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SENATE TO HONOR F. SIONIL JOSE – DE LIMA

Senator Leila de Lima filed a Proposed Senate Resolution honoring the late National Artist for Literature, F. Sionil Jose, for his invaluable contributions to Philippine literature. De Lima, a champion of social justice and human rights, said Jose’s pieces depict social issues and struggles and emphasize the importance of social justice, thereby immortalizing arts in […]

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SENATE HONORS 10 METROBANK AWARDEES – BINAY

Recognizing their contribution in promoting a culture of excellence in their respective fields, the Senate adopted a resolution honoring Metrobank Foundation’s 10 Outstanding Filipinos for 2021. Senator Nancy Binay, chairperson of the final board of judges for the Metrobank search, said the adoption of Senate Resolution No. 838, taking into consideration Resolution Nos. 860, 874, […]

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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 […]