Not once, but twice. Vaccine czar Carlito Galvez Jr. apologized to Sen. Panfilo Lacson Wednesday evening and on Thursday morning, for statements he made regarding the issue of the government’s vaccination program.
Senator Lito Lapid has filed a bill known as “Internet Infrastructure Integration Act” to integrate internet infrastructure in all government road projects in order to use the same rights-of-way and reduce unnecessary and repeated excavations for the laying down of cables, wires and similar facilities.
Senator Grace Poe on Thursday said the Senate and the House of Representatives were able to reach a compromise in sealing and eventually ratifying the bicameral conference committee report on the amendments to the Anti-Money Laundering Act.
Opposition Senator Leila de Lima is seeking a Senate inquiry into the “alarming increases” in the prices of basic commodities, which greatly affects the country’s poorest households.
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Vaccine czar Carlito Galvez Jr. cleared the air with some senators on issues and concerns involving the government’s vaccination program Wednesday evening, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Thursday.
Malacañang on Thursday said the bill seeking to institutionalize an agreement barring security forces inside the University of the Philippines (UP) campuses was a “reasonable” proposal.
Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque on Thursday said Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana has accepted his offer to mediate talks between him and University of the Philippines president Danilo Concepcion.
The Philippines is expected to receive 30 to 40 million doses of coronavirus (Covid-19) vaccines for free through the COVAX Facility, vaccine czar Carlito Galvez, Jr. said.
Malacañang is optimistic that the Duterte administration would maintain its “close and friendly” relations with the United States under the President-elect Joe Biden.
The National Bureau of Investigation is digging deeper into reports that retired Army Lt. Col. and former Drug Enforcement Agency official Edwin Layese, heads a gun for hire operation using security guards as hitmen.
Plenary debates on Charter change (Cha-Cha) could start in the House of Representatives in February as Speaker Lord Allan Jay Velasco seems bent on tinkering with the Constitution.
The Department of National Defense (DND) can’t unilaterally terminate its accord with the University of the Philippines (UP), Free Legal Assistance Group (FLAG) chairperson Chel Diokno said.
Peter Joemel Advincula alias Bikoy has been charged with perjury before the Manila Metropolitan Trial Court (MeTC) over false testimonies he made concerning the “Ang Totoong Narcolist” videos.
The Bureau of Immigration (BI) was able to arrest 55 foreign fugitives in 2020, BI Commissioner Jaime Morente said.
Chief Justice Diosdado Peralta is looking for ways how it can address the continued killings of lawyers including magistrates in the country, Court Administrator Jose Midas Marquez assured on Wednesday (Jan. 20).
Malacanang has approved the appointment of 20 lower court judges, the Supreme Court (SC) reported on Wednesday (Jan. 20).
MANILA – Following the non-renewal of ABS-CBN’s legislative franchise last year, some celebrities are reportedly planning to venture into politics in the upcoming national elections, in hopes of giving their mother network a fresh start.
MANILA – Administration Senator Francis Tolentino has urged the country’s poll body to devise a method that would ensure that all Filipino seafarers may exercise their right to suffrage.
The government can control rising food prices by giving focus on agriculture as the main driver of economic growth, Senator Kiko Pangilinan said Wednesday in a privilege speech.
Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) President Domingo Egon Cayosa said on Wednesday (Jan. 20) the Department of National Defense (DND) did not need to terminate its accord with the University of the Philippines (UP).
The Department of Justice (DOJ) will closely watch over the status of cases concerning the killings of lawyers, Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra assured on Wednesday (Jan. 20).
Malacanang has named a new undersecretary who will replace resigned Department of Justice (DOJ) spokesman and undersecretary Markk Perete.