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Robredo to attend SONA, ready for ‘insults’

VICE-PRESIDENT Maria Leonor G. Robredo on Friday said she will attend President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s third State of the Nation Address (SoNA) on Monday, July 23, adding that she is ready to face possible “insults” by Mr. Duterte......»»

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Today on Rappler: More Duterte insults at SONA 2018? 'I’m ready,' says Robredo. Martires, Sandoval short-listed; Bello disqualified for Ombudsman. Zuckerberg at center of Holocaust denial controversy. Liam Gallagher 'forgives' brother Noel, calls for Oasis reunion. More rain on July 21 from Inday-enhanced monsoon......»»

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Robredo braces for insults during SONA

Robredo braces for insults during SONA.....»»

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VP attending Sona, ready for ‘insults’

NAGA CITY---Vice President Leni Robredo is attending President Duterte's third State of the Nation Address (Sona) on July 23 despite the advice from some supporters who think she shouldn't.   "There are people telling me not to go because I might get insulted again," Robredo said on Friday. "But that is the obligation of the Vice President. I won't lose anything if I would be insulted. I'm ready to face anything."   Speaking to reporters on July 10, Mr. Duterte called Robredo "incompetent," saying she would never be ready to become President. His stinging remarks against Robredo came hours after she said she was willing to lead and unite the opposition against t...Keep on reading: VP attending Sona, ready for ‘insults’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 21st, 2018

 Robredo to attend Duterte’s third SONA 

VICE President Maria Leonor “Leni” Robredo will attend President Rodrigo Duterte’s third State of the Nation Address (SONA) and is looking forward to the President’s updates on his promises. “Of course, I will attend the SONA. That is one of our obligations as Vice President,” Robredo said. Robredo is still facing a poll protest filed [...] The post  Robredo to attend Duterte’s third SONA  appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJul 15th, 2018

HOAX: Robredo s legalize shabu article on Rappler

Claim: On Wednesday, August 15, a certain "Paolo Malig" posted on Facebook group "CRUELTY OF NOYNOY 'ABNOY' AQUINO AND HIS GOVERNMENT" a screenshot of an alleged Rappler article by Pia Ranada with the headline, "Robredo: I am ready to become President! Make shabu legalize in PH." In the article, ........»»

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Robredo spokesman taunts Duterte: You forgot Cayetano again!

MANILA, Philippines – Critics on Wednesday, August 15, taunted President Rodrigo Duterte for saying he was ready to quit but would rather have the military-police establishment or his favored politicians run the country, not his constitutional successor. Lawyer Barry Gutierrez, spokesman of Vice President Leni Robredo, pointed out ........»»

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Duterte rejects Robredo as his successor, says Naga a hotbed of shabu 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yyhx0b3aRp0&feature=youtu.be     President Rodrigo Duterte saidon Tuesdaythat Naga City, the hometown of Vice President Ma. Leonor "Leni" Robredo, was once a "hotbed of shabu."   Duterte made this remark as he again belittled Robredo's abilities as a leader.   The President said he was ready to "step down and retire" should the military and the police find his right successor.     "The problem is, I cannot suggest to them that you follow the succession which is really the Constitution, but if they do it, I said go ahead. I am hesitant to suggest a constitutional succession," he said in a speec...Keep on reading: Duterte rejects Robredo as his successor, says Naga a hotbed of shabu .....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 14th, 2018

Robredo to speak at youth leadership event in South Korea

MANILA, Philippines – Vice President Leni Robredo headed to South Korea on Saturday, August 11, to attend an international youth exchange program event along with a youth group from Mindanao. On Monday, August 13, Robredo will deliver the keynote address for the launch of the 2nd Asia Pacific Youth Exchange ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 11th, 2018

Robredo hits Duterte for untruth on human rights

MANILA, Philippines – Vice President Leni Robredo criticized President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday, July 28, for pitting "human rights" against "human lives" in his 3rd State of the Nation Address (SONA). Robredo, a long-time human rights lawyer, said Duterte's statement was a "blatant untruth" and a "false and misleading dichotomy." "We all know that ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 29th, 2018

SONA: No expletives this time FROM WASHINGTON, D.C.

Secretary Cayetano requested me to extend my official stay in Manila so I could attend the State of the Nation Address (SONA) of the president......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 29th, 2018

Robredo on Arroyo Speakership: ‘Wrong timing, embarassing’

VICE President Maria Leonor “Leni” Robredo has criticized the “wrong timing” of the sudden election of Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo as the new Speaker of the House of Representatives just before President Rodrigo Duterte’s third State of the Nation Address (SONA). “Putting it into context, it happened before the President’s SONA. That moment should have been [...] The post Robredo on Arroyo Speakership: ‘Wrong timing, embarassing’ appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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‘Wrong timing’ and ‘embarrassing,’ says Robredo of House tug-of-war during Sona

Vice President Leni Robredo on Tuesday slammed the "wrong timing" and "embarrassing" sudden election of former President and Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal Arroyo as House Speaker, which delayed President Rodrigo Duterte's State of the Nation Address (Sona) for over an hour. "Parang internal party ang dating sa atin," the Vice President told reporters in an ambush interview. [It's struck me as an internal party affair.] "Putting it into context, nangyari siya during the President's SONA. Parang yung moment na yun para kay Pangulo. Pinapanood ng buong bansa. Excited lahat para pakinggan what the President has to say," she added. "So parang yung attention na-grab nung incident...Keep on reading: ‘Wrong timing’ and ‘embarrassing,’ says Robredo of House tug-of-war during Sona.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 24th, 2018

Robredo ‘happy’ with Duterte’s Sona but finds it ‘inadequate’

Vice President Leni Robredo on Tuesday said she was "happy" with some parts of President Rodrigo Duterte's State of the Nation Address (Sona), but she still finds it "inadequate." "Iyong bahagi na sinasabi niya iyong mga panukalang batas na sinusuportahan niya at tinutulak, masaya tayo doon. Halimbawa iyong National Land Use, iyong Coco Levy Fund. Marami siyang---iyong Security of Tenure. Marami siyang mga panukalang batas na sa matagal na panahon, parang iyon na iyong adbokasiya natin," she told reporters in an ambush interview. (We are happy with that part where he enumerated the laws he is supporting such as the National Land Use, the Coco Levy fund, Security of Tenure. He menti...Keep on reading: Robredo ‘happy’ with Duterte’s Sona but finds it ‘inadequate’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 24th, 2018

Robredo: Arroyo’s House takeover embarrassing

MANILA, Philippines – Vice President Leni Robredo, on the sidelines of the launch of journalist Marites Vitug’s book Rock Solid on Tuesday, July 24, said that Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo’s takeover of the House Speakership from Pantaleon Alvarez during the State of the Nation Address (SONA) was embarrassing. “Nakakahiya na pinapakita ........»»

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Duterte family gets ready for SONA 2018

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Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJul 24th, 2018

Ready for the SONA viewing party yet? Here’s another suggestion

On the day of President Rodrigo Duterte’s third State of the Nation Address, parody Twitter account @MalacananEvents shared a drinking game that can be played with friends while watching the chief executive deliver his speech. The account joked that people should “take a shot,” “drink” and “finish (their) drink” whenever the chief executive said specific […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsJul 23rd, 2018

Metro cops ready to secure Duterte s third Sona

National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) director Chief Supt. Guillermo Eleazar. PHOTO by Faye Orellana/INQUIRER.net National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) director Chief Supt. Guillerm.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJul 22nd, 2018

House ready for Duterte’s 3rd SONA

The House of Representatives is ready for President Duterte’s third State of the Nation Address (SONA) tomorrow, officials of the chamber said over the weekend......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 21st, 2018

Acting Chief Justice Carpio to attend Duterte s SONA 2018

MANILA, Philippines – Acting Chief Justice Antonio Carpio has confirmed his attendance at President Rodrigo Duterte's 3rd State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Monday, July 23. House of Representatives Secretary-General Cesar Pareja said Carpio's confirmation came belatedly. Pareja had to correct his earlier statement that Carpio sent his regrets to ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 21st, 2018

Special military, police forces to protect Duterte, VIPs

The House of Representatives is ready to host President Duterte's State of the Nation Address (Sona) before the joint session of Congress at the Batasang Pambansa complex in Quezon City on Monday.   House secretary general Cesar Pareja and sergeant-at-arms Roland Detabali said security forces were ready to protect the President, congressmen and about 3,000 invited guests.   "We have held numerous interagency meetings, plannings and rehearsals to ensure the safety of our President, the VIPs, the guests and other personnel, considering all possible scenarios from bombings to fires, chemical attack, etc.," Detabali said in a press conference on Friday.   Fin...Keep on reading: Special military, police forces to protect Duterte, VIPs.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 21st, 2018