Minority senators want the entire Senate to recognized detained Sen. Leila de Lima for her latest global awards in recognition of her continued fight for human rights and the rule of law.
Voting 240-27, senators and congressmen approved President Rodrigo Duterte’s request to extend martial law until the end of 2018.
Among the reasons defense officials want martial law extended in Mindanao for one more year is to give the military and police a “psychological boost,” senators disclosed on Tuesday (December 12).
On his 72nd birthday, Senate minority leader Franklin Drilon treated the Senate's 1,700-plus employees to a free lunch.
The Senate opposition bloc on Saturday reminded the Filipino people that the late former President Ferdinand Marcos Sr. "is not a hero."
Opposition senators on Thursday urged Malacanang to assert and rally support from other countries in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in enforcing the ruling on the Philippine’s exclusive sovereign rights over the West…
Former Pres. Benigno Aquino III will be able to defend himself and negate any perceived liabilities in the Mamasapano massacre that killed 44 elite policemen, Senators Bam Aquino and Antonio Trillanes IV on Wednesday said.
Several politikos turned up at the prayer gathering initiated by the Catholic Church to denounce the wave of extrajudicial killings linked to President Duterte's brutal drug war.
Breaking inter-branch courtesy, minority senators on Sunday pleaded to the Supreme Court magistrates to reconsider its earlier decision junking the petition of their colleague, Sen. Leila de Lima, to nullify her arrest warrant.
The Senate opposition bloc hopes that concerned government officials will be "enlightened" and realize that violence and bloodshed is not the way to address drug use.
Sana matapos na giyera: Politikos laud troops' bravery, sacrifices in Marawi battle
There are no senators involved in the "Seven Deadly Sens" blog post maligning seven senators for their alleged refusal to denounce extrajudicial killings (EJKs) of suspected drug dealers and drug users.
The Senate minority group believes that the series of hacking incidents involving the email addresses of their staff members is part of a pattern to pin the political opposition for “imaginary” destabilization attempts.
Senator Cynthia Villar boldly identified two senators behind the alleged plot to destroy the Senate majority to let them know that she won't be caught unprepared by their tactics.
Sen. Bam Aquino had called on the government to ensure that the long-overdue barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections will be held as scheduled in May 2018. The Senate and House of Representatives have agreed to postpone the…
Vice President Leni Robredo has denied being a member of the civil society group Tindig Pilipinas despite her appearance at a mass attended by politikos from the Aquino administration.
John Paul Solano has thrown away his cellphone away supposedly to avoid receiving threats from fellow Aegis Juris fraternity members after he decided to come out and divulge what he knew about the death of neophyte Horacio “Atio” Castillo…
Crossing party lines, more than a dozen senators on Monday filed a resolution urging the Duterte administration to stop the spate of deaths of teenagers in either police operations or vigilante killings.
Unless former Customs chief Nicanor Faeldon appears before the Senate blue ribbon committee to answer corruption charges, his ethics complaint against Sen. Panfilo Lacson is likely to be dismissed.
For the camp of Senator Bam Aquino, he has been working hard to deliver his campaign promises to promote education, jobs and entrepreneurship in the country.
Senators in the minority bloc on Sunday renewed their plea to their colleagues to support a resolution seeking the release of Senator Leila de Lima from detention so she could attend their plenary sessions and other legislative functions.…
“Leaders should always be good listeners to effectively govern the country.”
Former president Benigno Aquino III has urged President Rodrigo Duterte's supporters to listen to the message of critics first before outrightly branding them as "dilawan."