Senator Leila de Lima on Tuesday said President Duterte is getting desperate in silencing what she described as dissenters of the administration.
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Instead of criticizing and belittling the report on the International Criminal Court’s (ICC) preliminary examination on the charges of crimes against humanity against President Duterte, Malacanang should deal with the issues being hurled at…
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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…
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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…
Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III on Wednesday questioned the Philippine National Police's (PNP) excessive policy requiring visitors of detained Sen. Leila de Lima at the Custodial Center in Camp Crame to seek permission for…
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The Liberal Party (LP) on Wednesday said denied allegations by Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II that its members offered money to the parents of Kian Loyd delos Santos.
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Senator Juan Miguel “Migz” Zubiri on Wednesday assured that he will even try to lift a finger to help businessman Kenneth Dong from his alleged involvement in smuggling of P6.4-billion worth of shabu from China.
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Despite renewed calls made by President Duterte for Congress to fast track deliberations on the bill restoring capital punishment in the country, some senators remained firm in their position against the said proposition.
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Members of the Senate minority bloc are filing a resolution urging the Department of Justice (DOJ) to reverse its findings on the killing of Albuera Mayor Rolando Espinosa Sr. which led to a downgrade from murder to homicide charges against…
Senators from the minority bloc called on the public Monday (June 12) to do their share in protecting rhe independence of institutions of democracy such as Congress and the Supreme Court and guard against the proliferation of fake news and…
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Opposition Sen. Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan on Thursday (June 1) likened the Duterte administration’s handling of its media arm to that of the Marcos era during the time when martial law was first imposed in the country.
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It was military intelligence officials who urged President Rodrigo Duterte to declare martial law in Mindanao to address the threat posed by the Maute group, Senate Majority Leader Tito Sotto said Tuesday (May 30).
The Senate minority bloc has urged their colleagues to pass a resolution expressing the sense of the upper chamber on Senator Leila de Lima’s request to vote on landmark pieces of legislation, subject to court approval.
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Senator Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan on Wednesday (May 10) denounced reported plans by the government to turn Janet Lim Napoles into a state witness in the continuing litigation of the pork barrel scam case.
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Senators Francis "Kiko" Pangilinan and Risa Hontiveros cannot help but be alarmed at the Court of Appeals' (CA) acquittal of alleged pork barrel scam Janet Lim Napoles in the serious illegal detention case filed by her cousin and former…
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Pro-Gina Lopez lawmakers should have said no to secret balloting instead of embarassing other CA members, according to Senator Panfilo Lacson.
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Senator Ping Lacson is claiming that all 24 members of the Commission on Appointment (CA) consented to the “rejection” of confirmation of former Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Gina Lopez.
Senator Leila de Lima has denied discussing plans to destabilize the government during her meeting with senators from the minority bloc Monday (May 1).
Senator Sherwin Gatchalian on Wednesday (Mar. 22) urged President Duterte to rethink his hands-off approach in dealing with the continuing incursion of China into the country’s territorial waters.
Senators Joseph Victor “JV” Ejercito and Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan on Tuesday (Mar. 21) made a twin call to President Duterte to heed the advise of Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonio Carpio that of protesting the Chinese incursion…
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Liberal Party (LP) senators in the minority bloc on Monday (Mar. 20) lashed out at Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III for saying impeachment proceedings against Vice President Leni Robredo are likely to prosper in the House of…
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At the risk of sounding like a broken record, Senator Francis "Kiko" Pangilinan on Tuesday (March 14) cleared the Liberal Party from any involvement in plans to oust President Rodrigo Duterte.
Senator Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan, on Friday (Mar. 3), called on Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel Jr. to reconsider his decision to pull out the Senate security detailed at the detention of Sen. Leila de Lima and possibly negotiate…