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The Senate committee on public services finds no compelling reason why the TWG had to terminate the motorcycle taxi pilot run
Poe also says the Senate will continue hearings to expedite the passage of the law that will legalize motorcycle taxis
(3rd UPDATE) The Department of Transportation will now make roadworthiness the standard for allowing PUVs to remain in operation. Meanwhile, the franchise consolidation aspect of the modernization program will be upheld.
The senator floats the idea as a way to convince passengers to take the train instead of driving private vehicles
If created by law, the proposed National Transportation Safety Board would be the primary agency focusing on transport-related investigations
Senators recommend the creation of a task force among government agencies to study digital currencies such as Bitcoin
The Department of Transportation speaks for its chief, saying Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade 'will not allow himself to be used as props for political theatrics'
Senator Grace Poe, who led a Senate hearing into the provincial bus ban, also says that until now, the Department of Transportation has not presented a traffic master plan
Poe says the existing laws sufficiently cover the fast-tracking of procurement and implementation of projects
The harrowing gridlock along EDSA due to the dry run of the ban left thousands stranded
'Hindi maganda na popular ka lang pero popular ka sa mga bagay na hindi dapat sundin ng ating mga kababayan dahil hindi makakabuti sa kanila,' says Senator Grace Poe on Fernando Poe Jr's 80th birthday
'The reason for the injunction is that the MMDA admitted that they have no power and it belongs to the LGU. It's an opportunity for us to review this particular aspect,' says Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon
'Puro eksperimento, habang taumbayan naman ang nagdurusa.... Bakit kalunos-lunos ang paglala ng trapik?' asks Senator Grace Poe
(UPDATED) Businessmen, friends, family, and political parties bankroll the campaigns of the 12 winning senators in the 2019 midterm elections
'Matagal na nating kinilala ang kakayanan ng industriyang ito na tugunan ang kakulangan ng maayos na transportasyon sa Kalakhang Maynila. Bakit natin kailangang pahirapan ang lahat?' says Senator Grace Poe
Reelected Senator Grace Poe pays tribute to graduating colleagues who, she believes, will in time ‘reclaim their place again in this chamber’
Reelected senators Grace Poe and Nancy Binay refuse to join their fellow winners in making the trademark salute to President Rodrigo Duterte
The challenges in her campaign snatch from her the most coveted top rank in the Senate race
Former Special Assistant to the President Bong Go grabs the third spot
(4th UPDATE) Relectionist Senator Grace Poe initially fails to cast her ballot after the vote-counting machine in her polling precinct encounters a technical problem
With just days to go before election day, only 3 in 10 registered voters have a complete slate of 12 candidates, according to the final preelection survey of Pulse Asia Research, Incorporated
The Megastar Sharon Cuneta, Coco Martin of ‘Ang Probinsiyano,’ and the Itchyworms are in attendance
'Sa aking puso ay naninindigan na po ako para sa mahal ko sa buhay, at 'yan po si Senator Grace Poe,' the Megastar says during Poe's miting de avance in Tondo
'Hindi ko naman inaasahan na may iimbita sa akin, kasi parang ang dinig ko kailangan lapitan para humiling. Eh nahiya naman ako,' says independent Senate bet Grace Poe on ending her campaign solo
Senate leaders and other incumbent senators also lend a helping hand, in an attempt to preserve the 'camaraderie' and 'status quo' in the chamber
'Ayaw 'nyo ng isang Senado na sunud-sunuran lang,' reelectionist Senator Grace Poe tells voters in Bulacan, the 6th most vote-rich province in the country
This is reelectionist Grace Poe's second visit to Pangasinan, home province of her late father and actor Fernando Poe Jr, since the campaign started
Independent candidate Grace Poe has consistently topped senatorial surveys, with just one other reelectionist seen as challenging her front-runner status. Reporter Aika Rey tells us about her 2019 campaign.
'Ako po'y 27 taon nang senador. I have been with the best and the brightest,' says Senate President Vicente Sotto III, as he makes a pitch for the 7 senators seeking reelection
Reelectionist Senator Grace Poe says Batangas 6th district Representative Vilma Santos Recto has always been her 'partner'
'Binibilisan ko, pinag-aaralan ko, para ang prangkisa na maghahatid ng mas maganda, mas mabilis, at mas affordable na transportation sa lahat, at pagkakakitaan ninyong lahat sa ligtas na paraan, ay maipasa na,' says Senator Poe
Poe says women legislators help push for policies that may 'help families and give more jobs'
Reelectionist Senator Grace Poe says she relies on her friends and other contacts in places where local officials are not keen on welcoming her
(UPDATED) The results of the Pulse Asia survey show voters' preference for Senator Cynthia Villar at 51.7%, slightly higher but statistically tied with Senator Grace Poe's 50.5%
Senators say President Rodrigo Duterte's veto of questionable allotments in the 2019 national budget serves as a 'victory' for taxpayers
Less than half of senatorial bets have complied with this new Commission on Elections requirement as of Monday, April 15
Reelectionist Senator Grace Poe says she still has more areas to cover in the campaign even if she has consistently topped pre-election surveys
(UPDATED) Reelectionist senator Grace Poe supports President Rodrigo Duterte's call to 'cure' certain provisions of Republic Act No. 11235 or the Motorcycle Crime Prevention Act of 2019
Senator Sherwin Gatchalian says he is endorsing the bid of his friends in Senate, whom he fully believes will serve 'with integrity'
If there is Pantawid Pasada program for jeepney drivers, reelectionist senator Grace Poe says there should also be 'Pantawid Pambangka' program
(UPDATED) 'We can begin the review process by releasing in full the loan agreements, including annexes and minutes of the meeting of the reviewing and approving bodies,' says reelectionist senator Grace Poe
'Hinihingi ko po sana ang tulong 'nyo dahil sa sobrang pagmamahal ko sa taong 'to at itinuturing ko pong ate,' says Coco Martin, as he asks vote-rich Cebu to support reelectionist Senator Grace Poe
'Ang Senado...hindi pwedeng galing sa isang partido lang. Kung hindi, walang mangyayari dahil puro approve-approve lang o kaya puro disapprove,' reelectionist Senator Grace Poe tells voters in Cebu
The reelectionist senator, who is running as an independent, says it 'would really be for the advantage of everyone' if lawmakers come from different parties and persuasions
In sorties in Zambales, the survey frontrunner defends Lito Lapid for not participating in debate and forums either
Senate President Vicente Sotto III endorses all reelectionists, including opposition Bam Aquino, for 'unity'
Mar Roxas begins the official campaign period in Roxas City, Capiz, while Grace Poe leads a feeding program for public school students in Quezon City
Senator Grace Poe says some of her colleagues are taking a step back from amending the Public Service Act due to concerns over China's interests in the Philippines
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'Hindi ba ang gusto nga ng Presidente magkaroon ng mas maraming kompetisyon?... Itong ginagawa ni presidential adviser on economic affairs ay parang kabaligtaran,' says Senator Grace Poe