After election defeat, Robredo to lead ‘biggest volunteer movement in PH history’

MANILA, Philippines – Vice President Leni Robredo will not allow the massive, volunteer-led movement she inspired in the 2022 presidential elections to just fade away following her loss to the late dictator’s son Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. Facing tens of thousands of her supporters during her thanksgiving event at the Ateneo de Manila University Quezon … Read more

One of Isko Moreno’s volunteer groups defects to Robredo

IM Pilipinas follows its Visayas and Zamboanga chapters in switching to Vice President Leni Robredo MANILA, Philippines – An early nationwide Isko Moreno volunteer group followed its chapters in switching to Vice President Leni Robredo, announcing its decision on Tuesday, April 12. Ikaw Muna (IM) Pilipinas, led by former undersecretary transportation Tim Orbos, prepared to … Read more

Up against dynasties? Learn a lesson or two from Robredo’s volunteer movement

The volunteer groups behind Robredo’s campaign should realize the degree of influence they have established in their own localities, and sustain that even in the next elections, says Rappler investigative editor Miriam Grace Go MANILA, Philippines – The volunteer movement seen in the presidential campaign of Vice President Leni Robredo is something unseen before, and … Read more

Isko Moreno volunteer group calls for unity talks again to beat Marcos Jr.

Tim Orbos, convenor of IM Pilipinas, says candidates should consider withdrawing in favor of a fellow bet with the best chances of winning against Ferdinand Marcos Jr. MANILA, Philippines – A pro-Isko Moreno volunteer group led by former transportation official Tim Orbos wants Vice President Leni Robredo, Manila Mayor Isko Moreno, senators Ping Lacson and … Read more

Marawi volunteer hopes Isko drops ‘Duterte Lite,’ criticizes national campaign team

MANILA, Philippines – An outspoken Marawi civic leader who has been mobilizing for the presidential candidacy of Isko Moreno directed criticism at the Manila Mayor’s national campaign team and an apparent strategy to President Rodrigo Duterte’s endorsement. Drieza Lininding, leader of Marawi Consensus Group, spoke out during an interview with Rappler editorial consultant and columnist … Read more