Category Archives: LP Statement

Statement of Liberal Party president Sen. Francis Pangilinan On special treatment of 10 convicts

Still embroiled in the GCTA mess, the Bureau of Corrections has gotten itself into another controversy when it allowed the transfer of 10 high profile inmates from the New Bilibid Prisons to the Marine barracks in Taguig. The explanation of Justice Secretary Guevarra that the transfer was for security reasons is a virtual admission of […]

Statement of the Liberal Caucus in the House of Representatives on DFA Secretary Locsin’s cancellation of diplomatic passports for former Ambassadors

DFA Secretary Teodoro Locsin, Jr.’s decision to cancel diplomatic passports for former Ambassadors, it goes without saying, reeks of disrespect to diplomats who have served our country with honor. Beyond this, it also defies the law. No Filipino—regardless of the title he or she may hold—is above the law. Not even a secretary can flout […]