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EXTEND VOTER REGISTRATION TO OCT. 31 — SENATE

The Senate asked the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to extend the voter registration period for one month to prevent disenfranchisement of voters, especially the new voters. During the hybrid plenary session, the Senate adopted Resolution No. 851 urging the Comelec to extend the deadline for voter registration from September 30, 2021 to October 31, 2021 […]

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SAGIP SAKA TO STABILIZE FOOD PRICES – PANGILINAN

With August inflation rate rising to 4.9 percent, the highest since January 2019, Senator Kiko Pangilinan reiterated that his Sagip Saka Act will help stabilize food prices especially amid the pandemic. “Ngayong mataas ang presyo ng mga bilihin, kailangan na nating paigtingin pa ang pagpapatupad ng Sagip Saka Act para makatulong sa pagbaba ng presyo […]

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REGISTER TO VOTE IN 2022 POLLS – PANGILINAN

Senator Kiko Pangilinan made a fresh push to urge eligible individuals to register, saying the people’s vote for the right leaders will be key to winning over the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. “Magparehistro po tayo bilang botante, nasa Pilipinas man kayo o nasa abroad. Kung hindi kayo nakaboto nung huling dalawang eleksyon, i-reactivate ang […]

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SOLE FILIPINO 2021 RAMON MAGSAYSAY AWARDEE LAUDED

Senator Kiko Pangilinan congratulated Roberto “Ka Dodoy” Ballon as the sole Filipino recipient of the 2021 Ramon Magsaysay Award for his heroic efforts in restoring mangrove forests in Kabalasan, Zamboanga Sibugay. The Ramon Magsaysay award, named after the late former president Ramon Magsaysay, is considered a premier prize and highest honor given to individuals and […]

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EXTEND VOTER REGISTRATION TO OCT. 30 – PANGILINAN

Senator Kiko Pangilinan urged the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to reconsider their decision to reject calls to extend the voter registration period beyond September 30, 2021. Taking into account all the lost days because of the community quarantines, Pangilinan reiterated that September 30 was a “pre-pandemic” deadline and appeals for Comelec to adapt and adjust […]

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GIVE FARMERS, FISHERFOLK PENSIONS – PANGILINAN

Senator Kiko Pangilinan filed a measure that seeks to create a social security and pension program for farmers and fisherfolk. “Kinikilala ng panukalang batas na ito ang mahalagang papel at kontribusyon ng ating mga magsasaka at mangingisda sa araw-araw nating pamumuhay (This proposed measure recognizes the fundamental role and contributions of our farmers and fisherfolk […]

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MORE HUNGRY PINOYS WITH DA FUND CUT – PANGILINAN

More Filipinos will go hungry if the proposed budget of the Department of Agriculture (DA) is cut further, Senator Kiko Pangilinan said. “Mas maraming magugutom kung babawasan pa ang perang ilalaan ng pamahalaan para sa sakahan, pagbababoy, pangingisda (More will go hungry if the money allotted by the government to farming, hog-raising, fishery is reduced),” […]

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PANGILINAN TO COMELEC: EXTEND VOTER’S REGISTRATION

With the two-week lockdown in Metro Manila expected to heavily impact voter’s registration, Senator Kiko Pangilinan asked the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to reconsider the decision to not extend voter’s registration. “There are now only 52 days left to register to vote. With 11 days to go under ECQ, we will lose two weeks where […]

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GET KIDS VACCINATED VS COVID-19 – PANGILINAN

As the Philippine General Hospital (PGH) reports having full capacity of ICU beds for children with COVID-19, Senator Kiko Pangilinan seeks to vaccinate Filipino children against the disease. “Sa gabay ng mga eksperto, posible kayang mabakunahan na rin ang ating mga kabataan 12 to 15 years old? (Under the guidance of health experts, would it […]

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PANGILINAN TO CHINA: DON’T POISON WEST PH SEA

Following a US-based report on human waste and sewage being dumped by hundreds of Chinese ships into the West Philippine Sea, Senator Kiko Pangilinan urges the government assert the country’s rights and order the ships to leave. “Hindi na nga sa inyo, sisirain niyo pa. Umalis kayo riyan,” Pangilinan said in reaction to the report […]