Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon on Friday said the measure restoring the death penalty would go through the wringer in the Senate.
Sinabi ni Senator Antonio Trillanes IV na maraming magagaling na mambabatas pero para sa kanya maituturing nya nasi Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon ang the best legislator at si Senate President Vicente Tito Sotto III ang the best parliamentarian.
In a show of solid support, Senator Franklin Drilon accompanied Senatorial candidate Mar Roxas in his palengke visit in Jaro, Iloilo.
Hindi mapiga ng mga mamamahayag si Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon kung sino ang ibiboto nitong 12 senador sa halalan.Sagot ni Drilon sa media na maniniwala ba ang nga ito kung sasabihin nito na hindi nito iboboto ang lahat ng otso diretso candidates.
Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon has urged Senator Richard Gordon to reopen the Senate blue ribbon committee’s investigation on illegal drugs in light of a video tagging former Davao City vice mayor Paolo Duterte as a drug lord.
Before the Philippines finally exits from the International Criminal Court (ICC) this March 17, the Supreme Court (SC) was asked on Friday (March 15) to ask the government not to proceed from its withdrawal.
Inamin ni Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon na may dalawang kongresista mula Visayas at Luzon na inamin sa kanya na 62 ang apektado ng ginawang dagdag bawas ng house pabor sa mga kaalyado ni House
Nanindigan si Drilon na hindi simpleng pag-itemized ang ginawa ng house sa national budget.Aniya realignment ang ginawa ng liderato ng house at nagkaroon ng dagdag bawas pabor sa mga kaalyado ni House Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo.
Naniniwala si Senate Minority na tanging ang muling pag convene sa Bicam ang tanging solusyon para maayos ang aniyay ginawang pag- reaallign ng house.
Kumpiyansa si Senador Drilon na kahit ipilit ng house na i-transmit sa palasyo ang printed national budget wala itong saysay kapag walang lagda ni SP Sotto.
Malacanang said on Monday House appropriations committee chairman Rolando Andaya Jr. can question the 2019 national budget before the Supreme Court if he feels that it violated the high court’s 2013 decision declaring the pork barrel system unconstitutional.
House appropriations committee chair Rolando Andaya Jr. is confident that the members of Bicameral Conference Committee will reach common ground over the disagreeing provisions of the proposed 2019 General Appropriations Act (GAA).
The joint session of Congress has granted the request of President Rodrigo Duterte to further extend the declaration of martial law in Mindanao for another year.
Why is the budget for hosting a regional sports tournament in the Department of Foreign Affairs?
A victory by the University of the Philippines Fighting Maroons in the semi finals of the UAAP men’s basketball tournament is such a rare occurrence, watching every game this year became a must– particularly for its alumni in politics.
Senators took a break from work to watch the historic victory of University of the Philippines (UP) Fighting Maroons against the Adamson Soaring Falcons in…
Opposition Senators Franklin Drilon, Risa Hontiveros, Leila De Lima, Kiko Pangilinan and Sonny Trillanes on Thursday warned the government about rushing into a deal with the group of businessman Dennis Uy’s Udenna Corp. and state-run China Telecom as the country’s provisional third telco.
House Senior Deputy Majority Leader Rondante Marcoleta (SAGIP Partylist) has accused Senate Minority Floor Leader Franklin Drilon of sabotaging the Arroyo-led Philippine delegation to the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) last week.
The Court of Appeals (CA) 2nd Division has affirmed the libel conviction of former Iloilo provincial administrator Manuel Mejorada who accused Senator Franklin Drilon of corruption and anomalies in construction projects in the province.
Former Akbayan party-list representative Barry Gutierrez has decided to represent opposition senators during the next set of oral arguments at the Supreme Court (SC) regarding the country’s withdrawal from the International Criminal Court (ICC).
Opposition senators did not show up in Tuesday’s oral arguments before the Supreme Court (SC) on the petition seeking to invalidate the Philippine government’s withdrawal from the International Criminal Court (ICC).
If she isn’t allowed to personally go to the Supreme Court (SC), opposition senators have asked the high tribunal to allow detained Senator Leila De Lima to participate via live video or audio feed from her cell in the oral arguments over their petition which sought to invalidate the country’s withdrawal from the International Criminal Court (ICC).
The Supreme Court en banc denied Senator Leila de Lima’s appeal to participate in the oral argument next week on the petition seeking to invalidate the Philippine government’s withdrawal from the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC).
Since opposition lawmakers still insist on the participation of detained Senator Leila De Lima, the Supreme Court (SC) has decided to postpone August 14 oral arguments over their petition which sought to invalidate the country’s withdrawal from the International Criminal Court (ICC).