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IN PHOTOS: Youth volunteers' street party for Miriam Santiago

May 08, 2016 - 12:55 AM

Even if Santiago has no miting de avance her youth volunteers wrap up the campaign period with a street party

TOGETHER AGAIN. Presidential Candidate Miriam Defensor-Santiago and her Vice Presidential running mate Bongbong Marcos Jr. during their Miting de Avance at Quezon City on May 7, 2016.Photo by Jasmin Dulay / Rappler

Miriam Santiago: Opponents waiting 'to buy me out'

Apr 29, 2016 - 10:49 PM

The presidential candidate who lags behind in surveys says the very overwhelming reception by university students in Bacolod City is a warning to her opponents that she is the choice of the youth

CAMPUS VISIT. Senator Miriam Defensor speaks before a crowd of 4,000 at the University of Negros Occidental-Recoletos in Bacolod City on April 29, 2016. Photo by Marchel P. Espina/Rappler

Miriam Santiago vows to elevate discourse in last presidential debate

Apr 18, 2016 - 3:06 PM

She says presidential candidates should focus on discussing where to get funding for their promises

SHE'S BACK. Presidential candidate Miriam Defensor Santiago speaks before graduates of Bulacan State University on Monday, April 18, 2016. Photo by Jasmin Dulay/Rappler

Will Miriam Santiago be back on the campaign trail?

Apr 06, 2016 - 10:15 PM

Her running mate Bongbong Marcos says they are campaigning together next week – if ever only the 3rd time they will be seen together since the campaign started

ODD COUPLE. Vice presidential candidate Ferdinang "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. along with Presidential candidate Miriam Defensor Santiago officially started their election campaign at Batac, Ilocos Norte on Tuesday, February 9. Photo by Jasmin Dulay/Rappler

Miriam Santiago vows more rural jobs to decongest Manila

Mar 29, 2016 - 5:45 PM

An online poll by the labor department reveals that 75 of Filipinos want to work within their hometowns

How to win Cebu: Will Santiago’s social media clout translate into votes?

Mar 28, 2016 - 9:00 AM

About one in every 5 registered voters in Cebu is 24 years old or younger based on Comelec records The province has 2 7 million voters in 2016

STUDENTS' FAVORITE. Miriam Defensor Santiago, who has topped university polls, visits the University of Cebu in San Carlos in February 2016. Rappler photo

Does Miriam Santiago own the youth vote?

Mar 24, 2016 - 4:00 PM

UPDATED Presidential candidate Miriam Defensor Santiago dominates university polls but she is at the tail end of the race when you survey a broader youth electorate

SOCIAL MEDIA ROCKSTAR. Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago is popular among the youth because of her use witty pick up lines and jokes in her speeches. Photo from Miriam Santiago's Media Bureau

Miriam Santiago’s supporters: Poll rating is not everything

Mar 04, 2016 - 6:49 PM

Students of Our Lady of Fatima University in Caloocan says they will support Miriam Defensor Santiago despite her low ratings

Meet the 'millennials' behind Miriam Defensor Santiago's campaign

Mar 02, 2016 - 2:58 PM

Miriam Defensor Santiago s senate staff composed mostly of young professionals also man her campaign team

Modern airport, train systems: Miriam vows better public infra

Mar 01, 2016 - 9:41 PM

It will have to be financed through better tax administration tax policy reform and government borrowings says presidential bet Miriam Defensor Santiago

Miriam Santiago: In elections, you witness 'perpetual' plunder

Mar 01, 2016 - 4:37 PM

The presidential candidate tells students in Biñan Laguna: Politicians steal money from government then use that money to campaign

3 ways Miriam Santiago can revive her magic at the polls

Feb 17, 2016 - 6:21 PM

Analysts say Miriam Santiago should speak up more on pressing issues make herself visible again and consolidate her big social media following

GAMES BEGIN. Presidential and vice presidential candidates kicked off their 90-day campaigns in different parts of the country as the official start of the campaign period for the national positions commenced. The 2016 Philippines national elections will be held on 09 May. Photo by Mark Cristino / EPA

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Feb 10, 2016 - 12:49 PM

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Money talk: Roxas spent the most in past campaign

Jan 28, 2016 - 11:16 AM

As the campaign period nears we review campaign spending by candidates running for president in 2016 The bulk of their expenses goes to media ads