Researchers should consult the sites themselves for information about rights, contacts, and permissions. While campaigning on 28 Aprilshe was severely injured in car crash,  which she claimed was an assassination attempt.
Defensor Santiago declared the Philippines as "the fake passport capital of the world", and directed raids against criminal syndicates, including the Yakuza. She exposed and named numerous jueteng illegal gambling lords and illegal-logging lords throughout her terms.
She was the first Asian from a third world country to be elected to such a post. Miriam Defensor Santiago asks the crowd at the University of the Philippines: As a result, trial judges scheduled ten or fifteen cases a day, so that they could make up for cases postponed.
Citations are generated automatically from bibliographic data as a convenience, and may not be complete or accurate. Defensor Santiago suspended hearings on all other pending cases, and conducted whole-day trials. Notwithstanding our history and economic condition, can we change our culture?
She never released her pork barrel to any NGO, particularly those headed by those guilty of plunder, which means wholesale stealing of public money by accepting kickbacks, or simply pocketing the entire money.
Check out the official election results through the link below: Lawyers were prone to seek postponement of trial. Defensor Santiago stopped the conversion scandal, and appeased the landowners by enhancing the incentives for voluntary offers by the landowners for the sale of their landholdings, which entitled them to an additional five percent cash payment.
But with her signature humor and bravery, she fought back, and her cancer has regressed. Legal luminary Miriam entered public service as a special assistant to the Secretary of Justice in Among other candidates for the position are AirAsia chief Tony Fernandes of Malaysia and an unstated representative from Brunei, which is the lead country for — according to tradition.
She tried again in and most recently inbut she performed poorly, placing only 7th and 5th, respectively. She cites physicist Marie Curie and former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher as her major influences throughout her political career, with Thatcher praising her for her book Cutting Edge during their meeting while the Prime Minister visited the Philippines.
She was a landslide winner in numerous polls conducted in various public and private universities and colleges in the country.
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This led to the Priority Development Assistance Fund scandalwhich put the Senate president behind bars with charges of plunder.
Miriam Defensor Santiago is a globally famous personality, because of her legal brilliance and courageous example in fighting corruption.
She ended her speech by quoting her favorite line from William Ernest Henley, who wrote the poem Invictus: As the Filipinos say: A Santiago fan since childhood, the year-old Fernandez told Rappler that Santiago is the kind of candidate the youth is rooting for.
In the executive branch, she has been immigration commissioner; and a cabinet member, as agrarian reform secretary. She has written some 30 books, many of which are very scholarly textbooks in law and the social sciences, well advanced of our time.
Many, if not all, of the Web sites in the collection and elements incorporated into the Web sites e. I noticed that in the Senate it is easy to steal government money. In Juneshe decided to forego the position and stepped down due to health reasons.Dec 04, · This is the entire privilege speech of Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago on Wednesday, December 4, NAVIGATING THE CRIMES OF THE PLUNDER MASTERMIND Mr.
President, ladies and gentlemen of the. Title Miriam Defensor Santiago - The Official Website of Miriam Defensor Santiago Summary On Miriam Defensor Santiago, senator from the Philippines.
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