A gathering of stars

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sat, 07 May 2022 02:20:36 +0000

Mall goers at Powerplant Mall, Rockwell, Makati City were treated to musical fanfare as National Artist for Music Ryan Cayabyab along with several other artists trooped there for an impromptu performance last May 6. This, in hopes that it will sway voters to pick presidential aspirant Vice President Leni Robredo and her running mate Senator […]

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Marcos, Pacquiao Could Decide Nuclear’s Fate in Philippines

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 19 Apr 2022 15:47:23 +0000

The candidate leading in the polls just weeks ahead of the May 9 presidential election in the Philippines has vowed to make nuclear power part of the country’s energy mix if he is elected, saying it is the best technology to tackle the country’s high electricity prices. Other candidates, while noting the importance of nuclear […]

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Duterte condoles with Robredo on mother’s passing

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Wed, 26 Feb 2020 13:31:44 +0000

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday conveyed his condolences to Vice President Maria Leonor “Leni” Robredo, whose mother, Salvacion Santo Tomas Gerona, recently passed away. Speaking to reporters, Duterte said he would like to visit the wake of Robredo’s mother but has a lot of work to do. “If I ever have time, I just came […]

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Robredo challenges youth: Be ‘true leaders’ even with an ‘uninspiring boss’

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Wed, 27 Nov 2019 11:51:52 +0000

VICE President Maria Leonor “Leni” challenged young leaders to find their “light in the midst of darkness” and “how to find solutions in an environment where the limitations given to you are just too much.” Robredo delivered her message during the graduation of the Angat Buhay Young Leaders in Government Fellowship Graduation Ceremony in Quezon […]

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Anti-illegal drugs panel backs Robredo — PNP OIC Gamboa

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Thu, 21 Nov 2019 08:55:44 +0000

VICE President Maria Leonor “Leni” Robredo continues to enjoy the support of the committee against illegal drugs, which she heads together with Director General Aaron Aquino of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA). Lt. Gen. Archie Francisco Gamboa, PNP officer in charge, gave this assurance to Robredo even after President Rodrigo Duterte said she could […]

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Robredo to Duterte: Tell me if I’m out as drug czar

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Wed, 20 Nov 2019 10:00:34 +0000

VICE President Maria Leonor “Leni” Robredo dared President Rodrigo Duterte to say it to her face if he wanted her out as co-chairman of the Interagency Committee on Anti-Illegal Drugs (ICAD). “Dapat diretsuhin na lang ako, diretso naman ako kausap kung ayaw nyo ako dito [He should tell me straight if he wants me out],” Robredo told […]

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PNP backs scrapping ‘Tokhang’

Credit to Author: THE MANILA TIMES| Date: Tue, 12 Nov 2019 06:27:48 +0000

THE Philippine National Police (PNP) is open to scrapping “Oplan Tokhang” if Vice President Maria Leonor “Leni” Robredo will order it, its spokesman said on Tuesday. Brig. Gen. Bernard Banac told The Manila Times in a text message that the PNP was behind Robredo in making the drug war “successful.” Robredo accepted her designation as co-chairman of the Interagency Committee […]

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Palace on Robredo drug war scheme: Give her space

Credit to Author: Catherine S. Valente, TMT| Date: Sat, 09 Nov 2019 04:35:10 +0000

MALACAÑANG on Saturday said it would allow President Maria Leonor “Leni” Robredo to create her own approach to solving the illegal drug problem of the country, “without interference from other quarter backers.” This, after Robredo convened on Friday the Inter-Agency Anti-Drugs Committee (ICAD), of which she is now a co-chairman. Palace spokesman Salvador Panelo took […]

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US backs Robredo in PH drug war

Credit to Author: THE MANILA TIMES| Date: Fri, 08 Nov 2019 07:36:46 +0000

THE US is ready to support Vice President Maria Leonor “Leni” Robredo in her “new role” as head of the Duterte administration’s war on drugs, its envoy to the Philippines said on Friday. “Congratulations to Vice President @Leni Robredo on her new role as co-chair of the Inter-Agency Committee on Anti-Illegal Drugs,” US Ambassador to […]

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Robredo to hold first committee meeting on anti-illegal drugs on Friday

Credit to Author: THE MANILA TIMES| Date: Thu, 07 Nov 2019 09:52:42 +0000

VICE President Maria Leonor “Leni” Robredo will meet with members of the Inter-Agency Committee on Anti-Illegal Drugs (ICAD) this Friday, the new drug czar herself said. In a chance interview with the media on the sidelines of her community visit to Rizal on Thursday, Robredo announced that she and her co-chairman, Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) chief Aaron […]

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