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.
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 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 […]
Senator Paolo “Bam” Aquino IV urged the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) to look for ways to deliver the government’s obligation to increase the salary of its workers instead of resorting to delaying tactics.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]