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  • Sen. Leila M. de Lima on 4Ps beneficiary as board topnotcher

    November 11, 2018 5:26 AM 69

    I read about the very inspiring story of Joseph Vincent Satura, a Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) beneficiary from Cebu City who graduated cum laude and topped this year's Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering board exam. Joseph was a scholar in the University of Cebu. He acknowledged that part of his success came from 4Ps and how his mother's

  • Legarda: Dayaw Features Pasig River

    November 9, 2018 6:40 AM 71

    Senator Loren Legarda invites everyone to watch the third episode of Dayaw Season 6: Agos on Thursday, November 8, 6:30 pm, on the ABS-CBN News Channel (ANC), with livestreaming on abs-cbnnews.com/live and on ANC's Facebook page. The third episode, "Pasig (Rediscovering the Source)", explores the rich history of Pasig River and tells the little known

  • Grace Poe on the appointment of Sen. Honasan as DICT Secretary

    November 9, 2018 6:40 AM 73

    I congratulate and wish Senator Honasan the best in his new post as the new DICT Secretary. However, we acknowledge and appreciate all the reforms that Secretary Rio has painstakingly introduced and worked hard for. I know Senator Honasan will be able to continue this vital work. We need someone like Senator Honasan at the helm of the DICT who is dedicated

  • Speech of Senator Loren Legarda Hibla ng Lahing Filipino Travelling Exhibition

    November 9, 2018 6:00 AM 74

    Traditional textiles are ties that bind. It links the past to the present and brings together cultures, which, no matter how diverse, has a commonality. It is in this premise that the Hibla ng Lahing Filipino textile gallery was born in 2012 in two small rooms of the National Museum of the Philippines. Today, I am filled with pride because from the simple

  • Lacson to PNP, PDEA: Let street pushers lead to big-time drug suppliers

    November 8, 2018 4:45 AM 70

    Instead of killing street pushers, the Philippine National Police and Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency must exhaust efforts to arrest them, so they can lead to the big-time suppliers of illegal drugs. Sen. Panfilo M. Lacson offered this formula to the two agencies so they can deal the drug trade a major blow. "Don't kill the street pushers; arrest

  • PRIB: 10 senators push for creation of Department of Culture

    November 7, 2018 2:37 AM 78

    Ten senators are pushing for a Senate bill which will create and appropriate funds for a new Department of Culture, "in recognition of the vital role of Filipino culture in nation building." Senate Bill No. 1528, or the proposed 'Department of Culture Act," is sponsored and authored by Senator Francis Escudero, chair of the Senate Committee on Education

  • Senator JV Ejercito on the approval funds for Marawi Rehab

    October 31, 2018 4:22 AM 72

    As Chairman of the Senate Committee on Urban Planning, Housing and Resettlement, I congratulate the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Investment Coordination Committee-Cabinet Committee (ICC-CabCom) for the approval of new road and drainage projects for the rehabilitation of Marawi City which is part of the P6.52-billion Rehabilitation

  • Poe endorses Durano's party in Cebu; becomes first-ever to be backed by 'Bakud'

    October 28, 2018 10:42 AM 75

    Sen. Grace Poe on Saturday, October 27, endorsed the Durano-led Barug Alang sa Kauswagan ug Demokrasya (Bakud) Party, the dominant party particularly in Cebu's 5th district. At the same time, Poe is the first national candidate to be endorsed by Bakud. Poe, who is running for senator as independent next year, "wholeheartedly" endorses the gubernatorial

  • Lacson: Incoming BOC Chief Has Big Boots to Fill

    October 28, 2018 10:41 AM 86

    Newly appointed Bureau of Customs Commissioner Leonardo Rey Guerrero will have big boots to fill as he replaces the newly "promoted" Isidro Lapeña, Sen. Panfilo M. Lacson said Friday. But Lacson also noted that while Lapeña was promoted in rank and position, his transfer to a new post may well be a demotion in trust and confidence. "It may well be a promotion

  • Grace Poe's ambush interview transcript

    October 28, 2018 10:41 AM 76

    Question: Can I get your comment on the reassignment of Bureau of Customs Chief, TESDA na ngayon, hindi ho ba kayo na ano dito na parang may recycling lang. Sen. Grace Poe: Hindi ko nga maintindihan 'yun. Maaari talagang hindi nalalaman ni Comm. Lapeña ang nangyayari doon sa baba pero siyempre command responsibility. Ngayon, nagulat lang ako na parang