At least four senators are open to the idea of extending the implementation of martial law in Mindanao, provided that the military and police convince them on the need for a new 12-month lease in a security briefing.
Francis “Chiz” Escudero
Senators condemn the killing of the president of the Philippine Association of State Universities and Colleges (PASUC) and the state-run University of Science and Technology of Southern Philippines (USTP) and urge enforcement agencies to…
Impeachment case ni Bautista, nasa kamay ng Kamara - Francis 'Chiz' Escudero
Pagdeklara ng revolutionary gov't, dapat may legal na basehan -Francis 'Chiz' Escudero
Marawi huwag sanang matulad sa Yolanda - Francis 'Chiz' Escudero
Duterte kinopya lang ang PNoy administration - Francis 'Chiz' Escudero
Senators Panfilo Lacson, Gringo Honasan and Francis "Chiz" Escudero see nothing wrong with the assistance being given by the United States to the Armed Forces of the Philippines in Marawi City as long as they don't fight alongside troops.
The Senate will not subject President Rodrigo Duterte's declaration of martial law under scrutiny despite the clamor of some senators for a joint session with the House of Representatives.
Senator Cynthia Villar is still the richest member of the Senate even if she's no longer the sole bilyonaryo in the chamber.
Sen. Francis “Chiz” Escudero said Thursday (May 11) that Sen. Alan Cayetano knew all along President Rodrigo Duterte would appoint him as Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs.
Senator Francis “Chiz” Escudero on Thursday (May 11) contradicted claims made by Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon who declared as dead in the water the death penalty bill in the Senate.
Most senators were not surprised when President Duterte announced Wednesday that he was designating their colleague, Sen. Alan Peter Cayetano, as the new secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA).
Senate Majority Vicente Sotto III did not hide his disappointment at some of his colleagues who issued their reactions on the filing of an impeachment complaint against President Duterte at the House of Representatives.
Senator Paolo Benigno Aquino IV believes he and three of his fellow lawmakers from the Liberal Party were stripped of their plum posts in the Senate for openly supporting Senator Leila de Lima and appearing at the People Power rally last…
Senator Francis “Chiz” Escudero has urged his fellow Bicolano, Senator Leila de Lima, to remain strong while she is detained for drug-related charges.
Senators against the reimposition of death penalty are seen to outnumber those seeking to re-impose it as punishment to heinous crimes, Sen. Richard Gordon said Tuesday (Feb. 7).
Senator Francis “Chiz” Escudero on Thursday urged President Duterte to release his so-called voluminous list of big-time drug lords and coddlers not only to put them to shame but also to prove that the war on drugs is not merely targeting…
Malacañang may have a hard time getting the support of senators, including some of its allies, in the government’s plan to impose additional taxes on fuel products on top of the 12% value-added tax (VAT).
Score another "win" for the Marcoses Monday (November 14), this time at the expense of a measure penned By Senator Risa Hontiveros.
Senator Bongbong Marcos got the most value for money among vice presidential bets in the 2016 elections as he spent less than P10 per vote.
Mashup surveys show Marcos, Robredo in dead heat
Vice presidential bet Francis "Chiz" Escudero blasted rival Alan Peter Cayetano for acting like a "wild, rabid dog" in accusing him and presidential bet Grace Poe of being behind a slew of negative TV campaign ads against leading…