The camp of former President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III is making sure that recommended charges against him are dropped from the Senate committee report on the controversial anti-dengue vaccine Dengvaxia.
Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon
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There is no other option to select the next President of the Philippines aside from the assumption of the sitting vice president, Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon said on Wednesday.
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The "hellish" traffic on EDSA (Epifaño delos Santos Avenue) will just be replicated on inner roads once the driver-only car ban on the major thoroughfare is fully implemented.
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The "driver-only" ban in Epifanio de los Santos Avenue (EDSA) would discriminate against those who cannot afford to hire drivers.
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Senate leaders are urging the Metro Manila Council (MMC) to recall the Metro Manila Development Authority’s (MMDA) ban on single-passenger high-occupancy vehicles (HOVs) on Edsa during rush hour.
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With several lawmakers and Cabinet members expressing reservations towards changing the Constitution to shift to a federal system of government, Senator Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III admitted that it would be “difficult” to meet their target…
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With no other takers in the upper chamber, Senate President Vicente “Tito” Sotto III took up the cudgels of setting the second package of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) Law on its tracks.
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One of the resource persons invited to a Senate probe on allegations of poll fraud in the 2016 elections has represented former Senator and vice presidential race loser Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos, letters obtained by Politiko show.
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President Rodrigo Duterte most likely gave his blessing for Davao del Norte 1st District Rep. Pantaleon Alvarez to be replaced by Pampanga 2nd District Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo as House Speaker, Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon…
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Majority of senators may change their minds on scrapping the 2019 elections if those pushing for the polls to be held off could explain to them why this is necessary, Senate President Vicente “Tito” Sotto III said.
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Minority senators want the Senate to probe the repeated landings of Chinese military aircrafts in Davao City for “technical” stops, suggesting that these could be personal favors extended by President Rodrigo Duterte to China.
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The Philippine National Police (PNP) may find itself embroiled in a mess anew if it cannot justify the basis for the arrest of over 7,000 “tambays” in the course of its week-long enforcement of the campaign against loiterers in the streets.…
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Senate environment committee chair Cynthia Villar and Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon brushed aside questions on the closure of Boracay during a Senate hearing, saying that there is nothing else that could be done about its shutdown.…
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Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon defended the Aquino administration against accusations that it supposedly mismanaged the West Philippine Sea dispute with China.
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Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon said there is a slim chance for the proposed Sense of the Senate resolution on the ouster of Maria Lourdes Sereno as chief justice to be passed after the Supreme Court (SC) junked her motion for…
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A failure of governance was how Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon on Thursday described the latest attempt of the militant urban poor group Kalipunan ng Damayang Mahihirap (Kadamay) to occupy anew a government housing project in…
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Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon said it does not matter how many signatories there are left on the proposed resolution questioning the Supreme Court’s ouster of Maria Lourdes Sereno as chief justice amid rumors that senators from the…
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Senator JV Ejercito admitted that he was not able to read the bicameral conference committee report on the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) Law in full before he cast a “disappointed yes, almost bordering to no” vote for…
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Senators who unanimously voted to make Aquilino "Koko" Pimentel III Senate President are joining forces to replace him with Senate Majority Leader Vicente "Tito" Sotto III after finding his leadership lacking in the most trying of times.