WATCH: 2016: A year of challenges and change for the Philippines
(philstar.com) | Updated December 31, 2016 - 7:45pm
It cannot be denied that 2016 brought change to the Philippines.
MANILA, Philippines -- President Rodrigo Duterte, no doubt the country's biggest newsmaker this year, promised change and 2016 was indeed full of changes and challenges.
It is impossible to capture all the moments of a year that has included among the most heated campaign periods in recent history, a monumental victory at an international arbitration court on an ongoing maritime dispute, and a move meant to unite a post-EDSA Revolution nation that has shown that the Martial Law years have left scars on either side of the debate.
Still, here is Philstar.com's video rundown of the biggest news events in the Philippines in 2016: