A total of 13 or a majority of senators on Wednesday evening signed the consolidated bill seeking to ban political dynasties.
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The Senate on Monday, Feb. 19, will start its probe into the alleged controversies surrounding the PHP16-billion acquisition of two Philippine Navy frigates.
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The Senate blue ribbon committee has invited businessman Charlie Tan to its probe on the P6.4-billion shabu shipment from China to shed light on the so-called "Davao Group."
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Free higher education for state universities and colleges (SUCs) is only a signature away from becoming a law, Sen. Paolo Benigno Aquino IV said Monday.
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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.
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The “votes” of the Commission on Appointments members who claimed to back the confirmation of Regina Paz Lopez as environment secretary may have been all for show after all.
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Liberal Party (LP) senators in the minority bloc on Monday (Mar. 20) lashed out at Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III for saying impeachment proceedings against Vice President Leni Robredo are likely to prosper in the House of…
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The Senate is expected to pass a bill which seeks to give free tuition in state universities and colleges (SUCs) and another bill which seeks to provide free internet access in public areas on third and final reading next week.
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Senator Paolo Benigno Aquino IV believes he and three of his fellow lawmakers from the Liberal Party were stripped of their plum posts in the Senate for openly supporting Senator Leila de Lima and appearing at the People Power rally last…
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Sen. Paolo Benigno Aquino IV on Tuesday said he believes there is no such plot to destabilize the government and that protests are simply "part of the democratic process".
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Senate Minority Leader Ralph Recto has urged the Senate leadership to compel the presence of his colleagues during debates on priority measures after noting the dwindling attendance on the plenary when sessions reach night time.
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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.
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Resentment is brewing among some senators over the continued stay of their colleagues from the Liberal Party in the majority bloc despite opposing administration policies, Senate Majority Leader Vicente "Tito" Sotto III said.
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Senator Richard Gordon has urged the Liberal Party to show its true colors and decide once and for all if it will remain allied with the administration since it has opposed several of President Rodrigo Duterte's policies in recent months.
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Senator Joseph Victor Ejercito has apologized to his colleagues from the Liberal Party for telling them to think twice about their membership in the majority bloc since they often oppose its position on various issues.
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After being called out on social media, Sen. Paolo Benigno Aquino IV finally admitted he had nothing to do with the free tuition in state colleges and universities in 2017.
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Will Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio be showing his bias once he votes for on the disqualification case filed by lawyer Rizalito David against independent presidential candidate, Sen. Grace Poe? Some lawyers are eager to see how…
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The Senate Electoral Tribunal’s (SET) decision on the disqualification case filed against Senator Grace Poe could still be subject to change even after all of its nine members cast their votes on Tuesday (Nov. 17). Irene Guevarra, SET…
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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…
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Former Socioeconomic Planner Solita Monsod said that Vice President Jejomar Binay nad his cohorts deserved no less than being charged with plunder for padding the price of the Makati Parking Building by at lest P1.1 billion or 20 times the…
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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…