The bicameral conference committee on the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) has dropped a section on the basic rights of residents of the proposed Bangsamoro autonomous region as they found these provisions redundant.
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Liberal Party President Senator Francis Pangilinan is unbothered by the poor performance of the opposition’s Senate bets in the pre-election surveys for the polls next year.
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Solicitor General Jose Calida has been asked by the Supreme Court (SC) to comment on the move of detained Senator Leila De Lima to argue as a counsel for petitioners seeking to stop the country’s withdrawal from the Rome Statute, the treaty…
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Senator Panfilo Lacson downplayed supposed links between President Rodrigo Duterte and the recent string of killings, as previously suggested by opposition senators.
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Senate President Vicente Sotto III on Tuesday disputed colleagues’ assertion on the matter of going after the drug suppliers to put an end to drug trafficking problem in the country.
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The Philippine National Police (PNP) may find itself embroiled in a mess anew if it cannot justify the basis for the arrest of over 7,000 “tambays” in the course of its week-long enforcement of the campaign against loiterers in the streets.…
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Malacanang has been asked by the Supreme Court (SC) to respond to the appeals of several senators to stop the country's withdrawal from the Rome Statute, the treaty which created the International Criminal Court (ICC).
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More than P261 million, not just P150 million, worth of government contracts were allegedly bagged by Vigilant Investigative and Security Agency Inc. (VISAI) owned by the family of Solicitor General Jose Calida.
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At least one member of the Senate minority bloc wants to move over to the majority bloc, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Saturday.
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Senator Grace Poe renewed her call for National Food Administration (NFA) administrator Jason Aquino to resign as reports surface that the agency’s rice supply has been depleted.
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Senator Francis Pangilinan renewed his call for Justice Sec. Vitaliano Aguirre II to resign following another alleged display of selective justice of the Department of Justice (DOJ).
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A total of 13 or a majority of senators on Wednesday evening signed the consolidated bill seeking to ban political dynasties.
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Liberal Party (LP) senators have closed ranks in assailing the filing of inciting to sedition charges against their colleague, Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV, saying this was another form of harassment against critics of the…
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The Senate minority bloc is calling yet again for the release of Senator Leila de Lima, two days ahead of her marking one year in detention in Camp Crame over drug charges.
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It was the most unforgettable Valentine’s Day and Valentine’s gift, Sen. Leila de Lima on Friday said on the show of solidarity of her supporters who remained steadfast in fighting for justice and her release from detention.
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Former Manila councilor and now Presidential Anti-Corruption Commissioner Greco Belgica on Thursday (February 1) expressed confidence that former President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III will get convicted over the multibillion-peso…
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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.
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Dr. Jose Rizal was a “millennial” of his time, the Liberal Party (LP) said on Saturday.
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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.
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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.
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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).
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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.
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The Senate opposition bloc on Saturday reminded the Filipino people that the late former President Ferdinand Marcos Sr. "is not a hero."
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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.