Category Archives: Press Release

Hasten marine inquiry on Recto Bank incident: Mindoro Occ Rep. Nene Sato

OCCIDENTAL MINDORO – “We will never allow this to happen again,” said Congresswoman Josephine “Nene” Sato on Wednesday (June 19) following the incident ten days ago when 22 Filipino fishermen were left clinging to debris after a Chinese vessel struck and sunk their boat near Recto Bank. Speaking during the media briefing at San Jose, […]

Team Pilipinas tayo, Team Pilipinong mangingisda: Kiko

Statement of Sen. Francis Pangilinan on Philippine govt, Chinese embassy reactions to sinking of boat of 22 Filipino fishers Team Pilipinas tayo, Team Pilipinong mangingisda: Kiko Aksidente raw? Hindi raw sinasadya? Maliit na banggaan daw? Hindi raw sadyang binangga at walang-awang iniwanan sa laot gaya ng sinabi ng ating mga kababayang mangingisda? No matter the […]

Statement of the Vice President on the Boat Ramming Incident in the West Philippine Sea

With the rest of the Filipino nation, I express my deepest outrage at the incident that occurred last June 9, 2019, where a Philippine fishing vessel, while at anchor, was rammed, apparently intentionally, by a Chinese ship near Recto Bank in the West Philippine Sea. After the collision, 22 of our fellow Filipinos were left […]

Senate Minority Scorecard: Drilon highlights accomplishments, gives tribute to Trillanes, Aquino

Senate Minority 17th Congress

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.

LP president Kiko hands over resignation letter to VP Leni

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 […]