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:
00:47 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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