Vice President Leni Robredo knows that as de facto leader of the Philippine opposition, many expects her to gun for the presidency in the 2022 elections.
But it's not an easy decision to make. She has poor survey numbers so far and has been enduring the most brutal attacks from no less than President Rodrigo Duterte, his allies, and supporters these past five years. Robredo is also weighed down by being associated with the "dilawan" – people who adhere to the yellow political color of the once-ruling Liberal Party, which she chairs. Trolls have turned that label into something derogatory for Duterte critics.
On the sidelines of Robredo's Vaccine Express project in Manila, the Vice President discusses her decision-making process regarding her 2022 prospects.
Watch this report by Rappler's Mara Cepeda.