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Palace reminds Robredo: ‘Trust is earned’

THE presidential palace yesterday hit back at Vice President Maria Leonor G. Robredo and her ally, former President Benigno Simeon “Noynoy” C. Aquino III, who had criticized President Rodrigo R. Duterte for putting her in charge of his deadly war on drugs even if he did not trust her.

VP unlikely to be given Cabinet rank

PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte is unlikely to give Vice President Maria Leonor G. Robredo a Cabinet rank because she’s intent on revealing confidential information about the Philippines’ deadly war on drugs, the presidential palace said yesterday.

Palace open to halt anti-drug operations

MALACAÑANG is open to Vice President Maria Leonor G. Robredo’s proposal to halt police operations against suspected drug traffickers if it means eradicating the drug menace, presidential spokesman Salvador S. Panelo said yesterday.

VP vows to enforce anti-drug drive within the law

VICE President Ma. Leonor G. Robredo on Friday vowed to enforce the state’s anti-illegal drug campaign “within the bounds of the rule of law.”

VP calls for meeting after appointment as anti-drug czar

VICE PRESIDENT Maria Leonor G. Robredo yesterday said she has called for a meeting of an interagency body against illegal drugs after her appointment as President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s drug czar.

VP agrees to head Duterte’s anti-drug campaign

VICE-PRESIDENT Maria Leonor G. Robredo on Wednesday said she had agreed to head the Duterte administration’s anti-illegal drug campaign, if only to stop the killings.

VP seeks more time for memo before SC ruling

VICE President Maria Leonor G. Robredo has asked the Supreme Court to give her more time to file a memorandum on the election protest of former Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” R. Marcos.

Initial vote recount in three provinces increases Robredo’s lead

THE LEAD of Vice-President Maria Leonor G. Robredo over former senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” R. Marcos, Jr. in the May 2016 elections increased by about 15,000 votes after the initial recount of ballots from three provinces.

VP case resolution good for investor confidence

BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS said an immediate resolution of the now three-year running electoral protest case over the vice-presidential seat would improve investor confidence as policy makers would be spared from “political distraction.”

VP gets ‘good’ rating; Bersamin still ‘moderate’

VICE PRESIDENT Maria Leonor G. Robredo improved her net satisfaction rating by five points in the third quarter of 2019, the latest Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey showed.

VP Robredo asks SC to uphold rule in election protest

VICE PRESIDENT Maria Leonor G. Robredo on Monday asked the Supreme Court, sitting as the Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET), to uphold its rule in deciding on the electoral protest filed by losing candidate Ferdinand “Bongbong” R. Marcos, Jr.

DoJ to finish hearing sedition complaint vs VP

GOVERNMENT prosecutors are about to finish hearing the sedition complaint against Vice President Maria Leonor G. Robredo and 35 others and will soon submit the case for decision.

Robredo denies sedition charge at DoJ

VICE-PRESIDENT Maria Leonor G. Robredo yesterday denied the sedition charge against her, saying she wasn’t part of an alleged plot to destabilize the government of President Rodrigo R. Duterte.

Robredo seeks evidence in DoJ sedition complaint

VICE-PRESIDENT MARIA Leonor G. Robredo has asked government prosecutors to order the police to give her copies all the evidence in the sedition complaint against her and 35 other people.

Justice department sets Robredo probe for sedition

GOVERNMENT prosecutors have set Vice-President Maria Leonor G. Robredo’s preliminary investigation for sedition for Aug. 9, according to Justice Undersecretary Mark L. Perete.

Robredo camp says sedition endgame is impeachment

A COMPLAINT against Vice-President Maria Leonor G. Robredo accusing her of inciting to sedition was likely started to form a basis for her eventual impeachment, her spokesman said yesterday.

VP’s satisfaction rating falls in SWS poll

VICE-PRESIDENT Maria Leonor G. Robredo’s net satisfaction rating fell from good to moderate, down by 14 points from the previous quarter to +28, according to a Social Weather Stations (SWS) poll.

Police file sedition raps vs Robredo

POLICE on Thursday filed a sedition complaint against Vice President Maria Leonor G. Robredo and several others for her alleged role in circulating videos that linked President Rodrigo R. Duterte and his family to illegal drugs.

VP Robredo asks SC to immediately resolve Marcos electoral protest

VICE-PRESIDENT Maria Leonor G. Robredo on Thursday asked the Supreme Court, acting as the Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET), to immediately resolve all pending incidents involving the electoral protest of former senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” R. Marcos, Jr. after the termination of the ballots recount.

Robredo as LP chair rejects resignation of 2 party leaders

VICE-PRESIDENT Maria Leonor G. Robredo on Tuesday rejected the resignations of two leaders of the opposition Liberal Party (LP), Senator Francis N. Pangilinan as party president and Quezon City-6th district Rep. Jose Christopher Y. Belmonte as secretary-general.

Robredo jumps 15 points in Q1 SWS survey

VICE-PRESIDENT Maria Leonor G. Robredo’s net satisfaction rating jumped 15 points to “good” +42, according to the First Quarter 2019 Social Weather Survey by the Social Weather Stations (SWS) on the country’s top officials.

Veep: Try narco-politicians in court, not by publicity

VICE-PRESIDENT Maria Leonor G. Robredo on Wednesday said politicians linked to the government’s narco-list should be brought to court and not tried in public.

Net trust in Robredo remains ‘good’

VICE-PRESIDENT Maria Leonor G. Robredo maintained a “good” net public trust despite a 2-point decline to +38 in Sept. 2018 from +40 in June.

Veep joins Itogon relief efforts

VICE-PRESIDENT Maria Leonor G. Robredo on Friday visited tragedy-stricken Itogon, Benguet to provide livelihood assistance.

LP leaders rebut Duterte on supposed ouster plot

VICE-PRESIDENT Maria Leonor G. Robredo and Senator Francis N. Pangilinan, leaders of the opposition Liberal Party (LP), on Sunday denied President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s claims that the LP is among the groups plotting to have him ousted.

Analysts cite Robredo’s ‘growing assertiveness’

ANALYSTS SOUGHT for comment on recent statements by Vice-President Maria Leonor G. Robredo noted her “assertiveness” following President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s attacks against her and his proclamation voiding the amnesty for opposition Senator Antonio F. Trillanes IV.

Robredo to Duterte: Assure people you are on top of problems

VICE-PRESIDENT Maria Leonor G. Robredo, in a statement on Friday, called on President Rodrigo R. Duterte to “use his podium to assure the people that he is on top” of the nation’s problems.

Let us sit down and talk, says Robredo to find balance...

By Charmaine A. Tadalan VICE-PRESIDENT Maria Leonor G. Robredo has called for an “inclusive discussion” between workers and employers to reach a compromise on issues...