Tag Archives: Sen. Francis Pangilinan

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.

Statement of Sen. Francis Pangilinan, Partido Liberal president, on spate of killings Saturday (Trece Martires Vice Mayor Alex Lubigan, Michael Magallanes, village councilor in Zamboanga City, and a municipal councilor in Lanao del Sur)

Another local executive in Luzon and two more in Mindanao were killed today even before authorities can provide the lead to the killing of two mayors earlier this week. The warehouse of suspected drug lord Peter Lim in Cebu was bombed on Thursday. What is going on? Are these deliberate and orchestrated attempts at creating […]

Statement of Sen. Francis Pangilinan, Partido Liberal president, on the death of former Rep. and National Security Adviser Roilo Golez

Sadness and shock overwhelm us with the news of the death of former Representative and National Security Adviser Roilo Golez. He was a picture of vibrant life and untiring public service until his very last days. He was out of politics, but he continued to touch base not only with his former constituents, but Filipinos […]

Statement of Partido Liberal president Sen. Francis Pangilinan on PhilHealth funds

Bare conjectures, no factual proof. This best describes the news story that PhilHealth funds were diverted and “supposedly” (the word in the lead paragraph) used for the Liberal Party campaign. When you read the entire story, it stands only on mere suspicion, and not on the definitive declaration of the headline. Contrary to the news […]

Partido Liberal stalwarts alarmed over corruption index drop

Several Partido Liberal members have expressed alarm over the country’s drop in the Transparency International’s Corruption Perception Index (CPI) and in the huge decline in foreign investment pledges. “Nakaka-alarma ang balitang ito dahil bumagsak tayo ng sampung puwesto mula noong 2016. Hindi ito magandang senyales, lalo pa’t kasabay nito ang pagbagsak ng pangakong investment sa […]

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 […]


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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, […]