The Nationalist People's Coalition will not field a complete, 12-member senatorial slate in the 2019 elections, Senate President Vicente "Tito" Sotto III said Tuesday (October 16).
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Opposition senators want excise taxes imposed by the first package of the administration’s tax reform program on petroleum products scrapped.
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There is no chance that Senate President Vicente “Tito” Sotto III would bite the “bait” of the House, led by Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, in skipping the vice president in the presidential line of succession in favor of the Senate…
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Another politiko has taken Special Assistant to the President Christopher "Bong" Go's place as the person indispensable to President Rodrigo Duterte.
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Senator Loren Legarda apparently worried if she would be an effective Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) secretary, which is why she is opting to run as Antique representative next year, Senate President Vicente “Tito”…
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The decades-long feud between the Marcos and Aquino families may cost two of their clan members the backing of a major political party for the 2019 polls.
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After a failed marriage with a former beauty queen, Senator Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III believes he has finally found “the one” in the person of chef Kathryna Yu.
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(SECOND UPDATE, 12:17 p.m.) – Three senators, including Senate President Vicente “Tito” Sotto III, want the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) to be abolished and its functions reverted back to the Office of the Press…
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President Rodrigo Duterte was not admitting guilt in saying that his “only sin are extrajudicial killings,” but was just stating that he would be blamed for the several thousands slain in line with his brutal war on drugs, Senate President…
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Amid controversy surrounding a party-list representative over his apparent refusal to comply with airport security checks, Senate President Vicente “Tito” Sotto III advised government officials against availing special treatment, as they…
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Opposition Senator Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan hit back at President Rodrigo Duterte, saying he should turn his attention to the rice crisis and bringing down prices of commodities instead of attacking dissidents.
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Two lawmakers have welcomed Malacañang’s move to certify the security of ttenure bill as urgent to curb the practice of labor-only contracting scheme in the country.
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Senate Minority Leader Juan Miguel “Migz” Zubiri may find himself butting heads with Senate President Vicente “Tito” Sotto III over a provision in the second package of the tax reform program which seeks to repeal tax incentives for book…
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Senate President Vicente “Tito” Sotto III and some songwriters he is acquainted with are unhappy with how “defeatist” the Philippine national anthem sounds and suggested a revision to the last line of the song.
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If Bureau of Corrections chief Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa wins as senator in the 2019 polls, he would be pushing for death penalty to be reinstated for all drug pushers.
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The Senate detained yet another Customs official after he was cited in contempt by the Blue Ribbon committee yesterday.
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Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo is pushing for the Senate to consider the House’s version of the second package of the administration’s tax reform program, or TRAIN 2, which it rebranded as the TRABAHO bill.
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Senator Antonio Trillanes IV has apologized to Senate President Vicente “Tito” Sotto III for the inconvenience caused by his prolonged stay in the upper chamber’s premises out of fear of being arrested.