Claim: Malou Tiquia claims that Vice President Leni Robredo puts the Philippines down abroad. She cites that the VP spreads lies about Duterte’s War on Drugs. Tiquia also claimed that Robredo never collaborated with the incumbent president.

Rating: FALSE

The Facts: On February 2017, Vice President Leni Robredo delivered a message to the UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs for its 60th annual meeting mentioning the situation under the Duterte’s War on Drugs. The VP was also appointed by the President as the head of the Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council (HUDCC).

Why we fact-checked this: Malou Tiquia, the founder and CEO of Publicus Asia, Inc., published a reply on a tweet that has the potential to malign other national political candidates due to bad information. As of writing, Tiquia’s tweet has 511 likes, 155 retweets, and 38 replies.

Ma. Lourdes “Malou” N. Tiquia is a veteran lobbyist and political strategist in the Philippines.

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