The Joint Foreign Chambers of the Philippines-Philippine Business Groups (JFC-PBG) opposed the legislation of more non-working holidays, saying the increasing number of non-working holidays will affect the country’s competitiveness.
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Voting 240-27, senators and congressmen approved President Rodrigo Duterte’s request to extend martial law until the end of 2018.
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Voting 17-1, Senatoes approved on second and third reading Senate bill No. 1592 or the proposed Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion Act (TRAIN) which would generate P130 billion additional revenues for the Duterte administration.
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House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez and the chair of the House Committee on Justice advised their counterparts in the Senate to wait until impeachment raps against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno reaches them before making any comment.
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On his 72nd birthday, Senate minority leader Franklin Drilon treated the Senate's 1,700-plus employees to a free lunch.
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A senator on Thursday said the Senate can only act on impeachment proceedings against Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman Andres Bautista once the House of Representatives (House) transmits the articles of impeachment to the upper…
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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.
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Best friends forever Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III and Panfilo Lacson topped the “honor roll” during Congress’ first regular session as they posted a perfect attendance among 24 senators.
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Senator Cynthia Villar is no longer the lone billionaire in the Senate as she is now joined by neophyte Senator Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao, who declared a net worth of P3.07 billion for 2016.
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Senator Antonio Trillanes IV is still the "poorest" member of the Senate even if his net worth increased by more than half a million in the span of a year.
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Senator Richard Gordon isn't keen to revive the Senate probe on the pork barrel scam unless there are new pieces of evidence that will be presented about it.
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Senator Francis Escudero believes the move of the University of the Philippines Board of Regents (BOR) to confer an honorary law degree on President Rodrigo Duterte shouldn't be a big deal, despite the uproar it has caused on cyberspace.
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Senator Panfilo Lacson doused cold water on claims made by Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon that the group led by the Liberal Party is the "most productive" since the start of the 17th Congress last July.
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Some employees at the Senate may start clearing their desks soon after the Liberal Party senators-- with the exception of Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto-- were kicked out of the majority bloc and lost their committee…
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Senate Minority Leader Ralph Recto has just been elected as the new Senate President Pro Tempore in a surprise reshuffle that saw Liberal Party senators lose their committee chairmanships.
Senator Francis Escudero doesn't believe Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre's claim that he was clueless about the P50-million bribery involving his two fraternity brothers, former Bureau of Immigration associate commissioners Michael…
Communications Secretary Martin Andanar should have tried to explain President Rodrigo Duterte's latest remark on martial law instead of accusing the media of "misreporting" the Chief Executive, Senator Francis Escudero said.
Hoy gising! Chiz: Andanar, Yasay should tame Duterte’s rhetoric after US agency’s withdrawal of aid…
A United States aid agency’s decision to defer the selection of the Philippines for a multimillion-dollar aid should serve as a wake up call for Communications Secretary Martin Andanar, Foreign Affairs Secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr. and…
The Senate ethics committee will meet next week to discuss the ethics complaints that have been filed against Senator Leila de Lima.
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President Rodrigo Duterte's state visit in Vietnam had a rollicking start as a giddy group of Filipinos working in Hanoi welcomed him with loud claps and hearty cheers.
1 buwan pinagplanuhan: Majority bloc wants to eject Leila de Lima. Find out who it wants as justice…
Members of the Senate majority bloc met Sunday night (Sept. 18) to discuss how to remove Senator Leila de Lima as chair of the Senate committee on justice and human rights, Politiko has learned.
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Senator Alan Peter Cayetano’s group of supporters just got smaller with the departure of Senator Cynthia Villar.