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Senate orders arrest of ex-Comelec chief Bautista

Feb 26, 2018 - 6:05 PM

Senator Francis Escudero says Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III signed the order last Wednesday, February 21

COMELEC CHAIR. Andres Bautista, former chair of the Commission on Elections, faces allegations of unexplained wealth from his own wife. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Senate panel seeks arrest warrant vs ex-Comelec chief Bautista

Feb 12, 2018 - 12:10 PM

Senate banks committee chairman Francis Escudero slams former Comelec chief Andres Bautista for repeatedly skipping hearings on his alleged ill-gotten wealth

Why are feeding programs important in the fight vs hunger?

Dec 02, 2017 - 7:24 PM

The proposed National School Feeding Program bill aims to provide free and sustainable feeding programs in all public schools across the country

'Intangible heritage' at 'Department of Culture' isusulong ng NCCA

Mar 04, 2017 - 4:20 PM

Masyadong tumutok sa tangible at built heritage ang Pilipinas ayon kay NCCA Chairman Virgilio Almario samantalang makikita ng mga Pilipino ang kanilang matandang sarili sa mga panitikang bayan salawikain at wika

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VLOG: Poe, Escudero file COCs

Oct 15, 2015 - 7:34 PM

The tandem is set to announce their senatorial line up next week

Nancy: Pursue DAP probe; Drilon: Move on

Feb 04, 2015 - 7:13 PM

Senator Nancy Binay insists the Senate probe into DAP must continue but Senate President Franklin Drilon says after the SC ruling it is time to move on

DAP HEARING? Senator Nancy Binay calls on her colleagues to resume hearings into the Disbursement Acceleration Program. File photo from Office of Senator Binay

Congress OKs P22B supplemental budget for Yolanda, MRT rehab

Dec 17, 2014 - 7:20 PM

UPDATED The bulk of the budget – almost P8 billion – goes to the National Housing Authority to fund the construction of 27 313 units of permanent housing for the victims of Typhoon Yolanda Haiyan

TENT CITY: A number of families are still living in tents a year after typhoon Yolanda

Redefinition of 'savings' can lead to corruption – Miriam

Nov 24, 2014 - 5:43 PM

The senator says the broad and lax definition of savings in the proposed 2015 budget – pushed for by Malacañang and adopted by the House – is a dangerous minefield leading to corruption

'MINEFIELD': Senator Miriam Santiago says the new definition of savings is a dangerous minefield to corruption. Rappler file photo

Should PSG protect Aquino's girlfriend?

Sep 17, 2014 - 5:24 PM

The Senate hearing on the Office of the President s proposed budget of P2 79 billion prompts a banter between friends Senator Escudero and Executive Secretary Ochoa

BUDGET BRIEFING: Executive Secretary Paquito Ochoa

Miriam: SC will junk PH-US military deal

May 08, 2014 - 5:00 PM

Santiago questions the authority of Defense Secretary Gazmin and US Ambassador Goldberg to sign the military deal

TALL TALE. Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago says the opposition is behind the supposed Napoles list published in the Daily Tribune, which she dismissed as a work of fiction. Photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler

Enrile ‘maneuvering’ to stop Gigi testimony – Miriam

Apr 21, 2014 - 2:03 PM

Santiago says there will be a lot of maneuvering so the Senate should immediately call Gigi Reyes to testify

WITHSTAND SCRUTINY. Santiago says she just wants to ensure that the Bangsamoro deal withstands scrutiny in court. File photo by Randy Datu/Rappler

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

Erap on Chiz: Nothing wrong with ambition

Mar 09, 2013 - 11:11 AM

Is former president Joseph Estrada campaigning against Sen Chiz Escudero? The book Ambition Destiny Victory provides a background

Subic waste 'dumping' not VFA covered

Nov 11, 2012 - 3:50 PM

This means local laws can be applied if the US navy defense contractor is found liable for dumping toxic waste on Subic Bay

VFA IS OUT. The government says a Malaysian company accused of dumping waste in Subic Bay cannot invoke the PH-US VFA to avoid prosecution in local court

Bill vs 'order of battle' awaits Aquino OK

Oct 17, 2012 - 5:12 PM

The Senate approves the bicam report of a bill making enforced disappearances a crime

STILL MISSING. It is the 5th anniversary of the abduction of activist Jonas Burgos.

#TalkThursday: Chiz Escudero and Alan Peter Cayetano

Apr 18, 2012 - 3:18 PM

Rappler sits down with Senators Francis Chiz Escudero and Alan Peter Cayetano for the latest edition of TalkThursday