Changes in the term limits of elected officials, including that of the President, are not quite in the Senate's sights at this time, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Tuesday.
Dr. Jose Rizal was a “millennial” of his time, the Liberal Party (LP) said on Saturday.
Malacañang on Thursday (December 28) stood by the appointment of former Customs chief Nicanor Faeldon to the Office of Civil Defense amid criticism from politikos that he is undeserving of the post of Deputy Administrator III.
Senators Risa Hontiveros and Francis Pangilinan on Friday assailed Sen. Richard Gordon’s handling of the Senate blue ribbon committee’s hearing last Thursday on the dengue vaccine controversy.
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).
Members of the Senate minority bloc has thumbed down a proposal by the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) for President Duterte to extend martial law in Mindanao by up to one year.
The Senate opposition bloc on Saturday reminded the Filipino people that the late former President Ferdinand Marcos Sr. "is not a hero."
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.
Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte isn't demanding loyalty or payback of debt of gratitude from opposition senators who previously sought her father's help in their political ambitions.
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.
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.
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.…
The Liberal Party on Wednesday sought the resignation of Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre for repeatedly coming up with “erroneous” claims against the opposition.
Not to be outdone, opposition senators on Tuesday also came up with their own resolution calling for the investigation on the killing of Kian Loyd delos Santos and other victims of extrajudicial killings carried out by the police.
Congress has approved President Rodrigo Duterte's request to extend martial law in Mindanao until December 31, 2017.
The first year of the 17th Senate under Sen. Aquilino "Koko" Pimentel saw the conduct of several probes that could rival local telenovelas.
Senator Francis Pangilinan has denied the Liberal Party is behind moves to remove Senator Aquilino "Koko" Pimentel III as Senate President.
Senator Cynthia Villar is still the richest member of the Senate even if she's no longer the sole bilyonaryo in the chamber.
In light of recent threats to national security, the Senate on Monday night adopted a resolution seeking to create a select oversight committee on intelligence and confidential funds used by government agencies.
The “votes” of the Commission on Appointments members who claimed to back the confirmation of Regina Paz Lopez as environment secretary may have been all for show after all.
Did Senator Manny Pacquiao really want Gina Lopez confirmed as Environment Secretary?