Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago, a former multi-awarded RTC judge, said that in the contempt case filed against them by the camp of Makati Mayor Junjun Binay, the Ombudsman and her co-respondents are not liable under the ruling of the Supreme Court in the 2008 case of Gobenciong v. Court of Appeals. Continue reading
After her speech for the Maynilad Leadership Talk at GT-Toyota Center, UP Diliman, 25 March 2015 Continue reading
By SENATOR MIRIAM DEFENSOR SANTIAGO
(Guest speaker of Maynilad water company at the leadership forum at the UP-Toyota GT Center on 25 March 2015.) Continue reading
Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago remains the most influential senator on social media, with her Facebook and Twitter following doubling in March from the same period last year.
The senator, who was named one of the 10 most influential Filipinas in 2015 by a major local news network, has 2,618,263 followers on her official Facebook page as of March 18, up from some 1.3 million a year ago. Continue reading
As the country celebrates women’s month, Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago sought wider public support for her bills aimed at placing Filipino women on equal footing with men.
Santiago, author of the Magna Carta of Women (Republic Act No. 9710) and co-author of the Reproductive Health Law (R.A. No. 10354), said some of her proposed legislation on women and gender equality remain at the committee level. Continue reading