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Sereno ouster ‘brazenly tramples on' the Constitution – Robredo

May 11, 2018 - 3:15 PM

(UPDATED) 'Ang desisyon ng Kataas-taasang Hukuman na paboran ang quo warranto petition ay tahasang pagyurak sa pinakasagradong institusyon ng ating bayan: Ang ating Saligang Batas,' says Vice President Leni Robredo on the Chief Justice's ouster

'THE FIGHT CONTINUES.' Vice President Leni Robredo speaks to reporters 3 hours after the ouster of Supreme Court Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Robredo backs Sereno: I will do everything to right this wrong

May 07, 2018 - 1:14 PM

'The quo warranto case against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno...can be the final blow to the ideal of justice we all depend on…. [It] is not just her fight, it is our fight,' the Vice President says at the Free the Courts forum

Photo by Angie de Silva

Robredo's trust rating declines but stays 'good' – SWS

May 02, 2018 - 2:40 PM

(UPDATED) Vice President Leni Robredo's net trust rating declines in all 4 major geographical areas nationwide, based on a new Social Weather Stations survey

Vice President Leni Robredo shared her life's journey with members of the Philippine Bible Society (PBS) during its 53rd Annual Membership meeting at PBS Building in Ermita, Manila on Saturday, April 21, 2018. (Photos by OVP)

Robredo wishes a 'successful administration' for Duterte

Mar 28, 2018 - 10:48 AM

'Iyong success ng administrasyon ng ating Pangulo, wala naman doong ibang makikinabang [kundi] tayong mga Pilipino. Kaya iyon ang pinaka-birthday wish ko sa kanya,' says Vice President Leni Robredo on the

TOP TWO. Vice President Leni Robredo listens to the speech of President Rodrigo Duterte during the Philippine National Police Academy's Maragtas Class of 2018 graduation rites on March 21, 2018. Photo by OVP

Robredo losing trust in DOJ, Aguirre

Mar 27, 2018 - 5:45 PM

Vice President Leni Robredo slams Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II for tagging critics, including Cebu City Mayor Tommy Osmeña, as drug protectors. Osmeña was a friend of Robredo's late husband.

DOJ TAKES A HIT. Vice President Leni Robredo is unhappy over the recent decisions of the DOJ in several controversial cases. Photo by OVP

LOOK: PNP Academy cadet paints portrait of Robredo

Mar 21, 2018 - 8:00 PM

Vice President Leni Robredo describes Cadet 4CL Don Carlo Labastida's gift to her as a 'masterpiece' and a 'beautiful painting'

GIFT TO THE VEEP. Vice President Leni Robredo poses with graduating PNPA student Cadet 4CL Don Carlo Labastida, who gifted her with a portrait painting. All photos by OVP

Duterte to Robredo: 'I love to see my Vice President'

Mar 21, 2018 - 5:28 PM

'This is the 3rd time that I have greeted you, my lady,' the President says at the start of his speech, addressing Vice President Leni Robredo

PH withdrawal from ICC may imply Duterte ‘afraid’ to be probed – Robredo

Mar 15, 2018 - 3:25 PM

What message does the Philippines want to say by withdrawing from the ICC, asks the Vice President – that we don't want to promise we would uphold human rights?

IMPLICATIONS. Vice President Leni Robredo talks about the possible implications of the Philippines withdrawal from the ICC. File photo by OVP

Robredo’s anti-poverty program to build shelters for Marawi residents

Mar 06, 2018 - 8:21 PM

The construction will be funded using the P7.4 million the Vice President's supporters previously raised to help pay for her fees in the electoral protest filed against her, which the SC did not allow

NEW VILLAGE. Vice President Leni Robredo leads the groundbreaking ceremony of the Angat Buhay Village in Marawi City on March 6, 2018. All photos by OVP

Quo warranto proceedings vs Sereno unconstitutional, says Robredo

Mar 06, 2018 - 5:25 PM

The lawyer-turned-Vice President points out that the Constitution is clear in stipulating that a chief justice may only be removed from office through impeachment

CONSTI TALKS. Vice President Leni Robredo does not agree the Solicitor General's petition for quo warranto is a constitutional way to oust the Chief Justice. Photo by OVP

IN PHOTOS: Scenes from Jillian Robredo's 'simple' debut

Mar 05, 2018 - 9:20 AM

Moonstar88, the favorite band of the Vice President's youngest daughter, performs during the party

THE DEBUTANTE. Jillian Robredo (middle) poses with her sister Tricia and their mother, Vice President Leni Robredo, during Jillian's debut on March 3, 2018. All photos from VP Robredo's Facebook account

More 'dangers' if federalism pursued before anti-dynasty law, says Robredo

Mar 02, 2018 - 2:54 PM

Vice President Leni Robredo says the absence of an anti-dynasty law under a federal system may lead to the emergence of 'fiefdoms' nationwide

CHARTER CHANGE CONCERNS. Vice President Leni Robredo says constitutional amendments should not be rushed, especially as the Philippines has become 'very divided' as a nation. File photo from OVP

Robredo throws simple 18th birthday 'salubong' for youngest daughter Jillian

Feb 28, 2018 - 7:31 AM

The Robredo clan is 'complete' as their youngest turns 18 years old

HAPPY BIRTHDAY. The Robredo family poses for a photo as Jillian turns 18. Photo from Vice President Leni Robredo's Instagram page

Robredo wants Pinoys to wear white, remember lessons from EDSA

Feb 23, 2018 - 8:28 PM

(UPDATED) Vice President Leni Robredo calls on the public to attend various events organized to commemorate the bloodless revolution that toppled the Marcos dictatorship

NEVER FORGET. Vice President Leni Robredo talks about the political awakening that led to the end of Martial Law to students of the Ateneo Grade School on February 14, 2018. Photo by OVP

Robredo supports #WalkOutPH: 'Don’t stifle dissent' of youth

Feb 23, 2018 - 7:24 PM

Vice President Leni Robredo says the Filipino youth have long been leading the charge to stand up against tyranny in the country

GIVING A VOICE TO THE YOUTH. Vice President Leni Robredo delivers a speech before students of the Ateneo de Naga University on February 3, 2018.

1987 Constitution protects freedoms suppressed under Martial Law – Robredo

Feb 02, 2018 - 10:13 PM

On Constitution Day, the Vice President says the Charter embodies the Filipino's 'collective dream' of a society where wealth and power are for the greater good

FREEDOM FIGHTER. Vice President Leni Robredo delivers a speech at the Universidad de Sta. Isabel in Naga City on January 31, 2018. Photo by OVP

Robredo gives P2.295 M relief goods in Albay evacuation centers

Jan 24, 2018 - 6:14 PM

Vice President Leni Robredo helps distribute food packs, sacks of rice, face masks, blanekts, mats, and hygiene kits to Albay residents displaced by Mt Mayon's eruption

HELO FROM THE VEEP. Vice President Leni Robredo visits an evacuation center in Albay to distribute relief goods to evacuees. All photos from OVP

Robredo not 'out of touch,' says VP's legal adviser

Jan 22, 2018 - 2:00 PM

Lawyer Barry Gutierrez says the Vice President visits communities through her anti-poverty program, which allows her to talk to and help Filipinos from 'all walks of life'

ON THE GROUND. Vice President Leni Robredo visits the house of the Eraya family of Southville 3, Barangay Poblacion in Muntinlupa City on January 18, 2018. Photo by OVP

Robredo rallies LP: Continue legacy of fighting for democracy

Jan 20, 2018 - 5:02 PM

'Madalas po, marami tayong nakakausap na parating ang tanong, "May pag-asa pa kaya?" At parati pong ang sagot ko: "Sa kahuli-hulihan, parating tama iyong mananaig,"' Vice President Leni Robredo tells her partymates

LP CHAIR. Vice President Leni Robredo delivers her speech before Liberal Party members on January 19, 2018. Photo by OVP

Robredo favors Con-Con over Constituent Assembly to amend charter

Jan 18, 2018 - 2:24 PM

Vice President Leni Robredo reasons forming a Constituent Assembly will divide lawmakers' attention between proposing amendments and passing legislation

CON-CON OVER CON-ASS. Vice President Leni Robredo wants the Filipinos to be given a chance to select a new set of representatives should the charter be amended. Photo from OVP

Abolish OVP? Let the public, not politicians, decide – Robredo

Jan 16, 2018 - 6:45 PM

Vice President Leni Robredo says she would respect the decision to abolish her office under federalism only if it were 'the will of the people, not of other politicians'

Be 'concerned’ over moves to muzzle 'watchdog' press – Robredo

Jan 16, 2018 - 5:42 PM

'Kung wala ng bantay, ano ‘yong makakahadlang sa pang-aabuso ng mga opisyal ng gobyerno?' says Vice Presdent Leni Robredo on the SEC order against Rappler

PROTECT THE PRESS. Vice President Leni Robredo cites the crucial role journalists play under a democracy. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Robredo’s trust rating soars to 'very good' +52 – SWS

Jan 16, 2018 - 3:00 PM

(UPDATED) Among geographical areas, the Vice President obtains the biggest jump in her trust ratings in Mindanao where it rose from a 'moderate' +24 in September 2017 to a 'very good' +50 in December 2017

'VERY GOOD' TRUST RATING. Vice President Leni Robredo mingles with guests at the commemoration of the 121st Rizal Day on December 30, 2017. The Fourth Quarter 2017 Social Weather Stations survey showsa surge in her trust rating. (Photo by OVP)

Robredo 'happy' over 'good' satisfaction rating in SWS survey

Dec 28, 2017 - 12:22 PM

Vice President Leni Robredo maintains a good +42 net satisfaction rating in December 2017, up by a point from the same survey in September 2017

GOOD RATING. Vice President Leni Robredo leads her office's Metro Laylayan visit to Barangay Tumana in Marikina City on December 12, 2017. Photo by OVP

Robredo’s New Year wish: Unity, fewer calamities, zero killings

Dec 28, 2017 - 11:52 AM

'Tingin ko hindi naging maganda iyong 2017 as far as pagkakaisa is concerned – masyadong polarized iyong mga Pilipino noong mga nakaraang buwan at nakaraang taon,' says Vice President Leni Robredo

HOPE FOR 2018. Vice President Leni Robredo launches her Istorya ng Pag-Asa program at the Camarines Norte State College on December 7, 2017. File photo by OVP

‘Posisyon o paninindigan?’: Robredo's most memorable quotes in 2017

Dec 17, 2017 - 11:00 AM

Vice President Leni Robredo has so far refused to become opposition leader, but this past year she has made strong statements against policies of the Duterte administration

STORY OF HOPE. Vice President Leni Robredo leads the launch of Istorya ng Pag-Asa at Assumption Iloilo, Iloilo City on November 15. Photo by OVP

Robredo trusts military on martial law extension in Mindanao

Dec 12, 2017 - 12:55 PM

But Vice President Leni Robredo says lawmakers should ask the government about its specific plans for the rehabilitation and security of Marawi City, and how the declaration of martial law would help

QUESTIONS. Vice President Leni Robredo hopes the government will be able to answer all questions regarding the request to extend martial law in Mindanao by a year. Photo by the OVP

WATCH: Duterte and Robredo's most adorable moments with kids

Dec 10, 2017 - 12:36 PM

The President and Vice President share one thing in common: they both love spending time with children!

Robredo agrees with Duterte proclamation tagging CPP-NPA as terrorists

Dec 06, 2017 - 3:50 PM

Vice President Leni Robredo says it is important for the government to convey the message that it is fighting all forms of terrorism – a battle that goes beyond political colors

COMMUNIST INSURGENCY. File photo from the CPP's 48th anniversary celebration in December 2016. Photo by Manman Dejeto/Rappler

Want revolutionary gov’t? That means you don’t trust this admin – Robredo

Nov 30, 2017 - 5:58 PM

Vice President Leni Robredo says the President's denial that he plans to establish a revolutionary government should already put to rest all rumors and speculations about the issue

ANTI-REVGOV. Vice President Leni Robredo does not support any plans to establish a revolutionary government in the Philippines. Photo by OVP

Robredo eyes prosthetics-making course for wounded soldiers

Nov 30, 2017 - 2:45 PM

Vice President Leni Robredo says the course can serve as a livelihood opportunity for wounded soldiers who will no longer be able to return to service

HELPING HEROES. Vice President Leni Robredo delivers her speech before wounded soldiers admitted at V Luna Medical Center. Screenshot by Rappler

Robredo urges police, military, Church to support drug rehab programs

Nov 29, 2017 - 2:05 PM

'Sa inyo po kami huhugot ng pag-asa. Alam po namin na mas marami iyong matitino,' Vice President Leni Robredo tells police and military officers

DRUG REHAB ADVOCATE. Vice President Leni Robredo delivers her speech in front of 28 graduates of a drug rehabilitation program in Nueva Ecija. Photo from Robredo's Facebook page

WATCH: When the VP becomes Teacher Leni

Sep 26, 2017 - 11:39 PM

Leni Robredo relives her days as a teacher during a visit to a school in Marikina

Why Leni Robredo can't be full-on opposition

Jun 27, 2017 - 1:00 PM

The Vice President cannot risk completely disengaging from government Her access to the President and Cabinet members can advance her pro poor agenda

IT'S OFFICIAL. Oath taking of the elected Vice President Leni Robredo at the Quezon City Reception House on June 30, 2016.

Robredo's net worth dips by P2.1M in 1st 6 months as VP

May 16, 2017 - 10:44 AM

The Vice President s net worth as of December 31 2016 was at P8 878 111 from P11 053 138 on June 30 2016 according to her latest SALN

LOWER NET WORTH. Vice President Leni Robredo addresses her supporters after she paid the required P8 million cash deposit to the Supreme Court for her counter-protest against former senator Bongbong Marcos on May 2, 2017. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

If the VP is impeached, who takes over?

Mar 21, 2017 - 6:01 PM

UPDATED The 1987 Constitution says the president can nominate a member of Congress to assume the vice presidency in the event the position becomes vacant

Tense encounter? Duterte, Robredo to attend PMA graduation

Mar 07, 2017 - 12:00 PM

The two officials who don t exactly see eye to eye will inevitably meet at the PMA graduation on Sunday March 12

Robredo: Reviving PH Constabulary won't solve drug problem

Feb 02, 2017 - 11:49 AM

Vice President Leni Robredo says the government should study models of other countries that have succeeded in the fight against illegal drugs without resorting to violence

NO TO PC. Vice President Leni Robredo opposes the eyed revival of the Philippine Constabulary to lead the drug war. Photo from the Office of the Vice President

Palace chides Robredo for calling Nina rehab 'slow'

Jan 04, 2017 - 5:59 PM

The Palace says the Vice President s criticisms suggest a cynical political mindset willing to capitalize on disaster

'CYNICAL.' The Palace criticizes Vice President Leni Robredo for calling government rehabilitation efforts in Nina-hit areas 'slow.' Photo from OVP

Robredo: Spread love, hope vs 'darkness' in PH

Dec 24, 2016 - 5:26 PM

In her Christmas message on Saturday December 24 Vice President Leni Robredo cites a recent survey indicating fear and worry among Filipinos regarding extrajudicial killings in the country

Rappler Talk: What's next for Leni Robredo?

Dec 09, 2016 - 10:00 PM

UPDATED After resigning from the Duterte Cabinet will Vice President Leni Robredo be the face of the opposition?

WATCH: Robredo visits survivors, victims of Davao City blast

Sep 04, 2016 - 5:35 PM

UPDATED Vice President Leni Robredo condoles with the families of those who died from the Roxas Night Market explosion

SPECIAL VISITOR. Vice President Leni Robredo visits survivors of the Davao City blast in Southern Philippines Medical Center. Photo from Office of the Vice President

Why Leni Robredo should file a counter-protest vs Marcos Jr

Aug 09, 2016 - 9:00 AM

To offset any potential votes that Marcos will gain in the recount it is both strategic and necessary for the VP to take a counter offensive A counter protest however is as expensive as filing a protest

In the limelight: Village chiefs tapped to swear in nat'l officials

Jun 25, 2016 - 4:00 PM

Aside from Vice President elect Leni Robredo s chosen ones meet the other barangay captains who have administered the oath taking of national officials

LIMELIGHT. Lawmakers have also tapped barangay captains to administer her oath ahead of Vice President-elect Leni Robredo.

Meet the barangay captain who will swear in VP Robredo

Jun 22, 2016 - 6:47 PM

Ronaldo Coner is the chieftain of Barangay Punta Tarawal the smallest farthest and poorest barangay of the district that Leni Robredo has served as congresswoman of Camarines Sur

LOCAL CHIEF. Barangay Captain Ronaldo Coner will administer the oath-taking of Vice President-elect Leni Robredo on June 30. Photo from the Office of Representative Leni Robredo

What's a Marcos painting doing in Robredo's future office?

Jun 21, 2016 - 8:30 AM

Quezon City Mayor Herbert Bautista who oversaw the renovation of the former Boracay Mansion into the QC Executive House explains the Jose Blanco piece

FERDINAND MARCOS. The late dictator is depicted here as a soldier. Photo by Bea Cupin/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Where Vice President Robredo will hold office

Jun 20, 2016 - 9:41 PM

What s it like inside Quezon City s Executive House in New Manila the future home of the Office of the Vice President?

OVP HQ. The newly-renovated 'Executive House' was once home to the infamous 'Boracay Mansion.' Photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

Unhappy? Bautista says 'honor for QC' to host Robredo's office

Jun 20, 2016 - 8:05 PM

Quezon City s newly constructed Executive House is going to be the new home of the Office of the Vice President

'EXECUTIVE HOUSE.' Quezon City Mayor Herbert Bautista during press conference at what used to be the 'Boracay Mansion' in New Manila. Photo by Joel Liporada/Rappelr

Binay congratulates Robredo

Jun 18, 2016 - 4:20 PM

Vice President elect Leni Robredo s daughter Aika posts a copy of outgoing Vice President Jejomar Binay s congratulatory letter to her mother

CONGRATULATIONS. Current Vice President Jejomar Binay expresses his confidence on the capabilities of Vice President-elect Leni Robredo.

Spare tire or not? The role of the Philippine vice president

Jun 03, 2016 - 3:27 PM

Is the second highest executive official really just on standby in case the president steps down?