Miriam Santiago death - updates

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'Motherly' Miriam Santiago honored on 1st death anniversary

Sep 29, 2017 - 2:34 PM

Family, friends, and youth supporters remember the soft side of the feisty senator who was like a mother to those who were close to her

#MiriamIsForever trends on senator's 1st death anniversary

Sep 29, 2017 - 11:58 AM

On social media, netizens remember their favorite iconic lines told by the fiesty senator from Iloilo and the legacy she left behind as a senator

MIRIAM IS FOREVER. Netizens celebrate the legacy of the late Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago on Friday, September 29

Senators urge Duterte to give Miriam Santiago highest civilian honor

Sep 27, 2017 - 8:55 PM

The Senate adopts resolutions seeking the conferment of the Quezon Service Cross on the late senator, ahead of her first death anniversary

QUEZON CROSS. Members of the Senate urge President Rodrigo Duterte to confer the Quezon Service Cross Award to the late senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago. Photo by Jasmin Dulay/Rappler

Memorial service set for Miriam Santiago's 1st death anniversary

Sep 27, 2017 - 2:55 PM

The event at the Loyola Memorial Park in Marikina City on Friday, September 29, is open to the public

IRON LADY. Family and friends are set to commemorate the first death anniversary of esteemed senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago on Friday, September 29, 2017. File photo

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Sep 29, 2016 - 8:21 PM

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Political rivals pray for Miriam, miss her already

Sep 29, 2016 - 3:30 PM

Former Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile Senator Panfilo Lacson and Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II only have good words for the feisty senator who once harangued them at the Senate session hall

MOURNING. Political rivals of former senator Miriam Defensor Santiago mourn her passing on Thursday, September 29.

Lawmakers pay tribute to Miriam Santiago: A 'pillar' of PH politics

Sep 29, 2016 - 1:46 PM

UPDATED [This is an] end of an era of erudition eloquence and equanimity says Ifugao Representative Teddy Baguilat Jr

TRIBUTE. For many lawmakers, Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago will remain a political icon. File photo by Rappler

Senators: Miriam a big loss, 'best president we never had'

Sep 29, 2016 - 1:30 PM

UPDATED The Senate will no longer have a member as brilliant and fiercely dedicated as former senator Miriam Santiago senators say The national flag is flown at half mast following her demise

PATRIOT. Senators mourn the death of senator Miriam Defensor Santiago, whom they call a 'great patriot.' File photo from Senate PRIB

'The Iron Lady is dead': Filipinos mourn death of Miriam Santiago

Sep 29, 2016 - 12:45 PM

Tributes pour in online as the nation grieves over the passing of former senator Miriam Defensor Santiago

Duterte on Miriam's death: May your legacy guide PH

Sep 29, 2016 - 12:33 PM

UPDATED Rest in peace Madam Senator May your legacy continue to guide this nation for many years to come says President Rodrigo Duterte

'STERLING PUBLIC SERVANT.' President Rodrigo Duterte (left) honors the memory of former senator Miriam Defensor Santiago.

Miriam Defensor Santiago: 'God is not out there but in you'

Sep 29, 2016 - 11:33 AM

In this obituary we remember the life politics and wit of the late senator Miriam Defensor Santiago

In this file photo, Miriam Santiago waves to supporters during an indoor rally in a suburban coliseum in Manila, May 1992, when she ran for the presidency. Jose Duran/AFP/File

Miriam Defensor Santiago, former senator, dies

Sep 29, 2016 - 10:35 AM

UPDATED Miriam Defensor Santiago the feisty esteemed former senator and public servant from Iloilo was 71 years old

Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago. File photo by Joseph Vidal/Senate PRIB