Senate President Vicente “Tito” Sotto III is confident that officials of the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (Philhealth) will be charged based on the Senate’s recommendations following an exhaustive probe on allegations of…
Senate President Vicente “Tito” Sotto III
Senator Leila De Lima has taken a swipe at Senate President Vicente “Tito” Sotto III for saying the bill declaring September 11 a holiday in Ilocos Norte to honor the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos would breeze through in the Senate.
Senate President Vicente “Tito” Sotto III and Senator Panfilo Lacson have rejected placing Mindanao under martial law anew after the bombings in Jolo, Sulu which have killed at least 15 people.
Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (Philhealth) Executive Vice President Arnel De Jesus will be unable to attend the August 11 Senate hearing on the alleged corruption within the agency, citing an “unforeseen medical emergency.”
PhilHealth Senior Vice President Augustus De Villa has resigned from his post amid back to back congressional investigations on alleged corruption within the agency.
Senate President Vicente “Tito” Sotto III has expressed confidence that the controversial Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 will secure a green light before the Supreme Court (SC) amid almost a dozen petitions that questioned its…
Senate President Vicente “Tito” Sotto III has blasted some members of the United States Congress amid their calls to repeal the controversial Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020.
Senate President Vicente “Tito” Sotto III expressed reservations Monday (July 13) over the proposal to grant ABS-CBN a franchise through people’s initiative.
Senate President Vicente “Tito” Sotto III has expressed his grief over the passing business tycoon and former Ambassador Eduardo “Danding” Conjuancgo Jr.
Senate President Vicente “Tito” Sotto III is glad to have found an ally for the anti-terrorism bill in Leyte Rep. Lucy Torres.
Senate President Vicente “Tito” Sotto III has poked fun at critics of the Congress-approved anti-terrorism bill for suddenly shifting its attention towards the potential lapses on its upcoming implementation.
Senate President Vicente “Tito” Sotto III called on private schools Tuesday (June 9) to allow the staggered payment of tuition fees to ease the burden of parents whose incomes may have been affected by the COVID-19 crisis.
It looks like it’s the end of the road for now for oppositors of the Congress-approved anti-terrorism bill since it is expected to be sent to Malacañang anytime to President Rodrigo Duterte.
The anti-terrorism bill pending in the House of Representatives is “as good as passed” after it was certified as urgent by President Rodrigo Duterte, Senate President Vicente “Tito” Sotto III said Tuesday (June 2).
Empleyado lang, ‘di boss! Angara won’t inhibit from ABS-CBN franchise hearing despite wife’s ties to…
Senator Sonny Angara on Monday (May 18) said he will not inhibit from deliberations on ABS-CBN’s franchise application even if his wife works for the network.
The Senate adopted Monday (May 18) a resolution expressing its profound sympathy and sincere condolences to the family of the late senator Tessie Aquino Oreta, who passed away last week at the age of 75.
ABS-CBN may not be back on air by June even if Congress passes the bill granting the network a provisional franchise valid until October this year.
Abogado Larry Gadon has asked nine senators to inhibit from voting on ABS-CBN’s franchise application because their connections to the network allegedly make them biased in its favor.
Observers of ABS-CBN’s franchise saga were surprised when House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano showed up out of the blue at the House of Representatives plenary on May 13 to sponsor a bill giving the network a provisional franchise.
Senate President Vicente “Tito” Sotto III has questioned the motive of the House of Representatives for passing a provisional franchise for ABS-CBN that is only good until October 31 this year.
The Senate will honor the late former senator Tessie Aquino-Oreta through a resolution to be adopted during the May 18 session.
Senate President Vicente “Tito” Sotto III and eight other senators have abstained from voting on the resolution calling on the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) to reconsider its shutdown order for ABS-CBN.
Senate President Vicente “Tito” Sotto III on Sunday (May 10) urged the Department of Health (DOH) to step up mass testing for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) as the government mulls easing the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) status…
Senate President Vicente “Tito” Sotto III has urged the House of Representatives to tackle ABS-CBN’s franchise application as soon as possible now that the network has gone off the air.