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The justice department instead puts the pressure on complainant Rico Quicho to submit hard copies of his evidence
The Senate Electoral Tribunal dismisses two quo warranto petitions against Senator Koko Pimentel for lack of merit
Duterte and former police chief Bato dela Rosa have created a monster force – one that will make Hitler proud
The senator already recovered from COVID-19 in early April
Senators Manny Pacquiao and Koko Pimentel lead an online chess competition to raise funds for woodpushers affected by the coronavirus pandemic
NEDA Acting Secretary Karl Chua says the comprehensive tax reform measures pending at the Senate should be passed to support the coronavirus war chest. But these reforms will not increase government revenue.
(UPDATED) The preliminary hearing is scheduled on May 20
Former University of Makati law dean Rico Quicho accuses the senator of 'blatantly' violating laws and putting Filipinos' lives in danger
'I am not only sure when is his appearance considering that he is still under quarantine,' says National Bureau of Investigation Deputy Director Ferdinand Lavin
Para sa amin, ang pinakamalaking kasalanan ni Koko ay hindi ang pagiging 'nada de coco' o ang hindi paggamit ng kokote, kundi ang kawalan ng puso
(3rd UPDATE) The baby tests negative for coronavirus
'Please be a model example,' writes Barangay Dasmariñas head to Manny Pacquiao as coronavirus-positive Koko Pimentel attends his party
Health Secretary Francisco Duque III's statement comes after two high-ranking government officials allegedly breached home quarantine protocols
(UPDATED) Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo says an investigation should be done first for 'true facts' to come out
'May this also serve as a needed reminder that the rule of law is superior to the rule of any public official,' says lawyer Rico Quicho, whose offer to help is out of 'disbelief and frustration' over the DOJ's 'double standards'
CCTV footage shows the senator shopping at S&R's BGC branch on March 16 when he was supposed to be in quarantine
The senator sparks public outrage for violating quarantine rules even as he experienced symptoms of coronavirus, which he later tested positive for
(UPDATED) The senator's name rises to the top of Twitter Philippines' trends list as citizens call for his resignation and arrest
The justice department also rules out a warrantless arrest, as Secretary Guevarra appeals for compassion
The Makati Medical Center slams Senator Koko Pimentel's actions, saying he 'added to the burden' of the hospital by violating his home quarantine and exposing health workers to possible infection
(3rd UPDATE) Here's a timeline of events leading up to Senator Aquilino 'Koko' Pimentel's announcement that he is positive for the coronavirus
(4th UPDATE) Senator Koko Pimentel says he was at the hospital with his wife – who was supposed to give birth on Wednesday, March 25 – when he learned about the test result
(UPDATED) 'Her acts of deriding our sovereign laws is high-handed, arrogant, and irresponsible, which should not be countenanced but be condemned to the fullest,' says Senator Koko Pimentel of Angkas CEO Angeline Tham
Lawyers ask why Senator Pimentel endorsed Joyride to the motorcycle taxi pilot run, and why 9 other applicants were denied entry
‘[A] pilot testing program must reflect real life situation and there should be competition and not a monopoly,’ says Senator Pimentel, who is friends with the owners of JoyRide
Despite the senator's endorsement, JoyRide Vice President for Corporate Communications Noli Eala says he doesn't think it helped their application for the pilot-run of motorcycle taxis
Former top cops-turned-lawmakers Senators Panfilo Lacson and Ronald 'Bato' dela Rosa believe that only the President has 'sufficient authority' over law enforcement officials
'I have seen how great and wonderful you are, as a person, a wife, a mother to our two boys, and as a soon-to-be mother again to our third child,' Senator Koko Pimentel says in his first wedding anniversary message to Kathryna
Senator Aquilino Pimentel III says discriminatory acts covered exclusively by the SOGIE equality bill need to be identified under the measure
'We will call for a national assembly. We will listen to the voice of the members kung sino ang gusto nila (who they want). Definitely, there will be some changes,' says party president Aquilino Pimentel III
(UPDATED) Businessmen, friends, family, and political parties bankroll the campaigns of the 12 winning senators in the 2019 midterm elections
But the Supreme Court does not close the doors to the rival faction filing a direct case against the legitimacy of Senator Koko Pimentel's group
Senator Aquilino Pimentel III, PDP-Laban president, says this will 'help settle the issue of House Speaker which has been dragging for a considerable period of time'
'Mind your own party. Kung may problema ka sa party mo, do not assume na may problem kami sa party namin,' says PDP-Laban president and Senator Aquilino Pimentel III
'We still have to be worried and...we still have to be vigilant,' says reelectionist Senator Koko Pimentel, who is 11th in the partial, unofficial tally as of Tuesday afternoon, May 14
Sara Duterte admits they only put 12 names on the sample ballot. Koko Pimentel, in response, says he still wants to thank Hugpong ng Pagbabago for their time together on the campaign trail.
(3rd UPDATE) Senatorial bets start casting their votes on Monday, May 13
Senate leaders and other incumbent senators also lend a helping hand, in an attempt to preserve the 'camaraderie' and 'status quo' in the chamber
'Ako po'y 27 taon nang senador. I have been with the best and the brightest,' says Senate President Vicente Sotto III, as he makes a pitch for the 7 senators seeking reelection
Reelectionist Governor Manuel Mamba, a former Liberal Party stalwart who jumped ship to PDP-Laban, hosts the campaign rally in Tuguegarao City
With administration-allied senatorial bets dominating pre-election surveys, Koko Pimentel expects more federalism supporters in the Senate after the May 13 polls
'We respect the President's personal decision to endorse Marcos,' PDP-Laban tells Rappler
'Alisin natin politika, pino-politicized kasi iyan,' Senator Aquilino 'Koko' Pimentel III says
Senate President Vicente Sotto III endorses all reelectionists, including opposition Bam Aquino, for 'unity'
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(UPDATED) The Commission on Elections dismisses petitions alleging that Senator Aquilino Pimentel III is seeking a prohibited third term as senator
The popular President Duterte is supporting multiple slates. His blessing will be more critical to some, than to others.
What matters is not who the Philippines is engaging in joint exploration with but whether or not the agreement abides by the Constitution, says administration bet Koko Pimentel
It's a strategic decision, says PDP-Laban president Senator Aquilino Pimentel III
Former Senate president Aquilino Pimentel III has the highest spending in 2017, including P3.9 million for foreign travels. But he says it comes with the position.