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Senate brings back oversight committee on intel funds

In light of recent threats to national security, the Senate on Monday night adopted a resolution seeking to create a select oversight committee on intelligence and confidential funds used by government agencies.

Bam pushes anew for more perks for solo parents

A senator on Monday renewed his call for the passage of a measure that seeks to provide additional benefits for solo parents to help them meet the challenges of raising children on their own.

Senate wants Tanay bus crash probed

Sen. Paolo Benigno Aquino IV on Tuesday said that he is set to file a resolution seeking for a Senate inquiry into the bus accident in Tanay, Rizal which killed around 13 college students over the weekend.

De Lima to Gordon: Don’t tell LP senators what to do

Senator Leila de Lima on Wednesday (Jan. 18) advised Senator Richard Gordon against interfering in the Liberal Party's affairs after the latter advised his colleagues from the group to rethink their membership in the majority bloc.

‘Grace Poe awaits SET decision on DQ case’

Sen. Grace Poe, who is running as independent president next year, awaits the resolution of the disqualification case filed against her by lawyer Rizalito David before the Senate Electoral Tribunal (SET). Poe’s spokesman, Valenzuela…

Sen. Aquino asks Robredo girls to share mom with Pinoys

Senator Paolo Benigno Aquino IV appealed to the daughters of Camarines Sur Rep. Leni Robredo to consider the offer for the Bicolana politiko to run for vice president for the country’s sake. At the sidelines of the wake held for his…

Coco levy trust fund might be prone to abuse- Recto

Instead of improving the lives of coconut farmers, the proposed trust fund that will be created out of coconut levies might end up benefiting unscrupulous parties, Sen. Ralph Recto has warned. “Here we are creating another trust fund and…