Senate President Vicente Sotto III on Thursday practically admittedthat the Senate is holding off any called inquiries concerning theterritorial disputes with China.
Senate President Pro-Tempore Ralph Recto
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Despite recording the most number of absences in Senate plenary sessions, Senator Antonio Trillanes IV still emerged as the lawmaker with the most number of bills and resolutions filed.
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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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Some members of the Senate majority bloc who initially signed the resolution questioning the Supreme Court’s (SC) ousting of Maria Lourdes Sereno as chief justice would be withdrawing their signatures, Politiko has learned.
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The prices of crude oil in the Middle East and Russia are almost the same.
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Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto said the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) would only result in the national government funneling resources into the new autonomous Bangsamoro region without reaping any benefits.
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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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Senate President Tito Sotto said more senators would approve of the proposed Senate resolution questioning the Supreme Court’s decision to oust Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno if it were worded weaker.
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Except for the positions of the Senate president and majority leader, no other key leadership posts will be affected in the impending reorganization in the upper chamber, Sen. Juan Miguel Zubiri on Friday said.
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At least 14 senators crossed partylines to defend the integrity of the Senate after the Supreme Court, in an unprecedented move, granted the Solicitor General’s quo warranto petition removing Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno.
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Senate Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III and Sen. Manny Pacquiao on Wednesday admitted that they will not sign the draft Senate resolution concerning the Supreme Court’s decision that ousted Supreme Court Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno…
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A known educator, the late Senate President Edgardo Angara did not spare even the Senate, turning the chamber into a classroom, providing free tutorials to colleagues whenever he’s speaking on the floor, Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph…
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Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III did not attend the majority bloc's meeting on Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III's takeover of his post, Politiko has learned.
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With a good track record and credentials to back her up, incoming Department of Tourism (DOT) Sec. Bernadette Romulo-Puyat is seen to provide the needed boost in the country’s tourism industry, Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto on…
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Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano boneheaded moves to gain political mileage from the rescue of a Filipina domestic helper in Kuwait is not enough reason for the losing vice presidential candidate to resign, Senate President…
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Don’t forget coco farmers in management of coco levy funds.
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Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III on Thursday downplayed the snowballing number of senators who have been coming out against the findings of the Senate blue ribbon committee on the Dengvaxia mess that seeks criminal charges…
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Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto on Wednesday urged President Duterte to get himself involved into issue on depleted supply of the National Food Authority (NFA) on cheap rice in the market in the wake of what he noted as policy…
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At least two senators hailing from political families would push for amendments to the anti-dynasty bill passed this week by two Senate panels once it reaches the floor.
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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.
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Simpler transactions with government agencies are coming soon, after the ball started rolling for the establishment of a National ID system this week.