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From Arroyo to Duterte: Who is new ERC Chairperson Agnes Devanadera?

Nov 24, 2017 - 6:06 PM

No stranger to politics and the government, new ERC Chairperson Agnes Devanadera is perhaps best known as the first woman solicitor general in the Philippines under the Arroyo administration

Ramos fears 'more harmful' martial law under Duterte

May 26, 2017 - 2:04 PM

Former president Fidel V Ramos says We would be much higher now in the ranking of nations in the appreciation of other nations about the Philippines if we did not have martial law As a military man pagmasdan mo ang lalim ng sinasabi ko

MARTIAL LAW. Former president Fidel V. Ramos, an 89-year-old former Marcos general, fears a 'more harmful' martial law to come under President Rodrigo Duterte. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

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

What women worldwide owe Leticia Ramos-Shahani

Mar 26, 2017 - 11:00 AM

If the women of the world today enjoy what is known as the bill of human rights for women the whole world owes it to Leticia Ramos Shahani Ambassador Rosario Manalo says

WOMEN'S WARRIOR. A portrait of the late Leticia Ramos Shahani is displayed at the Department of Foreign Affairs on March 24, 2017, to pay tribute to the veteran diplomat who fought for women's rights. Screen grab from Rappler video

Leticia Ramos-Shahani: The woman who competed with the best

Mar 20, 2017 - 9:48 AM

Letty made a name for herself in diplomacy and politics and championed culture and women s rights

Ramos to Imelda: Come clean on hidden wealth, Ninoy's murder

Feb 12, 2017 - 4:10 PM

The former First Lady must be the one to speak for the family now because she knows more than any of the children says former President Fidel V Ramos

RAPPLER TALK. Former President Fidel Ramos speaks with Rappler executive editor Maria Ressa

Ramos to Duterte: Stop saying you'll die soon

Feb 12, 2017 - 1:47 PM

Former president Fidel V Ramos: You have a lot of things to do And people will support you We don t want the President to be disposed of just like that You were elected for 6 years And you fulfill it

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

Feb 12, 2017 - 12:05 PM

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Impunity in PH? Ramos says 'it's starting to be like that'

Feb 12, 2017 - 11:54 AM

Former Philippine president Fidel V Ramos also says the government should reconsider President Rodrigo Duterte s plan to tap the military to lead the war on drugs

Palace defends Duterte: He's 'more visionary', 'transformational'

Feb 11, 2017 - 2:32 PM

Malacañang reacts to former president Ramos who expressed concern that Duterte appears to be making decisions without first consulting his Cabinet members

President Rodrigo Duterte. Malacañang file photo

Ramos worries about 'lack of consultation' in Duterte gov't

Feb 10, 2017 - 11:56 AM

Referring to his unsolicited advice former president Fidel V Ramos says With all due respect to those concerned it s not Facebook stuff It s the real McCoy because I ve been through it and I ve done it

RAPPLER TALK. Former President Fidel Ramos speaks with Rappler executive editor Maria Ressa

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

The politics of the coco levy scam: From Marcos to Noynoy Aquino

Jan 22, 2017 - 11:00 AM

PART 2: More than the long arduous fights in court for the coconut levy funds the main battleground is in Malacañang and Congress where politics comes into play

POLITICS. The long battle for the coco levy funds is not limited to courts, with politics getting in the way of coconut farmers and their beneficiaries.

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

Ramos, Duterte, and the Paris Agreement

Nov 04, 2016 - 8:30 AM

While I agree mostly with President Ramos I actually understand where President Duterte is coming from He is asking the right and good questions

Fidel Ramos, Clinton-Trump, Imelda Schweighart | 12PM wRap

Nov 01, 2016 - 12:49 PM

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Ramos resigns as Duterte's special envoy to China

Oct 31, 2016 - 10:19 PM

Communications Secretary Martin Andanar says the Palace has not received former president Fidel V Ramos resignation from this position

RAMOS RESIGNS. 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

Ramos to gov't: Ratify climate deal or Filipinos will suffer

Oct 30, 2016 - 2:13 PM

Former president Fidel V Ramos wants President Rodrigo Duterte to approve the climate deal so the Senate may ratify it because it would advance the interests of Filipinos

In this file picture taken on November 25, 2013, a ship is washed ashore crushing houses in Tacloban, Leyte Province, after Super Typhoon Haiyan swept over the central Philippines. Noel Celis/File/AFP

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

Duterte on Obama, State of Emergency, Pacquiao | 6PM wRap

Sep 06, 2016 - 8:09 PM

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Philippines eyes '2-track' talks with China

Aug 13, 2016 - 5:41 PM

Ex president Fidel V Ramos discusses this proposal at meetings with Chinese representatives in Hong Kong on a trip aimed at boosting ties

DUTERTE'S ENVOY. Former Philippine President Fidel V. Ramos speaks at the Philippine Consulate General in Hong Kong, China, on August 12, 2016. Photo by Jerome Favre/EPA

Duterte, Tiamzons, Phelps | 6PM wRap

Aug 12, 2016 - 7:59 PM

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Philippines invites China to 'formal discussions'

Aug 12, 2016 - 11:52 AM

China says former Philippine president Fidel V Ramos can come to Beijing as special envoy of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte

DUTERTE’S ENVOY. Former Philippine president Fidel V. Ramos speaks during a press conference at the Philippine Consulate General in Hong Kong on August 9, 2016. Photo by Jerome Favre/EPA

Time for a Ramos model in the West Philippine Sea?

Aug 06, 2016 - 5:00 PM

Instead of opting for either a bilateral or multilateral approach Ramos adopted what I call bi multilateralism in his administration s approach to China

DUO. A file photo of 2 former leaders - former Philippine president Fidel Ramos and former Chinese president Jiang Zemin. File photo by AFP

Ramos, Carina, Clinton | 6PM wRap

Jul 29, 2016 - 8:17 PM

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Duterte hints he can set aside Hague ruling for China talks

Jul 23, 2016 - 4:26 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte says the Philippines can get many benefits from China if we can just have a settlement with them despite the arbitral judgment

FVR PROPOSAL. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte (right) hints he is open to the suggestion of former president Fidel V. Ramos to shelve the historic ruling on the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea) to resume talks with Beijing. Photo by Toto Lozano/PPD

Duterte wants to send Ramos to China for talks

Jul 14, 2016 - 10:45 PM

Former president Fidel Ramos however hints he might not accept the offer citing his age and other commitments

Fidel Ramos

PDiggy or PGong? Netizens suggest the #NextPresidentialNickname

May 13, 2016 - 7:14 PM

What would you like to call president elect Rodrigo Duterte?

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

WATCH: Fidel Ramos reacts to youth's views on People Power

Feb 25, 2016 - 5:06 PM

Former president Fidel Ramos reads – and reacts – to tweets from the youth about the EDSA revolution

WATCH: 6 degrees of separation between Maine Mendoza & Fidel V. Ramos

Feb 24, 2016 - 4:48 PM

Only six people separate YayaDub and the former president

#EDSA30: How to help young voters understand martial law

Feb 24, 2016 - 10:00 AM

Major players in the EDSA People Power Revolution have some advice for young people who now tend to favor a strongman for a leader

Key players in the 1986 People Power Revolution

Feb 24, 2016 - 8:00 AM

Who were the prominent figures of EDSA 1986 and where are they now?

EDSA: 'Hand of God' seen from the House of Sin

Feb 23, 2016 - 8:30 AM

Here s a behind the scenes look at People Power as told by Archbishop Socrates Villegas then the 25 year old aide of Manila Archbishop Jaime Cardinal Sin

MENTOR AND AIDE. The late Manila Archbishop Jaime Cardinal Sin (right) served as the mentor of then Father Socrates Villegas (left), now archbishop of Lingayen-Dagupan and president of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines. File photo from CBCP

VLOG: FVR tells presidential bets to be world-class presidents

Dec 16, 2015 - 6:23 PM

Former president Fidel V Ramos says a president must act like a national model

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

APEC 2015: A sense of déjà vu

Nov 12, 2015 - 7:00 PM

The current and former NEDA chiefs compare the Philippine economy on the eve of the country s hosting of the APEC summit in 1996 and in 2015 Then and now the global community saw the country as poised to reach great economic heights

Escudero: Ramos shared 'experiences' with Poe

Jul 27, 2015 - 1:35 PM

Escudero says he and Poe did not ask for Ramos support in the 2016 elections but the 3 had an enriching meeting Friday July 24

2016 TANDEM? Senators Grace Poe and Chiz Escudero at the start of the Senate session, July 27, 2015. Photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler Photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

Forbes launches Forbes Philippines

May 06, 2015 - 1:40 PM

The local edition aims to use its long working cycles to dig deeper into the entrepreneurial aspect of Philippine business

FAST FACTS: Changing leaders at the Bureau of Customs

Apr 24, 2015 - 1:58 PM

Only Fidel V Ramos keeps one Customs commissioner throughout his term – Guillermo Parayno Jr

Past popes and Philippine presidents

Jan 14, 2015 - 11:30 AM

Past popes have commented on state affairs in previous visits to the Philippines Will Pope Francis known for his blunt frankness do the same?

PAST PAPAL VISITS. Past popes have commented on state affairs during their visits to the Philippines. Pope Paul VI and Pope John Paul II photos from, Pope Francis from AFP

The accidental journalist

Jul 05, 2014 - 8:41 AM

A college professor once advised me against joining the media industry To this day it still surprises friends and even family members to learn that I almost didn t

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