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Aquino declares August 18 as 'Jesse Robredo Day'

President Benigno S. Aquino III on Wednesday signed Republic Act 10669, declaring August 18 of every year as “Jesse Robredo Day”.

Aquino declared August 18 as a special working holiday to be celebrated in all elementary and secondary schools in the country to commemorate the late interior secretary’s dedication to public service. 146 more words

Nation Stories

How the news about Jesse Robredo’s death became viral

By Charlie A. Agatep

This is the untold account of how the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) coordinated an information crusade that went viral and made millions of Filipinos around the world swiftly conscious of the life, tragic passing, and legacy of the late Secretary Jesse Robredo. 1,737 more words

Leni Robredo feeling pressure as Roxas' second choice, solons say

A congressman has claimed that Camarines Sur Rep. Leni Robredo is feeling the pressure from her partymates who are urging her to run for Vice President alongside Interior Sec. 370 more words


Column: ‘What kind of man are you?’

Published on January 21, 2014.

Actor and occasional politician Phillip Salvador was among the first friends who showed up at the Senate yesterday to show their support for Sen. 874 more words

Readings In Politics

An Epitome of a Life Lived in its Fullest

Few years had passed since I wrote an article of the same topic, with the same title.

“The most important ingredient of leadership is character. Most of the proficiencies can be learned, but what’s inside you is something that’s difficult to change,” says a man who had stirred up a comparable aspect of a former Philippine president – now a modern-day Ramon Magsaysay. 2,098 more words


Mayor Jesse Robredo

Sa politika, kutis at balat ay gawang Belo,
Sa pribadong buhay, ito nama’y asal demonyo.
Subalit Pilipinas ay di na maloloko,
Dadami na kasi ang lideratong Robredo. 46 more words


Show Me the Money: An observation on how funds should be used for the people of San Pedro

I am home for a year now. I have made friends with the local NGO of people with disabilities. I got acquainted with the city hall and have seen how the local government works. 2,382 more words

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