Since opposition lawmakers still insist on the participation of detained Senator Leila De Lima, the Supreme Court (SC) has decided to postpone August 14 oral arguments over their petition which sought to invalidate the country’s withdrawal…
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Opposition senators continue to insist that detained Senator Leila De Lima should participate in the August 14 oral arguments over their petition seeking to invalidate the country’s withdrawal from the International Criminal Court (ICC).
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Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez is totally opposed to the proposal to shift to a federal form of government, saying he would not cast a vote in favor of federalism if it is submitted to a plebiscite now.
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The Supreme Court (SC) has disallowed detained Senator Leila De Lima to participate during the August 14 oral arguments over the petition seeking to invalidate the country’s withdrawal from the Rome Statute which created the International…
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Senators Franklin Drilon and Koko Pimentel on Thursday raise the need to pass a 2019 supplemental budget amounting to P100 billion to fund the creation of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region (BAR).
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The Senate minority bloc has asked the Supreme Court (SC) to allow detained Senator Leila De Lima to represent them during the oral arguments concerning the country’s withdrawal from the Rome Statute, the treaty which created the…
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Senator Cynthia Villar wants her seat — only her seat.
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Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon said he doubts if the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) would solve poverty in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) as it does not ban political dynasties which dominate the area.
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The bicameral conference committee of the Senate and the House of Representatives reconciling conflicting provisions of the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) has agreed to delete a provision banning political dynasties in the Bangsamoro…
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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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Some senators are in agreement on the idea being pushed by President Duterte to hold the peace negotiations with the communist rebels in the country instead of Norway.
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Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon on Wednesday questioned the validity of claims made by Foreign Affairs Sec. Alan Peter Cayetano over supposed close to 100 diplomatic protests filed by the government against China in the past two…
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It may become worrisome in the future if the landing of Chinese military plane will become more frequent in the future, Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon on Wednesday said.
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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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Senate President Vicente Sotto III on Thursday practically confirmed the impending “defection” of one of the members of the minority bloc to the 17-man majority in the upper chamber.
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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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The late Senate President Edgardo Angara treasured the time he spent in the Senate and even called it as the best years of his life.
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The House of Representatives is not likely to pursue the impeachment trial of ousted Supreme Court Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno, Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon on Tuesday said.
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Justice for Coalition nag-abot ng mga bulaklak kina Drilon, Bam
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Senate President Koko Pimentel stands alone in the opinion that parliamentary immunity for speeches delivered in the Senate is not absolute, as 19 senators filed a resolution asserting that parliamentary privilege is absolute.
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Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon dismissed as mere “hearsay” claims that alleged brains in the pork barrel scam, Janet Lim Napoles, contributed as much as P100 million in the so-called war chest of the Liberal Party (LP) in 2013 and…
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The administration of former President Noynoy Aquino was selective in going after politikos who are suspected of involvement in the P10 billion pork barrel scam, Senator Chiz Escudero said.
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The camp of former Bureau of Customs chief Nicanor Faeldon accused Senators Tito Sotto and Franklin Drilon of being “vindictive” after the Senate ethics panel dismissed the ethics complaints filed against Senators Ping Lacson and Antonio…