VP Leni at int’l conference: Helping women grow makes economies thrive

Vice President Leni Robredo urged the international business community to strengthen its efforts for gender inclusivity, asserting that empowering women would contribute greatly to more robust, more equitable economies. In a keynote address at the 13th Toronto Global Forum in Canada on Thursday night (Manila time), VP Leni said business movers and other thought leaders continue reading : VP Leni at int’l conference: Helping women grow makes economies thrive

In counter-affidavit, VP Leni proves sedition case based on ‘outright lie’

MANILA — Vice President Leni Robredo has refuted the “outright lie” that became the basis of the sedition complaint filed against her by the Philippine National Police’s Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (PNP-CIDG). VP Leni filed her counter-affidavit at the Department of Justice in Manila on Thursday (August 29), personally appearing to sign it under continue reading : In counter-affidavit, VP Leni proves sedition case based on ‘outright lie’

VP Leni: Controversy over Sanchez’ possible release a wake-up call to reform PH justice system

Vice President Leni Robredo on Sunday reiterated her call for justice system reform in the Philippines, amid the heated debate over the reported possibility that convicted former mayor Antonio Sanchez may be released from prison under the law on Good Conduct Time Allowance. This as several officials allied with the administration point at Sanchez’s case continue reading : VP Leni: Controversy over Sanchez’ possible release a wake-up call to reform PH justice system

Mensahe ni VP Leni Robredo sa Paggunita ng Araw ng mga Bayani

Sa araw na ito, ginugunita natin ang kagitingan ng mga bayaning nag-alay ng kanilang buhay upang makamtan ang tinatamasa nating kalayaan.  Mataimtim ang pagkilala natin sa ating mga bayani; naglalaan tayo ng mga araw upang ipagdiwang at sariwain ang naging buhay nila. Ngunit ngayong araw, walang iisang bayani ang iniaangat natin sa iba. Tanyag man continue reading : Mensahe ni VP Leni Robredo sa Paggunita ng Araw ng mga Bayani

OVP opens new dormitories in Eastern Samar to bring poor students closer to school

The Office of Vice President Leni Robredo has opened two dormitories for students in the towns of Balangkayan and Salcedo in Eastern Samar, as part of its initiatives to help improve the quality of education in communities in need.  On Friday (August 23), VP Leni personally led the turnovers of the dormitories, which were built continue reading : OVP opens new dormitories in Eastern Samar to bring poor students closer to school

VP Leni on possible Sanchez release: Why are rich given every chance to be free while poor are denied due process?

BALANGKAYAN, EASTERN SAMAR — Vice President Leni Robredo on Friday slammed the possibility of convicted former Calauan mayor Antonio Sanchez’ release from prison, under a law intended to benefit persons deprived of liberty who demonstrate good behavior while serving time in jail. This comes amid a heated debate over whether Sanchez should be freed under continue reading : VP Leni on possible Sanchez release: Why are rich given every chance to be free while poor are denied due process?