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As Philippine presidential hopefuls hit the hustings for the official start of campaigning, a video viewed hundreds of thousands of times on Facebook appeared to show people at a rally for Vice President Leni Robredo chanting the name of her rival Ferdinand Marcos Jr. In reality, the audio has been altered. In the original video, the crowd chanted the name of a senator that Robredo endorsed.

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