The SONA 2018 worked like a TV series as a twist came in, Pampanga Representative Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo (former President of the Philippines) elected as the newest House Speaker of the Philippines.

Arroyo formally turned into the Speaker of the House of Representatives on Monday after her associates met in a session after the third State of the Nation Address of President Rodrigo Duterte. With 184 officials voting in favor of her establishment, the previous president turned into the primary female House Speaker of the Philippines, supplanting Davao del Norte Rep. Pantaleon Alvarez.

Delegate Arroyo tends to the individuals from the House of Representatives without a working mic amid the Third Regular Session of the seventeenth Congress, minutes before President Duterte's State of the Nation Address (SONA) | Image from ABS-CBN News/Jonathan Cellona

Year 2010, preceding Arroyo's term finished, a few investigators have thought of her as profession in national legislative issues over, after her organization was reliably tormented by defilement issues. Following eight years and quite a while of medicinal treatment, she made her rebound to head the seventeenth Congress. One of the nation's best monetary personalities, Arroyo, little girl of the late previous president Diosdado Macapagal, graduated valedictorian from the Assumption Convent School in 1964.

She later learned at the Georgetown University, where she was a senior member's lister while being in a class that highlighted previous United States President Bill Clinton. When she got her Economics degree from the Assumption College, she was magna cum laude. Her postgraduate monetary degrees were from the Ateneo de Manila University (Master's, 1978) and the University of the Philippines [Doctorate, 1985] --- two colleges where she additionally instructed.  After the Edsa People Power Revolution, Arroyo was selected by previous president Corazon Aquino as Assistant Secretary, and later as Undersecretary of the Department of Trade and Industry.

Arroyo made her senatorial offer in 1992 and was re-chosen in 1995, collecting more than 16 million votes.

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In 1998, she was the running mate of presidential competitor Joe de Venecia, who lost to possible President Joseph Estrada. Arroyo won, with one of the biggest vote differentials in Philippine races. At the point when Estrada ventured down from office in 2001, Arroyo was sworn into office amid the supposed Edsa 2 rally.

In a standout amongst the most questionable presidential decisions after the Edsa 1, Arroyo outlived late performer Fernando Poe Jr. Arroyo won, yet not without issues: the authenticity of her administration was addressed, after wiretapped tapes of her discussion with Commission on Elections Commissioner Virgilio Garcillano on the security of votes in Mindanao. Prior to her term finished, Arroyo kept running as the agent of the second locale of Pampanga. Over multi year after her term, she was put on clinic capture over debasement accusations amid her nine-year stretch.

Now, with her presence as the first female House Speaker of the Philippines what would be the fate of the Philippines under her power?

Some people say she did fine during her presidential years especially with the prices and so on.