In the Philippines on Tuesday, millions of people went to the polls to elect 320 delegates who next June will amend or completely rewrite the country's constitution.
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Background: In the Philippines on Tuesday, millions of people went to the polls to elect 320 delegates who next June will amend or completely rewrite the country's constitution.
Nearly 2,500 candidates - all of them without formal political affiliation - are standing for membership of the Constitutional Convention.
Moves to change the 35-year-old constitution began last year following criticism that it was no longer responsive to the people's include retention or abolition of the presidential system, land reform and distribution of taxation and income.
Basically, it is hoped to give the majority of Filipinos a better deal. There has been wide-spread criticism that the poor - the overwhelming majority in the country, as the many shanty towns testify - are exploited by a rich minority who live in luxury.
The critics say that while the rich get richer the poor get poorer. They hope a new constitution will soon change this.