Presidential election

Brazil: Leftist Lula Accuses Bolsonaro of ‘Pedophile Behavior’

More than 1.1 million people tuned into the live broadcast of the Brazilian podcast Flow on Tuesday to listen to far-left socialist presidential candidate Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, who took time to, among other things, describe conservative President Jair Bolsonaro as a “pedophile” and accuse soccer star Neymar of cutting a deal with Bolsonaro to avoid prison.

Brazil's former president, who is running for reelection, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, left, appears in Sao Paulo, Brazil, July 3, 2022, and Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, right, attends a meeting on June 9, 2022, in Los Angeles. Brazilians go to the polls in October, and they'll have a choice …

South Korea Presidential Candidate Promises Free Hair Loss Treatment

Leftist South Korean politician Lee Jae-myung — the official nominee of South Korea’s ruling Democratic Party of Korea (DPK) for the nation’s upcoming presidential election on March 9 — vowed on Friday to expand the public health insurance policy in South Korea to include treatments for hair loss if elected South Korea’s top leader.

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Coronavirus Pandemic Freezes Philippines Presidential Election

Three top candidates for the Philippines’ May 2022 presidential election, including boxer-turned-senator Manny Pacquiao and Ferdinand Marcos Jr., announced the temporary suspension of major campaign activities on Monday due to a recent surge in Chinese coronavirus cases nationwide, the Philippine Star reported.

Gathered supporters of boxing icon Manny Pacquiao hold a banner as Pacquiao files his candidacy for the Philippines' upcoming presidential election, scheduled to be held on May 2022, outside an election office in Manila on October 1, 2021. (Photo by Ted ALJIBE / AFP) (Photo by TED ALJIBE/AFP via Getty …