The Senate on Monday passed on third and final reading a proposed measure that would create the coconut industry trust fund to finally allow coconut farmers to directly benefit from coco-levy funds collected by government during the Marcos…
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A proposal to postpone anew the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections is not just dead in the Senate - it is also non-existent.
The data collected and maintained under the proposed national identification (ID) system should be protected as a “national treasure” guarded at all times against threats from within and without.
Unless former Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chair Andres Bautista addresses alleged undisclosed wealth, the arrest warrant against him will stay, Sen. Francis “Chiz” Escudero on Monday said.
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The camp of Supreme Court (SC) Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno on Monday (March 19) assured she is ready to face her impeachment trial before the Senate.
The House good government and public accountability committee will go after former President Noynoy Aquino for his involvement in the P3.5 billion Dengvaxia mess, its chair Surigao del Sur 2nd District Rep. Johnny Ty Pimentel said.
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Office of Civil Defense Deputy Administrator Nicanor Faeldon called on senators to watch their words to resource persons at hearings because these people also have a reputation to protect.
President Rodrigo Duterte does not need the Senate’s concurrence for his move to withdraw the Philippines from the International Criminal Court, his legal adviser said.
A colleague of Presidential Communications Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson told people who feel that they have been maligned by the former dancer can file a case against her.
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Special Assistant to the President Bong Go and even opposition Senator Bam Aquino are welcome to join the 2019 Senate slate of ruling party PDP-Laban, Senate President Koko Pimentel said.
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Top leaders from the Senate and House of Representatives have committed to pass the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) by May 30, or days before they adjourn.
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Autopsy on the remains of children inoculated with Dengvaxia will not yield any findings indicating that the death was caused by the anti-dengue vaccine.
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Administration and opposition senators hit the Department of Justice (DOJ) for dismissing charges against several individuals accused of drug trading, including Kerwin Espinosa, who confessed his involvement in drug trading in a Senate…
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The Senate on Monday approved on third and final reading a bill which would professionalize the practice of criminology in the Philippines.
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He may be a former Senate President and presiding officer of the Senate impeachment court, but Juan Ponce Enrile will not likely be able to influence his ex-colleagues should the impeachment trial of Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes Sereno push…
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There’s no logic in moving for the total closure of Boracay whileconcerned government agencies provide no immediate solution in addressing the environmental woes plaguing the island, Sen. Nancy Binay said.
Senate Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III scoffed at Commission on Elections (Comelec) spokesperson James Jimenez for belittling his revelations on the alleged poll fraud that supposedly marred the 2016 national elections.
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The camp of Chief Justice Sereno will be in for a rough ride once the impeachment saga reaches the Senate.