Fifteen out of 24 senators filed a resolution Thursday (April 16) calling for the resignation of Health Secretary Francisco Duque III for his supposed “failure of leadership” amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) crisis.
Senate President Vicente Sotto III led other senators on Monday in asking the Supreme Court to rule on whether or not the concurrence of the Senate is necessary in the abrogation of a treaty previously concurred in by the upper chamber.
Senate President Vicente Sotto III questioned Tuesday (February 25) the necessity of approving a concurrent resolution by the Senate and House of Representatives so ABS-CBN can continue its operations while its application for franchise renewal is pending.
The Philippines cannot reverse the termination of the visiting forces agreement (VFA) with the United States since the government already sent a formal notice to Washington, Senator Panfilo Lacson said Sunday (February 16).
The Senate could challenge the validity of President Rodrigo Duterte’s decision to terminate the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) with the United States without seeking senators’ approval, Senate President Vicente Sotto III said.
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 Sotto III said.
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.
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.
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