Tag Archives: Sen. Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan

On Liberal party mates vying for minority leadership

Who can be chosen as minority? According to House rules, those who did not vote and abstained from voting for the Speaker. Twelve Liberal Party members abstained from the controversial Monday vote. The Liberal Party will remain standing as the genuine minority at the House of Representatives amid the recent leadership change. Throughout this administration, […]

Statement of Sen. Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan, Partido Liberal president, on Vice President Robredo’s competence

Two years since she’s been elected, Vice President Leni Robredo has focused her attention on helping the poor help themselves. Without a Cabinet position, she has marshalled partners from the private sector to extend P252-million worth of aid for 155,000 families through her Angat Buhay program. Vice President Leni has shown her competence through compassionate, […]

Statement of Sen. Francis ” Kiko” Pangilinan, Partido Liberal president, on drug testing of kids

A law is needed to implement the government’s proposed mandatory drug test for children as young as 10 years old or those in grade 4. This proposal is an admission that the brutal government war on drugs is ineffective. We propose that the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency shelve this slapdash and panicky plan trained on […]

Statement of Sen. Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan, Partido Liberal president, on Eid’l Fitr

We extend our warm wishes to Muslims in the Philippines and around the world as they celebrate Eid’l Fitr. The last month has been a time of fasting, service, introspection, and spiritual renewal. We welcome completion of Ramadan with fresh hopes, in the same way as we look forward to the realization of our dream […]