Category: Senate

2 returning Senators take oath before Chief Justice 0

2 returning Senators take oath before Chief Justice

SENATORS-elect Francis Pangilinan and Ralph Recto took their oath of office in the Supreme Court (SC) on Monday. Pangilinan arrived with his wife, singer-actress Sharon Cuneta, and his children KC Concepcion, Frankie, Miel and...

Senators divided over proposed National ID system 0

Senators divided over proposed National ID system

SENATORS are divided on whether a national identification (ID) system should be implemented. Senate President Franklin Drilon and Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto expressed the belief that the move of Senator elect Panfilo...

Cayetano offers term sharing to Pimentel 0

Cayetano offers term sharing to Pimentel

SENATOR Alan Peter Cayetano has not given up his ambition to be the next Senate president, Senator Aquilino Pimentel III said. Pimentel, one of the two leading contenders for top Senate post, said Cayetano...

Senator bats for regular fire, earthquake drills 0

Senator bats for regular fire, earthquake drills

DISASTER preparedness advocate Senator Loren Legarda said she will file a bill that will institutionalize the annual fire and earthquake drills in all public establishments, especially in schools and hospitals. The drills should include...

Senator to revisit the Epira to ensure stable power supply 0

Senator to revisit the Epira to ensure stable power supply

THE incoming chair of the Senate committee on energy said the government must ensure that power supply in the country remains stable to avoid problems that will affect the country’s economy. Senator-elect Sherwin Gatchalian...

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