A Short Biography Of Sen. Santiago

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Her vigor, vitality and authority as a public official is not founded on deception, corruption, selfishness and vain glory. Strong of will and true to honor, Sen. Miriam attracts respect and commends obedience and embark on a continuous search for principles not to stop at every milestone. She has a high record of educational attainment and her numerous accomplishments manifest her sensational intelligence, fierce temper and sharp tongue. She received magna cum laude in Bachelor of Arts and earned Bachelor of Laws, cum laude from the University of the Philippines. Sen. Santiago studied in different universities abroad for her post studies where she earned the graduate degrees of Master of Laws and Doctor of Juridical Science from the University …show more content…
But when it comes to work, she takes it seriously. In the senate, she is known for her outspokenness. She speak out her views, judgments and criticisms on issues in the government, as compared to other senators who will just brush off these matter. Because of her perseverance, bravery and courage, she serves an inspiration and a role model for her colleagues and also for everyone. Now, she is considered as a rising star. She is recognize as “the incorruptible lady, platinum lady, tiger lady, dragon lady, queen of popularity polls, and the undisputed campus hero”. (Miriam Defensor-Santiago Biography, …show more content…
Miriam wants a “clean, courageous government, a government of, by and for academic excellence”. This witty, tough-talking “Iron Lady” of the Philippines has chosen her path to Malacañang Palace in 2016. Our government stands at a crucial point wherein the lure of the modern world threatens to slowly destroy us by making human weakness its enthusiastic accomplice. Sen. Miriam on this discipline aspires to continue inspiring the Filipino people. Though she was diagnosed with lung cancer, stage 4, her signature and bravery matters. She fought back and her cancer has regressed. Even the cancer cells are afraid of her! Her platform of government deals on efficiency issues particularly programs that focus on poverty alleviation followed by her plans to only hire “the best and most competent” if elected. To restore meritocracy by putting the most honest men and women to help her run her administration, is always her

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