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ZUBIRI IS BEST CHOICE FOR SENATE PRESIDENT – SOTTO

Reelected Senator Migz Zubiri will do well as his replacement in the 19th Congress, outgoing Senate President Vicente Sotto III said. Sotto said Zubiri has learned so much and all those lessons will give him “a very good pulse” to run the Senate. “I expect him to do well.” “He was the best choice as […]

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SENATORS MOURN PASSING OF NENE PIMENTEL

Senators have expressed grief over the passing of former Senate President Aquilino “Nene” Pimentel Jr., whose commitment to public service has helped shape the nation. Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto said Pimentel was not only a great dissenter, but also a great builder. “While others sought comfort in numbers, Nene drew strength from his […]

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AS CAMPAIGN WINDS DOWN, PIMENTEL GAINS EDGE IN SENATE RACE

With the election campaign entering its final stage, reelectionist Senator Koko Pimentel III, chair of the Trade and Commerce Committee was one of the biggest gainers, rising three percentage points in the recently published April 28 to May 3 Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey and solidifying his spot among the 12 candidates likely to win […]