Rather than hold a Senate hearing to discuss issues concerning China, Sen. Richard Gordon said President Duterte should hold a meeting with lawmakers so Congress members cannot be kept out of the dark. “No way! Hindi kami papayag ng…
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Instead of engaging in a word war, Sen. Richard Gordon urged warring Defense Sec. Delfin Lorenzana and Jose Maria “Joma” Sison to redirect their attention into the resumption of talks for the forging of peace pact by the communist rebels…
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Senator Richard Gordon has rallied behind President Duterte’s position to hold the peace talks with the communist rebels in the country. “I think (Jose Maria) Joma Sison is a very intelligent person in the first place, that the fact…
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Senator Richard Gordon on Sunday cautioned law enforcers against carrying out President Duterte’s order to arrest vagrants or those idling around for being potential trouble for the public. Gordon said there was no more anti-vagrancy…
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Senator Richard Gordon on Thursday said the proposed measure expanding the powers of the Social Security Commission (SSC) to ensure the long-term viability of the Social Security System (SSS) does “not promise” an abundance of wealth for…
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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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Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III did not attend the majority bloc's meeting on Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III's takeover of his post, Politiko has learned.
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The Senate committee report recommending the filing of criminal against former Pres. Benigno Aquino II, two of his trusted Cabinet officials and several other health officials over the Dengvaxia mess, already has majority signatures and is…
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There is no such thing as absolute parliamentary immunity, Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III on Wednesday said.
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Simpler transactions with government agencies are coming soon, after the ball started rolling for the establishment of a National ID system this week.
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Senator Richard Gordon on Tuesday said Justice (DOJ) Sec. Vitaliano Aguirre II should consider resigning from his post if he cannot overturn the dismissal of the case recommended by the prosecution panel on the drug charges against…
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Senator Richard Gordon on Tuesday warned President Duterte over the possibility of the dismissal of the drug charges against Kerwin Espinosa and Peter Lim taking its toll on the administration’s war against drugs.
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Sen. Panfilo Lacson got the backing of his colleagues Tuesday in pushing for the passage of measure establishing a National ID system.
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A subpoena has been issued against blogger and web administrator Edward Angelo “Cocoy” Dayao by Senate probers compelling his attendance in the next hearing on the proliferation of fake news in the country.
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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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Senator Richard Gordon turned down former Customs Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon’s request to see his doctor for a heart ailment because he intended to join the procession of the Black Nazarene on January 9.
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Former Customs Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon has slammed Senator Richard Gordon over what he described as “cruel, degrading and inhuman punishment” that he suffered while in detention at the Senate.
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Voting 17-1, Senatoes approved on second and third reading Senate bill No. 1592 or the proposed Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion Act (TRAIN) which would generate P130 billion additional revenues for the Duterte administration.
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Senate Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III filed a libel complaint against a blogger who made vicious attacks and called him and six other lawmakers as “Malacanang Dogs” for not singing a resolution seeking the end of killings in the drug…
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The Senate approved on Monday a bill seeking to lower electricity cost and provide savings to power consumers.
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Senate Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III is set to file cyber libel charges before the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) against a blogger who called him a rapist, plagiarist and bigot.