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PADILLA FILES RESO TO PROBE NEW SENATE BUILDING

Citing the need to maintain the public’s trust in the Senate as an institution, Senator Robin Padilla sought an investigation into the issues surrounding the increased costs in the construction of the New Senate Building (NSB). Padilla filed Senate Resolution 1063 directing his Senate Committee on Public Information and Mass Media to handle the investigation […]

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PADILLA FILES RESO TO BOOST EL NIÑO, LA NIÑA PREPS

Senator Robin Padilla is seeking to fine-tune the Philippine government’s information dissemination and aid distribution mechanisms, to enhance responses and preparations for El Nino, La Nina, and other “environmental shocks”. Padilla filed Senate Resolution 1025, directing the Senate Committee on Public Information and Mass Media – which he chairs – to conduct an investigation in […]

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FILE UNGA RESOLUTION VS CHINA NOW – HONTIVEROS

Senator Risa Hontiveros said the Executive should fast track the filing of a resolution to the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) that calls on China to stop the rampant harassment of Filipinos in the West Philippine Sea. Hontiveros’ statement comes after four Philippine Navy personnel were injured due to China Coast Guard’s firing of water […]

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SENATE ADOPTS RESO LAUDING DLSU’S RESEARCH COLLAB

The Senate adopted a resolution commending the De La Salle University (DLSU) for its research partnership agreement with the Second Congressional Commission on Education (EDCOM II). The Senate unanimously adopted Senate Resolution No. 819 introduced by Senators Sonny Angara, Pia Cayetano, Chiz Escudero, Win Gatchalian, and Majority Leader Joel Villanueva. The EDCOM II and DLSU […]

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PADILLA WELCOMES FILING OF SENATE CHARTER CHANGE RESO

Good news for the nation! Senator Robin Padilla welcomed a new resolution filed in the Senate to review some economic provisions of the 1987 Constitution, even as he hopes this will finally lead to national progress. “Magkakaroon na po ng bagong sigla ang ating ekonomiya tungo sa pag-unlad ng buhay ng mga Pilipino.” “Napakagandang balita […]

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SENATE ADOPTS RESO HONORING EX-SENATOR PONG BIAZON

The Senate adopted a resolution expressing its profound sympathy and sincere condolences on the death of Rodolfo “Pong” Biazon, a former senator, congressman, and chief of staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines. Senate Resolution No. (SRN) 652 was introduced by Senate President Migz Zubiri, taking into consideration proposed SRN 653, 654, 655, 660 […]

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SENATE ADOPTS RESO CONDEMNING HARASSMENT IN WPS

The Senate adopted a resolution strongly condemning the continued harassment of Filipino fishermen in the West Philippine Sea by the Chinese Coast Guard and militia vessels and the persistent incursions of China into Philippine territory. Philippine Senate Resolution No. 718, which is principally authored by Senate President Migz Zubiri and Senator Risa Hontiveros, also urged […]

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DFA URGED: SPONSOR UNGA RESO TO BOOST PH WPS CLAIM

A reaffirmation of the Philippines’ claim of sovereignty over the West Philippine Sea (WPS) before the United Nations General Assembly through a resolution will solidify and rally international support against China’s military and political incursion into Philippine territory. This was stressed by Senate President Migz Zubiri in his sponsorship speech of a Senate resolution urging […]

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HOUSE ADOPTS SOUTH KOREA SOLIDARITY RESOLUTION

The House of Representatives adopted a resolution expressing its strong support and solidarity with the Republic of Korea in commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the Korean Armistice Agreement slated on July 27. House Resolution (HR) No. 1126, which was also based on the celebration of the 10th United Nations (UN) Forces Participation Day, was […]

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SENATE ADOPTS ECONGRESS RESOLUTION

The Senate recently adopted a resolution seeking to establish an integrated and secure digital legislative management system for the Congress to be known as eCongress. Introduced by Senate President Migz Zubiri, Senate President Pro Tempore Loren Legarda, Majority Leader Joel Villanueva and Minority Leader Koko Pimentel III, the chamber unanimously adopted Senate Concurrent Resolution No. […]