Moment of silence for Abante reporter

Posted at 05/07/12 3:14 PM

MANILA, Philippines - Members of the Malacañang Press Corps observed a moment of silence for Abante's Palace beat reporter Rose Miranda before Monday's press briefing started.

Miranda, 39, passed away Saturday after a year-long battle against breast cancer.

Presidential Spokesman Edwin Lacierda expressed his sympathies to Miranda's loved ones.

Her remains lie at the Miranda family residence in Barangay Ligas, Bacoor, Cavite.