Senator Koko Pimentel said he is open to increasing wages, but also urged workers to be more productive as increasing salaries would be “useless” if workers did not work harder.
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The tax reform law has a “tax-freeze” provision which must kick in when the benchmark price of crude oil in the world market reaches $80 a barrel.
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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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Malacañang on Friday said it will respect the rights of the senators in choosing their next leader.
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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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Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano boneheaded moves to gain political mileage from the rescue of a Filipina domestic helper in Kuwait is not enough reason for the losing vice presidential candidate to resign, Senate President…
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He took a lot of heat from his Dengavaxia report for implicating former President Noy Aquino.
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Ships that wittingly carry smuggled goods—such as rice—in large quantities should be seized and confiscated, and if allowed by law, “destroyed, sank, be made into artificial reefs.”
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The Bangsamoro Basic Law could have passed the Senate before Congress went on an eight-week summer break, but Senator Migz Zubiri revealed that some of his colleagues’ minds—and bodies—went on “vacation mode.”
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A week after shredding targets at a shooting range, Senator Ralph Recto hit the boxing gym to stay in shape.
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Senator Ralph Recto has unleashed his tough side by shooting the hell out of a tactical gun range.
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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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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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There will be no railroading of deliberations in the Senate on pending measures for Charter change (Cha-cha), Sen. Francis Pangilinan on Tuesday said.
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Two senators on Thursday claimed that a “no-el” or no elections scenario being peddled by Speaker Bebot Alvarez would not be acceptable to the public.
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The Senate version of the proposed P3.7 trillion 2018 national budget is a “fulfillment” of President Rodrigo Duterte’s promises to uplift the welfare of Filipinos.
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The majority and minority bloc had some sort of a “rivalry” when it comes to the need to denounce the unabated extrajudicial killings (EJKs) of suspected drug dealers and drug users.
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Crossing party lines, more than a dozen senators on Monday filed a resolution urging the Duterte administration to stop the spate of deaths of teenagers in either police operations or vigilante killings.
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The Senate has approved a bill postponing the scheduled barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections from October 23 this year to May next year.
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Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto on Monday said that while he continues to fully support President Duterte’s war on drugs, abusive policemen must be held accountable.
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Seventeen senators have agreed to launch an investigation into the death of 17-year-old Kian Delos Santos and other "unnecessary" killings that have occurred in the course of the administration's war on drugs.
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In the eyes of Senators Ralph Recto and Antonio Trillanes IV, their colleague, Sen. Manny Pacquiao was the “real winner” in the “Battle of Brisbane” and not the Australian, Jeff Horn.
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The Senate will not subject President Rodrigo Duterte's declaration of martial law under scrutiny despite the clamor of some senators for a joint session with the House of Representatives.
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The Senate and House will hold a bicameral conference committee meeting Wednesday (May 24) reconcile their respective versions of the measure that will provide free tuition fee in state colleges and universities (SUCs).