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(UPDATED) On the flipside of the Philippine Military Academy’s proud history of churning out military and police generals is a list of cadets who died as a result of hazing
(4th UPDATE) 'Nobody seems to know where’s that coming from,' says House Majority Leader Martin Romualdez on Senator Panfilo Lacson's accusations of 'pork' against the 22 House deputy speakers
(UPDATED) President Rodrigo Duterte openly blasts Senator Panfilo Lacson for criticizing him as he floats the lawmaker's possible presidential candidacy
Senator Panfilo Lacson asks the Commission on Human Rights to list its priority projects and expenses to see how much can still be augmented to the proposed P819.665 million budget for 2020
Senator Panfilo Lacson says a Duque family-owned company got contracts from the government during Francisco Duque III's stints as health secretary under two presidents
Senator Lacson points out that the correct procedure was followed in releasing Chinese drug lord Chen Chang in June, but not in the case of other convicts
(UPDATED) 'You cannot dissociate his personal relationship with the Sanchezes and his being Chief Presidential Legal Counsel,' says Senator Panfilo Lacson
(UPDATED) The senator says the release order was signed by somebody else, when the only person authorized to sign it was Bureau of Corrections Director Nicanor Faeldon
'May nakikinabang dito, Customs. So how about automation? Computerized na tayo pero there's no automation,' says the senator
(UPDATED) The Bureau of Immigration says the 4 Chinese nationals are currently detained in their warden's facility for deportation
Quezon City 2nd District Representative Precious Hipolito Castelo and Senator Panfilo Lacson file versions of the bill in the 18th Congress
Reviving the law would only 'further rouse the people to resist President Rodrigo Duterte's tyranny' and 'foment greater dissent,' the Communist Party of the Philippines says in a statement
The defense chief wants longer warrantless detention for terror suspects to give security agencies more time to build cases against them
'The giving of the gift is simply an appreciation by a thankful community for a job well done performed by the law enforcers,' says Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo
The Senator and former police chief criticizes the President for condoning 'petty graft' that could lead to 'insatiable greed'
'At least makaka-contribute siya para pagyamanin ang panukalang batas.... Hindi naman siya aalis ng kanyang selda,' says Senator Panfilo Lacson
‘Why do you criticize me? It's my prerogative. It is not prohibited by law,’ President Rodrigo Duterte tells Senator Richard Gordon
Senator Panfilo Lacson says official action on his exposés on anomalies in government would show whether the President's anti-corruption vow is just 'lip service or a serious call to arms'
Senator Panfilo Lacson says these STL fronts did not remit billions in revenues to PCSO
Senator Panfilo Lacson says the dialysis center was even paid ‘with record speed’ of just two days at the time when the fraud was already made public
Senator Panfilo Lacson urges Health Secretary Francisco Duque III to ‘rid himself’ of conflict of interest and ‘put the interest of the people above everybody else’
'Instead of wasting their time in closing down lotto outlets, bakit 'di nila pagdiskitahan habulin at hulihin ang mga nasa wanted list nila, o 'yung mga insidente ng patayan sa Negros?' says Senator Nancy Binay
But Senator Panfilo Lacson says the Philippines, being a developing country, still needs 'help from the community of nations'
'Para payagan nating mag-imbestiga sila rito, parang sampal naman sa atin ito,' says Senator Panfilo Lacson
(UPDATED) 'Nonchalance has no place in this situation,' says Senator Panfilo Lacson in response to the controversial comment of Senator Ronald dela Rosa
(UPDATED) And because they're mere words, what would be the basis for impeaching the President?
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The Presidential Spokesman bristles at Senator Panfilo Lacson's observation that he appears to be lawyering for China
'Parang ang mindset niya, defense counsel na nag-e-enter ng appearance for China if he was in a courtroom,' says Senator Panfilo Lacson of Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo
(3rd UPDATE) 'He forgot to explore all resources available before exercising his last option of surrender,' Senator Panfilo Lacson says of President Rodrigo Duterte's first-ever statement on the Philippine boat sinking in the West Philippine Sea
Senators Panfilo Lacson and Leila de Lima say the government should demand justice for the Filipino fishermen whose boat was sunk by a suspected Chinese vessel in the West Philippine Sea
'Malaman namin ngayon sino sa inyo ang alanganin sa liderato ni Senate President Sotto. Dahil kung nagkausap-usap kami we are one in saying na happy kaming lahat sa liderato niya,' says Senator Lacson
Senator Panfilo Lacson says while Customs Commissioner Rey Guerrero remains 'untainted by corruption,' there are questionable characters like sacked district collector Vener Baquiran who have been reappointed to the agency
Blacklisted Chinese man Zhijian Xu, also known as Jacky Co, escapes through NAIA, baffling police chief-turned-senator Panfilo Lacson
Senator Panfilo Lacson says granting Solar Para sa Bayan a franchise might violate the Electric Power Industry Reform Act
(UPDATED) Senator Panfilo Lacson says active Philippine National Police officials backed Joemel Peter Advincula, also known as 'Bikoy,' in 2016
'Parang napaka-unlikely. Kung sinuman ang nagprepare ng matrix or information na 'yun, parang kulang sa research,' says Senator Panfilo Lacson
(UPDATED) 'We are now recalling the letter of invitation sent to Advincula yesterday. Enough of this nonsense,' says Senator Panfilo Lacson
EXCLUSIVE: Without a lawyer, Peter Joemel Advincula, the man known as Bikoy, says it would be dangerous for him to appear in public at this time
The 3 senators file Senate Resolution 1037, seeking the rebuke of United States lawmakers for 'interfering' in Philippine affairs
(UPDATED) 'It is a patriotic move....that deserves the support of every freedom-loving Filipino whose duty is to protect and preserve our country’s sovereignty and territorial integrity,' says Senator Panfilo Lacson
Andaya cannot answer for certain the exact breakdown of P4.5 billion worth of funds for health facilities, just that each district got their share
Senator Panfilo Lacson urges President Duterte to again display his 'strong political will' by using his line-veto power to remove pork barrel in the proposed 2019 budget
Senator Panfilo Lacson itemizes the multibillion-peso worth of realignments he is proposing in the 2019 budget, but insists this is not pork barrel
Senator Panfilo Lacson says the police – in focusing on these 'rejects' that are likely skilled with firearms and other weapons – 'may be able to solve a lot of crimes, even preempt them'
(UPDATED) 'If these personalities who have security detail are not safe, what more the ordinary Filipino?' says Senator Panfilo Lacson
'Ang pattern makikita mo.... Isa lang ang common denominator: malapit sa Speaker,' says Senator Panfilo Lacson, on supposed fund insertions in the proposed budget
Senator Panfilo Lacson also says a district in Camarines Sur, which was originally allotted P360.4 million under the National Expenditure Program, now has P1.9 billion by final reading
Some senators call the supposed plan 'unsettling' while allies of President Duterte say the Chief Executive is unlikely to pursue something 'illegal'
(UPDATED) The National Intelligence Coordinating Agency, under the Office of the President, wants the DICT to be authorized to shut down social media accounts that are deemed 'inimical to national interest'