Sara Duterte takes oath as 15th vice president

Daniza Fernandez 06/19/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Sara Duterte took her oath as the Philippines’ 15th vice president on Sunday, June 19, 2022. Duterte’s inauguration took place at San Pedro Square in Davao City — her hometown, where she is the…

Duterte’s possible VP run a show of dismay for Sara Duterte’s candidacy

Daniza Fernandez - @inquirerdotnet 11/14/2021

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte said he may run as vice president in the 2022 elections to show his dismay for his daughter Sara Duterte-Carpio’s participation in the race for the country’s second-highest position, a move…

Duterte says he will run for vice president in 2022

John Eric Mendoza - @inquirerdotnet 11/13/2021

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday said he will be running for vice president in next year’s elections. Duterte, who accompanied senators Bong Go and Bato dela Rosa to the Commission on Elections (Comelec) office…

Give people incentives to get vaccinated, says Robredo

Carla P. Gomez - Correspondent / @carlagomezINQ 11/06/2021

BACOLOD CITY — It is better to incentivize people to get vaccinated against COVID-19 than to make it mandatory, according to Vice President Leni Robredo. Robredo, who was in Negros Occidental on Saturday, was reacting to the…

Pacquaio: I have no plans of sliding down to vice president

Mae Fhel Gom-os 10/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Presidential aspirant and incumbent Senator Manny Pacquiao said he has no plans of withdrawing his presidential bid for the 2022 elections. Pacquiao made the statement after the camp of a presidential aspirant and…

KC Concepcion pens support for step dad Kiko Pangilinan in IG post

Immae Lachica 10/10/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Maria Kristina Cassandra “KC” Concepcion expressed her support for her step dad Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan on Instagram after the senator announced his bid for the country’s vice presidency. The 36-year-old actress said that her support…

Some sectoral groups back BongBong-Sara tandem

Mary Rose Sagarino 10/07/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Different sectoral groups in Cebu have launched the BongBong Marcos and Sara Duterte movement on Thursday, October 7, 2021. The movement supports the presidential bid of former senator Ferdinand “BongBong” Marcos Jr. in…

Bong Go files candidacy for vice president in 2022 polls

John Eric Mendoza - @inquirerdotnet 10/02/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Senator Bong Go on Saturday filed his certificate of candidacy for the position of vice president in the 2022 national elections. Go arrived with President Rodrigo Duterte at about 3:25 PM at the Harbor…

A preview of Duterte as VP: Auditing COA, forgetting it’s not his job

Cristina Eloisa Baclig - Content Researcher/Writer / @CeBacligINQ 08/27/2021

MANILA, Philippines—I will audit COA. The statement could lead to several conclusions—lack of knowledge about constitutional duties, hyperbole bordering on a lie and bravado which one senator said was by now all too familiar. President Rodrigo Duterte,…

Lagman: Duterte wants to be ‘successor-president’ with VP bid

John Eric Mendoza - @inquirerdotnet 07/18/2021

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte’s possible vice presidential bid is fueled by his “real intention” of becoming a “successor-president,” Albay 1st District Representative Edcel Lagman said Sunday. Lagman believes that Duterte, who has entertained the notion…

Duterte on 2022 VP race: ‘If there’s space for me there, then maybe’

Neil Arwin Mercado 06/29/2021

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has once again expressed his openness to run for the vice presidency in the 2022 national elections — this time, saying: “It’s not at all a bad idea. If there’s a…

Duterte not yet saying ‘no’ to VP bid in 2022, Roque explains

Daphne Galvez - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ 06/10/2021

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte is not saying no to running for the vice presidency in the 2022 national elections, Malacañang said Thursday. Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque is reacting to the President’s recent remark that he…

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