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SENATE LAUDS DOCTORS ON NAT’L PHYSICIANS’ DAY

The Senate adopted a resolution recognizing and commending the immeasurable contribution and sacrifices of Filipino physicians in the fight against COVID-19. Proposed Resolution No. 916, sponsored by Senator Sonny Angara, was unanimously adopted by senators in time for the celebration of the 43rd National Physicians’ Day. According to the resolution, “the pandemic has only underscored […]

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HOUSE HONORS OLYMPIAN ONYOK VELASCO

The House of Representatives, led by Speaker Lord Allan Velasco, paid tribute to 1996 Atlanta Olympics boxing silver medalist Mansueto “Onyok” Velasco Jr. and his valuable contributions to the Philippine boxing community. Onyok was awarded with a Congressional Certificate of Recognition during a luncheon hosted by Speaker Velasco in honor of 2020 Tokyo Olympic medalists […]

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SENATE HONORS NOYNOY’S LIFE AND LEGACY

The Senate has unanimously adopted a resolution expressing the chamber’s profound sympathy and sincere condolences on the death of former President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III. Senate Resolution No. (SRN) 760, taking into consideration SRN 761, 762, 763, 764 and 765, honors the life and legacy of Aquino, also known as PNoy. Aquino, the 15th Philippine […]

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SOLONS FILE RESO CREATING SENATE MEDAL OF HONOR

Three majority-bloc senators filed a resolution that seeks to establish the Philippine Senate Medal of Honor award in recognition of outstanding athletes, uniformed personnel, scientists, and exceptional individuals or institutions for their extraordinary service and invaluable contributions to nation-building. Authored by Senate Majority Floor Leader Migz Zubiri, and Senators Sonny Angara and Francis Tolentino, the […]

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SENATE HONORS ABU DHABI CROWN PRINCE – GORDON

The Senate unanimously adopted a resolution filed by Senator Dick Gordon expressing profound appreciation to Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, for being a friend to Filipinos – both to those living in the United Arab Emirates and in the Philippines, in times of disasters, including the COVID-19 pandemic that […]

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SENATE COMMENDS 7 TOYM AWARDEES FOR 2020

The Senate adopted a resolution commending the seven awardees of The Outstanding Young Men (TOYM) of the Philippines for their excellence and significant contributions to the welfare of the country. Senate Resolution No. (SRN) 621, introduced by Senator Nancy Binay, was adopted taking into consideration SRNs 624 and 670 of Senate President Pro-Tempore Ralph Recto […]

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SENATE HONORS MMDA CHAIRMAN DANNY LIM – HONTIVEROS

The Senate has adopted a resolution expressing its profound sympathy and sincere condolences on the death of Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) Chairman Danilo Lim. Senate Resolution No. 613, taking into consideration Senate Resolution No. 614, was adopted by the Senate during its first plenary session for the new year to honor Lim who died […]

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SENATORS HONOR LATE SEN. RAMON REVILLA SR.

Senators mourn the demise of legendary action star turned politician Senator Ramon Revilla Sr., who succumbed to heart failure on June 26, 2020 at the age of 93. Senator Bong Revilla Jr. confirmed the news in a Facebook video. “Wala na po ang tatay ko (My father is gone),” a teary-eyed Revilla said. Senate President […]

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SENATE HONORS COAST GUARD IN FIGHT VS COVID-19 – GORDON

Senator Dick Gordon sponsored Senate Resolution No. 436 recognizing the significant contributions of the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) in the country’s fight against Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) under the leadership of Admiral Joel S. Garcia who retired from the service recently. In his sponsorship speech, Gordon expressed gratitude for the immeasurable role and heroic services of […]

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SENATE HONORS LATE TOURISM CHIEF MON JIMENEZ – PANGILINAN

The Senate has paid tribute to the late Tourism Secretary Ramon Jimenez by adopting a resolution honoring him for his contributions to tourism, advertising and communications. Jimenez passed away last April 27 at the age of 64. Senate Resolution No. 399 was adopted in consideration with Senate Resolution No. 402. The resolutions were introduced by […]