Supreme Court Orders Robredo to Pay for Part of VP Election Recount

The electoral protest against Vice President Leni Robredo is gaining ground after the Supreme Court, sitting as the Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET), ordered her to pay an initial $160,000 ($300,000 total) within five days in order for the PET to entertain her request for a recount of 8,042 precincts. Her rival, former Sen. Bongbong Marcos, earlier paid $720,000 out of a total of $1.35 million after asking for a recount of over 39,000…

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