With 17 yes votes, no negative vote and no abstention, the Senate on Monday approved on third and final reading simplifying the adoption process of a child by allowing the rectification of simulated births through a simpler administrative…
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A Senate panel is pushing for the simplification of the process of adopting a child by allowing the correction of simulated birth records in the civil registry.
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A reenacted budget will revive the so-called "Arroyonomics" infamous for playing fast and loose with public funds, Sen. Risa Hontiveros said on Tuesday.
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Aside from their regular off days, Sen. Risa Hontiveros wants January 18 of every year be declared as “work free” day for all household helpers nationwide.
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Former Justice Sec. Vitaliano Aguirre II should made to account for his questionable decisions while in office and not rewarded with a cushy post-resignation job, Sen. Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan on Friday said.
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Senator Nancy Binay would not join those calling for the resignation of Department of Justice (DOJ) Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II but urged the Cabinet official to re-assess his continued stay in his post.
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A manufacturer and peddler of fake news and a cook of fake cases, was how Sen. Risa Hontiveros described Department of Justice (DOJ) Sec.Vitaliano Aguirre II as she called anew for his resignation.
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President Rodrigo Duterte's declaration of withdrawal from the Rome Statute, the treaty that established the International Criminal Court (ICC), only exposed his “fear” of being subjected to international scrutiny and prosecution.
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Senator Joel Villanueva vowed on Wednesday to come up with a “genuine” anti-discrimination law which will protect not just the civil rights and legal privileges of lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgenders (LGBT) but also the people's…
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In a country where the gap between the rich and the poor remains wide, healthcare must be the "great equalizer," Sen. Risa Hontiveros said on Thursday.
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Opposition Sen. Risa Hontiveros on Wednesday voted to approve the P3.7 trillion national budget for 2018 because it is “tokhang-free” budget.
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Opposition Sen. Risa Hontiveros on Wednesday said she’s willing to support the Palace-backed tax reform measure provided that the 12% value-added tax (VAT) rate be reduced to 10%.
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Akbayan partylist Rep. Tom Villarin aimed a low blow at Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II by hitting him where it hurts.
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Being a neophyte member of the upper chamber, Sen. Risa Hontiveros on Friday said she has no capacity to “ruin” the Senate majority bloc.
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Senator Bam Aquino on Wednesday denied the allegation of Sen. Cynthia Villar that he and fellow opposition Sen. Risa Hontiveros are “out to destroy” the majority bloc.
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The Senate has approved a bill postponing the scheduled barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections from October 23 this year to May next year.
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The Makabayan bloc, in bolting out of the majority coalition in the House of Representatives, may stand as a potent, vigilant and credible fiscalizer against the imperfections and excesses of the administration, Sen. Francis “Kiko”…
Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II is running to a dead end, Sen. Risa Hontiveros on Wednesday said in reaction to the Cabinet official’s threat to file an ethics as well as civil and criminal complaints against her.
From a legal point of view, Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon on Wednesday said Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II does not have a case against Sen. Risa Hontiveros.
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If lady luck is on his side, opposition Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV may now have the opportunity to grill intensely Sec. Vitaliano Aguirre II over his acts perceived by some of his colleagues as unbecoming of a head of the Department of…
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Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II is enraged that someone took photographs of his text messages when he was at the Senate hearing of the committee on public order and dangerous drugs last September 5.
Sen. Kiko Pangilinan believes the unabated killing of innocent civilians, especially minors, will go on unless President Rodrigo Duterte declares a “cessation” on his war on drugs.