Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto wants the Senate to check the status of calamity funds for the years 2019 and 2020 to find out if they are enough to help those affected by the powerful earthquakes which hit Mindanao last week.
Senate President Pro-Tempore Ralph Recto
Senators were one in expressing their grief Sunday (October 20) over the death of former senator Aquilino “Nene” Pimentel Jr.
Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto on Friday sounded the alarm over the P11.6-billion cut made in the budget of the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) for 2020 would affect hundreds of thousands of college students availing of its…
The University of the Philippines may be the country's premier state university but it's not the most heavily subsidized public school.
Senate President Vicente “Tito” Sotto III and Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto have thumbed down Caloocan City Rep. Edgar Erice’s proposal to ban private vehicles along EDSA during the morning and evening rush hours.
Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto and Senator Francis Pangilinan have condemned the arson attack on the tabloid Abante’s printing plant in Paranaque City as a crime committed by “cowards.”
Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto has thrown his support behind a proposal to allow Senator Leila De Lima to participate in plenary sessions through video conferencing.
Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto is seeking to stop the "monumental delays" in the National Irrigation Administration's projects.
Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto is backing the appeal of the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) to hire more traffic personnel.
Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto has called on the government to consider using the multibillion-peso motor vehicle users’ tax (MVUC)in road clearing operations that local government units (LGUs) are required to undertake.
The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) deployed a "SWAT or Special Wi-Fi Access Team" to earthquake-hit Batanes, which enabled residents to call worried relatives and rescuers to synchronize their work.
Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto believes the Department of Health needs additional funds to deal with the dengue outbreak in different parts of the country.
Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto has filed a bill making birth certificates valid for a lifetime to end the practice of government and private offices requiring applicants to present versions of the document issued recently.
Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto has filed a bill raising the chalk allowance for public school teachers to P10,000 per year.
Political will, not Charter change, will go a long way to solve the country's problems, Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto said Wednesday (July 10).
Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto on Wednesday (July 10) urged the administration to address delays in the hiring of personnel for its "Build, Build, Build" program.
Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto expressed support Friday (July 5) for thw government's plan to run after thousands of Chinese workers in the Philippines who are evading to pay their income tax.
Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto has revealed Wednesday that government buildings now consume at least P24 billion worth of electricity a year - an amount that is growing by P1 billion annually.
Senator Cynthia Villar has added fuel to the speculation that she will challenge Senate President Tito Sotto for the top post in the Senate by snubbing the meeting he called for members of the majority bloc.
Senator Panfilo Lacson believes lines have been clearly drawn in the Senate after Senator Manny Pacquiao routed a resolution among their colleagues Monday (June 3) expressing support for Senate President Vicente Sotto III.
Senate President Tito Sotto is set to retain his post when the 18th Congress starts in July.
Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto has filed a bill defining the type of motorcycles that may qualify as public utility vehicles, in effect
The Senate has stopped payment for a P20-billion-peso China-loaned project to install CCTVs around Metro Manila and Davao for public surveillance purposes, Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto said on Wednesday.