Category Archives: LP

Liberal senators: Faeldon’s appointment is a defeat of justice

Partido Liberal senators lamented that justice lost today with the appointment of former Customs Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon as deputy administrator of the Office of Civil Defense. Senators Francis Pangilinan, Bam Aquino, and Franklin Drilon maintained that President Duterte should appoint persons with unblemished reputation and not those involved in past anomalies, if he’s really serious […]

CHRISTMAS MESSAGE OF PARTIDO LIBERAL PRESIDENT SEN. FRANCIS PANGILINAN ON CHRISTMAS 2017

Ang Pasko ay isang pagkakataon para makasama ang mga mahal sa buhay: panahon para magsama-sama at magkumustahan ang mga mag-anak na matagal nang hindi nakakapiling; panahon para magdiwang kasama ang pamilya at malalapit na kaibigan, at makapagtagay para sa taon-taon pang samahan. Hindi mawawala sa tahanang Pinoy ang tradisyunal na Noche Buena, kahit gaano pa […]

On Zero Budget Issue (Statement of Partido Liberal President Senator Kiko Pangilinan and Party Secretary General Rep. Kit Belmonte)

For 2018, Congress passed a P3.767-trillion budget. In a democracy, that budget is of, for, and by the people. Galing sa tao, para sa tao, at pinamamahalaan para sa tao. Ibig sabihin galing sa buwis ng tao, para sa mga proyektong pakikinabangan ng tao, at itatalaga ng mga kinatawan ng tao, ng mga congressman. That’s […]

LIBERAL SENATORS TO GOVT: CONDUCT FAIR, IMPARTIAL PROBE INTO DENGUE VACCINE PROGRAM

Liberal senators urged the government to conduct a fair and impartial investigation into the failed dengue vaccine program. “We support calls for investigation of this issue as thousands of children’s lives are at stake here. We must ensure that the investigation will not be selective and will cover all periods of implementation of the program,” […]

Partido Liberal on World AIDS Day: Access to safe, effective, affordable health care for all

We join the people of all nations in celebration of World AIDS 2017, which promotes the theme “Right to Health.” The theme highlights the desire of everyone, including Filipinos, for access to safe, effective, affordable, and quality medicines, health commodities and health care services. The statistics on the prevalence of HIV-AIDS in the country is […]

Partido Liberal Statement On Surin Pitsuwan’s Death

The Liberal Party of the Philippines grieves the death of Dr. Surin Pitsuwan, a respected democracy champion in the region. As founding president of the Council of Asian Liberals and Democrats, former Thai foreign minister, and ASEAN secretary general, he promoted the region’s integration at the international stage and steered it to new horizons by […]

Partido Liberal statement on Revolutionary Government

We mark the 154th birth anniversary of Andres Bonifacio, one of the country’s most revered freedom fighters, against the backdrop of talks of a revolutionary government under this administration. Such talks or threats by top government officials cheapen the gallantry and sacrifices of our heroes, who have fought for self-determination and social order, freedom and […]

FREEDOM SPEECH OF SENATOR FRANCIS N. PANGILINAN

Ladies and gentlemen, good evening. Allow me first to congratulate the Freedom Flame awardees tonight and thank you to the FNF for this tradition. During Marcos’s martial rule, and even before the dictator and his family fled in February of 1986, as a student activist, I already knew the taste, the feel, and the smell […]

ANTI-DRUG CAMPAIGN BACK TO PNP RAISES SUSPICIONS RE GOVT SINCERITY — LIBERAL SENATORS

The government’s plan to bring the Philippine National Police (PNP) back to its war on drugs raises suspicions about its sincerity in solving the drug problem and its real objectives, according to Partido Liberal senators. “Bakit ibabalik sa PNP? Kumpiyansa na ba tayo na wala nang mga mapang-abusong kapulisan? Wala namang malinaw na cleansing, wala […]