Francis 'Chiz' Escudero - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Francis 'Chiz' Escudero


Where do VP bets stand on traffic, transportation?

Apr 07, 2016 - 9:32 PM

Are the vice presidential bets paying attention to the people s complaints about traffic?

Chiz Escudero to file bill on 12-hour workday for TV, movie workers

Mar 16, 2016 - 6:09 PM

The vice presidential candidate seeks to fill the gap in the Labor Code that doesn t provide normal hours of work for these employees

12-HOUR WORK DAYS. Vice presidential candidate Francis 'Chiz' Escudero says he will file a bill that will ensure a 12-hour workday for media employees

Bicol a ‘cradle’ of VP candidates

Oct 05, 2015 - 10:26 PM

Like a sili the presence of Bicol stalwarts will add spice to the vice presidential contest says Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto who notes there are 4 aspirants from the region so far

BICOLANOS. Senators Antonio Trillanes IV (1st from left), Chiz Escudero (2nd from left), and Gringo Honasan (1st from right) as well as Camarines Sur Representative Leni Robredo (2nd from right) all come from the Bicol region.

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

DOTC faces probe over delayed projects

Feb 22, 2014 - 11:48 AM

Senator Francis Chiz Escudero says the delays prolong the agony of Filipinos especially those who take mass transportation

DELAYED. A Metro Rail Transit (MRT) train is seen Manila on October 31, 2010. File photo by Noel Celis/AFP

Congress divided on making bicam budget meetings public

Dec 06, 2013 - 12:14 PM

The House of Representatives is open to televising and livestreaming the bicam meetings on the 2014 budget Senate leaders seem divided on the matter

Make bicam meetings public – Netizens

Dec 04, 2013 - 8:03 PM

Petitioners want to televise and livestream the bicameral conference committee meeting that will discuss the 2014 budget

TRANSPARENCY. A petition to make bicameral meeting on the 2014 budget has circulated online

40 universities, colleges damaged by Yolanda

Nov 23, 2013 - 8:04 PM

The Senate has earmarked P1 billion for the rehabilitation of state universities and colleges

DAMAGED. The gate of Eastern Samar State University survives. Photo by BJ Geronimo

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?

 Natashya Gutierrez

Candidates to Church: No name-calling

Feb 23, 2013 - 12:34 PM

Administration candidates tagged by the Diocese of Bacolod as Team Patay are disappointed by the Church s strong criticism of their position on the RH law

Chiz-Heart romance fails to blossom into survey points

Dec 15, 2012 - 10:38 PM

Escudero drops to second spot in the latest survey while his fiercest rival Loren Legarda registers her biggest lead this year

Lawmakers move to amend Cybercrime law

Oct 02, 2012 - 6:10 PM

Solons want online libel provision repealed

JBC's baptism of fire and legal woes

Jul 24, 2012 - 8:26 AM

Changes and challenges beset the current Judicial and Bar Council which starts grilling Tuesday the nominees for chief justice


Chiz 'very interested' in 2016 race

Apr 20, 2012 - 1:27 PM

It s for the simple reason that I m halfway through my last term Sen Chiz Escudero tells talkthursday

CHANGE. Senator Escudero says becoming president is the fastest way to change the country