VP Leni hits 2nd Ressa arrest, underscores journos’ critical role in society amid chilling effect of ‘harassment’

Vice President Leni Robredo on Sunday said the second arrest of Rappler CEO Maria Ressa should raise more concern among Filipinos, as it poses a threat against all journalists and their mission to keep the government in check. As she underscored the importance of the issue being faced by Ressa, VP Leni noted how many continue reading : VP Leni hits 2nd Ressa arrest, underscores journos’ critical role in society amid chilling effect of ‘harassment’

VP Leni grateful for support for Istorya ng Pag-asa Film Fest as more Pinoy filmmakers join 2019 run

Vice President Leni Robredo is elated over the growing support for her office’s Istorya ng Pag-asa Film Festival (INPFF), as it has received more entries from Filipino filmmakers for its second run this year. As it closed its call for entries this week, the 2019 INPFF received 98 entries from Luzon, Visayas, Mindanao, and even continue reading : VP Leni grateful for support for Istorya ng Pag-asa Film Fest as more Pinoy filmmakers join 2019 run

Statement of the Vice President on Disinformation on Social Media

This is to clarify my position on the “regulation” of social media that was taken from an interview in Dagupan City yesterday, and that was made the subject of several recent news articles. Let me be very clear, I firmly stand by the Constitutionally guaranteed human right to free expression and do not support any continue reading : Statement of the Vice President on Disinformation on Social Media

VP Leni’s office, partners open dormitory for poor high school students in Sumilao, Bukidnon

In a bid to alleviate plight of students from far-flung areas in SumilaoVP Leni’s office, partners open dormitory for poor high school students in Sumilao, Bukidnon Vice President Leni Robredo led the turnover of a dormitory that will serve as a halfway house for the students of Sumilao National High School in Bukidnon, in a continue reading : VP Leni’s office, partners open dormitory for poor high school students in Sumilao, Bukidnon

Bigger prizes ahead in 2019 Istorya ng Pag-asa Film Fest

Actor-producer Dingdong Dantes is INPFF ambassadorBigger prizes ahead in 2019 Istorya ng Pag-asa Film Fest Bigger prizes are up for grabs as the Office of the Vice President, Ayala Foundation, and the Film Development Council of the Philippines invite Filipinos once again to capture true stories of inspiration for the 2019 run of the Istorya continue reading : Bigger prizes ahead in 2019 Istorya ng Pag-asa Film Fest

Amid mudslinging, VP Leni reiterates: Focus must be on candidates, issues that matter in midterm polls

11 March 2019 Robredo says ‘mothers know best’ as Sara Duterte announces mom’s order to retreat HONG KONG — Vice President Leni Robredo reiterated that the focus should be on the candidates running in the 2019 elections, and the issues that they must face head-on, instead of mudslinging over recycled fake news. Sought for comment continue reading : Amid mudslinging, VP Leni reiterates: Focus must be on candidates, issues that matter in midterm polls