If it wants to enter into a joint investigation into the sinking of a Philippine fishing boat by a Chinese vessel, the Philippine government should at least make sure the issues of sovereignty and territorial integrity are addressed.
Sen. Panfilo Lacson
Finally, some 220,000 military and uniformed personnel (MUP) retirees may soon get their pension increases, after the the Department of Budget and Management finally cleared the way for it.
Ping: Leader to leader talk needed after Chinese boat sinks PH vessel, abandons Pinoy fishers in WPS
Nothing less than a leader-to-leader talk between the Philippines and China is warranted, following the reported sinking of a Philippine fishing vessel by a Chinese boat earlier this month.
Justice Secretary Guevarra on Friday (May 31) defended government agencies over allegations that government agencies did nothing to prevent alleged Chinese drug lord Jacky Co from leaving the country.
All's well that ends well.
The party list system has become quite a joke, with Ronald Cardema and the Duterte Youth group among its most recent reasons, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Tuesday.
Give it a rest.
Respect their mandate, but keep an eye on them.
The wild goose chase involving Peter "Bikoy" Advincula should fuel efforts to impose harsher penalties on fake witnesses, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Wednesday.
A Senate hearing taking up the claims of "Bikoy" - the hooded figure in videos linking people close to President Rodrigo Duterte to the drug trade - may pave the way for legislation against fake witnesses, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Tuesday.
He must personally present a sworn statement, along with his evidence.
Now that the man calling himself Bikoy has surfaced, the Senate will await any evidence he will present to back his claims linking the family of President Rodrigo Duterte to the drug trade.
Being an absentee campaigner may threaten to bring former senator Manuel Roxas II his third straight poll defeat, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Thursday.
Sen. Panfilo Lacson has accepted his being "very unpopular" with many fellow lawmakers, over his actions to stop the insertion of pork in the national budget.
Sen. Panfilo Lacson is not buying Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo's insistence that she knows nothing about the post-ratification manipulations of the 2019 budget by the House of Representatives leadership.
"Ordinary" taxpayers will soon have a bigger role to play in guarding the national budget against pork, with a bill Sen. Panfilo Lacson filed this week.
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In pursuing peace with communist rebels, the government is right in leaving out Communist Party of the Philippines founding chairman Jose Ma. Sison, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Tuesday.
Amid the possibility of the pork-ridden P3.757-trillion 2019 national budget being vetoed entirely by President Rodrigo Duterte, Sen. Panfilo Lacson is now setting his sights on protecting the 2020 budget from pork.
Retired military and uniformed personnel need not worry about alleged cuts in their pension this year as claims that the Senate slashed the budget for it are "fake news," Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Wednesday.
The deadly shooting of a policeman along EDSA on Tuesday has prompted Sen. Panfilo Lacson to push for a shift in the public mindset on the possession and carrying of firearms outside residence.
Fake news, fake transparency.
With time running out, the House of Representatives leadership should pursue a sensible dialogue to end the impasse on the P3.757-trillion 2019 budget instead of using talking heads to muddle the issue and attack senators.
House Majority Leader Fredenil Castro reminded Sen. Panfilo Lacson passing the General Appropriations Act is different from ordinary legislation.