MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – President Benigo Aquino III on Friday, July 31, endorsed Interior and Local Government Secretary Manuel "Mar" Roxas II as the standard-bearer of the ruling Liberal Party.
As part of Rappler’s #PHvote “The Leader I Want Series,” we also looked at Roxas’ stand on issues the next president will have to zoom in on: corruption, social inequality, climate change and disasters, foreign policy, OFWs, and peace in Mindanao. Check it out here: #TheLeaderIWant: Mar Roxas' to-fix list for 2016
Watch the highlights from the event below:
Mar Roxas arrives at Club Filipino
Aquino arrives at Club Filipino to endorse Mar Roxas
Aquino formally endorses Roxas
Roxas accepts Aquino’s endorsement