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…

Duterte for VP in 2022? ‘He leaves it to God’ — Palace

Krissy Aguilar - Reporter / @KAguilarINQ 05/27/2021

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte is leaving it to God whether or not he would run for vice president in the 2022 national elections. Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said this in response to queries over Duterte’s…

‘It’s about time’: In historic first, two powerful women flank US president

Reuters 04/29/2021

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden’s address to Congress broke a historic glass ceiling on Wednesday, as two women – Vice President Kamala Harris and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi – sat behind the president for the first time in United…

Cebu allies to President Duterte: Run for VP

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/11/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The allies of President Rodrigo Duterte in Cebu has made a manifesto urging him to run for Vice President of the country in the 2022 elections. At least 28 executives in Cebu have…

PDP-Laban members urge Duterte to run for VP in 2022 – lawmaker

Neil Arwin Mercado - Reporter / @NAMercadoINQ 03/11/2021

MANILA, Philippines — A resolution calling on President Rodrigo Duterte to run as Vice President in the 2022 elections is being passed among members of his political party, PDP-Laban. This was revealed Thursday by House Deputy Speaker…

After VP feat, Harris likely to get another shot at history-making

Agence France Presse 01/22/2021

WASHINGTON — Kamala Harris smashed through one of America’s highest glass ceilings Wednesday, becoming the first woman, first Black American and first person of Asian heritage to be appointed vice president, blazing a trail in the most…

Robredo: Pandemic can’t take away essence of Christmas

Cathrine Gonzales - Reporter / @cgonzalesINQ 12/24/2020

MANILA, Philippines — For Vice President Leni Robredo, even though the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way Filipinos celebrate Christmas, it could not take away the essence of the special holiday. In her Christmas message on Thursday,…

Robredo says ‘trolls’ reflect leader’s behavior and leadership brand

Darryl John Esguerra - Reporter / @DJEsguerraINQ 11/29/2020

MANILA, Philippines — A public official’s behavior and brand of leadership will reflect on the type of followers he has. Vice President Leni Robredo said this as she continues to battle misinformation, lies, and the rampant attacks…

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…

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…

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…

Robredo: We understand local politicians’ silence on backing nat’l candidates

Rosalie O. Abatayo 04/28/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — For Vice President Leni Robredo, the lack of ‘visible’ support by local allies in Cebu towards the opposition senatorial candidates should not be a cause of ill feelings among them. The country’s second…

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