworn in as Philippines' new President

Ferdinand Marcos Jr. was sworn in as

 the 17th President of the Philippines on Thursday,

restoring one of the country's most

notorious political dynasties to the Malacañang

Palace 36 years after his father

was ousted in a popular uprising.

Marcos Jr., known as "Bongbong" in the Philippines,

won a landslide in May 9 elections

on a platform of national unity and a promise of more jobs,

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