Manila, News, Passages

Former Senator Miriam Santiago succumbs to lung cancer, 71

29 Sep , 2016  

Feisty Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago has passed away this Thursday morning. She was 71. After nearly three years of battling lung cancer, the former senator was reported to have passed away. Senator Grace Poe confirmed this in a Senate hearing on the Freedom of Information (FOI) bill wherein she paused for a minute to pray for […]

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Election, Mindanao, News

What to look forward to from newly-elected president of the Philippines

11 May , 2016  

With opponents having conceded defeat, the elected, new president of the Philippines (POTP) is Davao City mayor Rodrigo Duterte. The maverick candidate from Mindanao garnered 15,763,349 votes, Manuel Roxas II with 9,595,188 votes, Grace Poe with 8,857,728 votes, Jejomar Binay with 5,263,232 votes and Miriam Defensor Santiago with 5,263,232 votes. Duterte garnered 38.5% of the […]

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