The main opposition coalition 1Sambayan led by former Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonio Carpio formally nominates incumbent Vice President Leni Robredo for the upcoming 2022 presidential election.
President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte threatens the "Philippine Daily Inquirer" with an exposé. The newspaper has been a long-time ally of the politically prominent Aquino family (ever since the 1986 EDSA People Power Revolution), as well as the minority opposition Liberal Party (of which the Vice President of the Philippines Leni Robredo is its prominent member); both have been consistent in their criticisms of the Duterty presidency and its policies since its inauguration in 2016.
Philippines Vice President Leni Robredo resigns her Cabinet post as housing secretary due to major differences in principles and values. Robredo says she is staying on in her elected position as vice president.
The Congress of the Philippines proclaims Rodrigo Duterte and Leni Robredo as President-elect and Vice President-elect of the Philippines, respectively. [http:--cnnphilippines.com-news-2016-05-30-congress-proclamation-president-rodrigo-duterte-vice-president-leni-robredo.html (CNN Philippines)], [http:--www.theolympian.com-news-nation-world-article80743862.html (AP via "The Olympian")]date=August 2019