Prolonged martial rule in a large area affecting the lives of millions of Filipinos is "authoritarian" and contrary to democracy.
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In explaining her no vote to the extension of martial law in Mindanao, opposition Senator Risa Hontiveros urged soldiers of the Armed Forces of the Philippines to perform their duty of protecting the people from tyrants.
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The joint session of Congress has granted the request of President Rodrigo Duterte to further extend the declaration of martial law in Mindanao for another year.
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Senator Grace Poe continues to lead the senatorial race ahead of the 2019 polls, with a radio station's poll showing her in the top spot.
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Senator Bam Aquino has paid tribute to Marvel comic legend Stan Lee, remembering the joy, inspiration and legacy he left to the world. Aquino said Lee, who created some of the world's popular comic book characters such as Spider-Man,…
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Opposition senators have filed a resolution seeking an immediate Senate investigation into the killing of nine sugarcane farmers in Sagay City, Negros Occidental, last month.
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The rule of law has prevailed and "will always" prevail, the Senate opposition bloc on Monday said.
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Reelectionist Senators Bam Aquino and Grace Poe have been crowned the epal king and queen by former Presidential Communications Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson. Uson, who is running for Kasosyo party-list representative in the 2019…
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The suspension of excise tax on fuel was a "victory" for the Senate minority bloc, Senator Bam Aquino, and especially the Filipino people.
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Senator Bam Aquino has pressed for an investigation on the series of assassination of several mayors and vice mayors in the past months.
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Senator Antonio Trillanes IV had got some moral support from three political allies when he faced the arrest order issued by the court. Trillanes showed up in the Makati trial court with Senators Risa Hontiveros, Kiko Pangilinan and Bam…
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After sevens months of staring, cooing and babbling, baby Coco Aquino, daughter of Senator Bam Aquino, has finally said her first word. The senator proudly shared the baby milestone on Instagram, saying Coco uttered the word "Bam" twice.…
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Popular television host Kris Aquino is not running for senator in next year's elections even after a survey showed she was rising on the list of potential senatorial candidates. Aquino said it was unfair to her cousin re-electionist…
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The yellow forces have gathered Friday to denounce the martial law regime of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos. Former President Benigno Aquino III joined Vice President Leni Robredo and other Liberal Party stalwarts in a mass for peace…
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Senator Bam Aquino on Tuesday urged President Rodrigo Duterte to order the National Food Authority (NFA) to purchase storm-damaged palay (SDP) from farmers in areas devastated by Typhoon Ompong.
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Senators Grace Poe and Bam Aquino have sought an investigation on the death of a teenager in Tarlac during an alleged shootout with policemen.
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Former Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno met with two Liberal Party allies during a surprise visit to the Senate Wednesday. Photos of Sereno meeting with Senators Francis Pangilinan and Bam Aquino were shared online. Pangilinan is the…
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Senator Bam Aquino is hoping President Duterte will dwell on addressing the country's challenges such as inflation surge and the approaching super typhoon when he delivers a public address on Tuesday. Aquino, in a series of tweets, urged…
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Senator Bam Aquino has thrown his support for embattled Senator Antonio Trillanes IV following the baseless revocation of his amnesty by President Duterte. "Simplehan na lang po natin: Ano ba ang basehan? Klarong-klaro po na walang…
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The move of President Rodrigo Duterte to revoke--through Proclamation No. 572--the amnesty granted to Senator Sonny Trillanes "has no basis."
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Then president Noynoy Aquino issued Proclamation 75 granting amnesty to Trillanes and fellow military officers involved in the three attempts to overthrow then president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.
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Opposition senators did not show up in Tuesday's oral arguments before the Supreme Court (SC) on the petition seeking to invalidate the Philippine government's withdrawal from the International Criminal Court (ICC).
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The nation is probably suffering from promise fatigue over President Duterte’s repeated declaration he wanted to quit his post. Senator Bam Aquino has urged the President to focus on addressing the country’s problems such high food…