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Senate urged to assess Metro Manila’s earthquake readiness

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Following the magnitude 7.8 earthquake that devastated Nepal last month, Senator Bam Aquino is urging the Senate to evaluate the capacity and preparedness of government and various stakeholders in case a massive quake hits the Greater Metro […]
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Lito Lapid to run for Angeles City mayor, son Mark for senator

MANILA, May 12 (Mabuhay) — Joking that he does not belong to the Senate, Senator Lito Lapid is planning to run for mayor of Angeles City in Pampanga in the 2016 elections. “Hindi naman ako bagay dito, joke lang. Tsamba-tsamba […]
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Bongbong seeks review of anti-trafficking campaign to prevent another Mary Jane Veloso case

Senator Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. has filed a resolution directing the Senate to conduct a full review of the country’s efforts against human trafficking to prevent another case similar to that of Mary Janes Veloso. In his Senate Resolution No. […]
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Drilon: Senate to give special attention to BBL when session resumes

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Once Congress resumes sessions on Monday, the Senate will give “special legislative attention” to the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law to make sure that it will be constitutional, fair, and inclusive, Senate President Franklin Drilon said Friday. “It […]
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Senator reiterates call to end age discrimination in work

MANILA (Mabuhay) – A senator on Friday reiterated her call for an end to age discrimination in the workplace. “Job fairs organized by government agencies and private firms have become staple activities every year on Labor Day. But how many […]
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Chiz to announce 2016 plans in October

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Lack of resources is one of the reasons why Senator Francis Escudero is still undecided in running for a higher post in the 2016 elections. During a weekly forum at the Senate on Wednesday, Escudero said he […]
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Abby Binay PDAF ‘anomalies’ are next – Trillanes

MANILA, Apr 15 (Mabuhay) – Senator Antonio Trillanes IV trained his guns on Wednesday at the daughter of Vice President Jejomar “Jojo” Binay after the lawmaker challenged him to show proof that her family paid members of the Court of […]
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Deles blasts Bangsamoro, Aquino critics

MANILA (Mabuhay) – President Aquino’s peace adviser slammed critics of the administration and of the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) for spreading “lies” and “deliberate misinformation” to discredit the peace process. Secretary Teresita Deles, presidential adviser on the...
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Court martial the responsible

Investigations conducted by the Senate and the Philippine National Police (PNP) Board of Inquiry (BOI) held President BS Aquino ultimately responsible for the tragic outcome of the Mamasapano incident. Resigned PNP Chief Alan Purisima and former PNP-SAF chief Getulio Napeñas...
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Peace panel assures gov’t will receive copy of MILF’s findings on Mamasapano

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP) on Wednesday assured the Senate that it will be provided with a copy of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF)’s report on the Jan. 25 Mamasapano […]