With many years of political experience, House Deputy Speaker Lito Atienza now takes on the vice presidential race. Atienza is the running mate of Senator Manny Pacquiao, who is vying for the presidential seat. 

In this INQside Look episode, Atienza sits down with INQUIRER.net reporter Neil Arwin Mercado to tackle several issues from same-sex marriage and civil union, the Philippines-China relations, the bloody war against drugs, to the abuses during the martial law era.

Contents of this video:

00:00 Introduction 

00:47 Filing of COC for the vice presidency: How it started

03:52 On Atienza’s statement “Kung hindi niyo iboboto si Manny, ‘wag niyo na lang ako iboto” 

05:17 What will happen if Atienza wins vice presidency but Pacquiao loses

06:28 On surveys 

11:40 On substitution of candidates 

15:34 On disqualification case against Presidential aspirant Bongbong Marcos Jr. due to 1995 conviction of tax evasion casee

18:27 What do we want to hear from Bongbong Marcos Jr.

21:33 On Marcoses statement on Martial law

22:58 Should Bongbong Marcos Jr. issue an apology for what happened?

24:14 What should we tell the younger generations about martial law

25:30 Suspension of excise tax on petroleum products

26:11 On COVID-19 Response

28:14 On West Philippine Sea

32:28 On our relationship with China

33:51 On ‘drug war’

35:35 On same sex marriage

42:55 Discrimination against LGBT community vs civil right of LGBT on civil union

45:50 On divorce

45:59 On charter change

46:00 on death penalty 

46:02 On political dynasties 

46:17 Is the Philippines doing enough to address climate change?

46:25 Agrarian reforms: Are we doing enough for our farmers

46:37 A Lito Atienza vice presidency, what to expect

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