Category Archives: Press Release

LP Senators to Block PNP’s P900M fund for Oplan Double Barrel Reloaded Unless…

Liberal Party (LP) senators will block the drastic increase in the Philippine National Police’s fund for its anti-drug war campaign from P20 million to P900 million for 2018 unless it presents alternative strategies in the war against drugs. “We will reject the 4,400-percent increase in the budget for Oplan Tokhang (also called Oplan Double Barrel […]

LP LEGISLATORS PRAISE PET DECISION ON INTEGRITY OF 2016 ELECTIONS

Liberal Party legislative representatives also celebrated the Supreme Court’s decision to validate the Automated Election System used in last year’s elections. “Alam naman nating lahat na si VP Leni talaga ang pinili ng mga Pilipino,” said Rep. Teddy Baguilat (Lone District, Ifugao), newly installed Party Vice Chairman for Internal Affairs. “Itong desisyong ito ng PET […]

LP SENATORS WELCOME PET’S DECISION ON INTEGRITY OF 2016 ELECTIONS

Liberal Party (LP) senators on Wednesday welcomed the decision of the Supreme Court, sitting as Presidential Electoral Tribunal, to uphold the integrity of the Automated Election System (AES) that was used in the 2016 national and local elections. “We are satisfied with the PET’s decision upholding the results of the 2016 elections. We are happy […]

Asian Women Leaders to Duterte: ‘Charges are Manipulated, Free Leila!’

MANILA — Philippine Senator Leila M. de Lima, who is currently detained on politically-motivated charges, found new allies in a delegation from the Women’s Caucus of the Council of Asian Liberals and Democrats (CALD) who visited her today in the Philippine National Police (PNP) Custodial Center in Camp Crame, Quezon City. CALD is the only […]

LP Senators to New Customs Head: Prevent Entry of Shabu from China

Liberal Party (LP) senators welcomed the removal of Nicanor Faeldon as commissioner of the Bureau of Customs, saying reforms are needed in the agency following the entry of P6.4 billion worth of shabu from China recently. “Kung seryoso talaga ang labang ito sa talamak na droga, hanapin natin ang ulo ng pagpapalusot sa Bureau of […]

LP appoints Baguilat, Tañada to key party posts

MANILA – Liberal Party President Senator Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan has appointed Representative Teodoro “Teddy” Baguilat (Lone District, Ifugao) as Vice President for Internal Affairs and former Representative Lorenzo “Erin” Tañada (4th District, Quezon) as Vice President for External Affairs, effective immediately. Both posts are part of the party’s National Executive Council (NECO), which serves as […]

LP ratifies party chairmanship of VP Leni, presidency of Sen. Kiko; honors P-Noy as chairman emeritus

The National Executive Council (NECO) of the Liberal Party on Thursday ratified the party presidency of Sen. Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan and the party chairmanship of Vice President Maria Leonor “Leni” Robredo. In the first official gathering of the party since the May 2016 presidential election, the council also ratified a resolution conferring the title of […]

Most Filipinos support Robredo — June 2017 Pulse Asia survey

Vice President Leni Robredo’s trust and performance ratings in Pulse Asia Research’s latest survey showed she continues to enjoy majority support. Released on July 17, the results of the survey conducted June 24-29 showed that Robredo’s performance rating was at 61%, just 3 percentage points higher compared to March’s 58%. Her trust rating is now […]

31 LP lawmakers propose 474 bills

At the end of the first regular session of the 17th Congress, the 31 Liberal Party lawmakers from both Houses have proposed 474 measures that span political, social, and economic reforms, including at least two that await President Duterte’s signature. Sen. Bam Aquino led the four Liberal Party senators for the most number of bills […]

IMEE APOLOGIZES TO LP FOR P100-MILLION BRIBE TRY ACCUSATION

Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos on Tuesday apologized to congressmen for earlier saying that the “yellow forces” were enticing lawmakers with P100 million to ensure that she would be detained. “I withdraw the accusation that P100 million circulated…Hindi po totoo iyon at ako ay nagpapaumanhin kung nasaktan ko ang members ng Congress (That’s not true […]