Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon on Tuesday expressed “serious concern” over the government’s lack of a coronavirus vaccine distribution plan to ensure immediate access to, and efficient and equitable transportation, storage and distribution of, eventual Covid-19 vaccines.
Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon slammed the nonrelease of Bayanihan 2 funds for the Department of Agriculture and the Department of Tourism despite only two months remaining in the validity of the law.
President Rodrigo Duterte need not call another special session for the Senate to take up the budget in plenary sooner than what’s set in the legislative calendar, Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon said.
Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon on Saturday said one of the changes he would propose in the 2021 budget bill was to augment the P2.5 billion budget of the Department of Health (DOH) earmarked for the purchase of Covid-19 vaccines.
Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon said on Thursday the senators would have their work cut out for them amid the anticipated last-minute amendments by House members to the proposed 2021 budget.
Malacañang said it does not see President Rodrigo Duterte having a problem with calling for another special session to allow the Senate to pass next year’s national budget.
Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon questioned officials of the Department of Budget and Management for buying COVID-19 testing kits that were overpriced by as much as half a billion pesos.
Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon expects the government to collect P17 billion in taxes from Philippine offshore gaming operators (POGOs) under the Bayanihan to Recover as One Act.
Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon fears P16.4-B allocation for anti-communist task force can be used for 2022 election
Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon hopes former National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) director Dante Gierran will finally rid the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (Philhealth) of corruption as its new president and chief executive officer (CEO).
Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon believes there will be no overhaul of the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) with Chief Operating Officer Arnel De Jesus appointed as officer-in-charge.
Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon: Suspend entire police force in Jolo, Sulu
House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano will have to look for new ways to keep his allies happy after losing his bid to give them P10 billion in pork barrel funds after the proposed Bayanihan to Recover as One Act.
Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon scored the administration Saturday (August 8) over its refusal to change strategies in fighting COVID-19 despite the continued rise in the number of infections in the Philippines.
Lumalala pa ang korapsyon! Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon says things have not change in The Philippine Health Insurance Corporation PhilHealth
MANILA – One of the primary authors of the controversial Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 has scored the proposal of new Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief Lt. Gen. Gilbert Gapay to include provisions to regulate social media in the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of the law.
Muling sinariwa ni Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon kung paano naibalik ang gusali ng ABS-CBN sa pamilya Lopez na dating kinatatayuan ng PTV-4 kung saan iginiit ni Drilon na pag-aari ito ng pamilya Lopez.
Coronavirus quarantine measures remain in force despite the expiration of Republic Act 11469, or the Bayanihan to Heal as One Act, Malacañang said.
The nationwide quarantine protocols to stop the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) remain in effect even after Republic Act (RA) No. 11469 or the “Bayanihan to Heal as One Act” has expired, Malacañang said on Saturday.
President Rodrigo Duterte is concerned about the alleged overpricing in the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation’s (PhilHealth) coronavirus disease (Covid-19) testing package, his spokesman said.
ABS-CBN will be unable to go back on air soon unless the Supreme Court acts soon, according to Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon.
Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon expects ABS-CBN’s shutdown to last until August after the House of Representatives abandoned its plan to give the network a provisional franchise.
Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon is accusing the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (Philhealth) of overpricing its COVID-19 test kits by 50 percent over the costs charged by Red Cross.
Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon scored the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Sunday (May 17) for pushing for Charter change (Cha Cha) amid the Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, calling it “a total waste of time and resources.”