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'With popularity comes responsibility,' says Grace Poe on FPJ's 80th birthday

Aug 20, 2019 - 6:03 PM

'Hindi maganda na popular ka lang pero popular ka sa mga bagay na hindi dapat sundin ng ating mga kababayan dahil hindi makakabuti sa kanila,' says Senator Grace Poe on Fernando Poe Jr's 80th birthday

80th BIRTHDAY. Senator Grace Poe with her mother actress Susan Roces offer prayers and candles to the tomb of her father, Ronald Allan Kelly Poe or famously known as the action star Fernando Poe Jr., to celebrate the 80th birth anniversary at the Manila North Cemetery on August 20, 2019. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

LOOK: Coco Martin pays tribute to FPJ on late actor's 80th birthday

Aug 20, 2019 - 2:12 PM

Coco and some of the stars of 'FPJ's Ang Probinsyano' pay their respects to the late actor, who would have turned 80 on August 20

Grace Poe at No. 2: Where fading FPJ magic, being independent brought her

May 19, 2019 - 11:00 AM

The challenges in her campaign snatch from her the most coveted top rank in the Senate race

'Nagparamdam si FPJ,' Grace Poe says after Arroyo speakership

Jul 24, 2018 - 3:09 PM

(UPDATED) Taking off from her mother Susan Roces' 2005 statement against former president Gloria Arroyo, Senator Grace Poe says: 'Nakadalawa ka na. Ngayon pangatlo na, baka kailangan nang kalusin'

FPJ'S FAMILY. The late Fernando Poe Jr's daughter, Senator Grace Poe, says that they are not interested in having the National Artist's remains moved to the Libingan ng mga Bayani. Pictured above are Grace, her mother Susan Roces and her son Brian Poe Llamanzares at the thanksgiving mass of FPJ's 77th birth anniversary. Photo courtesy of the office of Senator Grace Poe

'Disheartening,' Grace Poe says of Gloria Arroyo's rise to Speaker

Jul 24, 2018 - 9:44 AM

Senator Grace Poe questions the sincerity of the Duterte administration's anti-corruption drive: 'Kung seryoso talaga laban sa korapsyon, siguro hindi tayo aabot sa puntong ganito'

Senator Grace Poe during the MRT 3 issues hearing where former DOTC Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya was questioned at the Office of the Senate in Pasay City on Monday, May 15, 2017. Photo by Lito Boras/Rappler

LOOK: Family, friends, fans remember FPJ on 13th death anniversary

Dec 14, 2017 - 12:24 PM

The Poe family gives gifts to children at the Manila North Cemetery, in fulfillment of a promise made by the late Fernando Poe Jr

'DA KING'. A mass is held to commemorate the 13th death anniversary of actor Fernando Poe Jr on December 14, 2017. Photo by Eloisa Lopez/Rappler

How Coco Martin fueled, financed his passions in 'Ang Panday'

Dec 05, 2017 - 7:45 PM

'Ang Panday' is Coco's first movie as director and producer

MMFF suspends 'Oro' producers, director over dog slaughter scene

Jan 06, 2017 - 8:16 PM

The MMFF ExeCom also issues a strong reprimand to the Oro production team

Russian navy vessels, Diokno on Duterte, Pacquiao | Evening wRap

Jan 03, 2017 - 8:40 PM

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MMFF ExeCom withdraws Fernando Poe Jr Memorial Award from 'Oro'

Jan 03, 2017 - 5:06 PM

The ExeCom says they decided to withdraw the award after consultation with the late FPJ s family

The Legend of Grace Poe

May 02, 2016 - 8:48 PM

Poe benefits from the flaws of every candidate because she has never been in a position where flaws can be discovered Hers is a story of epic proportions but it is in the end only a story

LOOK: Lovi Poe campaigns for sister Grace in Cagayan de Oro

Apr 21, 2016 - 2:00 PM

Although the actress has been campaigning for her half sister on her own it was the first time Lovi actually caught up with candidate Grace Poe in a sortie

Lovi Poe campaigns for Grace in Cagayan de Oro, April 20, 2016. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

What FPJ legacy? Grace Poe tells critics not to take it literally

Apr 13, 2016 - 2:26 PM

Actor Fernando Poe Jr never served in government Her daughter the presidential bet defends her campaign line: Whether in government or private sector you follow the example your parents set for you

Presidential candidate Sen. Grace Poe is welcomed by supporters in Catarman, Northern Samar, Thursday, April 7, 2016. She, her vice presidential running mate Senator Chiz Escudero and senatorial slate held a motorcade rally in Catarman and Borongan. Photo by Allan Penaredondo (Poe-Chiz Media Bureau)

Poe hits Duterte in Mindanao: 'Killing not the answer'

Apr 13, 2016 - 10:27 AM

Mga kababayan hindi puwedeng basta gantihan na lamang Hindi puwedeng basta napagsuspetsahan ay ililigpit na lamang presidential bet Grace Poe tells Mindanao voters

MINDANAO. Presidential bet Grace Poe took a swipe at Davao City mayor Rodrigo Duterte, who surpassed her as the front runner in pre-election surveys.

The 10 staple lines in Grace Poe's speeches

Apr 05, 2016 - 11:00 AM

As a reporter following presidential bet Grace Poe I could say that out of 10 speeches she would start 9 of them with a mention of her father the late action star Fernando Poe Jr


WATCH: Grace Poe in husband's Laguna hometown

Apr 01, 2016 - 10:15 PM

My husband is every inch a Filipino Grace Poe tells a crowd of supporters in Neil Llamanzares hometown Lucban in Laguna

Will Grace Poe welcome an Arroyo endorsement?

Mar 31, 2016 - 9:51 PM

The presidential bet does not give a firm answer but vows anew that if elected she will treat both allies and enemies fairly

Poe’s pick, Nuclear Security Summit, Rob Ford | 6PM wRap

Mar 31, 2016 - 7:37 PM

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Erap endorses Poe, Comelec, FBI unlocks iPhone | 12PM wRap

Mar 29, 2016 - 12:15 PM

Watch Rappler’s 12PM newscast with Maria Ressa

Poe in Laguna: Beyond party machineries

Mar 15, 2016 - 6:38 PM

In Laguna Grace Poe hones her strategy for winning hearts and votes

Grace Poe banks on FPJ's legacy to get votes in Laguna

Mar 15, 2016 - 6:08 PM

Amid complicated local politics in the province the presidential bet is banking on NPC allies and the memory of her late father to secure votes for her

LAGUNA SORTIE. Presidential bet Grace Poe relies on her father Fernando Poe Jr to get votes in the 4th most vote-rich province.

Poe banks on volunteer lawyers for clean elections

Mar 12, 2016 - 11:08 PM

On May 9 the plan of the Grace Poe Chiz GPC Legal Team is to deploy one lawyer in every town to keep watch over the election results

CLEAN ELECTIONS. Presidential candidate Grace Poe takes selfies with volunteer lawyers of the Grace Poe-Chiz Legal Team. Photo by Jee Y. Geronimo/Rappler

Can Grace Poe relive FPJ magic in Zamboanga City?

Mar 06, 2016 - 1:22 PM

Aside from the complicated political scene in the city Poe has to contend with her low survey ratings in Mindanao

Photo by Camille Elemia/Rappler

Grace Poe vows to continue FPJ's fight in Zamboanga City

Mar 05, 2016 - 7:05 PM

Poe pledges to give special attention to Mindanao if she s elected president

Grace Poe tells Zamboanga: FPJ's fight 'not yet over'

Mar 04, 2016 - 9:00 PM

The presidential bet campaigns in the city where her father won big in the 2004 presidential race: Ang dami niyang pangarap [para] sa Mindanao

HER FATHER'S DAUGHTER. Presidential bet Grace Poe tells voters in Zamboanga City, her late father stronghold, that she will pursue Fernando Poe Jr's dreams for Mindanao. Photo by Camille Elemia/Rappler

Grace Poe in Pampanga: FPJ didn't raise me to be 'vengeful'

Mar 01, 2016 - 10:36 PM

The presidential bet courts votes in one of the provinces that heavily delivered for President Gloria Arroyo against her father Fernando Poe Jr in the 2004 elections

ARROYO COUNTRY. Presidential candidate Grace Poe says she holds no grudge against Pampanga, one of the 4 provinces that delivered heavily for her father's rival in th 2004 presidential election. File photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Can Grace Poe win in FPJ's hometown?

Feb 13, 2016 - 11:50 AM

Will Grace Poe get the vote of San Carlos Pangasinan?

Poe woos voters, holds 1st provincial rally in FPJ hometown

Feb 13, 2016 - 11:35 AM

In 2013 Commission on Elections data show that Poe topped the senatorial polls in the province with 818 598 votes

Photo by Camille Elemia/Rappler

The wisdom of Jose Vitug in the FPJ citizenship case

Feb 04, 2016 - 9:00 AM

There were no presumptions nor assumptions in the Supreme Court case that eventually favored the late Fernando Poe Jr

FAMILY PHOTO: A young Senator Grace Poe with her father Fernando Poe Jr and mother Susan Roces

Grace Poe: No beef with Cebuano voters despite 2004 FPJ loss

Jan 22, 2016 - 10:01 PM

In her visit to Cebu Poe says she has no hard feelings about her father s loss in the 2004 presidential polls in the vote rich province

NO HARD FEELINGS. Grace Poe visits Cebu City to speak with students of Southwestern University and the Cebuano media. Photo from Grace Poe's Facebook page

Mar Roxas' unlikely ally

Jan 18, 2016 - 3:16 PM

San Juan City Mayor Guia Gomez crosses party lines to endorse administration standard bearer Mar Roxas

VLOG: FPJ's 11th death anniversary and the ghosts of the past

Dec 14, 2015 - 5:06 PM

Senator Grace Poe asks for words of wisdom from his late father Fernando Poe Jr

Typhoon Nona, FPJ’s death anniversary, COP21 deal | 12PM wRap

Dec 14, 2015 - 2:10 PM

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WATCH: Grace Poe at FPJ death anniversary

Dec 14, 2015 - 8:43 AM

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Susan Roces shares how FPJ and Coco Martin are similar

Sep 22, 2015 - 6:35 PM

Veteran actress Susan Roces wife of the late Fernando Poe Jr says that Coco reminds her of the actor The two star in the TV version of Ang Probinsyano with Maja Salvador

'LOLA.' Susan Roces says that only Coco Martin is allowed to call her 'Lola (grandma),' his term of endearment for her. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler.com

Drilon to SET: Decide on Poe citizenship case immediately

Sep 20, 2015 - 10:19 AM

Drilon says a prompt SET verdict will help keep the Comelec s preparations for the 2016 presidential elections on schedule

Senator Grace Poe gestures as she announces before her supporters her bid for the coming 2016 presidential election at the Bahay ng Alumni in Quezon City on Wednesday, September 16, 2015 Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

FULL TEXT: 'Gusto kong ipagpatuloy ang mga simulain ni FPJ' – Grace Poe

Sep 16, 2015 - 11:47 PM

20 pangunahing layunin at mithiin ni Senator Grace Poe kung siya y mahahalal na pangulo sa 2016

Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

FULL TEXT: 'I wanted to continue what FPJ had started' – Grace Poe

Sep 16, 2015 - 7:55 PM

These 20 things are my dream and my purpose to attain if she becomes president in 2016 says Senator Grace Poe

Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Susan Roces, Grace Poe lead star-studded FPJ tribute movie screening

Aug 20, 2015 - 9:55 PM

Susan Roces Grace Poe Coco Martin Maja Salvador and more attend a tribute screening of Fernando Poe Jr s movie Ang Probinsyano on the late actor s birthday

Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Enrile release, ‘ghost’ citizens, FPJ’s birthday | 6PM wRap

Aug 20, 2015 - 8:31 PM

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FPJ birthday tribute or Grace Poe campaign?

Aug 20, 2015 - 6:25 PM

Supporters and politicians flock to the late King of Philippine movies 76th birthday celebration

Supporters urge Grace Poe: You are the chosen one

Aug 20, 2015 - 1:22 PM

Thousands of supporters flock to the Manila North Cemetery on the occasion of FPJ s 76th birthday in hopes of convincing Senator Grace Poe to run in 2016

Senator Grace Poe, family, and former president and Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada attend the 76th birthday celebration for the late Fernando Poe Jr. on Thursday, August 20. (Photo by Camille Elemia/Rappler)

FULL TEXT: 'There's hope for FPJ's aspirations' – Grace Poe

Aug 20, 2015 - 11:29 AM

Ano ang p wede nating magawa para maibsan ang buhay ng mga nangangailangan? On her father s 76th birth anniversary survey front runner Grace Poe quotes a line from his movie

FPJ. Senator Grace Poe and her family will lead tomorrow's activities for the 76th birth anniversary of the late Fernando Poe Jr.

Grace Poe to lead FPJ's 76th birthday celebration

Aug 19, 2015 - 10:19 PM

The senator douses speculation she will declare her presidential bid on Thursday August 20

FPJ. Senator Grace Poe and her family will lead tomorrow's activities for the 76th birth anniversary of the late Fernando Poe Jr.

Grace Poe attempts to break the wheel

Aug 13, 2015 - 6:30 PM

She is unique in the sense that she can bridge two narratives – the reformist and the populist

Rappler Explains: Can Grace Poe sit on the Iron Throne?

Aug 06, 2015 - 6:02 PM

In the first part of this video explainer series Rappler takes a look at the residency issues against the neophyte senator

Grace Poe on 2016: 'What would FPJ do?'

Aug 05, 2015 - 11:21 AM

Poe recalls I remember him all the more now And pity him more when I think of what he went through in the 2004 presidential elections

Poe: Inexperienced? I've been learning since childhood

Jul 18, 2015 - 8:13 PM

Poe tells an audience in Koronadal South Cotabato about the qualities she picked up from her parents and how these have helped her as senator

FPJ'S LEGACY. Senator Grace Poe delivers a speech at the Tnalak Festival in Koronadal City, South Cotabato on July 18, 2015. Photo by Edwin Espejo/Rappler

Part 2: Grace Poe and Pandora's box: Legal issues also political

Jul 13, 2015 - 6:00 PM

She has captured the imagination of the public but has not mesmerized them yet says political science professor Gladstone Cuarteros of Senator Grace Poe

'I AM QUALIFIED TO RUN FOR PRESIDENT': Senator Grace Poe responds to allegations made by UNA spokesperson Toby Tiangco. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

FAST FACTS: Poll candidates who faced disqualification due to citizenship issues

Jul 13, 2015 - 5:30 PM

Apart from Grace Poe there are candidates in the past whose citizenship was also questioned Here they are