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Philippine President Ferdinand E. Marcos, preparing for his reelection battle against Corazon Aquino, ordered his Cabinet ministers back to their districts to campaign "as if we were running scared." A presidential palace announcement said Marcos, facing the strongest electoral challenge of his 20-year rule, met with Cabinet ministers and leaders of his party after talks with officials of metropolitan Manila. He ordered the ministers to "pitch camp in their bailiwicks" to ensure victory in the Feb. 7 voting, state-run television reported.

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