Tag Archives: 2016 elections

July 1, 2016

A Look Back: President Benigno S. Aquino III


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July 1, 2016. Today is the first day of the next chapter of Philippine history. Outgoing President Benigno S. Aquino III, after completing a full term of being the Philippines’ highest public official, has officially turned over the gargantuan responsibility of leading the country to its 16th president, President Rodrigo R. Duterte. Here is former President Benigno S. Continue Reading


June 30, 2016

FIRST LOOK: President Rodrigo R. Duterte


Your first look: The 16th President of the Philippines on the cover of PeopleAsia. Get to know the real Rodrigo “Rody” Duterte in this special issue, coming out soon. For inquiries and reservations, call Bong at (02) 892-1854


May 27, 2016

Leni Robredo on Remembering Jesse


A throwback to one of Vice-Presidential candidate Leni Robredo’s first interviews after the death of her husband in 2012. Published in October 2012, this feature gave the country a glimpse, not just of Jesse’s widow, but of a human rights advocate, a female lawyer and a woman who could very well change the course of Continue Reading


May 19, 2016

The Art of Being Mark Villar

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From being named one of PeopleAsia’s 8 Most Eligible Bachelors in 2008 to marrying Emmeline “Em” Y. Aglipay two years ago, much has happened in Mark Villar’s life since we last sat down with him. His latest milestone is easily being chosen by presumptive President Duterte to be the new DPWH chief just a day ago. Take a look at what Continue Reading

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May 17, 2016

When the Son Shines Anew: Migz Villafuerte


The youth are taking over: before we had 21-year-old Josh Edward Cobangbang as the youngest municipal mayor in the Ilocos region, there was Migz Villafuerte. Migz is an odd combination. Not only is he on his second term as Camarines Sur governor, but he’s also a model and a wakeboarder. So how does a 20-something Continue Reading


CamSur-Footed: Lray and Migz Villafuerte


This father-son duo has accomplished much since the last time we spoke to them. With Migz now on his second term as governor, and Lray being elected congressman, PeopleAsia takes you back to when the tandem was still just preparing for a bright future ahead. It’s been a little more than five years since PeopleAsia last sat down with Continue Reading


May 16, 2016

Juan Miguel Zubiri: Evergreen


Juan Miguel Zubiri, or simply Migz Zubiri, seems headed back in the Senate. It has been five years since his controversial resignation from the Senate, but the people have spoken. As of this writing, Migz is at number six on the senatorial poll, proving that nothing can ever eclipse staunchness and sincerity in fighting for a noble cause. By Continue Reading


March 5, 2016

Makeovers and Ballots as ANC turns 20

Mornings@anc hosts. Christian Esguerra, Gretchen Ho, Ginger Conejero, David Celdran, Paolo Abrera

ABS-CBN News Channel (ANC) announced the launch of its own high definition channel on Sky Cable, as well as an extensive ‘Halalan 2016’ coverage, as it celebrates its 20th anniversary in May.  “This is what ANC has continuously strived to be: the best, most reliable, and prestigious english language, all-news channel in the Philippines. There is Continue Reading