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FVR congratulates 'Mr Mogato' for Pulitzer Prize

Apr 22, 2018 - 10:09 AM

'This is, indeed, an outstanding achievement for any respected journalist – a reflection of the dedication, personal discipline, and hard work you put in your chosen vocation,' former president Fidel Ramos says in his congratulatory letter to veteran journalist Manny Mogato

FVR. Former president Fidel V Ramos lauds journalist Manny Mogato, whom he has known since he was defense chief. File photo by Lito Boras/Rappler

Martial law, Marawi clash, Lebron James | Evening wRap

May 26, 2017 - 10:23 PM

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FVR to Duterte: Americans are Filipinos' 'most sincere, patriotic allies'

Apr 11, 2017 - 5:16 PM

During the commemoration of the Bataan Death March former President Fidel Ramos emphasizes the need for PH to maintain its relations with other countries particularly the US

REMEMBERING HEROES. Former Philippine President Fidel Ramos addresses participants of the Freedom March, the last leg of the 3-day trail that commemorates the 75th anniversary of the Bataan Death March. Photo by Jun A. Malig/Rappler

#AnimatED: Gyera ng mga kerida

Apr 03, 2017 - 9:00 AM

Ito ba’y bahagi ng nagbabagong hugis ng pulitika? Wala na silang pakundangan sa dangal ng institusyong kanilang kinakatawan?

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, February 12, 2017

Feb 12, 2017 - 12:05 PM

Hello Here s a roundup of news you need to know this Sunday

Rappler Talk: FVR on Marcos, Duterte, law enforcement and foreign policy

Feb 09, 2017 - 7:16 PM

The nation s elder statesman shares his thoughts on recent events

Duterte: Don't let sentiment, compassion taint judgment

Nov 26, 2016 - 11:10 PM

Whether or not he became good or bad along the years that is not for me to decide President Rodrigo Duterte says of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos and his burial at the Libingan ng mga Bayani

NOT A HERO. President Rodrigo Duterte defends his decision to allow a Marcos burial at the heroes' cemetery, amid criticism from various sectors. Photo from Marcos Presidential Center

Japan quake, Marcos burial, peso drop | Midday wRap

Nov 22, 2016 - 2:12 PM

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Marcos burial, ERC officials, Leila de Lima | Evening wRap

Nov 21, 2016 - 10:32 PM

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FVR: Investigate AFP, PNP officers behind Marcos burial

Nov 21, 2016 - 6:03 PM

The Marcos burial happened as a result of a conspiracy among the Marcos family select military generals and key police officials says former president Fidel Ramos

CONSPIRACY? Former president Fidel V Ramos says there was a 'collusion' that led to the surprise burial of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani. Photo by Camille Elemia/Rappler

FVR: Marcos burial an 'insult' to AFP, PNP

Nov 21, 2016 - 3:58 PM

The former president also chides Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos for claiming she was too young to remember Martial Law Was she a little baby? Of course not

Photo by Camille Elemia/Rappler

Duterte, Ramos have 'very warm' meeting in Palace

Nov 14, 2016 - 6:50 PM

Despite their differing opinions former president Fidel Ramos and President Rodrigo Duterte talk like friends who obviously respect each other

'VERY WARM.' President Duterte and former President Fidel Ramos meet at Malacañang Palace on November 14, 2016. Photo by SIMEON CELI JR/Presidential Photo

Rodrigo Duterte, Fidel Ramos, Clinton-Trump | 12PM wRap

Nov 02, 2016 - 12:00 PM

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Duterte confirms Ramos resignation as special envoy to China

Nov 02, 2016 - 12:41 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte says he s still open to consulting former president Fidel Ramos in the future but adds that he has his own way of assessing issues

RESIGNATION. Former president Fidel Ramos has resigned as the government's special envoy to China. Rappler file photo

After criticism, Ramos rallies support for Duterte

Oct 16, 2016 - 8:46 AM

One can only hope that in the next 100 days we will have more of the good than the bad

TWO LEADERS. President Rodrigo Duterte chats with former president Fidel V. Ramos during the Testimonial Dinner Reception organized by the San Beda Law Alumni Association on July 14, 2016. File photo by Toto Lozano/PPD

United Nations, Duterte ratings, Manny Pacquiao | 6PM wRap

Oct 12, 2016 - 8:16 PM

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FVR defends Obama, Ban Ki-moon from Duterte rants

Oct 12, 2016 - 3:37 PM

The former president also advises President Duterte that better relations with China and Russia need not come at the cost of the Philippines strong ties with the US

PRESIDENTIAL MENTOR. Former president Fidel Ramos gives President Rodrigo Duterte some advice on foreign policy. File photo by AFP

Fidel Ramos, Negros Island Region, Donald Trump | 12PM wRap

Oct 12, 2016 - 1:19 PM

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Duterte stuck in '20th century thinking' – FVR

Oct 12, 2016 - 9:54 AM

The 88 year old former president also tells the 71 year old Duterte that he s young enough to change his ways

'UNSOLICITED ADVICE.' President Rodrigo Duterte chats with Former President Fidel Ramos during the Testimonial Dinner Reception organized by the San Beda Law Alumni Association at the Kalayaan Hall of Club Filipino in San Juan City, Manila on Thursday, July 14, 2016. Photo by KING RODRIGUEZ/PPD

Fidel Ramos, Warren Buffett, Samsung Galaxy Note 7 | 12PM wRap

Oct 11, 2016 - 2:41 PM

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Palace 'respects' Ramos' comments on Duterte

Oct 10, 2016 - 3:55 PM

While Abella says Ramos comments are worth looking into he emphasized that Duterte is a man of action

'MIXED REACTIONS.' Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella admits there has been mixed reactionn to President Duterte's statements. File photo by Albert Alcain/PPD

Ramos: PH 'losing badly' in Duterte's first 100 days

Oct 09, 2016 - 11:36 PM

Former president Fidel V Ramos says President Rodrigo Duterte became stuck in unending controversies about extrajudicial killings of drug suspects and in his ability at using cuss words and insults

DUTERTE AND FVR. President Rodrigo Duterte chats with Former President Fidel V. Ramos during the Testimonial Dinner Reception organized by the San Beda Law Alumni Association on July 14, 2016. Photo by TOTO LOZANO/PPD

Ramos, Carina, Clinton | 6PM wRap

Jul 29, 2016 - 8:17 PM

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Incoming SolGen Calida: How 'in' was he during Arroyo's time?

May 23, 2016 - 6:00 PM

Lawyer Jose Calida a fellow Davaoeño of President elect Rodrigo Duterte was actually first noticed during the time of President Fidel Ramos

DUTERTE'S SOLGEN. Former justice undersecretary Jose Calida will join the Duterte administration. Photo from Jose Calida's Facebook page

Grace Poe seeks FVR's 'advice,' gets ex-president's 'lucky jacket'

Apr 13, 2016 - 11:08 PM

It had nothing to do with any endorsement says the presidential candidate on her meeting with former President Fidel V Ramos

MEETING. Presidential bet Grace Poe wears the shirt jack given by former President Fidel V. Ramos during her courtesy call on the former leader on Wednesday, April 13. Photo from Office of Sen Poe

FVR’s advice, Trillanes and Binay, Typhoon Nona | 12PM wRap

Dec 16, 2015 - 1:46 PM

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FVR on disqualification cases vs 2016 bets: Let people decide

Dec 16, 2015 - 12:41 PM

The former president says the country may end up with only one candidate if the process of elimination goes on

Photo by Camille Elemia/Rappler

FVR to 2016 bets: Act like a world-class PH president

Dec 16, 2015 - 10:40 AM

The former president reacts to the heated word war between presidential aspirants Mar Roxas and Rodrigo Duterte

Photo by Camille Elemia/Rappler

Ramos skips EDSA rites, dares Aquino to tell truth

Feb 26, 2015 - 8:15 AM

Ramos tells Aquino: Consolidate the Philippine national team because we have been broken up by disunity by conflict of interest by the broken chain of command which starts with the commander in chief

TELL-ALL: Retired military general Jose Almonte recalls in 'Endless Journey: A memoir' the years he played various roles in the country's history

Ramos swam, and the nation was afloat

Mar 15, 2014 - 2:43 PM

Who knows one of these days when there is serious need to soothe the anxieties of the nation again FVR just might