Feisty senator Miriam Santiago loses bout with cancer


Former Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago passed away Thursday at the age of 71.

The feisty senator has been battling cancer for two years.

Santiago was rushed to the St. Luke’s Medical Center early this month.

Radio reports quoting her husband said the senator died peacefully in her sleep. JEFF ANTIPORDA


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  1. Rest in Peace Senator Miriam Santiago!

    My salute Ma’am for your services to the Philipppine Senate. You will be remembered!

  2. Condolence to the bereaved family and to the Pilipino people!

    We lost one of the pillars in the Senate. Rest in peace, Ma’am. We love you.