'I did not accept a single centavo while I’m at the Bureau of Customs,' Customs Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon says amid his alleged involvement in the smuggling of P6.4-billion worth shabu
Senator Panfilo Lacson calls for the removal of pork barrel from the 2018 budget to fund free college tuition in state universities and colleges
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It's clear customs people are involved, says Minority Leader Franklin Drilon. If 604 kilos of shabu got past the BOC this one time, 'ilan pa ang nakalusot?'
'I don't see the death penalty being revived under his watch or at least with the present composition of the Senate,' says pro-death penalty Senator Panfilo Lacson
'Itong Senado na dati ay 'yan yung last bastion of democracy eh ngayon, wala na, para na rin kaming mga tuta nitong administrasyon na ito,' says minority Senator Antonio Trillanes IV
Senators say the decision was 'anomalous, questionable, and an insult to the Senate' that investigated the killing
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But Senator Panfilo Lacson, committee vice chairman, doubts they have jurisdiction over the complaint since the incident happened during a Commission on Appointments hearing
With a P5-billion intelligence budget, Senator Panfilo Lacson asks why there is a 'failure of intelligence' on the part of the military and the police
'We must all recognize that when it comes to interpreting laws and jurisprudence, we should all assume that the Supreme Court justices know best,' says Senator Panfilo Lacson
In a statement, the self-confessed Davao Death Squad leader reminds Senator Lacson that he was once a fugitive
Senators from both the majority and minority blocs oppose the President's idea, saying it is 'unconstitutional and undemocratic.'
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
Lascañas talks about his team of hitmen, addresses policemen who will be involved in the revived TokHang operations, and has a message for President Rodrigo Duterte as well
Senators grill the self-confessed Davao Death Squad hitman over his decision to recant an earlier claim before the Senate
(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.'
Senate Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III is set to question the 'probative value' of the retired Davao policeman's testimony, saying the probe is just for 'entertainment'
(2nd UPDATE) The Senate committee on public order sets the hearing for Monday, March 6
(UPDATED) SPO3 Arthur Lascañas, a self-confessed hitman of the so-called 'Davao Death Squad,' says he lied about its existence before because he was afraid for the safety of his family and himself
In an unusual break from their word war, Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II agrees with Senator Leila de Lima's views at a Senate inquiry
Senator Panfilo Lacson says he is requesting for the sworn statement of retired policeman Arturo Lascañas
(3rd UPDATE) Senator Panfilo Lacson confirms the Senate will reinvestigate the Davao Death Squad but has not decided which committee will handle the probe
'Thinking aloud,' Senator Panfilo Lacson says, if Senator Leila de Lima wants a secure detention place, then there's a vacant bungalow in Camp Crame
'Shaming the cops who keep shaming the PNP, I think they deserve to be shamed. They deserve nothing less,' says the senator, who was once a PNP chief
The House contingent of the Commission on Appointments asks Foreign Secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr about his citizenship but the Cabinet official has yet to respond
Senator Panfilo Lacson says it is difficult for the investigative arm of the police to complete a probe without the power to summon people
Some senators say it is the prerogative of President Rodrigo Duterte to order a reinvestigation, but two other senators say Duterte is only using the issue to conceal his administration's failures
Senator Panfilo Lacson jokes that he and Senator Gregorio Honasan II, at different points in time, became the country's most wiretapped persons as enemies of the government
The 2 highest Senate officials say there is nothing wrong with lawmakers submitting proposed projects, as they could still be rejected by the President
'Yun ang nakakasakit doon eh, 'yung mismong kasamahan mo may mga nagdududa, o may mga naniniwala sa mga kasinungalingan ng iba,' laments the senator
'What is sad here is the thought of sacrificing the victims of calamities for political favors and alliances,' says Senator Panfilo Lacson
'Health is always an individual responsibility. It is also a national concern. After all, he has the people's mandate,' says Senator Panfilo Lacson
Senator Panfilo Lacson is also thinking of questioning the 'pork barrel-filled' 2017 national budget before the Supreme Court
Senators Panfilo Lacson and Sherwin Gatchalian oppose the measure. Lacson says there is still 'pork barrel' in the 2017 budget.
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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
Senator Panfilo Lacson says the Philippine National Police should be 'more vigorous' in addressing the killings being linked to the war on drugs
'I said [to Senator Leila De Lima] in jest, bumalik ka, 'wag mo 'ko gayahin,' says Senator Panfilo Lacson, who hid overseas in 2011 to escape persecution under the Arroyo administration
Where is the Senate probe into the killing of Rolando Espinosa Sr headed?
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'If you look at it objectively, the evidence as presented by Kerwin is really not solid,' Senator Panfilo Lacson says of Kerwin Espinosa's testimony
Senator Richard Gordon says he will talk to Senator Ping Lacson about the resumption of investigations on alleged extrajudicial killings
(UPDATED) Senator Panfilo Lacson plans to discuss with Senator Richard Gordon the possibility of resuming the probe into extrajudicial killings and focusing on the mayor's death