Senator Francis Pangilinan pushes for a 'massive information campaign' after the Philippine government confirmed a bird flu outbreak in Pampanga
The party ratifies resolutions naming Vice President Leni Robredo as its chairperson and Senator Francis Pangilinan as its president
(UPDATED) Alleged middleman Kenneth Dong was a campaign donor of Villanueva, while Recto, Hontiveros, Zubiri, and Pangilinan were his wedding sponsors
Senator Francis Pangilinan maintains the President's grounds for declaring martial law in Mindanao is unconstitutional
The LP 'sees his actions in relation to Mamasapano as imperatives in good faith to advance the cause of justice and peace in Mindanao,' says party president Senator Francis Pangilinan
Dela Rosa takes over following the suspension of his predecessor Avelino Andal
The Liberal Party's 'rebranding' is a hard and messy work in progress, as Rodrigo Duterte marks his first year in office
(2ND UPDATE) 'Knowing the truth about the President's state of health is both a matter of public interest and national security,' detained Senator Leila de Lima tells Malacañang
'We are already seeing our institutions being eroded... We must move swiftly and effectively to ensure that they are strong enough for our children's children,' says Vice President Leni Robredo
The Senate minority bloc also urges the public to fight for democracy amid the proliferation of fake news
The joint congressional session is needed to check the 'validity of the proclamation' and to 'prevent abuses,' all 6 minority senators say in a resolution
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Senator Paolo Benigno Aquino IV asks why the Philippines is rejecting the European Union's supposed interference, but allowing China to make threats
This comes after China reportedly threatened the Philippines with war if it 'forces the issue' of the arbitral ruling on the South China Sea
Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon says the EU aid 'conditions' only require Philippine adherence to international treaties that the country has already ratified
Sharon admits she is going through a rough time, but denies rumors that her husband is involved with another woman
Environment groups say lawmakers who voted against the appointment of Gina Lopez have 'betrayed' the people and should be 'exposed'
The minority bloc is keen on requesting the court to allow detained Senator Leila de Lima to attend 'critical' Senate debates and votes
Senators call for ‘swift justice’ against the policemen responsible for the secret jail cell. A House inquiry is being pushed.
If the court has allowed the furlough of former senators Jinggoy Estrada and Bong Revilla, it should also allow Senator Leila de Lima to perform her duties as senator, says Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon
The President's remarks before the boy scouts show he wasn't aware the Pangilinan Law was amended in 2013, allowing child offenders aged 12 to 15 to be detained in youth centers
The President blasts the Pangilinan Law, which puts the age of criminal responsibility at 15, and pushes for lowering it to 9
Cabinet Secretary Leoncio Evasco Jr, chair of the PCA governing board, says the board members are ready to attend the probe and stand by the suspension of PCA Administrator Avelino Andal
'Masquerading as "authentic politics," the government has embraced profanity, misogyny and the lack of overall decency as political strategies to attack and silence its critics,' says Senator Risa Hontiveros
Senators from both the majority and minority blocs oppose the President's idea, saying it is 'unconstitutional and undemocratic.'
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(UPDATED) Senator Leila de Lima thanks the European Parliament for its 'collective initiative' favoring her
Several senators note that the House is mandated to determine the complaint's validity. But for an administration ally, there is 'no compelling reason' to impeach the President.
Liberal Party president Senator Francis Pangilinan cites as examples the troubles besetting the PNP, Bureau of Immigration, Tourism Promotions Board, and the DFA
(UPDATED) 'Buo ang paniniwala ng members of the Commission on Appointments na talagang nagkaroon siya ng US citizenship,' says Senator Panfilo Lacson, CA foreign affairs committee chair
The retired Davao policeman's testimony on the Davao Death Squad has no value, says Senator Panfilo Lacson. 'It's filed and noted.'
(UPDATED) Liberal Party stalwarts say their party mates are willing to lose their House leadership titles should they vote against the controversial death penalty measure
The Liberal Party president reminds Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III that 20 of 29 bills nearing approval into law are 'being defended' by LP senators
The group's lawyer says Vice President Leni Robredo, Senator Francis Pangilinan, and Senator Franklin Drilon have been making statements that disrespect the court
'Nawala na ba ang pagiging independiente at magiging sunud-sunuran na lang ba [ang Senado] sa ehekutibo?' asks Senator Francis Pangilinan
(UPDATED) The 4 ousted senators join the Senate minority bloc
'I believe the war on drugs should be refocused [to] war on poverty to reach a developed nation status,' says Senator Francis Pangilinan
Former president Benigno Aquino III also expresses concern over the security of his former justice chief, who is now detained in Camp Crame
Senator Panfilo Lacson says he is requesting for the sworn statement of retired policeman Arturo Lascañas
Several senators question the priority given by the Office of the Solicitor General to the case of Janet Lim Napoles
'The stabbing of Jaybee Sebastian also puts a serious cloud of doubt on the veracity of his testimony and those of other inmates made to testify who may all very well be fearful for their lives'
To prevent the mass exodus of Filipino doctors abroad, the Senate seeks to increase the government doctors' minimum monthly salary of P28,417
The filing of the bill comes amid the administration's war on drugs, which has so far claimed over 7,000 lives
The justice secretary earlier accused Pangilinan – along with De Lima and Trillanes – of offering immunity to immigration officials to pin him down in the Jack Lam bribery case. He concedes it is hearsay.
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
PART 3: Will the coconut farmers, among the country's poorest of the poor, finally claim what is rightfully theirs as promised by the President?
(UPDATED) For the first time since the May 2016 elections, members – and allies – of the once-ruling Liberal Party meet over dinner to celebrate its 71st anniversary
Toward a clear path to the future, the party and its leadership need to look back to its past, writes Senator Francis Pangilinan
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