Category: Senate

Cayetano files bill postponing October village polls 0

Cayetano files bill postponing October village polls

SENATOR Alan Peter Cayetano filed Wednesday Senate Bill 1037 seeking to reset the upcoming synchronized Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan polls from October 31, 2016 to the last Monday of October 2018. Cayetano’s bill also...

Pimentel, Alvarez are new Congress leaders 0

Pimentel, Alvarez are new Congress leaders

MANILA (Updated) — The 17th Congress of the Philippines convened Monday, July 25, and named Senator Aquilino Pimentel III and Davao del Norte Representative Pantaleon Alvarez as Senate President and House Speaker, respectively. Pimentel...

Cayetano on failed bid at Senate presidency: ‘No loss’ 0

Cayetano on failed bid at Senate presidency: ‘No loss’

“LOSING what was never mine. Keeping what’s important to me.” Senator Alan Peter Cayetano posted these words on Facebook after his closest rival, Senator Aquilino Pimentel III, has been declared Senate President for the...

Belmonte withdraws from speakership race 0

Belmonte withdraws from speakership race

QUEZON City Representative Feliciano Belmonte Jr. said Saturday he will withdraw from Monday’s speakership race and will instead join the so-called “super majority” in the House of Representative. In a text message sent to...

Pimentel: Senate agenda to focus on Duterte’s priorities 0

Pimentel: Senate agenda to focus on Duterte’s priorities

SENATOR Aquilino Pimentel III has assured the Senate will give its full support to President Rodrigo Duterte’s reform initiatives amid an unprecedented public approval rating of 91 percent for the new leader who ran...

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