Tag Archives: Liberal Party

ON THE 26TH YEAR SENATE VOTE ENDING THE PHILIPPINE – U. S. BASES TREATY

Today, we remember how the Philippine Senate, led by Liberal Party stalwarts Jovito Salonga, Wigberto Tanada, and Victor Ziga, stood up and voted 12-11 to end the term of the US military bases in the Philippines. The vote cost Salonga the senate presidency because he took the position contrary to the executive’s. He made his […]

Liberal Party National Executive Council Meeting President’s Report

PRESIDENT’S REPORT OF SENATOR FRANCIS N. PANGILINAN AT THE LIBERAL PARTY NATIONAL EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MEETING AT THE UNIVERSITY HOTEL, UP DILIMAN, QUEZON CITY 10 AUGUST 2017   Noong Agosto ng nakaraang taon, nagkausap kami ng ating dating pangulo ng partido na si Sec Mar Roxas tungkol sa usapin ng pagpapalit ng liderato ng partido. Sa […]

STATEMENT OF THE LIBERAL PARTY ON CHR BUDGET

We appeal to our colleagues at the Senate and the House of Representatives to approve the proposed budget for the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) for 2018. Amid earlier reports, CHR chairperson Chito Gascon has expressed worry that the rights body will be given zero or a thousand budget in the ongoing deliberations at the […]

LP TO GOVT: GO AFTER LAW ENFORCERS WHO BREAK LAW

We are outraged by the killing of another young man which puts to question anew whether the authorities tasked to serve and protect the people have become hitmen. Carl Angelo Arnaiz, 19, former University of the Philippines Student from Cainta, Rizal, went missing for 10 days before his body was found in a morgue in […]

STATEMENT OF LIBERAL PARTY ON BRIBE ALLEGATION

The Liberal Party, which has been tagged as “dilawan,” strongly denies allegations that its members attempted to bribe Saldy and Lorenza Delos Santos to use the death of their son Kian for political propaganda. The party has not made any contact with Mr. and Mrs. Delos Santos outside of commiserating with them at Kian’s wake […]

Ang tawag ng panahon ay lakas ng loob at tapang ng paninindigan

Ngayon, Agosto 21, gugunitain natin ang dalawang trahedya sa kasaysayan ng Pilipinas: ang pagbomba sa Plaza Miranda noong 1971 at ang pagpatay kay Senador Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino Jr. noong 1983.     Siyam ang napatay, at may isang daang nasugatan, kabilang ang mga kandidato para senador ng Partido Liberal na sina Jovito Salonga, John Osmena, […]

LIBERAL PARTY STATEMENT ON JESS ROBREDO’S 5TH DEATH ANNIVERSARY

Limampu’t apat lang si Jesse Robredo nang iwan niya tayo. Ang mabuting damo nga raw, maagang kinukuha. Upang tayo raw na iniwan ay maging kasing-buti nila at upang ipagpatuloy raw natin ang kanilang sinimulan. Ang pamana sa atin ni Jesse ay ang kanyang halimbawa sa maayos na pamamahala, serbisyo publiko, at pagiging mapagkumbaba. Napakasimpleng tao […]

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 […]