8 months De Lima appeal to voters: vote for candidates who would ensure Senate’s independence. MB
By Hannah Torregoza Detained Senator Leila de Lima on Monday dared Filipino voters to vote for candidates who would ensure the Senate’s independence in the 18th Congress. Senator Leila De Lima(MB File Photo / Jansen Romero | Manila Bulletin) De Lima said it is important to “save what is left of the country’s democracy and sovereignty by voting in this upcoming May 13 elections for the patriotic and independent-minded candidates.” “Right now, the Senate is the only institution left standing in the way of this reality,” de Lima said in her latest dispatch. “If the President manages to stack the ... more