Barely two days after it was sponsored on the floor, the Philippine ID System (National ID) bill was passed on second reading in the Senate on Wednesday evening.
Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III
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Top leaders from the Senate and House of Representatives have committed to pass the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) by May 30, or days before they adjourn.
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Senators on Monday slammed the statement made by United Nations (UN) High Commissioner on Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al-Hussein on President Rodrigo R. Duterte saying the remarks were “insulting” and uncalled for.
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President Rodrigo R. Duterte will not meddle in the quarrel among members of the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP Laban), Malacañang said Thursday.
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President Rodrigo Duterte said he had no plan to attend a Senate inquiry into the alleged bank accounts of the Duterte family.
There is no partnership between the Senate and digital currency firm Digital Currency Co., Ltd (DCC) to release a virtual currency dubbed Philippine Global Coin (PGC), Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III said Monday.
Congress cannot commit to passing legislation for a shift to federalism before the Bangsamoro Basic Law, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Monday.
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It's like putting the cart before the horse.
The 19-member consultative committee for Charter change created by President Rodrigo Duterte will not affect the Senate's planned nationwide hearings on the same issue, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Friday evening.
Malacanang and the Congress leadership has been asked by the Supreme Court (SC) to comment on the petitions seeking to stop the implementation of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) Act.
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Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon on Monday defended the Senate anew against the attacks of House speaker Pantaleon Alvarez calling Senate a “slow” Congress for failing to act on measures the House of Representatives had already…
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Unless senators are assured of separate voting, they may not support Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III in pushing a constitutional assembly to revise the 1987 Constitution to shift to a federalism, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Tuesday.
Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III on Monday said that he will be filing this week a resolution calling for the Senate and the House of Representatives (HOR) to convene in a constitutional assembly (con-ass) to revise the 1987…
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Sen. Panfilo Lacson on Monday scored House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez for his recent remarks attacking the alleged shortcomings of the Senate.
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The political opposition need not invent an antidote to supposed moves to amend the 1987 Constitution, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Thursday.
House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez denied any personal rift with members of the Senate, including Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III, following his criticisms about the performance of the “slow chamber.”
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Speaker Bebot Alvarez is pushing to strike off senators from the 2019 mid-term elections if the people vote for a shift to a federal form of government in May this year. Alvarez is pushing for a unicameral form of government which would…
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Have they learned from history?
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House Majority Leader Rudy Fariñas took a hands-off approach on the petition filed by Magnificent 7 lawmakers asking the Supreme Court to issue a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction against the one-year extension of…
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There is no basis to extend martial law in Mindanao, opposition solons told the Supreme Court (SC), as President Rodrigo Duterte, the military and the police are merely ghost hunting.
Congressional debates on amending the 1987 Constitution may start next year after as leaders of the House of Representatives target the approval of a resolution creating a constituent assembly by January.
The Senate approved on Monday a bill seeking to lower electricity cost and provide savings to power consumers.
Several members of the European Parliament have called for allowing Senator Leila de Lima, currently detained at the PNP Custodial Center for drug charges, to resume her work as senator.