Resident aliens staying in the Philippines for at least 180 days a year will be issued a National ID, but not tourists staying briefly in the country.
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A bill cutting the number of exemptions to the Value-Added Tax may be the solution to address rising costs of living due to inflation and other factors, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Sunday.
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Even if it becomes a law soon, Sen. Panfilo Lacson on Sunday said it will take time before a national identification (ID) system is realized.
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The national identification (ID) system bill, which is set to be ratified in the Senate on Monday, will be a foundational ID which shall serve as a legal proof of identity for multiple purposes.
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Senate President Vicente Sotto III on Thursday practically confirmed the impending “defection” of one of the members of the minority bloc to the 17-man majority in the upper chamber.
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Why be afraid of the upcoming National ID, when there are at least 33 others we already have?
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After hurdling the bicameral conference committee, the proposed measure establishing a national ID system is on track to becoming a law before July, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Wednesday.
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As they feel the pinch from higher prices, more Filipinos are asking: where did the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion Act (TRAIN) law go wrong?
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Signs to intentionally misappropriate funds for the allowances of Special Action Force personnel have surfaced in the Senate's investigation into the matter, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Tuesday.
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The Senate has no jurisdiction over the quo warranto case that led to the ouster of Ma. Lourdes Sereno as Chief Justice, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Saturday.
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The National ID bill may finally move closer to becoming a law on Monday, May 21, when it is tackled at the bicameral conference committee level.
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At least one member of the Senate minority bloc wants to move over to the majority bloc, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Saturday.
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Sen. Aquilino Pimentel III will get his choice of which major Senate panel to chair, once he turns over the Senate presidency to Vicente Sotto III, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Saturday.
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Like a mugger, an armed robber, and a hit man.
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The Senate Blue Ribbon committee's report on the Dengvaxia scandal will have to undergo closer scrutiny before it is discussed on the Senate floor.
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Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III and Sen. Panfilo Lacson stood against the idea of Senate taking a stand on the ouster of Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno, saying they have no jurisdiction on the matter.
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They may have had their differences in the past, but Sen. Panfilo Lacson paid his respects to the late former senator Edgardo Angara, saying he was among those who “served their country very well.”
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Some "pulpol" lawyers are among the biggest "winners" in the Supreme Court's decision Friday to oust Lourdes Sereno as Chief Justice, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said.
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Some of President Rodrigo Duterte's so-called best "friends" may turn out to be his worst enemies.
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With China's recent installation of a missile system in Philippine-claimed parts of the Spratly Islands, the National Security Council may have to be convened, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Wednesday.
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With authority comes responsibility and accountability.