Senator Miriam Santiago - updates

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'Motherly' Miriam Santiago honored on 1st death anniversary

Sep 29, 2017 - 2:34 PM

Family, friends, and youth supporters remember the soft side of the feisty senator who was like a mother to those who were close to her

VLOG: Santiago declares she's running for president

Oct 13, 2015 - 5:59 PM

Santiago says she s over her cancer and has nothing else to do

Lacson-Poe 2016 tandem pushed

Mar 25, 2015 - 1:54 PM

Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago who is eyeing the presidency in 2016 dismisses the newspaper ad endorsing the tandem as a publicity stunt

Trillanes exposes Gonzales, Moro clash, ISIS beheading | The wRap

Feb 16, 2015 - 7:04 PM

Trillanes names Norberto Gonzales in a coup plot against President Aquino Rival Moro groups clash in Maguindanao ISIS beheads Egyptian Christians

Binay case, Miriam health update, Internet to 'disappear' | The wRap

Jan 23, 2015 - 7:05 PM

The Boy Scouts of the Philippines denies Binay got kickbacks from a land deal Miriam Santiago plans to complete her term in spite of cancer Google boss predicts the Internet will disappear

Miriam: I'll finish my term as senator in spite of cancer

Jan 23, 2015 - 4:02 PM

Senator Miriam Santiago updates her colleagues on her medical condition and tells them that she plans to go to the US this year for possible medical treatment

QUALIFIED MEDICAL LEAVE: Senator Santiago writes Senate President Franklin Drilon to inform him of her medical condition

Redefinition of 'savings' can lead to corruption – Miriam

Nov 24, 2014 - 5:43 PM

The senator says the broad and lax definition of savings in the proposed 2015 budget – pushed for by Malacañang and adopted by the House – is a dangerous minefield leading to corruption

'MINEFIELD': Senator Miriam Santiago says the new definition of savings is a dangerous minefield to corruption. Rappler file photo

'Hacienda Binay' violates agrarian reform – Miriam

Nov 06, 2014 - 9:56 PM

Senator Miriam Santiago says her experience as agrarian reform secretary tells her the landowners connived with government officials to spare their properties from the CARP

FOLLOW CARP: The Senate probe into 'Hacienda Binay' exposes how owners violated the country's agrarian reform laws. Rappler photo

Time to close the Senate probe into Binay – Miriam

Nov 06, 2014 - 6:13 PM

Senator Miriam Santiago notes how senators are already getting flak for their behavior in the Senate probe

Miriam: Binay's snub of Senate hearing sign of guilt

Nov 06, 2014 - 5:39 PM

Senator Miriam Santiago says the Vice President forfeited his chance to belie the allegations against him before senators Now the chamber may subpoena him

TOO LATE IN THE DAY: Senator Miriam Santiago says Vice President Jejomar Binay may no longer question the jurisdiction of the Senate Blue Ribbon subcommittee

Miriam cites SC rulings vs Binay's 'silence' on allegations

Oct 15, 2014 - 4:05 PM

Short of declaring Vice President Binay guilty of the allegations against him Senator Miriam Santiago cites a number of Supreme Court rulings that scoff at the silence of the accused

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US should volunteer to pay for Tubbataha damage – Miriam

Sep 17, 2014 - 7:30 PM

Senator Miriam Santiago also argues that while it is not a signatory to the UNCLOS the US is bound by international law to pay for the damage on the UNESCO World Heritage Site

BEFORE AND AFTER. The USS Guardian turned 90 degrees in 4 days dragged by the strong currents and winds of the Sulu Sea. Graphic by Bardo Wu from photos courtesy of AFP WESCOM

VIDEO: Miriam's message to those who doubt she has lung cancer

Sep 17, 2014 - 3:32 PM

Senator Miriam Santiago shows her bandages on her fingers which she says is a side effect of her illness

MESSAGE TO CRITICS: Senator Miriam Santiago shows her bandages, says people with lung cancer are prone to bleeding

As rainy season nears, Miriam's flood-related bills still pending

Jun 07, 2014 - 3:53 PM

The senator has filed 3 Senate bills proposing flood prevention reforms and the creation of a flood recovery fund

RAINY SEASON AND FLOODS. Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago has filed bills to address the country's worsening flood situation. File photo by Rappler

#CoronaTrial: Day 36 LIVE BLOG

May 08, 2012 - 2:15 PM

Here are the highlights from Day 36 of the impeachment trial of Chief Justice Renato Corona

#CoronaTrial: Day 35 LIVE BLOG

May 07, 2012 - 2:22 PM

Here are the highlights from Day 35 of the impeachment trial of Chief Justice Renato Corona