Escudero flattered by Duterte’s mention on preferred successor

MANILA — Senator Francis Escudero was humbled by President Rodrigo Duterte naming him as his preferred successor if he pushes through with plans to step down from the presidency. Despite this,…

No other option to pick next president but VP: Drilon

MANILA— There is no other option to select the next President of the Philippines aside from the assumption of the sitting vice president, Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon said on…