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Robredo clarifies: I don't want end to drug war, only a 'tweak'

Oct 27, 2019 - 1:45 PM

'Ang sinabi ko, dapat i-assess ng pamahalaan kung tama pa ba iyong strategy na ginagamit. Kasi kung mali na, kailangang i-tweak,' says Vice President Leni Robredo

CLARIFICATION. Philippine Vice President Leni Robredo briefs the media after the Supreme Court has releases its preliminary findings of the PET on the electoral VP case. October 15, 2019 Photo by Jire Carreon/Rappler

At midterm, Robredo wants better ties with Duterte

Jun 30, 2019 - 5:20 PM

Vice President Leni Robredo describes her first 3 years as Vice President as 'good' but 'challenging'

TURBULENT RELATIONSHIP. Vice President Leni Robredo and President Rodrigo Duterte exchange pleasantries on the sidelines of the commencement exercises for the Philippine Military Academy's Mabalasik Class of 2019, held on May 26, 2019, at Fort Gregorio H. Del Pilar in Baguio City. Photo by OVP

Robredo: If a foreign government provided info for Duterte matrix, this is a crime

Apr 24, 2019 - 6:31 PM

President Duterte admits he got the information of a supposed plot to oust him from 'foreign sources' who tapped Philippine journalists and human rights lawyers

AHON. Vice President Leni Robredo poses for selfies during the Ahon Laylayan Coalition in Cagayan de Oro City. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

Robredo on Duterte 'ouster plot': Don’t release unverified matrices

Apr 23, 2019 - 8:40 PM

(UPDATED) 'Ang likelihood na hindi rin siya reliable, napakalaki,' says Vice President Leni Robredo of the matrix claiming journalists and human rights lawyers are planning to oust President Duterte

VERIFY FIRST. Vice President Leni Robredo said unvalidated information, like in the latest Duterte 'ouster plot', should not be released to the public. File photo by OVP

Duterte's Q and A with Panelo a 'wasted opportunity' – Robredo

Sep 12, 2018 - 3:05 PM

Vice President Leni Robredo says she was expecting President Rodrigo Duterte to finally explain the government's plans to address soaring inflation and the rice crisis

'WASTED OPPORTUNITY.' Vice President Leni Robredo reacts to President Rodrigo Duterte's one-on-one interview with Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo. File photo by OVP

Uson and federalism, National ID law, Demi Lovato | Evening wRap

Aug 06, 2018 - 11:00 PM

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Robredo on religious beliefs, Ngurah Rai shutdown, Florita | Midday wRap

Jun 29, 2018 - 12:47 PM

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Duterte admin breaks tradition, sidelines Robredo in ASEAN

Nov 12, 2017 - 11:05 AM

Vice President Leni Robredo will not join Cabinet members in welcoming ASEAN leaders upon their arrival at the airport, a traditional role for the Philippine vice president

THE VEEP. Vice President Leni Robredo discusses the opportunities for women presented by the ASEAN integration at 1st Southeast Asian Women's Summit at Miriam College on November 7. Photo from the OVP

Duterte jokes about 'pretender to the throne'

Jun 28, 2017 - 5:16 PM

There are two claimants to the presidency President Rodrigo Duterte says as speculations swirl about his health

CONSTITUTIONAL SUCCESSOR. President Rodrigo Duterte jokes about a 'pretender to the throne' – habitual nuisance bet Elly Pamatong – as Duterte says Vice President Leni Robredo is his constitutional successor. Duterte photo from Malacañang; Pamatong photo from Facebook video by Gen Aquino

The fall of the 'dilawang' Liberal Party

Jun 23, 2017 - 8:15 PM

The Liberal Party s rebranding is a hard and messy work in progress as Rodrigo Duterte marks his first year in office

Paranoia drives Duterte's politics

Mar 30, 2017 - 11:00 AM

This worldview of conspiracies is the laziest kind of thinking that subverts self criticism and does not allow for a vision to flourish

File photo courtesy of Malacañang

Robredo's birthday gift to Duterte: Prayers for good health, success

Mar 28, 2017 - 11:48 AM

Vice President Leni Robredo also prays that President Rodrigo Duterte will listen to her remarks against some of his policies

BIRTHDAY WISH. Vice President Leni Robredo hopes President Rodrigo Duterte will have good health as he marks his first birthday as Chief Executive. File photo by King Rodriguez/Presidential Photo

WATCH: Duterte supporters in heated exchange with reporters

Mar 23, 2017 - 2:45 PM

Radio reporter Jill Resontoc asks the Impeach VP Leni Team who is funding them prompting a heated exchange between Duterte supporters and reporters covering the event

THE CLASH. Veteran reporter Ben Rosario (2nd from right) stands up Duterte supporters Bruce Rivera (1st from left) and Vivian Velez (1st from right) in a press conference on March 23. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Duterte tells Robredo, 'Want me out? Marry me instead'

Mar 23, 2017 - 2:31 AM

The President stuffs his long speech in Bangkok with jokes and insults of his critics to the delight of many in the Filipino community present at the event

DELIGHTING FANS. President Rodrigo Duterte meets Filipinos in Bangkok, Thailand on March 20, 2017 after arriving from Myanmar. Photo by King Rodriguez/Presidential Photo

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, February 28, 2017

Feb 28, 2017 - 10:32 AM

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Robredo wishes for patience, good health for Duterte this Christmas

Dec 18, 2016 - 6:30 PM

Parati tayong nag wi wish na sana pangalagaan niya ang kanyang kalusugan kasi talagang anim na taon siya ang naatasan mamuno sa atin says the Vice President

HAPPY HOLIDAYS. Vice President Leni Robredo wishes for patience and good health for President Rodrigo Duterte. Photo from the Office of the Vice President

Rodrigo Duterte, death penalty, Ateneo-La Salle | Evening wRap

Dec 07, 2016 - 9:59 PM

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Robredo: I will still reach out to Duterte

Dec 07, 2016 - 4:20 PM

But the Vice President says her views on key issues will not change

REACHING OUT. Vice President Leni Robredo said she will still reach out to President Rodrigo Duterte despite excluding her from attending Cabinet meetings, which prompted her resignation as Housing secretary. File photo from the Office of the Vice President

[Newspoint] The oddest ménage in Philippine politics

Dec 07, 2016 - 11:18 AM

The freakish genius of Rodrigo Duterte may yet prove to lie in that – breaking up the nation to make everybody happy

Robredo: Opposition to Marcos burial possibly the clincher

Dec 05, 2016 - 11:30 PM

Vice President Leni Robredo says her biggest difference with President Rodrigo Duterte is her stand on the hero s burial for the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos

Philippines' Vice-President Leni Robredo gestures during a press conference in Manila on December 5, 2016.  Robredo vowed on December 5 to spearhead national opposition against extrajudicial killings and other flashpoint issues surrounding firebrand leader Rodrigo Duterte's controversial anti-crime crackdown. / AFP PHOTO / Noel CELIS

At Yolanda anniversary, Duterte teases Robredo about short skirt

Nov 09, 2016 - 12:38 AM

Where she goes I follow She s a widow I m annulled President Duterte says of the Vice President his housing czar to the delight of typhoon survivors in Tacloban

YOLANDA ANNIVERSARY. President Rodrigo Duterte is joined by Vice President Leni Robredo and Tacloban City Mayor Cristina Romualdez during the 3rd year commemoration of Typhoon Yolanda in Tacloban City on November 8. Photo by Karl Norman Alonzo/Presidential Photo

Duterte on Robredo: You won't listen to a beautiful female president

Aug 10, 2016 - 8:00 PM

You won t listen to a female president you will just stare at her says President Duterte admitting he stares at Vice President Robredo during Cabinet meetings

WORKING WITH DUTERTE. President Rodrigo Duterte welcomes Vice President Leni Robredo to her first Cabinet meeting. File photo by Cado Ninal/Malacanang PPD

Duterte to Robredo: Come here often, you're part of admin

Jul 05, 2016 - 2:15 PM

Vice President Leni Robredo says President Rodrigo Duterte asked her to help him as he leads the nation and she assured him of her full support

Photo from the Office of the Vice President

1st executive order, Duterte-Robredo meet, Gilas Pilipinas | 6PM wRap

Jul 04, 2016 - 7:15 PM

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IN PHOTOS: Duterte-Robredo meeting at Malacañang

Jul 04, 2016 - 4:43 PM

Vice President Leni Robredo pays a courtesy call on President Rodrigo Duterte

Photo by Leni Robredo Media Bureau

Duterte scheduled to meet Robredo on July 4

Jul 04, 2016 - 11:49 AM

Special Assistant to the President Christopher Bong Go confirms the country s top two leaders will meet at 3:30 pm on Monday July 4

Photo courtesy of the Office of the Vice President

June 30, Thursday, a regular working day – Palace

Jun 29, 2016 - 12:50 PM

Malacañang says June 30 2016 is a regular working day the same day when President elect Rodrigo Duterte and Vice President elect Leni Robredo will take their oath of office

A brief for VP Leni outside the Cabinet

Jun 12, 2016 - 2:00 PM

As we commemorate Independence Day 2016 it might be worth our while to reflect on the singular possibilities of a Leni Robredo vice presidency

Federalism can't cut short VP Robredo term – experts

Jun 08, 2016 - 4:58 PM

The Philippines can also create a federal parliamentary form of government that allows for a vice president or a deputy prime minister congressmen say

PROCLAMED. Senate President Franklin M. Drilon and House Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. proclaim Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte (not in photo) and Camarines Sur 3rd District Representative Leni Robredo as the country’s duly elected President and Vice President, Monday, May 30, 2016. Photo by Albert Calvelo/Senate PRIB

No vice president under federalism? Alvarez says 'it depends'

Jun 07, 2016 - 10:21 PM

UPDATED Davao del Norte s Pantaleon Alvarez the preferred House Speaker of the President elect is asked if the Duterte administration is moving to abolish the VP post

Robredo: Supporting Duterte also means giving 'other perspectives'

Jun 03, 2016 - 5:00 PM

The vice president elect also cites the need for constant vigilance and circumspection as she points out that Duterte s statements and actions are taken as an indicator of official policy

Duterte on Robredo, PH journalists, EU on hate speech | 12PM wRap

Jun 01, 2016 - 1:02 PM

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Robredo’s message, Jakarta rules, French Open | 12PM wRap

May 31, 2016 - 12:59 PM

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'Annoying chime,' drama, well wishes in proclamation

May 30, 2016 - 8:35 PM

With no Rodrigo Duterte in sight how eventful was the proclamation of the Philippines new president and vice president? Here s a look

PH proclamation, SMC sells assets, Brazil rape case | 6PM wRap

May 30, 2016 - 8:30 PM

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Duterte allies tried to convince him to join proclamation

May 30, 2016 - 7:00 PM

I sent him messages says Vitaliano Aguirre II incoming justice secretary and lawyer of President elect Rodrigo Duterte

NEXT LEADER. President-elect Rodrigo Duterte holds another early morning meeting in Davao City on May 29, 2016. Photo by Manman Dejeto/Rappler

Proclamation day, Duterte on CPP, Warriors vs Thunder | 12PM wRap

May 30, 2016 - 1:15 PM

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Duterte wants 'good rapport' with Leni Robredo first

May 29, 2016 - 12:22 PM

The president elect says he is not yet ready to offer Robredo a position as they have yet to talk

PREPARING FOR PRESIDENCY. President-elect Rodrigo Duterte holds another late night meeting in Hotel Elena in Davao City on May 28, 2016. Photo by Manman Dejeto/Rappler

Alan Cayetano, Duterte’s economic plan, Joma Sison | 6PM wRap

May 12, 2016 - 7:21 PM

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How big is the president-vice president tandem vote?

Apr 16, 2016 - 7:00 PM

Our system is more akin to that of some Latin American countries where split ticket voting is allowed The downside is we end up with the two top positions occupied by people who were not inclined to work together in the first place