Vice President Leni Robredo comments on the administration's war on drugs, expressing concern that innocent civilians are being swept up in the violence.
President Rodrigo Duterte reiterates his commitment to ending the scourge of illegal drugs and building friendships with other nations based on shared values and respect for international law.
But the controversy worsens the rift between the President and Vice President, a political analyst says.
Vice President Leni Robredo's billionaire-supporter Loida Nicolas-Lewis denies any plot to oust Duterte.
Vice President Leni Robredo denies involvement over a leak of emails emanating from her supporters allegedly planning the ouster of President Rodrigo Duterte.
Presidential spokesman Ernesto Abella said Vice President Leni Robredo's remarks — that relief operations in Bicol's typhoon Nina-hit areas are "slow" — suggests a cynical, political mindset willing to capitalize on disaster.
Vice President Leni Robredo in an interview admits, the Liberal Party is not as strong as it was during the time of former President Benigno Aquino III.
Vice President Leni Robredo, while making rounds in typhoon Nina-hit communities in Bicol, said relief operations are slow.
Vice President Leni Robredo also reiterates that she has no plans to take the presidency.
Blogger Mocha Uson says Vice President Leni Robredo should support President Rodrigo Duterte despite her opposition to his views and policies.
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