Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III shouldn’t be too complacent about keeping his post because he can be replaced just as quickly as Liberal Party lawmakers were booted out from the majority bloc, Senator Antonio Trillanes IV said Tuesday (February 28).
President Rodrigo Duterte remains on the fence about resuming peace talks with the communist National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) even after meeting with left-leaning Cabinet officials.
President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday (February 28) apologized to Germans for the death of hostage Jurgen Gustav Kantner at the hands of the Abu Sayyaf group.
A number of erring cops may have escaped deployment to Basilan by simply not showing up for the trip, but it doesn’t mean they’re already off the hook for their supposed violations.
President Rodrigo Duterte has given the green light for the Philippine National Police to rejoin the war on drugs– but not all cops can sign up for the job.
US President Donald Trump has some accusations against his predecessor, who has just recently returned from a vacation.
President Rodrigo Duterte has called on the Philippine National Police (PNP) to participate in the administration’s war against drugs once again, close to a month after they were stripped off their mission to destroy the narcotics trade.
Senator Antonio Trillanes IV has welcomed the possible investigation that may be launched against him over his supposedly unethical conduct.
Newly-elected Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto does not intend to bolt out of the Liberal Party (LP) following his decision to align himself with the majority bloc, perceived as administration-friendly colleagues.
Senate Majority Leader Vicente Sotto has cleared President Rodrigo Duterte in the ouster last Monday (Feb. 28) of Liberal Party (LP) members from the so-called super majority coalition.
Detained Sen. Leila de Lima has decided Tuesday (Feb. 28) to join the ranks of party mates and allies from the Liberal Party (LP) in the minority bloc in the Senate, a day after they were booted out by peers from the so-called super majority coalition.
House Committee on Justice Chairman, Rep. Rey Umali on Monday (February 27) said that the crime of plunder doesn’t deserve inclusion under the bill restoring death penalty in the Philippines since it “doesn’t kill directly.”
Hindi ugali ni President Rodrigo Duterte na makialam sa Senado – Senator Cynthia Villar
Kaanak ng SAF 44 humingi ng hustisya sa Senado
Even in it’s re-watered down form, the death penalty restoration bill still won’t cut it, legally speaking.
Hindi pwedeng magsama ang pro at anti-President Rodrigo Duterte sa majority bloc – Senator Tito Sotto
Without waiting for the appropriate parties, Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV arrogated upon himself the role of announcing the details of the Senate’s hearing involving retired SPO3 Arturo Lascanas.
Senator Dick Gordon nakahanda sa reinvestigation ng Mamasapano incident
Opposition bloc member, Albay 1st Rep. Edcel Lagman has name-dropped Liberal Party (LP) members in the supermajority who are allegedly willing to let go of their Committee chairmanships over their impending “no” vote on the death penalty restoration bill.
Former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo is widely perceived as the most influential ally in President Rdorigo Duterte’s inner circle.
When leftist Cabinet Secretaries sat down for dinner with President Rodrigo Duterte last week, everybody thought that the revival of the peace talks between the government and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) would be on the menu.
Malacañang doesn’t see anything out of the extraordinary in axing the Liberal Party Senators Franklin Drilon, Kiko Pangilinan and Bam Aquino from the Senate Majority bloc led by Partido ng Demokratikong Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan Senate President Koko Pimentel.
Mapapabilis ang pagpasa ng bills sa Senado – Senator Cynthia Villar
President Rodrigo Duterte is claiming that drug-related crime has spiked by 20 percent since he suspended Oplan Tokhang a month ago.