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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 […]