(5th UPDATE) We remember the Filipino icons and newsmakers who have left their mark in their respective fields
Portraits by Nico Villarete
MANILA, Philippines (5th UPDATE) – In 2019, we bid farewell to many Filipino icons and newsmakers from government, business, sports, showbusiness, the sciences, the arts, and journalism.
They lived fruitful lives and left legacies that their loved ones, their peers, and the public will honor and hold dear.
As we close out the year, we remember those who have left their mark in their respective fields.
In the gallery below, click on a photo to read more. In the pop-up window that appears, click on a newsmaker’s name to read the article about them. Navigate through the gallery by clicking the arrow on either side of the newsmaker’s photo.
Michael is a data curator under Rappler's Tech Team. He works on data about elections, governance, and the budget. He also follows the Philippine pro wrestling scene and the WWE. Michael is also part of the Laffler Talk podcast trio.