The government should demand the full refund of the P3.5 billion payment to Sanofi Pasteur in the acquisition of the Dengvaxia anti-dengue vaccines, Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III on Sunday said.
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Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon is not buying Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III’s assurance that the Senate would exist under the proposed federal system of government.
Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III has opted to ignore claims made by colleague Sen. Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan that President Rodrigo Duterte and his allies planned to extend the term of all elected officials and grant him…
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Thanks in part to their showbiz backgrounds, former senators Jinggoy Estrada and Lito Lapid both have a chance of reclaiming their seats in 2019 based on the survey commissioned by the ruling PDP-Laban.
President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday (September 14) met with the top two leaders of Congress and leaders of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) to discuss the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL).
Malacañang has set in motion the planned Charter change (Cha-cha) as the 25-man Constitutional Commission (ConCom) appeared to be already complete and has started review on the 1987 Constitution.
Senators questioned the timing of former Bureau of Customs (BOC) Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon’s revelations linking the son of their colleague, Sen. Panfilo Lacson, in smuggling activities after he was fired from his post and a day after…
President Duterte may have rejeted the offer of resignation by Bureau of Customs (BOC) chief Nicanor Faeldon thrice but it was not enough assurance that he will remain in his post, Sen. Richard Gordon said on Friday.
There's no longer any limit to the amount of help that can be given by senators to the residents displaced by the conflict in Marawi City after Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III issued a special order exempting the assistance…
With martial law in effect in Mindanao for more than a month now and no indication of President Duterte revoking it anytime soon, Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III sees the need to hold another round of briefing with top…
Senate President Aquilino "Koko" Pimentel III wants rules on fire safety inspection for companies within economic zones changed following the June 2 attack at Resorts World Manila that left 38 people dead.
Opposition Sen. Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan on Thursday (June 1) likened the Duterte administration’s handling of its media arm to that of the Marcos era during the time when martial law was first imposed in the country.
Senate President Aquilino "Koko" Pimentel III isn't stopping Senator Leila de Lima from asking the court to allow her to attend sessions and vote on crucial bills-- but he's not exactly supportive of it either.
Senator Francis Pangilinan has denied the Liberal Party is behind moves to remove Senator Aquilino "Koko" Pimentel III as Senate President.
Senator Ping Lacson is claiming that all 24 members of the Commission on Appointment (CA) consented to the “rejection” of confirmation of former Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Gina Lopez.
Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III has downplayed reports that his party, the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban), is obbying for the appointment of lawyer Mark Kristopher Tolentino as replacement to…
Senators need to study President Rodrigo Duterte's proposal to appoint barangay officials amid reports that such a move would be against the law, Senate President Aquilino "Koko" Pimentel III said Monday (March 27).
There may be no actual destabilization plot clearly in sight but Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III said on Friday (Mar. 24) that there appears to be effort to make President Rodrigo Duterte step down from office before 2022.
Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III downplayed Senator Antonio Trillanes IV's prediction that President Rodrigo Duterte will be “convicted” if the impeachment complaint ends up in the Senate, given the seriousness of the charges…
Senate President Aquilino "Koko" Pimentel III has come to the defense of President Rodrigo Duterte after Senator Francis Pangilinan said democracy, not dictatorship, should prevail in the country.
Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III on Thursday (Mar. 23) categorically stated that there’s no effort by the ruling party, the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban), much more a marching order to have Vice…
Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III on Thursday urged the Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) to help in disseminating to the public the federal system of government.
Defeated vice presidential candidate Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. does not stand to gain from the ouster from office of Vice President Leni Robredo in the event she is impeached, Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III said Monday…
Senate President Aquilino "Koko" Pimentel III on Sunday (Mar.19) has aired his apprehension that the filing of an impeachment complaint against President Duterte could be but part of a bigger sinister plan against the Chief Executive