Opposition senators want an investigation by the Senate defense committee into the purchase of two warships, which was allegedly influenced by Special Assistant to the President Bong Go.
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Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon has backed Malacanang’s move to focus on the passage of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) rather than Charter change (Cha-cha).
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Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon on Wednesday raised the need to review the current pay structure in the government sector to avoid the “demoralization” among civilian employees.
Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon is not buying Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III’s assurance that the Senate would exist under the proposed federal system of government.
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House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez seemed to be already laying the groundwork for the abolition of the Senate and pave the way for a unilateral Congress, Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon on Sunday said. Drilon said recent tirades by…
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The cat is out of the bag!
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.
The camp of Supreme Court (SC) Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno has called lawyer Larry Gadon “ridiculous” for insisting for insisting that she appears at the impeachment proceedings against her at the House of Representatives.
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 hopes that concerned government officials will be "enlightened" and realize that violence and bloodshed is not the way to address drug use.
Even though the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) became the sole agency to conduct narcotics investigation and operation, Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II assured the Department of Justice (DOJ) can still take on the…
Former Interior and Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas has denied allegations that he was conniving with certain drug lords to take control of the illegal operations in Western Visayas.
Former Customs chief Nicanor Faeldon is taken aback by the Senate's decision to put on hold in abeyance and study further the ethics complaint filed against Senator Panfilo Lacson.
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.
The Senate has approved a bill postponing the scheduled barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections from October 23 this year to May next year.
It's an alliance many thought would never happen: Leftist personalities brandishing the color red, and entities aligned with the "yellow" Aquino administration joining forces to protest against the "tyranny and fascism" of President Rodrigo…
The Makabayan bloc, in bolting out of the majority coalition in the House of Representatives, may stand as a potent, vigilant and credible fiscalizer against the imperfections and excesses of the administration, Sen. Francis “Kiko”…
Senate minority bloc members have closed ranks behind their colleague, Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV, amid threat of subjecting him to an ethics proceedings after he engaged in a clash with Sen. Richard Gordon during the blue ribbon committee…
He was caught sleeping a few times at work and now Senator Franklin Drilon has apparently become the butt of naptime jokes and hilarious memes.
Senate Minority leader Franklin Drilon left to the discretion of Senator Richard Gordon on whether to include in the Senate probe the latest corruption charges hurled by Senator Panfilo Lacson against former Customs chief Nicanor Faeldon.
The Office of the Ombudsman can take over and pursue the Department of Justice’ (DOJ) probe on the corruption issues now hounding the Bureau of Customs (BOC), Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon on Sunday said.
Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon on Sunday backed Sen. Risa Hontiveros’ call on Department of Justice (DOJ) Sec. Vitaliano Aguirre II to inhibit in the handling of the case of 17-year-old Kian Loyd delos Santos, who was killed during…