Grace Poe: The ‘centrist’ alternative?

Richard Heydarian - @inquirerdotnet 07/06/2021

“People are drawn to the easy and to the easiest side of the easy,” observed Rainer Maria Rilke in “Letters to a Young Poet.” The poet then emphasized the need for us to “hold ourselves to the…

Poe after Ulysses’ onslaught: Rebuilding and recovering no longer enough

Christia Marie Ramos - Reporter / @CMRamosINQ 11/16/2020

MANILA, Philippines — “Rebuilding and recovering is no longer enough, we need to be resilient,” Senator Grace Poe said Monday after Typhoon Ulysses battered Luzon provinces. “This will not be the last nor the worst calamity that…

Grace Poe highlights FPJ’s generosity on his 15th death anniversary

Katrina Hallare - Inquirer.net 12/14/2019

MANILA, Philippines — On the 15th death anniversary of her father, Senator Grace Poe remembered Fernando Poe Jr.’s (FPJ) generosity as she visited his gravesite at the Manila North Cemetery on Saturday. “Magpa-Pasko noong pumanaw si FPJ.…

Poe on emergency powers: It cannot be a shotgun approach

Christia Marie Ramos - INQUIRER.net 09/14/2019

MANILA, Philippines — While insisting that she is not against emergency powers, Senator Grace Poe on Friday said granting and using such powers “cannot be a shotgun approach.” “Let me stress that I am not against emergency…

Give FOI bill ‘one big push’, Poe asks colleagues

07/02/2019

MANILA, Philippines – Senator Grace Poe is appealing to her colleagues to give the Freedom of Information (FOI) bill “one big push” in the 18th Congress as she refiled the measure on Tuesday. Senate Bill No. 121…

Osmeña-led BO-PK backs 5 senatorial candidates

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/30/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Five senatorial candidates in the midterm elections in May, including Cebu’s own Sergio “Serge” Osmeña III,  got the backing of Bando Osmeña Pundok Kauswagan (BO-PK) and joined Cebu City’s administration slate during the local…

Grace Poe’s father-in-law safe after SUV’s fall from elevated parking space

Inquirer.net 11/18/2018

The father-in-law of Grace Poe only sustained a few fractured ribs and bruises after his sport utility vehicle fell from an elevated parking space at a shopping mall in San Juan City, the senator said on Sunday.…

Grace Poe leads Senate poll; Sara Duterte, Imee Marcos in top 12

Inquirer 09/23/2018

If the senatorial elections were held in the first week of September, Sen. Grace Poe would have topped the race, a nationwide survey conducted by Pulse Asia showed. Of the 66 names included in the survey, held…

Poe seeks Senate probe of the US embassy dispersal

Inquirer.net 10/21/2016

Senator Grace Poe has filed a resolution seeking a Senate investigation into the violent dispersal and “ruthless plowing” of protesters outside the US Embassy in Manila on Wednesday. In Senate Resolution No. 210, Poe urged the Senate…

Accessible president

Editorial 05/20/2016

Two columns by Philippine Daily Inquirer columnists Randy David and former Makati Business Club president Guillermo Luz not only helped explain why presumptive President Rodrigo Duterte won the elections, but also reiterated the simple aspirations and expectations…

Grace in victory and defeat

Editorial 05/12/2016

Following Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte’s show of magnanimity in victory and the equally gracious concessions of Sen. Grace Poe and Liberal Party (LP) standard-bearer Mar Roxas, candidates in Cebu who either won or lost showed that…

Roxas, Poe concede defeat

05/11/2016

Emotions ran high at the Liberal Party headquarters as standard-bearer Mar Roxas announced his concession to the leading presidential candidate Rodrigo Duterte yesterday. Sen. Grace Poe was the first to concede Monday midnight at her team’s headquarter…

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