The Senate defense committee will have to study first the idea of inviting Communist Party of the Philippines founding chairman Jose Ma. Sison to its next hearing on alleged red-tagging.
After being virtually unrepresented the last time around, “progressives” finally showed up at the Senate’s hearing on alleged red-tagging on Tuesday.
Prove your critics wrong.
Controversial Lt. Gen. Antonio Parlade Jr. on Tuesday denied red-tagging three actresses who he had “warned” against joining groups he claimed are connected with the New People’s Army.
This early, Sen. Panfilo Lacson is eyeing institutional amendments to augment the budgets for COVID vaccines, as well as research and development and a national broadband program for government agencies.
After approving it on third and final reading last Oct. 16, why is the House of Representatives still tackling amendments to the P4.5-trillion proposed national budget for 2021?
Appropriations committee chair Eric Yap on Friday said the House of Representatives would be able to transmit copies of the proposed 2021 national budget to the Senate by October 28.
Thanks perhaps to their strong name recall as showbiz personalities, Manila Mayor Isko Moreno and Senate President Vicente “Tito” Sotto III are on top of voters’ minds as possible contenders for the vice presidency, according to Pulse Asia’s early survey on likely vice presidential contenders.
The release of the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) for the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 should enlighten not just our security forces but also the law’s critics and doubters, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said on Thursday.
Sen. Panfilo Lacson is not impressed with Health Secretary Francisco Duque III’s election as chairman of the World Health Organization’s regional committee for Western Pacific.
A clear signal from President Rodrigo Duterte or Malacanang may be needed to resolve the festering row surrounding the Speakership of the House of Representatives, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Wednesday.
Ombudsman Samuel Martires might want to cite specific instances where the Statement of Assets, Liabilities and Net Worth (SALN) and lifestyle checks are weaponized and used in “extortion” activities against public servants.
Sen. Panfilo Lacson smells “pork” in the P4.5-trillion proposed national budget for 2021. And an “addendum” from the Department of Public Works and Highways could be the key to removing it.
Sen. Panfilo Lacson on Thursday pushed for added budgetary support for research and development, which he said could play a big role in fighting COVID-19 and other challenges to the country.
Senator Richard Gordon on Wednesday (September 2) got irked at Senator Panfilo Lacson after the latter pointed out a procedural requirement before the Senate blue ribbon committee’s report may be reported in the plenary.
Panfilo Lacson warns CEO Ricardo Morales, ARNEL F. De Jesus: Maliligo kayo ng kaso!
Sen. Panfilo Lacson on Thursday debunked the claim of a dialysis chain that received P45 million in Interim Reimbursement Mechanism (IRM) funds for COVID-19 from the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth), that it is registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Panfilo Lacson grills Philippine Health Insurance Corporation PhilHealth exec over release of IRM funds despite the absence of guidelines
Sen. Panfilo Lacson on Monday expressed empathy with health care workers who were disappointed after getting a “threat” of sorts from President Rodrigo Duterte Sunday night.
Health Secretary Francisco Duque III’s reported willingness to re-strategize against the COVID-19 threat is a good sign – if he is really willing to improve.
At least three witnesses are set to provide sordid details of corruption at the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) before the Senate on Tuesday, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Monday.
An all-senator caucus this coming Monday is expected to resolve the issue of death penalty bills presently pending in the Senate, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Thursday.