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MANILA HONORS MEDICAL WORKERS ON BONIFACIO DAY

The city government of Manila paid tribute to medical workers during the celebration of Andres Bonifacio’s 158th birth anniversary at Liwasang Bonifacio. The city again called medical front-liners the country’s modern-day heroes because of their sacrifices to help the country in the ongoing fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. Manila Mayor Isko Moreno offered and asked […]

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GORDON PAYS TRIBUTE TO LATE CHR CHAIR GASCON

Senator Richard Gordon recently paid homage to the late Commission on Human Rights (CHR) Chairperson Jose Luis Martin “Chito” Gascon as he filed Senate Resolution 926 honoring him for his virtuous leadership and public service. Gordon, who chairs the Senate justice and human rights committee, feted Gascon’s three-decade service to the Filipino people for his […]

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PINAY ATHLETES GET TRIBUTE FROM HOUSE LADY SOLONS

The House Committee on Women and Gender Equality paid tribute to Filipina athletes — weightlifting gold medalist Hidilyn Diaz, featherweight boxing silver medallist Nesthy Petacio and street skateboarder Margielyn Didal — who made their marks in the Tokyo Olympics. The tribute was done prior to the committee’s approval of its main agenda, the substitute bill […]

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HOUSE PAYS TRIBUTE TO EX-DEPUTY SPEAKER VILLAROSA

Speaker Lord Allan Velasco recently led the House of Representatives in paying tribute to the late Deputy Speaker Ma. Amelita “Girlie” Calimbas-Villarosa during a necrological service held at the session hall inside the Batasang Pambansa complex in Quezon City. Villarosa died of an aneurysm while undergoing treatment at a hospital in Metro Manila on May […]

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ANGARA PAYS TRIBUTE TO REP’S AMADOR, BARREDO

Senator Sonny Angara paid tribute to Zenaida “Bibot” Amador and Carmen “Baby” Barredo for their contributions to the development of Philippine theatre through Repertory Philippines (Rep). Following the death of Barredo last May 23, Angara filed Senate Resolution 735 to pay homage to her and fellow Repertory Philippines founder Amador as two of the most […]

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HOUSE PAYS TRIBUTE TO LATE ANTIPOLO REP ACOP

The House of Representatives paid tribute to the late Antipolo City 2nd District Representative Resurreccion Acop with the adoption of House Resolution 1810. The measure seeks to express the profound condolences of the House to the family of Acop, who recently passed away at the age of 73. It is principally authored by Speaker Lord […]

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SENATE HONORS CAVITE EX-GOV. AYONG MALIKSI

The Senate has adopted a resolution expressing its sympathy and condolences on the death of former Cavite Governor Erineo “Ayong” Maliksi. In Senate Resolution No. 664 authored by. Senator Dick Gordon, Maliksi was described as “one of the proud sons of Cavite,” the “Land of the Brave.” Upon motion of Senate Majority Leader Migz Zubiri, […]

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SENATE HAILS VICO SOTTO FOR ANTI-CORRUPTION FIGHT

Senator Joel Villanueva, whose early and continuing work in Congress involves the fight against corruption, asked the Senate to commend Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto for being among 12 “Anti-Corruption Champions” in the world picked by the US State Department, saying the young mayor showed there was no “gray area” in good governance. In a […]

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SENATE HONORS EX-OLONGAPO MAYOR BONG GORDON

The Senate adopted Resolution No. 643, introduced by Senate Majority Migz Zubiri, “expressing the profound sympathy and sincere condolences” of the Senate on the death of former Representative and Olongapo City Mayor James “Bong” Gordon Jr., the younger brother of Senator Dick Gordon. Gordon, a professional musician, died February 9, at the St. Lukes’ Medical […]

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SENATE PAYS TRIBUTE TO B’LAAN MASTER WEAVER

The Senate adopted a resolution expressing its profound sympathy and sincere condolences on the death of master weaver and Gawad Manlilikha ng Bayan (GAMABA) awardee Yabing Masalon Dulo who passed away last January 26, 2021, at the age of 106. Senator Nancy Binay, who introduced Senate Resolution No. (SRN) 626, said Dulo, a master weaver […]