Senator JV Ejercito on Tuesday called on colleagues in the House of Representatives to respect the independence of the Senate.
Changes in the term limits of elected officials, including that of the President, are not quite in the Senate's sights at this time, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Tuesday.
The chair of the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC), who has been left alone after all of its commissioners were suspended by the Office of the Ombudsman, wants salaries of employees of the commission increased to avoid corruption.
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Sen. Panfilo Lacson on Monday filed a resolution seeking to constitute the Senate into a constituent assembly to introduce amendments to the 1987 Constitution.
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Amending the Constitution to shift to a unicameral parliamentary system at this time could compromise the government's check-and-balance system, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Saturday.
The process of amending the 1987 Constitution via constituent assembly could be made faster if there are back-channeling efforts between the Senate and House of Representatives, a Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Saturday.
Congress could finally pass into law a National ID system before it goes on recess in March, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Thursday.
To avoid the prospect of being grossly outnumbered by the House of Representatives in amending the Constitution, the Senate may convene itself into its own constituent assembly to discuss proposed changes to the Charter.
Pampanga 2nd District Representative Dong Gonzales: No abolition of Senate in draft proposal to amend Constitution
Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon is not buying Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III’s assurance that the Senate would exist under the proposed federal system of government.
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…
Oprah Winfrey on Sunday declared a "new day" for women and girls facing down abusive men as her powerful speech to the Golden Globe Awards stirred talk that she has a political future.
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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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House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez seemed to be already laying the groundwork for the abolition of the Senate and pave the way for a unilateral Congress, Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon on Sunday said. Drilon said recent tirades by…
Senate President Koko Pimentel does not want to fight with House Speaker Bebot Alvarez over the latter's criticisms against the upper chamber.
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Administration senators gunning for re-election and politikos with close ties to President Rodrigo Duterte, including Davao Mayor Sara Duterte and former Senator Bongbong Marcos, dominated a Social Weather Stations (SWS) poll for the 2019…
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Senator Richard Gordon has denied former Customs Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon’s request to take his oath as deputy administrator of the Office of Civil Defense at the Department of National Defense’s Office.
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Senator Richard Gordon turned down former Customs Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon’s request to see his doctor for a heart ailment because he intended to join the procession of the Black Nazarene on January 9.
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Former Customs Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon has slammed Senator Richard Gordon over what he described as “cruel, degrading and inhuman punishment” that he suffered while in detention at the Senate.
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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Senate President Koko Pimentel has no choice but agree to convene a Constituent assembly (Con-ass) and push for a federal form of government even if it meant abolishing the Senate and foregoing his dream to stay in power for another six…
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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…
Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon has described a meeting between President Donald Trump's son Don Jr and a Russian lawyer during the 2016 presidential election campaign as "treasonous" and "unpatriotic," The Guardian…
While he’s happy with the performance of the House of Representatives in 2017, Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez expressed dissatisfaction with the Senate.