It’s Sunday, April 10, 2016, and that means it’s time for the lone PiliPinas Debates 2016 Vice Presidential Debate of the 2016 national election.
The six candidates—Senators Alan Peter Cayetano, Francis Escudero, Gregorio Honasan, Ferdinand Marcos Jr., Antonio Trillanes IV, and Camarines Sur Rep. Ma. Leonor Robredo—will be present at the only debate for vice presidential bets.
Just like the second leg of the presidential debate on March 20, there will be many options to watch the VP debate live. You’ll have several live streaming options, in addition to all the live tweets and live blogs.
When is the debate happening?
The debate will begin at 5 p.m. Philippine Standard time today at the Quadricentennial Pavillion of the University of Santo Tomas in City of Manila. It is scheduled to last for 2 and one-half hours. It will be moderated by journalists Pia Hontiveros and Pinky Webb.
Where will it be live streamed?
CNN Philippines and INQUIRER.net will all have live streams, thanks to their digital coalition. You’ll also be able to watch the debate live here (see embedded video below).
Other options include YouTube, and Rappler.
Where can I have a conversation with other viewers in real-time?
Twitter is likely to be a great place for this. The official Twitter hashtag for the debate is #PiliPinasDebates2016, though #VPDebate will likely be used by some as well.
Where can I find the debate on television?
You can watch the vice presidential debate on free television Channel 9.
What else do I need to know?
Tonight’s debate will focus on corruption, poverty, political dynasties, human rights, peace and order, traffic and other urban problems, connectivity and foreign policy.
Where can I watch the full video replay?
The full video replay courtesy of CNN Philippines will be available also on this page.