They may be in the minority but the six-member opposition bloc led by veteran Senator Franklin M. Drilon got a lot of things done in the Senate and shepherded into passage a number of landmark measures.
TAKING full responsibility for the results of the national elections which saw the opposition slate Otso Diretso suffer a complete shutout, Sen. Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan has handed his letter of resignation as Liberal Party president to Party chairperson Vice President Leni Robredo. “As campaign manager for the Otso Diretso slate, I was unable to ensure […]
The upcoming May 13, 2019 elections are as crucial to the country and the future as the April 7, 1978 Interim Batasan Pambansa election then, said Sen. Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan, Liberal Party president, Sunday. “Ang kwento ng mga nakakatanda sa partido, noong nag-uumpisa silang mangampanya, kokonti lang ang mga pumupunta sa mga rally nila dahil […]
Senator Paolo “Bam” Aquino IV on Thursday reiterated the need to guard the business process outsourcing (BPO) sector against any external and internal threats that could eventually lead to loss of jobs for thousands of Filipinos.
Senator Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan on Friday likened Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo to a “Chinese puppet” for his remarks that the country should be thankful to China if it built a maritime rescue center on the Kagitingan Reef in the West Philippine Sea (WPS).
They may not be all the popular with the people, but Vice President Leni Robredo has her own simple way to help the unknown opposition senatorial candidates in the May midterm elections.
“It is unacceptable that a public bank meant to improve access to finance in the agriculture sector and support transformative interventions has a $80 million exposure to a giant company which is not even in the agricultural sector while the vast majority of small farmers of fisherfolks are without access to this kind of financing.”
Detained opposition Senator Leila de Lima challenged the Duterte administration anew to resolve the country’s worsening human rights crisis, saying it cannot afford to ignore the mounting concerns over the spate of extrajudicial killings, the President’s attacks against human rights activists and Church leaders.