'Minahalan mo sasakyan, 'di inayos mass transit, kawawa dito commuters natin,' says Senator Sherwin Gatchalian
'The President accepted that the Senate will retain flexibility insofar as finally deciding the amounts of taxes,' Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon says after legislators' 3-hour meeting with the Chief Executive
Senators urge the Duterte administration to view the measure as an 'investment for the future' and not an expense
The Senate is set to constitute a committee of the whole to discuss the controversial tax reform bill with the country's economic managers
'It's not Sonny's job singly, or it's not his fault at all, that we seem slow. And we are not slow. He's been hearing it,' says Senator Loren Legarda after the President zeroed in on Senator Juan Edgardo Angara
'Even during normal times, nursing mothers, babies, pregnant women must have the best of care,' Senator Juan Edgardo Angara says
Edgardo Angara is the second former lawmaker President Duterte has appointed as special envoy
The measure seeks to integrate mental health services into the national health system to make them more affordable and accessible
The proposed measure expands the 20% fare discount for students, covering even holidays and summer vacation breaks
Under the new Department of Finance proposal, people earning P250,000 and below a year will no longer be taxed, in addition to the P82,000-ceiling of 13th month pay
Senator Sonny Angara says his bill would help bring more doctors to far-flung communities in the Philippines
Senator Juan Edgardo 'Sonny' Angara says this will help overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) sending home goods for Christmas
Senators dare the presidential son and Davao City vice mayor to name names instead of tarnishing the reputation of everyone in the upper chamber
Senator Paolo Benigno Aquino IV's Senate Bill No. 169 seeks to stimulate growth of small businesses while Senator Juan Edgardo Angara's Senate Bill No. 308 aims to protect taxpayers' rights
(UPDATED) Only 2 senators and 4 congressmen oppose moving the village-based elections to October 2017
'Hindi naman siguro nila target-in [mga] bata, kasi mga kabataan ito. Kung gusto nilang mag-communicate...bombing a school is not the best way to do it,' says Education Secretary Leonor Briones
The Panama Papers public database reveals a long list of individuals and entities connected to the Philippines
In a statement, the LDP chairman says, 'Mayor Duterte offers the best hope for structural change'
Former and current senators of the country remember former Senate President Jovito Salonga as a man of humility, deep faith, and courage
Davao Mayor Rodrigo Duterte's substitution is nothing new, as candidate substitutions also happened in previous elections
(UPDATED) It is the first time government relief goods are flown to Aurora, where some towns have been destroyed and isolated since Typhoon Lando (Koppu) made landfall Sunday morning
Senator Juan Edgardo Angara says the towns battered by Typhoon are those still recovering from Typhoon Labuyo in 2013
(UPDATED) 'We have 4 witnesses for this non-Napoles related pork barrel scam. Initially, we are tagging 20 legislators,' Baligod says
An existing law gives top high school graduates scholarships in their first year in college. The proposed unified education assistance law seeks to extend the scholarships in succeeding years.
Educators say, however, that the government needs to first address the 'deteriorating' English proficiency of public school students
Senators Sonny Angara and Bam Aquino disagree with the Grace Poe report that the peace process with the MILF has become a 'casualty' of the Mamasapano clash
The oath-taking is conducted during a caucus of the commission meant to reorganize the body 9 months after the detention of former CA members linked to the pork barrel scam
'If both houses of Congress vote today, I dare say not only this version but maybe any version will not pass,' Senator Bongbong Marcos says
Two bills in Congress propose a 20% student fare discount on all public transport utilities, but various groups are worried about its effect on drivers and small operators
The Senate, which has passed the bill on second reading, views the measure as a timely 'Christmas gift' for hard-working Filipinos
(UPDATED) Former Iloilo provincial official Manuel Mejorada admits he has no evidence to prove that the Iloilo Convention Center is overpriced, but believes the project presented 'opportunities for corruption’
Senator Sergio Osmeña III says the economic zone in Aurora province should only get 'caretaker fund' of P48.5M for its failure to bring its promised economic growth
Aside from filing the bill, Senator Sonny Angara also accepts the ALS ice bucket challenge
Senator Angara says Congress should conduct a comprehensive review of Marcos and Cory Aquino-era laws on the budget instead of just redefining savings
If the 40%-50% kickback system is applied to the COA special audit report results, at least 4 former lawmakers will qualify for plunder. One of them, however, is already deceased.
Following other senators who have reported how they spent funds from the controversial program, Angara says his P50M in 2012 went to 5 infrastructure projects
Angara as senator remains reserved, and thinks systems and processes over sound bites
Farmers have been displaced to accommodate the bigger promises of progress of the Aurora Pacific Economic Zone (APECO). None has been realized so far
Marcos calls for the protection of free speech online by filing a bill lowering the penalty for online libel in the cybercrime law
The senator, who drew flak for this provision in the anti-cybercrime law, asks: How can celebrities seek redress after having sex videos released without their consent?
Lawyers from both sides of the Corona impeachment trial honor the legal luminary, who died Sunday
Philippine leaders hail Nelson Mandela as a 'shining beacon of inspiration to all freedom-loving peoples'
A report of US-based Freedom House says Internet freedom in the Philippines declined primarily because of the 'notorious, restrictive, and punitive' law
'She is the sort of person who will protect her principal but will not do anything against his interest or without his permission'
At least 8 senators acknowledge the legitimacy of the protesters’ call to abolish the PDAF
Casiguran locals ask the High Court to revoke the Angara-sponsored law that created the Aurora Pacific Economic Zone or APECO
Oversight committees in the Senate are pratically as many as its regular committees. Many of them are redundant and outdated.
Citing a 2011 COA report, Sen Miriam Defensor Santiago lists the incomes and expenditures of senators
With its theme "Heroes Need Heroes," the institution carries on its mission of fostering service and excellence
Angara, Arroyo, Lacson, Pangilinan and Villar are retiring. What legacy are the graduating senators leaving behind?