Robredo: Gov’t execs given ‘license’ to hide wealth with lifestyle checks stopped

Krissy Aguilar - Reporter / @KAguilarINQ 09/27/2020

MANILA, Philippines — For Vice President Leni Robredo, the Office of the Ombudsman has given public officials a “license” to hide their wealth when it restricted access to their Statements of Assets, Liabilities and Net Worth (SALN)…

Robredo hails frontliners, heroes; urges Filipinos to be kind and brave

Daphne Galvez - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ 08/31/2020

MANILA, Philippines — As the nation celebrates National Heroes Day on Monday, Vice President Leni Robredo urged Filipinos to “fight and “not shrink from struggle or sacrifice” and paid tribute to the country’s heroes, including frontliners against…

GDP shrink could have been eased by public transport during quarantine — Robredo

Gabriel Pabico Lalu - Reporter / @GabrielLaluINQ 08/09/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The shrink in the country’s economy could have been eased had the government allowed public transportation to operate safely during the quarantine period, said Vice President Leni Robredo. Robredo on Sunday, who insisted that…

Focus on COVID-19, not charter change, Robredo tells gov’t officials

Catherine Gonzales - Inquirer.net 07/20/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Vice President Leni Robredo called on government officials on Sunday to focus on response efforts to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic instead of charter change, which she said was not timely. Robredo made this…

Vice President Robredo offers more dorms for Cebu City frontliners

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/09/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Office of the Vice President (OVP) will be providing additional dormitories for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) frontliners in Cebu City. In a Facebook post, Vice President Leni Robredo said that…

Robredo: Wrong and ‘self-defeating’ to blame Cebuanos for upsurge in COVID-19 cases

Gabriel Pabico Lalu - INQUIRER.net 07/07/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Vice President Leni Robredo on Tuesday said it is wrong as it is “self-defeating” to just blame Cebuanos over the rising cases of COVID-19 in Cebu City. In an interview with Teleradyo Cebu, Robredo…

Hope and Leni Robredo’s folly

03/20/2020

  Crisis brings out the worst and the best in people. The UP interns who chose to stay at the Philippine General Hospital despite the pullout order have shown to us what love of country is all…

Gov’t drug war a ‘massive failure’ – Robredo

JHESSET O. ENANO 01/07/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Duterte administration’s war on illegal drugs is a failure, with the government barely making a dent on the country’s narcotics problem despite a relentless campaign over the past three years, Vice President Leni…

Robredo to disclose drug war findings after SEA Games

JHESSET O. ENANO 12/03/2019

MANILA, Philippines — Vice President Leni Robredo will release her findings on the government’s antidrug campaign after the country’s hosting of the 30th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games that will wrap up next week. Speaking to reporters on…

Duterte fires Robredo as drug czar

DJ Yap 11/25/2019

BUSAN — President Rodrigo Duterte took offense at the “taunt” of Vice President Leni Robredo challenging him to just fire her if he didn’t want her on the government’s counternarcotics body, presidential spokesperson Salvador Panelo told reporters…

CBCP: Pray for VP Leni

Rosalie O. Abatayo 11/13/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Davao Archbishop Romulo Valles has urged the public to pray for Vice President Leni Robredo as she takes on her new role as the country’s illegal drugs czar. Valles, who is also president…

CCPO welcomes body cameras during drug bust operations

Alven Marie A. Timtim 11/11/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — As Vice President Leni Robredo enters as the new anti-drug czar, new rules may also be imposed soon including the installation of body cameras for police officers as one of the requirements when…

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