Majority of the senators have shown interest to participate in next week's inquiry on the allegations against ABS-CBN broadcast network.
Senator Grace Poe
The proposed bill legalizing motorcycle taxis is a response to the "changing landscape" and demands of the commuting public.
Senator Grace Poe will push through with hearing ABS-CBN's franchise renewal bid despite Solicitor General Jose Calida's plan to gag the network over a pending petition before the Supreme Court.
The fact that one out of three Filipino households owns a motorcycle and 51 percent of these are being used for livelihood are "valid reasons" to legalize motorcycle taxis as public transport.
Senator Grace Poe on Sunday urged fellow lawmakers to ensure that broadcasting network ABS-CBN would continue to operate while Congress is still deliberating on its franchise extension.
Senator Grace Poe deemed it necessary to inquire into the "serious" allegations against ABS-CBN broadcast giant in terms of supposed violations of the terms of its franchise.
With the House of Representatives dragging its feet on hearing ABS-CBN's franchise renewal bid, Senator Grace Poe is stepping in by launching an investigation into the network's compliance with the terms of its franchise.
Senator Grace Poe on Monday said as the Constitution mandates, the Senate’s jurisdiction over franchises remains despite the existence of the quo warranto petition filed against ABS-CBN broadcast giant.
ABS-CBN and GMA Network may be fierce competitors in the ratings game, but there are times when they set their rivalry aside.
Senator Grace Poe on Thursday said the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) between the Philippines and United States should be assessed based on its own merit and "beyond political noise."
An up-to-date, transparent and correct information about the 2019 novel coronavirus (nCoV) virus is "vital" in public's cooperation in quelling the spread of the acute respiratory disease (ARD).
Senator Grace Poe has called on the government to pour in resources to inform the public about the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), which has been declared a global health emergency by the World Health Organization (WHO).
Senator Grace Poe has sought insurance coverage for the fisheries, livestock and poultry sectors to protect the farmers and fisherfolk from the effects of natural calamities.
The continuation of the pilot operation of motorcycle taxi is "a triumph" for commuters in need of alternative mode of transportation.
Senator Grace Poe called on stakeholders Monday (January 20) to file cases against the technical working group (TWG) created by the Department of Transportation (DOTr) if it will not push through with the study on motorcycle taxis.
The Maguindanao verdict "is proof" that no one can escape the long arm of the law, Senator Grace Poe stressed on Thursday.
Kawalang aksyon ng mga dating pamunuan ng MWSS o Metropolitan Waterworks Sewerage System ang isa sa pangunahing dahilan sa problema sa kakapusan sa suplay ng tubig sa ngayon
Senator Grace Poe believes government officials colluded with Manila Water Company, Inc. and Maynilad Water Services, Inc. in crafting the concession agreement which was now found to contain several provisions disadvantageous to the public.…
Senator Grace Poe wants to limit the class size to 50 students and compensate teachers mentoring over 35 students.
Senator Grace Poe believes that more people would be encouraged to adopt a child if the judicial process of adoption is "eliminated."
The Department of Transportation (DOTr) should consider offering premium coaches in its LRT and MRT lines to coax more Filipinos to commute instead of driving cars, Senator Grace Poe said.
Department of Transportation (DOTr) still has no master plan to solve traffic - Senator Grace Poe.
Senator Grace Poe to seek P27M fund for road safety programs.