Senate ethics - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Senate ethics


Senate panel junks ethics complaints vs De Lima, Lacson, Trillanes

Feb 20, 2018 - 10:21 AM

(4TH UPDATE) The Senate ethics committee cites lack of jurisdiction in dismissing the 3 ethics complaints filed against Senator Leila de Lima

DETAINED SENATOR. The Senate committee on ethics has junked the ethics complaints against Senator Leila de Lima. File photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Aguirre wants Hontiveros suspended or expelled over alleged wiretapping

Oct 02, 2017 - 3:26 PM

Senator Risa Hontiveros dismisses the complaints against her as an attempt to 'deflect' the public from the real issue against Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II

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Senate ethics panel puts on hold Faeldon's complaints

Sep 25, 2017 - 3:50 PM

'Hindi mo kami kinikilala eh, 'Di mo nirerespeto Senado, ba't namin irerespeto complaint mo?' says Senate Majority Leader and ethics panel chair Vicente Sotto III

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Faeldon files ethics complaint vs Lacson

Sep 18, 2017 - 11:59 AM

The former Bureau of Customs chief files an ethics complaint against the senator for the lawmaker's privilege speech implicating him in corrupt practices inside the bureau

Trillanes to file counter-complaint vs 'unethical' Gordon

Sep 05, 2017 - 4:50 PM

UPDATED Senator Antonio Trillanes IV also says he will expose Senator Richard Gordon s alleged anomalies in the Philippine Red Cross

AUGUST 31, 2017 Senator Tito Sotto pacifies Committee Chair Senator Richard Gordon and Senaator Antonio Trillanes on a heated argument during the blue ribbon commitee in Senate hearing on P 6.4 billion worth of shabu shipment from China. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

Gordon files ethics complaint vs 'unparliamentary' Trillanes

Sep 04, 2017 - 9:15 PM

Senator Antonio Trillanes IV maintains he did not commit any improper or unparliamentary act

ETHICS. Senator Richard Gordon files an ethics complaint against Senator Antonio Trillanes IV over 'unparliamentary' conduct. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

Ejercito wants ethics probe vs Trillanes for calling senators 'puppets'

Jul 04, 2017 - 12:20 PM

Senator JV Ejercito says Senator Antonio Trillanes IV is becoming damaging to the institution and becoming destructive to the country

After complaint, Sotto to take leave of absence from ethics panel

May 10, 2017 - 5:40 PM

But Senator Panfilo Lacson committee vice chairman doubts they have jurisdiction over the complaint since the incident happened during a Commission on Appointments hearing

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Sotto faces ethics complaint for 'demeaning' single mothers

May 10, 2017 - 2:45 PM

Women s groups want the Senate ethics committee to impose a sanction on the senator commensurate to [his] insult

SENATE VS DEATH PENALTY? Senate Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III says the death penalty would not be approved in the Senate by June or before the first regular session of the 17th Congress adjourns. Photo by Camille Elemia/Rappler

Ethics complaint filed vs Trillanes for attacking Duterte, justices

Mar 01, 2017 - 9:24 AM

Bring it on Game ako diyan says an unfazed Senator Antonio Trillanes IV

Senator Antonio Trillanes IV attends a hearing of the Senate committee on justice and human rights

Roque files ethics complaint vs De Lima over Bilibid drug trade

Feb 16, 2017 - 3:00 PM

UPDATED Kabayan Representative Harry Roque claims Senator Leila de Lima had conspired with his party mate Representative Ron Salo to hide their alleged involvement in the drug trade

ONE MORE CASE. Senator Leila de Lima is already facing a number of other complaints for supposed involvement in the illegal drug trade at the New Bilibid Prison. File photo by Jasmin Dulay

Senate to probe De Lima for alleged ethics breach

Jan 23, 2017 - 2:45 PM

The Senate ethics committee however dismisses two other complaints questioning Senator Leila de Lima s morality and her alleged drug links

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Senators to act on House ethics complaint vs De Lima

Dec 12, 2016 - 5:40 PM

Senator Panfilo Lacson goes to the extent of saying that De Lima clearly broke rules when she advised Ronnie Dayan to skip a House probe

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House leaders file ethics complaint vs De Lima

Dec 12, 2016 - 3:40 PM

This is the 3rd ethics complaint lodged against Senator Leila de Lima the fiercest critic of President Rodrigo Duterte

Ethics complaint vs De Lima? Issues of the ethics committee

Sep 10, 2016 - 12:00 PM

Former senator Rene Saguisag who once headed the Senate ethics committee says politics also comes into play in deciding complaints against senators

ETHICS. The Senate committee on ethics and privileges is mandated to look into the conduct and reputation of senators. But it is easier said than done.

Ethics panel to vote on 'substance' of complaint vs De Lima

Sep 07, 2016 - 8:10 PM

The committee plans to resolve the complaint against Senator Leila De Lima as soon as possible

VOTE. The Senate committee on ethics and privileges is set to vote on the form and substance of the complaint filed against Senator Leila De Lima.

Senate ethics panel: 'Difficult' for us to decide on complaint

Aug 30, 2016 - 5:23 PM

Senator Vicente Sotto III says the Senate ethics committee which he chairs would have to determine if it has jurisdiction over the complaint and whether or not it has form and substance

ETHICS. Senate Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III, chair of the ethics committee, says the panel will have a 'difficult' time deciding the complaint against Senator Leila De Lima. Photo by Camille Elemia/Rappler

Senate ethics committee to hear complaint vs De Lima

Aug 24, 2016 - 6:08 PM

UPDATED Senator Leila De Lima says she hopes the committee would be fair in handling the complaint: Because everything that is happening is absolutely unfair to me

The Senate Committee on Justice and Human Rights conducts a public hearing on extrajudicial killings on August 22, 2016.

No sanctions for Bongbong Marcos?

Mar 28, 2015 - 10:34 AM

The Senate ethics committee cannot unilaterally probe into false claims about degrees from Oxford and Wharton

Expel Revilla, Estrada, Enrile? 'Form Senate ethics panel first'

Apr 07, 2014 - 2:39 PM

The Senate has yet to form its ethics panel since the start of the 16th Congress in July 2013

FIRST PRIORITY. Escudero says before the Senate can suspend or expel the 3 senators indicted over the pork barrel scam, it must first convene the ethics committee. Photo by Ayee Macaraig/Rappler

Drilon: Let Omb, not ethics panel, probe PDAF senators

Feb 19, 2014 - 3:13 PM

The Senate s priorities in the next 3 weeks are bills on the Sandiganbayan graphic warning on cigarettes tax exemption on Christmas bonus and FOI

DOCUMENTS: Ethics complaint vs Sen Vicente Sotto III

Nov 13, 2012 - 10:52 AM

UPDATED The full text and annexes of the ethics complaint against Senator Vicente Sotto III

Sotto, Enrile laugh off plagiarism complaints

Nov 12, 2012 - 10:09 PM

Enrile and Sotto say the Majority Leader enjoys parliamentary immunity amid renewed plagiarism complaints

'Damning evidence' vs Sotto: Kennedy rebuke

Nov 11, 2012 - 10:27 PM

The complaint letter of Kennedy s daughter is part of an ethics case that over 30 faculty members will file against Sen Sotto for plagiarism on Tuesday