Senator Koko Pimentel said he is open to increasing wages, but also urged workers to be more productive as increasing salaries would be “useless” if workers did not work harder.
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Senator Koko Pimentel is not entertaining anyone who still calls him “Senate president” almost a week after the Senate majority bloc pushed for a leadership change, which saw him stepping down to give way to Senate President Tito Sotto.
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The National ID bill may finally move closer to becoming a law on Monday, May 21, when it is tackled at the bicameral conference committee level.
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He may be a comedian on television, but critics should not underestimate Vicente Sotto III as the incoming Senate president.
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Senator Dick Gordon claimed Saturday (April 28) that he has never fought with a senator.
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At least five senators, including Senate Blue Ribbon committee chair Dick Gordon, have publicly stated that they have signed the committee report on the controversial Dengvaxia vaccine which recommends criminal charges against former…
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At least three senators are not keen on following President Rodrigo Duterte’s order to completely close down Boracay and instead only want establishments violating environmental laws shut down.
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Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon once again trashed the proposal to shift to federalism and instead called for amendments to the local government code to give cities and municipalities more power.
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Several lawmakers are not pleased with how a majority of Supreme Court (SC) justices are behaving toward Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno and warned that their public statements against her puts the court “in an inordinately bad light.”
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Former Senator Jinggoy Estrada is keeping his doors open for a return to the Senate as long as the public still wants him there.
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Veteran broadcaster and frustrated politiko Rey Langit is probably feeling what is colloquially described as "pinagsakluban ng langit at lupa" right now.
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Senator Alan Peter Cayetano only has himself to blame if he fails to bag the Senate presidency against colleague Koko Pimentel.
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Senator Cynthia Villar isn't bothered by the growing number of observers and pundits critical of the appointment of of her son, Las Piñas Rep. Mark Villar, as public works secretary.
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Senator Cynthia Villar said she would be basing her vote on colleague Grace Poe's disqualification case on "fairness", among other things. "Not all of us are lawyers. So some of us will vote for what we think is fair. It's not purely…