Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago died peacefully today at 8:52 a.m. Details of the interment will be announced later. (1/2)
— Miriam Santiago (@senmiriam) September 29, 2016
Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago passed away this morning and #RIPMiriam is trending for a very good reason.
As news of her death reaches Filipino twitter users, tweets after tweets they sends their condolences to the woman known as the “Iron Lady of Asia”.
#RIPMiriam She is irreplaceable. 😔 Her fighting spirit is inspiring.
— Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach (@PiaWurtzbach) September 29, 2016
— Daryl King Yukit (@iamDKGY) September 29, 2016
#RIPMiriam the president that we never had. 😞
— Nicolette Ann (@nicoletteannmc) September 29, 2016
— Mateyo (@mateyology) September 29, 2016
— Frankie B. Baraan (@MrFrankBaraan) September 29, 2016
There is no one and never will be one like MDS.. One of a kind in govt service #RIPMiriam
— Raym (@raymtweets) September 29, 2016
— merlee jayme (@mjayme) September 29, 2016
Despite her illness, she still wanted to run and fight for this country. She's definitely the strongest woman I know. #RIPMiriam
— baby danes (@bedfordmaine) September 29, 2016
— Nathalie Panganiban (@nathaliesaud) September 29, 2016
Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago dies battling lung cancer and she is survived by her husband Narciso Santiago, Jr. and one son.
Last modified: September 29, 2016