Duque also served as health secretary during the Arroyo
For her part, Arroyo
said she regarded Duterteas her friend, who did not abandon her during the dark times in her political life.
"I have always held President Arroyo
in high esteem for her inspiring and disciplined leadership, not only for my presidency presidency, but the rest of the public as well," he said in his remarks at the event attended by Arroyo
's family, friends, former Cabinet members and other allies.
During the hearing, Arroyo
said, it was revealed that except for those using 10-wheeler trucks, the cost of transporting goods is more expensive through the Roro than other modes of transport.
"If she wins, it will be her third and final term as a congresswoman," said her son Juan Miguel "Mikey" Arroyo
who filed her certificate of candidacy at the Commission on Elections [Comelec] office in Pampanga, 200 kilometre north of Manila.
According to AT&T, Iusacell's former CEO Adrian Steckel will assist Arroyo
with the integration of Iusacell into AT&T.
, 65, appeared in a wheelchair and wore a neck brace with a pink scarf.
, wearing a white neck brace, walked out of the hospital around 2:30 p.m.
denies wrongdoing, and says she does not intend to flee justice but wants to go abroad for necessary medical treatment for a bone ailment.
Two complaints of electoral sabotage have been filed against Arroyo
and her husband alleging they rigged congressional polls in 2007 by tampering with results.
prose is laced with thinly veiled hagiographic comments, even when describing her conflicts with U.S.