Maria Lourdes Sereno a ‘strong addition’ to opposition Senate slate – Senator Kiko Pangilinan
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Senator Kiko Pangilinan says no talks on Maria Lourdes Sereno Senate run
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With the Philippines unable to conduct explorations in the West Philippine Sea amid an ongoing dispute with China, the country would need to import natural gas as a substitute to the nearly-depleted Malampaya gas field.
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Senate foreign relations committee chair Loren Legarda finally vowed to “soon” conduct a probe on the relations between the Philippines and China after prodding by opposition senators, whose resolutions for an investigation have been…
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Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon on Wednesday questioned the validity of claims made by Foreign Affairs Sec. Alan Peter Cayetano over supposed close to 100 diplomatic protests filed by the government against China in the past two…
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A wait-and-see attitude should be employed in China's investigation into the Coast Guard personnel who took the catch of Filipino fishermen in Panatag Shoal, as far as Senate President Vicente Sotto III is concerned.
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Senate defense committee chair Gringo Honasan cautioned against the filing of diplomatic protests against China, saying it is better to communicate first with Chinese officials regarding reports that Chinese Coast Guard took fish from…
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Senators Migz Zubiri and Cynthia Villar want a law banning the use of single use plastic amid a report that the Philippines is one of the top sources of plastic trash dumped into the sea.
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Senate Majority Leader Juan Miguel “Migz” Zubiri ruled out any possibility on the upper chamber initiated moves to amend or suspend provisions of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) Law.
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Senate President Tito Sotto said the Senate may pass a landmark measure banning discrimination on the basis of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression (SOGIE) as long as it undergoes a major facelift.
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President Rodrigo Duterte believes it’s high time for the Senate to have its own home after years of renting the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) Building in Pasay City.
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Senator Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao refused to promise a perfect attendance in the Senate following his election to the upper chamber in May 2016 acted.
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The Philippines imports 20 to 40 million bullets yearly to meet the defense requirement of government forces, Senator Win Gatchalian said on Tuesday.
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Instead of pursuing the suspension of the excise tax on fuel provision in the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) Law, Senate Majority Leader Juan Miguel “Migz” Zubiri offered a better solution: suspend the importation tax on…
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If there is an “unconstitutional” version of Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL), it won’t be that of the Senate, Majority Leader Juan Miguel “Migz” Zubiri on Monday said.
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Senator Loren Legarda on Sunday practically washed her hands on bills and resolutions concerning the country’s territorial dispute with China and other related matters pending before the Senate.
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President Rodrigo Duterte will not allow the proposed Bangsamoro territory to have its own police force and military.
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Senate President Tito Sotto expects that the Senate resolution questioning the Supreme Court’s (SC) ouster of Maria Lourdes Sereno as chief justice would already be moot by the time sessions resume in Congress on July 23, with the court…
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Senator Loren Legarda on Thursday committed to push for the enactment of the P1.16 billion supplemental budget to fund the medical assistance of children who were administered with the Dengvaxia vaccine. Legarda, chair of the committee…
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Senator Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III tossed back to Senate President Vicente Sotto III the chairmanship on ethics and privileges committee. “Iwan na lang natin kay ano yun, kay SP (Senate president) para sya na mag decide kung kanino…
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The Senate unanimously approved on third and final reading early Thursday morning its version of the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL), following marathon deliberations that started Wednesday afternoon prior to the closing of the Second…