The joint session of Congress is set to convene on Wednesday to tackle the proposed martial law extension in Mindanao.
Senate President Vicente Sotto III
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The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) will hold a security briefing with senators next week to tackle the proposed extension of martial law in Mindanao, Senate President Vicente Sotto III said Friday.
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President Rodrigo Duterte has called on Congress to extend martial law in Mindanao for at least one more year, Executive Secretary Salvador Panelo confirmed on Friday.
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President Rodrigo Duterte is expected to call a joint session of Congress on December 12 to ask for another extension of martial law in Mindanao next year, according to Senate President Vicente Sotto III.
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Senate President Vicente Sotto III on Monday said it was unlikely that the Senate could meet the supposed wish of President Rodrigo Duterte to sign the proposed P3.757-trillion budget by December 15.
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A victory by the University of the Philippines Fighting Maroons in the semi finals of the UAAP men's basketball tournament is such a rare occurrence, watching every game this year became a must-- particularly for its alumni in politics.
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The foreign affairs panel of the powerful Commission on Appointments (CA) on Wednesday endorsed the confirmation of Foreign Secretary Teddy Boy Locsin Jr. as secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA).
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The Southern Police District (SPD) on Wednesday appealed to motorists for understanding as some roads in Taguig City were closed due to the state visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping.
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Chinese President Xi Jinping described the disputed South China Sea as “a sea of friendship and cooperation that creates a bond of friendship for the two nations,” during his meeting with leaders of the Senate and the House of…
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Senate President Vicente Sotto III on Saturday said President Rodrigo Duterte might have cut short his attendance to the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit in Papua New Guinea to see to preparations for the extension of martial law in…
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Senate President Vicente Sotto III on Saturday said the public should not begrudge President Rodrigo Duterte’s decision to skip several events at the
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Malacanang is "confident" that the Rice Tariffication bill, if enacted into law, will protect the local rice industry and lower rice prices.
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Senate President Vicente Sotto III and Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto were in celebratory mood on Tuesday over reports that the historic Balangiga bells were finally to be returned to the Philippines from the United States.
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Senate President Vicente Sotto III said the government has enough funds for the universal health care coverage even without Congress passing a bill proposing higher sin tax rates.
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Senate President Vicente Sotto III shrugged off criticisms of double standard in the Philippine National Police’ handling of the conviction of former First Lady Imelda Marcos.
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President Rodrigo Duterte confirmed on Thursday he offered Senator Gregorio Honasan II the Department of Information and Communications secretary post.
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Senate President Vicente Sotto III on Wednesday revealed during a news forum that there were looming positive developments in the talks with China regarding disputes in the West Philippine Sea.
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Senate President Vicente Sotto III seemed irked when he was asked at a news forum if he was threatened by the possible return of former Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile, who might be interested in his post.
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Senate President Vicente Sotto III on Wednesday said former Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez was correct in referring to the Senate as the “mabagal na kapulungan” or slow chamber.
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Senate President Vicente Sotto III on Wednesday dismissed suggestions that Sen. Gringo Honasan’s looming appointment as the next Secretary of the Department of Communications and Technology (DICT) might disrupt the selection of a third…
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Senate President Vicente Sotto III on Wednesday implied that President Rodrigo Duterte made an honest mistake when he denied hiring Chinese businessman as one of his consultants on economic affairs.
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Senate President Vicente Sotto III is seeking to upgrade the salaries of Commission on Elections (Comelec) employees and reorganize the poll body's offices.