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De Lima welcomes resumption of ICC investigation on Duterte
by Cecille Suerte Felipe - June 29, 2022 - 12:00am
Sen. Leila de Lima welcomed “with great relief and optimism” the decision of the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court to request the latter to lift the suspension on the preliminary...
Go vows continued support for infrastructure projects nationwide
by Cecille Suerte Felipe - June 27, 2022 - 12:00am
Sen. Bong Go yesterday vowed to continue to support infrastructure projects in various regions to ensure the equitable distribution of economic opportunities nationwide.
Jinggoy opposes suspension of fuel excise tax
by Cecille Suerte Felipe - June 24, 2022 - 12:00am
Instead of suspending the excise tax on fuel which will benefit only a few, senator-elect Jinggoy Estrada is supporting the proposal to grant urgent financial assistance to public utility drivers and farmers.
Despite super majority, Senate won’t be rubber stamp – Angara
by Cecille Suerte Felipe - June 17, 2022 - 12:00am
Despite having a super majority, the Senate in the 19th Congress will not be a rubber stamp of the administration of president-elect Ferdinand Marcos Jr., a senator gave this assurance yesterday.
Hontiveros to revive SOGIE bill in 19th Congress
by Cecille Suerte Felipe - June 16, 2022 - 12:00am
Sen. Risa Hontiveros wants to revive in the 19th Congress the Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Expression equality bill, a measure meant to protect lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons from dis...
Philippine justice system broken – De Lima
by Cecille Suerte Felipe - June 13, 2022 - 12:00am
The Philippine justice system is broken and no amount of censorship by the courts or anyone else can change this fact, Sen. Leila de Lima yesterday said.
Coconut industry EO to benefit 3.5 million farmers
by Cecille Suerte Felipe - June 13, 2022 - 12:00am
President Duterte’s issuance of an executive order on coconut farmers and industry development plan would benefit 3.5 million farmers, Sen. Cynthia Villar said.
Cayetano lauds SC decision upholding FDA’s tobacco regulatory power
by Cecille Suerte Felipe - June 13, 2022 - 12:00am
President-elect Ferdinand Marcos Jr. was urged to continue to strengthen health systems as the Supreme Court upheld the Food and Drug Authority regulatory power over cigarettes and tobacco, Sen. Pia Cayetano sa...
Pimentel backs plan to reopen Pharmally probe
by Cecille Suerte Felipe - June 10, 2022 - 12:00am
Sen. Aquilino Pimentel III supports a plan of Sen. Risa Hontiveros to revive the investigation on the government procurement of COVID-19 supplies from Pharmally Pharmaceutical Corp.
‘DICT, NTC must intensify efforts vs text scams’  
by Cecille Suerte Felipe - June 10, 2022 - 12:00am
The Department of Information and Communications Technology and National Telecommunications Commission should escalate their efforts to halt rampant text scams victimizing many unsuspecting mobile phone users in...
Poe slams TNVS priority booking fee
by Cecille Suerte Felipe - June 7, 2022 - 12:00am
Sen. Grace Poe yesterday criticized ride-hailing firms over the implementation of a priority booking fee feature on their platforms.
Witness recants drug allegations vs De Lima
by Cecille Suerte Felipe - June 3, 2022 - 12:00am
Another government witness against detained Sen. Leila de Lima has recanted allegations that she received money from the illegal drug trade when she was justice secretary.
‘Graduating’ senators bid goodbye
by Cecille Suerte Felipe - June 2, 2022 - 12:00am
The Senate of the 18th Congress adjourned sine die yesterday, with the leadership expressing satisfaction with the chamber’s accomplishments, particularly on legislation that helped the country survive the...
Additional incentives await SEA Games medalists - Bong Go
by Cecille Suerte Felipe - May 31, 2022 - 12:00am
On top of the incentives provided by law, President Duterte will award additional incentives to Filipino athletes who won medals in the 31st Southeast Asian Games, Sen. Bong Go said.
Senate panel to probe 2022 poll issues – Imee Marcos
by Cecille Suerte Felipe - May 30, 2022 - 12:00am
The Senate committee on electoral reforms will be conducting a public hearing tomorrow to examine issues being raised over the May 9 elections as a means to move forward, Sen. Imee Marcos said over the weekend.
Senate Oks Bulacan airport ecozone bill
by Cecille Suerte Felipe - May 27, 2022 - 12:00am
The Senate approved on third and final reading yesterday a measure seeking to establish the Bulacan Airport City Special Economic Zone and Freeport Authority.
Imee slams DA ‘midnight madness’
by Cecille Suerte Felipe - May 26, 2022 - 12:00am
The Department of Agriculture has reportedly made “another attempt to pull off a midnight deal” and import galunggong while the nation focused on the official vote count for president and vice president...
Senate OKs bill on birth, death, marriage certificates’ permanent validity
by Cecille Suerte Felipe - May 24, 2022 - 12:00am
The Senate has approved on third and final reading a measure providing permanent validity of the certificates of live birth, death and marriage, barring agencies from requiring a new copy of these certificates from...
Devanadera fit to be next energy secretary – Imee
by Cecille Suerte Felipe - May 22, 2022 - 12:00am
Energy Regulatory Commission chairman Agnes Devanadera is fit to be the next secretary of the Department of Energy, according to Sen. Imee Marcos.
Go renews call for unity among Filipinos
by Cecille Suerte Felipe - May 18, 2022 - 12:00am
As the winners in the May 9 elections become known, the Filipino people should respect the majority’s decision and rally behind the incoming administration that will hopefully build on the gains of the Duterte...
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