Tag Archives: Liberal Party of the Philippines

LP president Kiko hands over resignation letter to VP Leni

TAKING full responsibility for the results of the national elections which saw the opposition slate Otso Diretso suffer a complete shutout, Sen. Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan has handed his letter of resignation as Liberal Party president to Party chairperson Vice President Leni Robredo. “As campaign manager for the Otso Diretso slate, I was unable to ensure […]

Destabilization is government’s own doing, not opposition’s: Pangilinan

The opposition does not have to do anything. On its own, either by its incompetence or corruption, the government is doing a good job of destabilizing itself. All Malacañang has to do is listen to its own allies who, like the opposition, are calling for the resignation of DA and NFA officials for causing the […]

21 August: Plaza Miranda Bombing (1971) and the Assassination of Ninoy Aquino (1983)

Two major events in Philippine politics happened on the same day 12 years apart: the Plaza Miranda bombing, which created the precedence for what would later become 20 years of authoritarianism, and Ninoy Aquino’s assassination, which sparked the fires of revolt that ended the country’s long period of dictatorship.

LP appoints Baguilat, Tañada to key party posts

MANILA – Liberal Party President Senator Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan has appointed Representative Teodoro “Teddy” Baguilat (Lone District, Ifugao) as Vice President for Internal Affairs and former Representative Lorenzo “Erin” Tañada (4th District, Quezon) as Vice President for External Affairs, effective immediately. Both posts are part of the party’s National Executive Council (NECO), which serves as […]