Tag Archives: Sen. Bam Aquino

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.

Sen. Aquino bats for expanded social, senior citizen pension

Senator Paolo Benigno “Bam” Aquino IV is now pushing for an increase in the social pension of senior citizens and expand the program’s coverage to include the more than three (3) million senior citizens who are not receiving any pension at all. Aquino, in filing Senate Bill No. 2142, seeks to amend provisions in the […]

Sen. Bam: Free college law not affected by re-enacted budget

Sen. Bam Aquino assured that the implementation of the free college law will not be hampered by the re-enacted budget. “Walang dapat ipangamba ang mga estudyante at mga magulang dahil tiniyak ng Kongreso na mayroong pondo ang libreng kolehiyo, kahit sa ilalim pa ng re-enacted budget o ng 2019 budget,”  said Sen. Bam, principal sponsor of […]

Sen. Bam’s speech after endorsement as LP senatorial candidate

Mga kaibigan unang una Magandang Umaga sa ating lahat! Mga kaibigan iniisip ko kanina ang pangyayaring ito ay parang ibang iba para sa amin na matagal na dito sa partido. Kaya naisip ko na itong Liberal Party mayroong tatlong L na siyang sumasagisag rin sa araw natin ngayon. Ang unang L natin ay “Laylayan”. Bago […]

Govt must act to stop escalating militarization of West PH Sea: Liberal stalwarts

Partido Liberal stalwarts on Wednesday slammed the government for its inaction on the country’s territorial claims on the West Philippine Sea amid reports that China’s two war planes landed on the reef. “We demand transparency in the administration’s dealings with China. What else is the Philippines giving up to this new friendship?” asked Sen. Bam […]

Partido Liberal Stalwarts to Palace: Let media do its job

Several Partido Liberal officials called on Malacanang to avoid harassment of journalists whom they perceive as critics of the administration, saying the media should be allowed to do its job without undue pressure. “Empowered journalists are crucial in our fight against disinformation and fake news. Malacanang must learn to respect dissenting views. Tama na ang […]

Govt asked to look into rising prices of basic goods

MANILA – Liberal senators ask government to look into the rising prices of goods and ensure that the necessary interventions are in place to protect the public. “We have to determine if the government has contingency measures that it can implement immediately to manage the increase in the prices of basic commodities like rice, LPG, […]