Leni Robredo's 'Angat Buhay' Five months after she was elected Vice President, Robredo launched her anti-poverty program called Angat Buhay. A year later, without using any confidential fund, Angat Buhay succeeded in providing P145 million worth of services to 83,707 poor families. This number reached 224,000 in December 2019.
The six idiots of the bloody drug warCésar Gaviria, the former President of Colombia, became a superstar in 2017 when President Rodrigo Duterte called him an idiot. But there were five others.
Duterte is correct. President Rodrigo Duterte has an extremely harsh opinion about the drug war. He calls it “a fiasco.” Duterte's use of this term reveals a surprising amount of awareness and humility.
Throwing the first stone. January is National Bible Month in the Philippines, but the number of events associated with it, since its declaration in 2017, has been, most curiously, zero.