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#KokoResign, #KokoKulong: Netizens rage vs Pimentel for breaking quarantine protocols

Mar 26, 2020 - 2:21 AM

(UPDATED) The senator's name rises to the top of Twitter Philippines' trends list as citizens call for his resignation and arrest

SC asks Congress to explain why they did not convene on martial law

Jun 16, 2017 - 8:18 PM

UPDATED The Supreme Court en banc gives the Senate and the House of Representatives 10 days to submit their comment

Change PH image as 'killing fields of journalists' – senators

Sep 01, 2015 - 3:55 PM

Senator Aquilino Pimentel III chair of the Senate committee on justice and human rights says the Philippines would continue to be regarded as the killing fields of journalists unless authorities put perpetrators behind bars

Confused over P100 and P1,000 bills?

May 14, 2015 - 3:06 PM

UPDATED Senator Koko Pimentel asks the central bank to explain why these banknotes are almost identical to each other

Give Pacquiao tax exemption in Mayweather bout – senator

Feb 27, 2015 - 5:44 PM

Senator Aquilino Pimentel III wants to inspire the boxing champ with the incentive but Philippine tax laws do not exempt modern day heroes – the ‘People’s Champ’ included

INCENTIVE. Senator Aquilino Pimentel III believes Manny Pacquiao deserves a special tax exemption in his earnings from the May 2 fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr. Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images/AFP

Pimentel: Comelec stats don't reflect realities of vote buying

Feb 18, 2014 - 6:45 PM

Even if there is a low number of cases the fact [is] that vote buying is already a curse plaguing the elections the senator says during a hearing

BEYOND STATS. Even if the numbers are low, Sen Koko Pimentel says vote buying is "already a curse plaguing the elections." File photo by Alex Nuevaespaña/Senate PRIB

Gutter politics: The worst catfights of 2013

Dec 21, 2013 - 9:30 AM

Who cares about elections a corruption scandal and the world’s worst typhoon? Politicians took black propaganda catfights and politicking to an all time low

Most senators want ‘pork’ deleted, few opt for disaster aid

Nov 11, 2013 - 7:08 PM

14 senators want their pork barrel allocation deleted from the 2014 budget while 4 want it realigned for various purposes

Koko to Migz: How about lunch?

May 19, 2013 - 7:30 AM

Re elected Koko Pimentel plays magnanimous to Migz Zubiri whose party s special operations in 2007 deprived Pimentel a full term

Politicians and their lovers

Mar 28, 2013 - 4:55 PM

Isn t a person s true character most telling with the way they deal with those closest to them?

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Zubiri dares 'Petty Pimentel' to visit Bukidnon

Mar 11, 2013 - 6:19 PM

Pimentel calls a fraud the socialized healthcare program started by the Zubiris; Migz says: you could have seen for yourself except you skipped your team s Bukidnon sortie

This time, Migz Zubiri wants untainted victory

Jan 15, 2013 - 4:24 PM

Resigning in 2011 was not retreating but advancing in another direction that is a clear and clean victory in 2013

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Nene Pimentel: Hard to dissolve PDP-Laban

Jun 14, 2012 - 7:28 AM

As a result of the dispute over the UNA senatorial slate will PDP Laban members who support Koko Pimentel agree to bolt the coalition?

UNA to Pimentels: It’s not about the money

Jun 12, 2012 - 3:10 PM

UNA denies the statement of Nene Pimentel that accepting Migz Zubiri shows it puts money over principle

Pimentel mulls next move, says he was first in UNA

Jun 11, 2012 - 5:18 PM

Sen Koko Pimentel will meet with family and supporters to decide on his next move after UNA accepted Migz Zubiri in its senatorial slate

[UPDATED] It’s final: Migz running under UNA

Jun 11, 2012 - 2:03 PM

Migz Zubiri Mitos Magsaysay and Cebu Gov Gwen Garcia are official candidates of Binay and Estrada s UNA

UNA to tackle Koko-Migz rift Monday

Jun 08, 2012 - 3:58 PM

Binay Estrada and Enrile will discuss the bitter dispute between Sen Koko Pimentel and Migz Zubiri in a meeting Monday June 11