The Senate minority bloc has called for an inquiry into the recent series of killings in Cebu under the “one-time, big-time” (OTBT) anti-illegal drug operations of the Philippine National Police (PNP).
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Opposition senators want excise taxes imposed by the first package of the administration’s tax reform program on petroleum products scrapped.
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Opposition senators said the government should be working to address rapid inflation, which hit 5.7 percent in September, instead of “silencing” its critics.
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College fresh graduates as well as other first time jobseekers may soon be exempted from paying government fees in securing documents needed for employment if Senate Bill No. 1629 becomes a law.
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A Philippine lawmaker fiercely critical of President Rodrigo Duterte's drug war was arrested Tuesday on charges for which he had been granted amnesty, a move condemned by watchdogs as persecution of the government's opponents.
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Detained Senator Leila de Lima on Tuesday slammed the reported "suspicious construction" of a P200-million mining project in Candelaria, Zambales which is heavily-funded by Chinese investors.
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The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has reiterated that they cannot stop “aspiring candidates” from promoting themselves ahead of the May 2019 midterm polls as no law prohibits premature campaigning.
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Members of the Senate minority block are seeking a probe into the “fraudulent and erroneous” basis of President Rodrigo Duterte’s voiding of opposition Senator Antonio Trillanes IV’s amnesty.
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Detained Senator Leila de Lima on Sunday said President Rodrigo Duterte is "in panic mode" because the political opposition, where she belongs, is getting bigger.
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The move of President Rodrigo Duterte to revoke--through Proclamation No. 572--the amnesty granted to Senator Sonny Trillanes "has no basis."
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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday ordered the arrest of a lawmaker fiercely critical of his deadly drug war, the second presidential critic from the Senate to be threatened with detention.
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Malacañang on Sunday branded as "prison hallucination" the remarks made by detained Senator Leila de Lima accusing President Rodrigo R. Duterte of allegedly being behind a plot to unseat Vice President Leni Robredo and tap former Senator…
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President Rodrigo Duterte has come up with a "malevolent plan" to unseat Vice President Leni Robredo to allow former senator Bongbong Marcos to succeed him should he step down before his term ends in 2022.
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Former Akbayan party-list representative Barry Gutierrez has decided to represent opposition senators during the next set of oral arguments at the Supreme Court (SC) regarding the country’s withdrawal from the International Criminal Court…
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Opposition senators did not show up in Tuesday's oral arguments before the Supreme Court (SC) on the petition seeking to invalidate the Philippine government's withdrawal from the International Criminal Court (ICC).
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Leila De Lima's own Senate probe landed her in jail — President Rodrigo Duterte
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Senator Leila de Lima claimed that President Rodrigo Duterte has also aready outshined his idol, the late President Ferdinand Marcos, as the worst Philippine president ever.
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The Metro Manila Development Authority’s (MMDA) ban against single-passenger cars would only give rise to “passengers-for-hire,” Senator Leila de Lima warned.
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Cops cough as Leila De Lima struggles to deliver statement
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There must be a specialized institute that would conduct empirical-based development of road safety programs to avoid "endless and wasteful experimentations" on how to prevent road accidents.
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President Rodrigo Duterte is "desensitizing" the Filipinos to the every day reality of continued extrajudicial killings (EJKs) and assassinations of local officials by shocking their senses with his anti-religious rants.
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Opposition senators on Monday questioned the "propriety" of letting Chinese shows to be aired in government-run People’s Television Network (PTV-4) starting this August.
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Minority senators want the Senate to probe the repeated landings of Chinese military aircrafts in Davao City for “technical” stops, suggesting that these could be personal favors extended by President Rodrigo Duterte to China.