The public will have to do their part in preventing the spread of COVID-19 by limiting going outside the house, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Saturday.
Vice President Leni Robredo views the proposed Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 as unconstitutional. Sen. Panfilo Lacson offers to explain the bill to Robredo.
Amid the savage "birthday bashing" he got for his moment of "indiscretion," it cannot be denied Metro Manila police chief P/Maj. Gen. Debold Sinas has also done his share to help keep the metropolis safe from the COVID-19 threat.
Instead of flattening the coronavirus, the government managed to flatten broadcasting giant ABS-CBN, Sen. Panfilo Lacson rued Thursday.
Despite its leadership's promises to shape up in addressing the COVID-19 threat, the Department of Health still lacks a sense of urgency to speed up testing - or contact tracing.
It would be best for the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (Pagcor) to explain to the public its decision to allow Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators (POGOs) to restart operations at this time, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Sunday.
An "extension" of the Bayanihan to Heal as One Act, which includes programs to deal with the COVID-19 threat, could be one of the measures the Senate may take up once it resumes session on May 4, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Sunday.
While he favors teleconferencing in the time of COVID-19, Sen. Panfilo Lacson is not too keen on letting it become an excuse for senators not to physically report for work.
Now that's a real leader: One who instills discipline among those he leads.
No thanks to the lack of a vaccine and mass testing, the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) over parts of the country due to COVID-19 may be extended to at least June, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Sunday.
They may fume all they want, but lawmakers who had some P84 billion in insertions in the 2020 national budget are still not likely to get their "pork" anytime soon, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Sunday.
Local government officials in some areas deserve at least part of the blame for the non-distribution of social amelioration program aid to families affected by the COVID-19-triggered lockdowns, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Sunday.
With at least P600 billion in unused funds from the 2019 budget, why are our economic managers claiming we might run out of funds against COVID-19 and may need a supplemental budget?
Decongesting Metro Manila is something that may not take off the ground if needed tweaks are not made to the national budget, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Friday.
Saying the National ID system is most needed now, Sen. Panfilo Lacson voiced hopes Thursday the National Economic and Development Authority can fulfill President Rodrigo Duterte's directive to fast-track its implementation.
Discipline, not militarization. This was what President Rodrigo Duterte meant when he warned of a stricter implementation of COVID-19-triggered lockdowns in Luzon, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Saturday.
Instead of limiting their operating hours, markets and supermarkets may have to extend their operating hours, but with a "staggered" setup, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Saturday.
In a basketball game, would you allow your team captain to stay on the court if he kept playing badly?
Amid all the jokes being made on the matter, home is still the safest place to be during these trying times, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Friday.
Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr., the chief implementer of the government's national response against COVID-19, is getting the thumbs-up from Sen. Panfilo Lacson for a "splendid" job.
With the twin threats posed by COVID-19 to public health and the economy, the Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Diseases will need to strike a balance between the two concerns, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Thursday.
Unless the Department of Social Welfare and Development and related implementing agencies make immediate adjustments, the P200-billion aid program for poor families affected by the COVID19-triggered lockdown may be doomed to fail.
Swift and decisive.
Sen. Panfilo Lacson received kudos over the weekend for facilitating the donation of personal protective equipment (PPEs) for nurses at St. Luke's Medical Center.