Help is here! Politikos have lauded the signing of the Mental Health Law by President Duterte to expand healthcare services to people with mental illness and help combat the social stigma. The law, principally authored by Senator…
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President Rodrigo Duterte has finally signed the Mental Health Bill into law just in the nick of time before it lapsed into law without his signature.
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With the Supreme Court's final ruling on the ouster of Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno, the chances of the Senate resolution challenging her removal getting adopted in the upper chamber has become nil.
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Senator Joel Villanueva on Tuesday called on the government to address the job-skills "mismatch" in the country given the thousands of jobs to be generated in 2018 under the Build, Build, Build program.
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At least four senators maintained their critical stance to the ouster of Maria Lourdes Sereno as chief justice by her colleagues in the Supreme Court (SC), even with the ruling in favor of the quo warranto petition becoming final.
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Despite recording the most number of absences in Senate plenary sessions, Senator Antonio Trillanes IV still emerged as the lawmaker with the most number of bills and resolutions filed.
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Senator Joel Villanueva on Tuesday said he is certain that more "jobs, jobs, jobs" will be generated by the "Build, Build, Build" infrastructure program of the Duterte administration.
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Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon said it does not matter how many signatories there are left on the proposed resolution questioning the Supreme Court’s ouster of Maria Lourdes Sereno as chief justice amid rumors that senators from the…
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The signing into law of a landmark legislation which seeks to address delays and inaction in issuing licenses, clearances, and/ or permits (LCPs) by government agencies will "entice more businessmen" to invest in the country.
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Senator Joel Villanueva: Hindi dapat maulit ang rescue video scandal
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Senate President Tito Sotto said more senators would approve of the proposed Senate resolution questioning the Supreme Court’s decision to oust Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno if it were worded weaker.
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After three Congresses, the proposed bill strengthening employers’ compliance with occupational safety and health standards (OSHS) is now “closer to becoming a law.”
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MANILA -- Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez on Monday wished new Senate President Vicente "Tito" Sotto II good luck as he expected swifter action on bills under the new SEnate adership.
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Senators who unanimously voted to make Aquilino "Koko" Pimentel III Senate President are joining forces to replace him with Senate Majority Leader Vicente "Tito" Sotto III after finding his leadership lacking in the most trying of times.
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Senator Grace Poe has confirmed to Politiko that she has joined 14 of her colleagues in the Senate majority bloc on the resolution electing Senate Majority Leader Tito Sotto as Senate president, replacing Senator Koko Pimentel, the…
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Malacañang on Friday said it will respect the rights of the senators in choosing their next leader.
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Senators Joel Villanueva, Win Gatchalian and JV Ejercito have rallied behind President Duterte’s lifting of the deployment ban to Kuwait of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) especially after an agreement was sealed ensuring the protection of…
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At least 14 senators crossed partylines to defend the integrity of the Senate after the Supreme Court, in an unprecedented move, granted the Solicitor General’s quo warranto petition removing Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno.
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It’s in a bag, so to speak, as far as assumption of Senate Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III as the 24th Senate president next week.
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Senator Sherwin Gatchalian on Wednesday urged the Senate to prioritize the passage of the SIM Card Registration Act after the House of Representatives approved its own version (House Bill No. 7233) earlier this week.
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Three of the five members of the original “seatmates bloc” in the Senate stood firm that Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno could only be removed from office via impeachment proceedings.
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There is “nothing malicious” with nine senators from the majority bloc assembling for dinner over at Senator Migz Zubiri’s home to discuss possible changes in the Senate leadership sans Senate President Koko Pimentel.