What were they thinking? : Robredo, LP solons criticized for Holocaust Memorial photo

MANILA, Philippines – Several lawmakers of the Liberal Party, as well as Vice President Leni Robredo, drew flak from netizens after a photo of them posing at the holocaust memorial in Germany surfaced online. In a photo posted by Ifugao Representative Teddy Baguilat Jr, Robredo ........»»

Category: newsSource: rappler rapplerApr 17th, 2018

VP Leni’s apology

I first saw that controversial photo of Vice President Leni Robredo and officials of the Liberal Party sitting on tomb-like monuments at the Holocaust Memorial in Berlin, Germany, which I learned was posted by Rep. Teddy Baguilat on Facebook......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 19th, 2018

Duterte defender Roque shocked at Robredo Holocaust memorial photo

A photo of Vice President Leni Robredo and other Liberal Party officials smiling at the Holocaust memorial in Berlin was too much even for presidential spokesperson Harry Roque, who regularly defends the president's oft-controversial words and actions......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 18th, 2018

Liberal Party members made no excuse for Holocaust memorial photo-op

Now we hear from Vice President Leni Robredo who was in the photo at the Holocaust memorial that drew flak......»»

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Robredo apologizes for Holocaust memorial photo

Robredo apologizes for Holocaust memorial photo.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  pepRelated NewsApr 17th, 2018

‘I take full responsibility’: Robredo sorry for Holocaust Memorial photo

Vice President Leni Robredo apologized for the controversial photo of her and some opposition party mates at the Holocaust Memorial in Berlin, Germany......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 17th, 2018

Liberal Party members posing at a Holocaust memorial: Sense and sensibilities

The photo showing some of the LP's senior members did not seem to strike the right chord. Can it be defended?.....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsApr 16th, 2018

Leni says solons harassed, slut-shamed De Lima

MANILA, Philippines — Vice President Leni Robredo criticized the behavior of lawmakers at Thursday's public inquiry into the illegal drug trade, saying they.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 25th, 2016

Charter change untimely amid rising prices, killings – Robredo

MANILA, Philippines – Vice President Leni Robredo criticized charter change as "untimely" because the Philippines is facing more pressing concerns, such as the rising prices of basic goods and the spate of killings in the country.  "Hindi napapanahon ang diskusyon ukol sa pag-amyenda ng ating Saligang Batas, at lalo ang ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 8th, 2018

Slain US journalist to be honored at memorial

This undated photo shows Rob Hiaasen, Capital Gazette Deputy Editor. Hiaasen was one of the victims when an active shooter targeted the newsroom, Thursday, June 28, 2018 in Annapolis, Md. (The Balt.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJul 2nd, 2018

Robredo camp opposes solicitor general’s ‘delaying tactics’ in poll recount

THE camp of Vice President Maria Leonor “Leni” Robredo criticized Solicitor General (OSG) Jose Calida after he sought a third extension in the filing of a comment on the valid vote threshold in the ongoing 2016 manual poll recount, calling it a delaying tactic. Robredo’s camp was referring to the OSG response in behalf of… link: Robredo camp opposes solicitor general’s ‘delaying tactics’ in poll recount.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJul 2nd, 2018

France honors Holocaust survivor Simone Veil at the Pantheon

PARIS --- Holocaust survivor Simone Veil, who became one of France's most revered politicians, is getting the rare honor of being buried at the Pantheon, where French heroes are interred, one year after her death. Veil is being inhumed Sunday at the Paris monument with her husband Antoine, who died in 2013, in a symbolic ceremony in the presence of her family and dignitaries. French President Emmanuel Macron will make a speech. Her casket has been visible for two days at the Holocaust Memorial in Paris so the public could pay homage. Veil repeatedly broke barriers for women in politics. She was a firm believer in European unification and well known in France for spearheading...Keep on reading: France honors Holocaust survivor Simone Veil at the Pantheon.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 1st, 2018

Robredo: Let s continue nurturing our ties with Spain

Vice President Leni Robredo (Photo from a video posted on her Facebook timeline) NAGA CITY -- Vice President Leni Robredo hopes the Philippines will continue nurturing its ties with Spain, which co.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJul 1st, 2018

In Israel, Prince William tastes somber and lighter sides

TEL AVIV, Israel – Britain's Prince William paid a somber visit to Israel's Holocaust memorial on Tuesday, June 26, then took part in a seaside soccer game, tasting two of the country's many faces. Wearing an open-necked shirt and sunglasses, he strolled along the sunny Mediterranean shoreline in Tel Aviv chatting ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 27th, 2018

Britain s Prince William visits Israel Holocaust memorial

JERUSALEM, Undefined – Prince William honored Holocaust victims and met Israeli leaders Tuesday, June 26, as he began the first official visit by a British royal to both Israel and the Palestinian territories, at a time of heightened tensions. The second in line to the British throne, wearing a black skullcap, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 26th, 2018

Prince William kicks off busy day in Israel at Yad Vashem

JERUSALEM --- Prince William started his busy Israel tour Tuesday with a visit to Jerusalem's Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial. William arrived Monday night in the first-ever official visit by a member of the British royal family to the tumultuous region London once ruled. The Duke is set to meet two survivors who escaped Nazi Germany for the safety of Britain. The memorial has recognized Prince William's great-grandmother, Princess Alice, as part of the Righteous Among the Nations for her role in rescuing Jews during the Holocaust. Yad Vashem said Princess Alice "hid the three members of the Cohen family - Rachel, Tilda and Michelle - in her palace in Athens during the Nazi oc...Keep on reading: Prince William kicks off busy day in Israel at Yad Vashem.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 26th, 2018

Fans at World Cup criticized for videos disrespecting women

FILE - In this June 14, 2018 file photo, fans cheer during a 2018 soccer World Cup group A at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia. Some South American fans at the World Cup in Russia are receivi.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJun 21st, 2018

Leni Robredo’s salute in the rain on Independence Day gets cheers and jeers

Photos and videos of Vice President Leni Robredo saluting the Philippine flag under the rain during the Independence Day rites at Rizal Park spread online and got both cheers and jeers. Those who praised it described her as someone to emulate, particularly describing her “snappy salute” to the national flag. Others lauded the photo taken […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsJun 14th, 2018

Robredo slams government s softened stance on sea dispute

Vice President Leni Robreado speaks at a forum on the West Philippine Sea at the University of the Phippines in Diliman. PHOTO by Frances Mangosing/ Vice President Leni Robredo on Monda.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJun 12th, 2018

Robredo concerned about harassment of fishermen at Panatag Shoal

Vice President Leni Robredo. Photo from the Leni Robredo Media Bureau Vice President Leni Robredo on Sunday expressed concern over the reported harassment of some Filipino fishermen at Panatag Shoa.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJun 11th, 2018

Woods happy with his game despite another Sunday fade

(AP Photo/David Dermer). Tiger Woods reads the green on the seventh hole during the final round of the Memorial golf tournament Sunday, June 3, 2018, in Dublin, Ohio.........»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJun 4th, 2018