Top Ten Richest Senators Of Philippines
Miriam Defensor Santiago
Miriam Defensor Santiago (born 15 June 1945) is a Filipino politician, notable for having served in all three branches of the Philippine government – judicial, executive, and legislative. She was named one of The 100 Most Powerful Women in the World in 1997 by The Australian magazine. In 2012, she was elected judge of the International Criminal Court, the first Filipina and the first Asian from a developing country to be so honored.In March 2012 she was set to take the oath but delayed it for medical reasons. In June 2014 she resigned the post, saying she has chronic fatigue syndrome. A month later she reported she was diagnosed with lung cancer. In 1988, she was named laureate of the Ramon Magsaysay Award for government service, with a citation “for bold and moral leadership in cleaning up a corrupt-ridden government agency.” She ran in the 1992 presidential elections but was cheated and never conceded defeat. She has also written books covering topics in law and the social sciences. She has served three terms in the Philippine Senate.
She is the leading authority of her generation in constitutional law and international law.