The unused trains for the Metro Rail Transit Line 3 are brought up as the Senate resumes its probe into the status of the glitch-plagued railway system
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Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque says he himself would question the constitutionality of Senator Grace Poe's bill in the Supreme Court if it becomes law
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Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque says her bill is 'unconstitutional' and 'singles out' public officials. Senator Grace Poe calls his interpretation 'tragic.'
'Bakit tayo umaabot sa nagkukulang tayo? Meron bang sindikato dyan sa loob na nagpipigil na ang tamang datos ay lumabas?' Senator Grace Poe says of the 'rice shortage' at the National Food Authority
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For Senator Grace Poe, it's 'like saying that a homeowner may soon be thankful to a gang of fully armed men who unlawfully intruded his place'
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Centerlaw lawyer Gilbert Andres cautions against tagging 'political opinion' as 'fake news'
(UPDATED) PCOO Undersecretary Lorraine Badoy tells senators it's just her opinion, but she is told public officials like her are expected to be more responsible with their speech
The senator also asks PCOO Secretary Martin Andanar if he ever considered 'shutting down' Uson's blog over conflict of interest issues
'You cannot just attack a person without basis, and then hide behind the skirt of free expression,' says Senator Grace Poe at the second Senate hearing on fake news
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Units registered under Grab Philippines and Uber are around 125,000, exceeding the cap two times over
The PNP chief also says the 4 cops caught using fireworks during the holidays will be dismissed
The senator says ongoing probe into the spread of fake news can cover the recent case of posts on the Marcos wealth compromise deal being taken down
(UPDATED) ‘Sa darating na 2018, magpursigi tayong maging mas magiliw. Bayang magiliw. Tayo yun eh!’ says Senator Francis Pangilinan in his New Year’s Day message
(3rd UPDATE) Legislators also call for peace and unity among Filipinos
Senator Grace Poe says Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade must attend a Senate hearing to explain how the government is going to help operators shoulder the cost of modernizing their jeepneys
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'Huwag kayo maniwala masyado kay Atty Gadon puro hearsay ang kanya, lalong hearsay pa ito,' says Senator Panfilo Lacson
(3rd UPDATE) Piston calls off the planned nationwide transport strike after Senator Grace Poe's appeal to discuss their concerns in a Senate hearing
The proposed National School Feeding Program bill aims to provide free and sustainable feeding programs in all public schools across the country
Senator Grace Poe says she will call for an 'urgent' Senate hearing on the concerns raised by transport groups on the looming phaseout of old jeepneys
But President Rodrigo Duterte wants the 1987 Constitution amended to expressly allow foundlings to seek high offices like the presidency
Anne Curtis, Vice Ganda, Tim Yap and more commend Rachel for representing the Philippines in the pageant
Senator Grace Poe says the 'fastest way' to push for emergency powers is for President Rodrigo Duterte to certify this as urgent
Some senators say Cesar Chavez is a 'big loss' to the Department of Transportation
But Senator Paolo Benigno Aquino IV says the focus should not be on China alone, as there are other foreign and local companies keen on entering the market
Senator Grace Poe, chair of the Senate committee on public services, tells transportation officials that they've been in office for over a year already but they have yet to show 'concrete steps' to improve MRT services
'Ang DOTr, kailangan na nilang maglahad ng kanilang plano. Anong gagawin 'pag ititigil ito?' says Senator Grace Poe
Senator Grace Poe says, 'The PCOO should welcome objective and fair coverage from the press'
Ventura's testimony is seen as a breakthrough in the hazing case, but Senator Lacson asks: could he be a Trojan horse?
Senator Grace Poe brings up the ties of UST law dean Nilo Divina's firm with Aegis Juris fraternity, and his supposed meeting with hazing victim Horacio Castillo III
The Philippine National Police says Horacio 'Atio' Castillo III died of severe blunt traumatic injuries, and clarifies the cause of death mentioned by Aegis Juris fratman John Paul Solano
Ralph Trangia's driver Romeo Laboga contradicts the claim of fraternity member John Paul Solano
(UPDATED) 'Ang talagang naging kapalit dito ay buhay ng isang bata,' says Senator Sherwin Gatchalian
This is on top of the P5 billion for 2017 and P10 billion for 2018 allotted by the Duterte administration. The funds for 2019 have yet to be determined.
(UPDATE) Senate public order committee chairman Panfilo Lacson directs the Senate Sergeant-at-Arms to place Arvin Balag in detention after the hearing
'Just continue lecturing but you don’t have to be dean,' Senator Grace Poe tells UST Civil Law Dean Nilo Divina at the Senate hearing on the death of hazing victim Horacio Castillo III
'So I hope you keep the neutrality. Like if you're in a board, you can be an independent director. You can be in government but an independent consultant.'
(UPDATED) Valte says she knew Cocoy Dayao, the alleged 'webmaster' of the anti-administration #SilentNoMorePH blog, from 2009 when he volunteered for the presidential campaign of then senator Benigno Aquino III
'This hearing is for the people and supposed purveyors of fake news are given the chance to speak...because we’re investigating fake news,' says Senator Grace Poe in response to criticism
The call comes after the public outrage on the deaths of 17 year old Kian Loyd Delos Santos 19 year old Carl Angelo Arnaiz and 14 year old Reynaldo de Guzman at the hands of policemen
PO2 Rodolfo Bautista says the taxi driver Tomas Bagcal was too afraid to speak to him in detail during his first testimony
Senator Grace Poe however is quite disappointed the LTFRB released its decision late on Friday barring Uber from paying the penalty immediately