He may be a comedian on television, but critics should not underestimate Vicente Sotto III as the incoming Senate president.
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Sen. Aquilino Pimentel III will get his choice of which major Senate panel to chair, once he turns over the Senate presidency to Vicente Sotto III, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Saturday.
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Senator Sherwin Gatchalian on Wednesday urged the Senate to prioritize the passage of the SIM Card Registration Act after the House of Representatives approved its own version (House Bill No. 7233) earlier this week.
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Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III and Sen. Panfilo Lacson stood against the idea of Senate taking a stand on the ouster of Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno, saying they have no jurisdiction on the matter.
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The House of Representatives is not likely to pursue the impeachment trial of ousted Supreme Court Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno, Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon on Tuesday said.
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It’s the majority of senators who will decide on the “fate” of either Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III and Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III as the upper chamber leader in the weeks to come.
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He took a lot of heat from his Dengavaxia report for implicating former President Noy Aquino.
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The Senate blue ribbon committee report on the Dengvaxia vaccine has failed to address the core issue, whether or not it has caused harm to those inoculated with the anti-dengue vaccine, Sen. Bam Aquino on Monday said.
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Senate Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III is set to drop a bombshell on Tuesday’s plenary session where he planned to expose an alleged poll fraud scheme during the 2016 national elections.
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Voting 17-1, Senatoes approved on second and third reading Senate bill No. 1592 or the proposed Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion Act (TRAIN) which would generate P130 billion additional revenues for the Duterte administration.
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Senate Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III on Sunday attributed President Duterte’s tough stance against criminals as the reason why he’s the most popular and most trusted out of the four most recent chief executives.
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Senator Richard Gordon took a swipe at Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV in the middle of his manifestation on a controversial Senate resolution.
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Not to be outdone, senators from the majority bloc also “excluded” minority colleagues" with their own “version” of a resolution urging the government to stop and resolve all unresolved extrajudicial killings.
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The Senate has approved a bill postponing the scheduled barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections from October 23 this year to May next year.
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Malacañang has set in motion the planned Charter change (Cha-cha) as the 25-man Constitutional Commission (ConCom) appeared to be already complete and has started review on the 1987 Constitution.
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The Senate legal department backed the contention of Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III that the three Cabinet members were deemed bypassed twice by the Commission on Appointments (CA).
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Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III said he has yet to make a commitment on convening Congress as a constituent assembly (Con-Ass) to start ground works on Charter change (Cha-cha) and pave for the planned shift to federal form of…
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Senate Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III on Tuesday (May 9) defended the Duterte administration saying there was no need for members of the United Nations to seek a probe on alleged ongoing extrajudicial killings taking place in the…
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All’s well between Senate Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III and women’s group, at least the group called the Federation of Solo Parents Luzvimin Inc. (FSPL), as they decide to join forces for the enactment of laws advancing the interests…
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Senator Ping Lacson is claiming that all 24 members of the Commission on Appointment (CA) consented to the “rejection” of confirmation of former Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Gina Lopez.