Instead of subjecting students to a mandatory drug testing, Sen. JV Ejercito urged authorities to target those out-of-school youth and street children seen openly using illegal substances.
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A day after saying that former Pres. Benigno Aquino could only be guilty of negligence over the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) fund mess, Sen. JV Ejercito on Friday said the former chief executive could be involved in the misuse of…
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At least two senators on Thursday noted an apparent practice of alleged fund diversion of those in the previous administration.
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Just like most of his colleagues in the upper chamber, Sen. JV Ejercito on Sunday said he was not made aware of the deletion of some key safeguard provisions in the controversial Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) law.
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Another alleged scandal involving supposed misuse of funds during the Aquino administration is expected to be revealed in a Senate hearing next week.
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Senator Bam Aquino on Monday highlighted the need for a dissenting voice amid contentious reforms and controversies hounding the Duterte administration.
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A blatant disregard and an encroachment to the powers vested only to Congress was how Sen. JV Ejercito on Friday described the ouster of Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno by the Supreme Court via a quo warranto petition.
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Manila must "condemn" and file diplomatic protest against China for the deployment of missiles to three reefs within the Philippines' exclusive economic zone (EEZ).
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With the Kuwaiti government accepting the Filipino officials’ apology on the viral video of a rescue mission of distressed Filipino workers, Sen. JV Ejercito on Thursday expressed hopes that the diplomatic relations with the Arab State will…
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Money changed hands in the Commission on Elections’ (Comelec) junking of San Juan City Mayor Guia Gomez’ appeal to stop the recall elections petitioned by supporters of Francis Zamora, a defeated mayoral candidate.
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If the latest pre-election survey will be used as a gauge, former Sen. Jinggoy Estrada thinks he’s already vindicated in the plunder charges he’s currently facing.
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There’s no stopping former Sen. Jinggoy Estrada from pursuing his senatorial bid anew even if he had been dropped from the possible roster of candidates to be endorsed by the administration in next year’s midterm elections.
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While he’s holding former Pres. Benigno Aquino III negligent for not exercising due diligence in the government’s procurement of over P3 billion worth of anti-dengue vaccine, Sen. JV Ejercito expressed belief the former Chief Executive did…
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Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III on Wednesday quashed claims made by former Sen. Jinggoy Estrada on supposed negotiations for his inclusion in the administration’s senatorial slate.
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Warring brothers, Sen. JV Ejercito and former Sen. Jinggoy Estrada may soon find themselves running for the Senate next year under the same slate.
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From saving Boracay from environmental ruin, the government should focus on preserving the world renowned Banaue rice terraces, Sen. JV Ejercito on Monday said.
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Senate Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III and Sen. JV Ejercito stood in approval of the decision of President Duterte naming National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) chief Dir. Oscar Albayalde as replacement to outgoing Philippine…
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Amid complaints by one of his fellow “Seatmates bloc” member against Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III, Sen. Win Gatchalian on Thursday said he’s contented with the present leadership of the upper chamber.
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Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III and Sen. JV Ejercito on Monday backed the planned filing of administrative charges against local government officials in Boracay for alleged neglect of duty in protecting the island resort.
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Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III is secure of his current post in the upper chamber despite reports on the sentiments against him by some colleagues in the majority bloc.
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Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III on Sunday said he does not see the need to reach out to some of his colleagues holding a grudge against him over his alleged reluctance to include them in the adminisration's senatorial slate.
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As far as the re-electionist senators in the majority bloc are concerned, they are being considered in the senatorial line-up of PDP-Laban, Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III on Sunday said.