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Cashing in on the Philippine election

The Philippine economy is expected to outperform many of its neighbours and grow more than 6% this year.

Part of that is due to rising employment, higher wages and more spending on infrastructure.

But also, the money being spent on next week's general election is so huge it will also prove to be a big factor.

The BBC's Rico Hizon was in the capital Manila, to find out who is cashing in.

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