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De Lima thanks U.S. Senate for ‘standing strong for larger truths’

Jan 12, 2020 - 12:45 PM

Senator Leila de Lima says US Senate Resolution 142 is 'a watershed in the history of keeping democracy and human rights accountability in the country'

GRATEFUL. Senator Leila De Lima thanks the United States Senate for passing a resolution that seeks Magnitsky sanctions against Philippine officials responsible for her prolonged detention. File photo by Lito Borras/Rappler

[OPINION] Reflections at the dawn of a hope-filled New Year and decade

Jan 11, 2020 - 8:47 PM

I am filled with hope to see that there is a growing momentum for demanding accountability, as more and more allies committed to defending human rights, democracy and the Rule of Law are making themselves heard

De Lima: Probe 'influx of Chinese nationals' in Philippines

Jun 03, 2018 - 12:14 PM

This influx of Chinese nationals 'steals jobs away from ordinary Filipinos,' says the office of Senator Leila de Lima

SENATE URGED. Leila de Lima asks the Senate to look into the rise of Chinese workers in the Philippines. File photo by Angie De Silva/Rappler

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May 17, 2018 - 1:01 PM

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Duterte: PH to withdraw from International Criminal Court 'immediately'

Mar 14, 2018 - 2:48 PM

(UPDATED) President Rodrigo Duterte says he will ignore the one-year period for the effectivity of the withdrawal, claiming the Philippines was deceived when it signed the Rome Statute

DUTERTE VS ICC. President Rodrigo Duterte claims the Philippines can withdraw from the International Criminal Court immediately. Malacanang file photo

Senators clash again over resolution vs killings in public hearing

Oct 04, 2017 - 10:59 AM

Senate Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III vows to 'hunt down' the people behind the #SilentNoMorePH blog

HEARING ON FAKE NEWS. Senator Grace Poe presides the Senate first hearing on fake news on October 4, 2017. Photo by Alex Nuevaespa/Senate PRIB

Senators bicker over 'exclusion' from resolution vs killing of minors

Sep 27, 2017 - 7:11 PM

(UPDATED) Senate Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III seeks a probe into the 'Silent No More PH' blog, which 'prostituted' 7 senators for not signing the resolution

Photo by Joseph Vidal/PRIB

14 senators' resolution: Senate has a say in termination of treaties

Feb 13, 2017 - 4:15 PM

'The power to bind the Philippines by a treaty and international agreement is vested jointly by the Constitution in the President and the Senate,' reads the Senate resolution

File photo by Camille Elemia/Rappler

Facebook execs to be called to Senate hearings on fake news

Jan 23, 2017 - 7:11 PM

Senator Francis Pangilinan wants the executives of Facebook to explain what steps the social media platform has taken to fight the spread of falsehoods online

PENALTY. Senator Francis Pangilinan wants Facebook to be penalized for allowing the proliferation of fake news and misinformation on its pages.

Facebook assures Pangilinan: ‘We take misinformation seriously’

Jan 19, 2017 - 10:42 PM

Our goal is to connect people with the stories they find most meaningful and we know people want accurate information Facebook says in a statement

Sotto files Senate resolution for indie film fest

Jan 05, 2017 - 6:50 PM

Senator Vicente Tito Sotto III wants the MMDA to create a film festival for independent movies saying that the revamped MMFF is prejudicial to regular moviegoers

TITO SOTTO. The senator and actor files a resolution to have an independent film festival during the semestral break. Screengrab from Instagram/helenstito

PH one step closer to membership in China-led AIIB

Nov 30, 2016 - 5:42 PM

The Senate adopts on second reading Senate Resolution 241 that concurs in the ratification of Philippine membership in the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

ESTABLISHING. Chinese Finance Minister Lou Jiwei (L) gives a speech with the guests of the signing ceremony of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, 24 October 2014. File Photo EPA/Takaki Yajima / POOL

Senate rejects resolution vs Marcos hero's burial

Nov 14, 2016 - 6:34 PM

The Senate failed to get a majority of 11 votes from the 20 senators present Eight senators voted in favor of the resolution 6 voted against it while 6 abstained

HEROES' CEMETERY. The Libingan ng mga Bayani is the final resting place for Filipino military personnel, Filipino heroes and martyrs. Photo by Aissa Richards on Wikipedia

Drilon files Con-Con reso to 'review' 1987 Charter

Jul 03, 2016 - 2:01 PM

The resolution bars incumbent lawmakers and candidates in the May 2016 polls from qualifying as a convention delegate

File photo by Joseph Vidal/Senate PRIB

Miriam eyes probe into balikbayan boxes inspection

Aug 24, 2015 - 9:30 PM

Is nothing sacred anymore for the Bureau of Customs?

Repeal ineffective, counter-productive laws, rules – NEDA

Jun 11, 2015 - 4:53 PM

The National Economic and Development Authority also supports an updated Foreign Investments Act

Senate approves reworded reso on PDAF realignment

Oct 22, 2013 - 9:32 PM

Franklin Drilon’s office says there remains P3 18 billion in senators’ Priority Development Assistance Fund citing figures from the budget department

Senate file photo

Senate wants SC to hold oral arguments on JBC issue

Jul 30, 2012 - 6:06 PM

The Senate wants oral arguments on its appeal that both chambers of Congress must be represented in the JBC