The Global Thinker award given to detained Sen. Leila de Lima for the second consecutive year serves as a reminder to the Duterte administration that it “can never put a strong woman down.”
The Senate version of the proposed P3.7 trillion 2018 national budget is a “fulfillment” of President Rodrigo Duterte’s promises to uplift the welfare of Filipinos.
The Liberal Party is ready to rebuild its ranks after being decimated following the May 2016 elections.
Many senators are reportedly receptive to the proposed extension of martial law but prefer to review the timeframe first.
The first year of the 17th Senate under Sen. Aquilino "Koko" Pimentel saw the conduct of several probes that could rival local telenovelas.
Senate Minority Leader Frank Drilon sees no need for the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to issue “enhanced” voter’s ID since it is just a waste of time, energy and money.
The departure of Alan Cayetano from the Senate has sparked hopes of the Liberal Party-bloc senators to wrest control of the Upper House from Senate President Koko Pimentel as payback for kicking them out of the majority last February.
Liberal Party senators have come out to defend party-mate Sen. Leila de Lima on the Duterte administration's plan to arrest the former Justice Secretary for protecting and enabling drug lords inside the National Bilibid Prison.
The Liberal Party senators are standing by Senator Leila de Lima and opposing the call of some members of the House of Representatives for her to resign due to mounting testimony from several witness she accepted drug money during her watch…
Incoming Senate President Koko Pimentel is still licking his chops after slaying Sen. Alan Cayetano's ambitions to head the Senate, but the 1990 bar topnotcher has distributed the key posts for his allies in the 17th Congress.
If Vice President-elect Leni Robredo will be prevented from assuming her post because
"We agreed to welcome everybody to join. We want to experience a Senate minority of none, for a change," said Lacson.
Senate President Franklin Drilon virtually challenged his colleagues on Sunday to produce the majority votes or at least 13 votes to replace him from his post in the upcoming 17th Congress this July.
Even before incoming President Rodrigo Duterte has taken over Malacanang, the jostling for the Senate's top post is heating up.
Before the barangay officials from Central Luzon, #SenatePresident Frank #BigManDrilon boasts of the accomplishments of the Daang Matuwid administration, among which are the Pantawid Pamilyang…
Saranggani Rep. Manny Pacquiao rocketed to third spot in the Social Weather Stations senatorial survey
Re-electionist Senators Tito Sotto and Frank Drilon are the top vote getters among senatorial bets in the third weekly survey of Pulse Asia and ABS-CBN.
Saranggani Rep. Manny Pacquiao got knocked out of the winning circle in the race for the 12 senatorial seats this year.
Incumbent and former senators locked up the first seven seats in the senatorial survey conducted by BusinessWorld-Social Weather Stations a few days before the February 9 campaign period.
Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago is the most liked senator on Facebook. The social media darling has 2.618 million followers on Facebook or two million more than the second most liked senator, Alan Peter Cayetano, with 543,744 followers.…
Senators on Monday questioned the commitment of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) in the peace process after chief negotiator Mohagher Iqbal failed to show up in the Senate's own investigation of the Mamasapano incident. "Can we…
President Benigno Aquino III’s request for emergency powers appears to be in a limbo as the Senate has yet to resume deliberations on the matter even with less than two months to go before summer, when power supply is expected to be tight.…