The Senate probe on the alleged “tara system” in the Bureau of Customs (BOC) exposed by Sen. Panfilo Lacson ended up without any evidence that could back his allegations on the alleged major players on the alleged payola scheme inside the…
Sen. Richard Gordon
If it will take Janet Lim Napoles to unmask all those alleged involved in her pork barrel scam, Sen. Richard Gordon on Tuesday said he does not see any problem in having her turned into a state witness.
Senate Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III on Wednesday said that his whistleblower in the alleged poll fraud was willing to spill the beans in the Senate but only in an executive session.
The Senate approved today on third and final reading a bill seeking to declare April 27 as a special working holiday to commemorate the victory of Lapu-Lapu and his men over the Spaniards during the Battle of Mactan in 1521.
Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III is lukewarm to the proposal to have two Senate panels look into the alleged unexplained wealth of President Duterte as petitioned by Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV.
Cebu’s legendary chieftain Lapu-Lapu should not be reduced to that of a grouper, a most sought-after reef fish cooked fried, escabeche or steamed.
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It looks like the mic is not the only thing Sen. Richard Gordon monopolizes for Senate hearings.
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Sen. Richard Gordon was red in the face after his damning information against French pharmaceutical firm Sanofi Pasteur Inc. turned out to be a dud.
The head of the 10-member panel from the University of the Philippines-Philippine General Hospital (UP-PGH) said reports that the deaths of three children were due to the Dengvaxia vaccine were not yet final.
Efforts by Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV to have the Senate investigate President Duterte’s alleged undeclared bank accounts may not prosper at all.
There had been alleged efforts from the Department of Health (DOH) to conceal some vital information concerning the anti-dengue vaccine manufacturer Sanofi Pasteur Inc.
Sen. Richard Gordon said Thursday said the public should not be surprised that alleged customs fixer Mark Taguba is ordered arrested by the court over his supposed involvement in the smuggling of P6.4-billion worth of shabu last year,
Sen. Richard Gordon said Thursday said the public should not be surprised that alleged customs fixer Mark Taguba is ordered arrested by the court over his supposed involvement in the smuggling of P6.4-billion worth of shabu last year.
Sen. Richard Gordon on Thursday said blame tossing has become a distinguishing trait former Pres. Benigno Aquino.
Illegal favors: Faeldon claims Drilon asked for BOC funding in Iloilo, Sotto wanted a friend to head…
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Former Bureau of Customs (BOC) Nicanor Faeldon told Senate probers that two of their colleagues – Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III and Minority Leader Franklin Drilon – made “illegal requests” to him while he was still with the agency.
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Senator Juan Miguel Zubiri on Sunday insisted on the holding of legislative summit to iron out the kinks in the proposed Charter change (Cha-cha).
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The Senate blue ribbon committee is poised to have former Pres. Benigno Aquino III held accountable in the P3.5 billion Dengvaxia anti-dengue vaccine mess, along with his former Department of Health (DOH) Sec. Janette Garin.
The Securities and Exchange Commission’s order revoking the registration on online news organization Rappler can trigger a “chilling effect” to all media practitioners tto fear government reprisals when criticized.
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THE refusal of the Phil. National Police (PNP) to submit its investigation report on the alleged extrajudicial killings (EJKs) of drug suspects during operations would only mean that they "cannot solve" them.
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Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV claims Davao City Vice Mayor Paolo Duterte ain't fooling ay one with bic laim that he resigned from his post out of delicadeza
Senators Risa Hontiveros and Francis Pangilinan on Friday assailed Sen. Richard Gordon’s handling of the Senate blue ribbon committee’s hearing last Thursday on the dengue vaccine controversy.
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French drug manufacturer Sanofi Pasteur has had a string cases in the past, even up to last Oct. where they were made to pay tens to hundreds of millions of dollars for various serious offenses ranging from bribery, false claims to…