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Miriam Santiago laid to rest beside son -

FINAL RESTING PLACE A 21-gun salute, a shower of confetti, and the release of doves and white balloons mark the burial rites for former Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago in Marikina City. RICHARD A. REYES. “Sleep in peace, but pray for us.” Retired Bishop ...and more »

'Terrific' praise makes her husband emotional -

Husband/widower Jun Santiago at the wake of his wife Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago at the Immaculate Conception Cathedral, Cubao, Queazon City. INQUIRER PHOTO/LYN RILLON. The outpouring of love and praise for the late Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago ...and more »

Miriam a 'princess' in the hearts of Filipinos - bishop - Rappler

Bishop Teodoro Bacani: 'Miriam stands out as a princess. A princess stands out not proudly but with dignity.' Patty Pasion · @pattypasion. Published 2:38 PM, October 02, 2016. Updated 7:33 PM, October 02, 2016. Retired Bishop Teodoro Bacani Jr delivers ...and more »

Miriam Defensor-Santiago laid to rest -

The burial mass of former Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago at Immaculate Conception Cathedral, Cubao, Quezon City. NIÑO JESUS ORBETA/ Philippine Daily Inquirer. The Philippines on Sunday bade farewell to Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago, described as ...and more »

Heart Evangelista remembers 'protector, best friend' Miriam Santiago in touching eulogy - Rappler

At the wake of the late Miriam Defensor Santiago, Heart Evangelista and more deliver emotional eulogies for the late senator. 'You are my fairy godmother, my protector, my hero, my mother, and my best friend,' says Heart. Paterno Esmaquel II ...and more »

VIPs, selfie crowd bid farewell to 'Iron Lady' -

IN MEMORY OF MIRIAM The Philippine flag flies at half-staff in Iligan City's Paseo de Santiago park, lending a sad note to the otherwise festive air as the city celebrates the feast of St. Michael and the Archangels on Thursday. The lowering of the ...and more »

Lawmakers pay last respects to 'Iron Lady' - Rappler

IN MEMORY. A wreath placed outside the wake of the late Senator Miriam Santiago. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler. MANILA, Philippines – Fellow lawmakers of the late senator Miriam Defensor Santiago visited her on the first day of her wake on Thursday ...and more »

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, September 30, 2016 - Rappler

Close to the end of the week and we've seen explosions at the Senate involving Senator Leila de Lima in relation to mysterious goings-on at the New Bilibid Prison. These were quieted only by the death of former senator Miriam Defensor Santiago Thursday ...and more »

DOH honors health champion Miriam Santiago - Rappler

WISH GRANTED. RH advocates led by Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago and Pia Cayetano have been pushing for the RH bill to be certified as urgent. File photo by Ayee Macaraig. MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Health (DOH) on Friday, September 30 ...and more »

Ilonggos mourn Miriam Defensor-Santiago's death - Sun.Star

ILONGGOS, including those in Negros Occidental and Bacolod City, joined the country in mourning the death of former senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago Thursday. Negros Occidental Governor Alfredo Marañon Jr. said in a statement that the demise of ...and more »