Polls highlight growing wealth gap

Long election campaign highlights large gap between rich and poor in the Philippines.

    Filipinos are voting for more than 17,000 candidates to represent them in public office.

    The long election campaign has highlighted the large gap between the rich and poor in the country, as a small elite controls most of the money.

    Al Jazeera's Veronica Pedrosa reports from Manila.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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