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LP bares Senate slate. Find out who was excluded

A list acquired by DZBB reporter Manny Vargas from the Liberal Party (LP) headquarters in Cubao, Quezon City bore the 12 names that reportedly comprised the party's senatorial ticket for next year. Included in the list were three…

PNoy: LP senatorial slate to be announced Friday

President Benigno Aquino III said Monday the full senatorial slate of the Liberal Party (LP) would be formally announced on Friday, October 9. In his speech during the LP gathering at Club Filipino, Aquino said the force of LP was…

Liberal Party picks four official Senate bets

The ruling Liberal Party (LP) on Wednesday, September 30, formally included four party members in its senatorial slate for the 2016 national elections. The first four official senatorial candidates of LP are Senate President Franklin…

Only four seats left on Team Roxas’ senatorial ticket

Three reelectionists, a former senator and four Cabinet members are considered shoo-ins in the Liberal Party's (LP) senatorial line-up for the May 2016 elections. Quezon City Rep. Winnie Castelo was quoted in an inquirer article Sunday,…

Who are the most disliked senators

Seven senators posted double-digit disapproval ratings in the latest Pulse Asia survey on awareness and performance ranking. In a survey from May 30 to June 5, 2015, detained Senator Ramon "Bong" Revilla Jr. received the worst…

Binay plunder report now official with 10 senator backers

Ten senators have made official Monday the Blue Ribbon subcommittee report recommending plunder charges against Vice President Jejomar Binay in connection with the alleged overpriced Makati City Hall Building II. Those who signed the…

Drilon rejects proposed referendum for Concon

The referendum for Constitutional Convention proposed by two senators has been shot down by Senate President Franklin Drilon on Friday, May 8, due to lack of time and budget. In a radio interview, Drilon said holding a referendum needs…

Jinggoy: Probe election fundraising scheme in Customs

Detained Senator Jinggoy Estrada urged Tuesday the Blue Ribbon Committee to look into the alleged raising of campaign funds for the administration candidates in the 2016 elections ad other anomalous activities in the Bureau of Customs.…

MILF singles out Bam, TG as Senate’s lone wise men

The Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) has slammed all but two senators for their supposed ignorance of the peace process by needlessly grilling MILF chief negotiator Mohagher Iqbal on his use of aliases, which it downplayed as a “tiny”…

Didn’t Tito TG brief nephew Vino on the virtues of RH Law?

Senator Teofisto Guingona III was one of 20 senators who voted four years ago for the Reproductive Health (RH) Law which is supposed to put an end to unwanted pregnancies. We didn’t expect him to take the lead in informing the public on…

TG’s preference: Let PNoy pick Truth Commission members

IF he would have his way, Senator Teofisto "TG" Guingona III would still let President Benigno Aquino III pick the members of the independent body or Truth Commission that will look into the Mamasapano, Maguidnanao carnage last month.…

Mamasapano Truth Commission bill hurdles Senate panel

THE move to form a Mamasapano Truth Commission has finally progressed in the Senate exactly a month after the bloody clash between the Special Action Force (PNP-SAF) and Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) in Maguindanao. Senator…

Toiletries ready: Binays back beleaguered Mayor Junjun

Junjun's toiletries are ready, and he's prepared to go. The entire Binay family is standing by the decision of Makati City Mayor Jejomar Erwin "Junjun" Binay Jr. insofar as not appearing before the Senate Blue Ribbon subcommittee…

Binay and son will defy Senate ultimatum

Vice President Jejomar Binay says no member of his family will attend the  Senate Blue Ribbon sub-committee's probe on his and his family’s alleged kickbacks and unexplained wealth despite threats by senators to arrest initially his…

What virus? Bbong, Bam greet Garin with a buss on the cheek

More than a week after her controversial visit to the quarantined Filipino peacekeepers in Caballo WIsland, Acting Health Secretary Janette Garin showed up at the Senate to attend deliberations of the Department of Health’s 2015 budget.…