President Rodrigo Duterte is scheduled to sign into law the P4.1 trillion national budget for 2020 today, January 6.
Senate President Vicente Sotto III
Senate President Vicente Sotto III has signed the proposed P4.1-trillion national budget for 2020 despite Senator Panfilo Lacson's allegation it contains billions of pesos in pork barrel funds
President Rodrigo Duterte has certified as urgent a bill pushing for salary increases of civilian government employees.
Tributes flowed for the late Senate President Aquilino "Nene" Pimentel Jr. at the necrological service held in his honor at the Senate Wednesday (October 23).
The Senate majority bloc has a plan to prevent martial law in Mindanao from being extended for the fourth time despite hints from some administration officials that its imposition is still necessary.
New bombshells will be dropped Wednesday (October 9) as the Senate blue ribbon and justice committees continue their investigation into the Good Conduct Time Allowance (GCTA) Law and "ninja cops" controversies, Senate President Vicente…
Senate President Vicente Sotto III took a swipe at the transgender community Monday (September 30) as he maintained there's no need for Congress to pass the Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity or Expression (SOGIE) Equality bill.
President Rodrigo Duterte has certified as urgent the passage of the proposed P4.1 trillion budget for 2020.
Senate President Vicente Sotto III claimed to have received an "A1" intelligence report on the corruption within the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) in connection to granting Good Conduct Time Allowance (GCTA) to inmates.
Malacañang said it would not preempt the wisdom of the lawmakers on the passage of the the Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity and Expression (SOGIE) Equality bill.
Senator Lito Lapid has expressed apprehensions about allowing transgender women to use the ladies' restroom, saying it could lead to harassment.
The struggle may seemed to have ended after Malacañang vetoed the Security of Tenure (SOT) bill but, the fight is far from over as Senator Joel Villanueva reaffirmed his commitment to continue pushing the measure he sponsored to put 'endo'…
Senate President Vicente Sotto III believes proposals to revive the death penalty would move faster in the Senate if its coverage is limited to drug-related crimes.
Upon his assumption as the 23rd leader of the Senate of the 18th Congress on Monday, July 22, Senate President Vicente Sotto III reminded his colleagues in the upper chamber of their primary task as senators to better serve the nation.
President Rodrigo Duterte remains the most trusted among the top five officials of government despite criticism of the administration’s lukewarm response to the sinking of a Filipino boat in the West Philippine Sea.
An election watchdog is backing Senate President Vicente Sotto III's proposed bill for a hybrid election system in the country.
Senate President Vicente Sotto III is skeptical over whether President Rodrigo Duterte could be impeached for saying Chinese fishermen can venture into waters that are part of the Philippines’ exclusive economic zone (EEZ).
The reported collision between a Chinese vessel and a Filipino fishing boat near Recto Bank in the West Philippine Sea could probably "an accident."
Senator Francis Pangilinan racked up the most number of absences in the Senate in the third regular session of the 17th Congress, records show.
Senate President Vicente Sotto III has found a formidable ally in Senator-elect Bong Go amid rumors of a possible challenge to his leadership when the 18th Congress opens in July.
With God's loving grace, detained Senator Leila de Lima is praying that she will be cleared soon of the drug charges against her so she can actively participate in the Senate's legislative work.
Senator Aquilino "Koko" Pimentel III has advised Senator Cynthia Villar to mind her own party instead of asking PDP-Laban stalwarts to resolve their differences.