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'Dapat ilinaw muna ng Malacañang kung anong gagawin ng military,' says Senator Richard Gordon even as he defended President Rodrigo Duterte's order for the military to take over a civilian agency
The bill will attempt to supersede a 2009 Supreme Court ruling that decriminalized the provision in the Omnibus Election Code
'Incompetent ang mga tao mo, palitan mo 'yan. Mapapahamak ka,' Senator Richard Gordon says to Bureau of Customs chief Isidro Lapeña
(UPDATED) More questions were uncovered by the Senate blue ribbon committee in the P6.8-billion shabu probe. The House committee on dangerous drugs and committee on good government now faces the pressure to answer them.
Senator Richard Gordon is inclined to believe that the magnetic lifters were packed with drugs, as claimed by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency
Senator Richard Gordon cited in contempt Marina Signapan, owner of SMYD Trading, refusing to believe her claim that she was merely paid to be the consignee of the illegal drugs shipment
Jimmy Guban of the Customs Intelligence and Investigation Service was cited in contempt and then detained at the Senate starting Tuesday, September 11
'In general the Comelec supports any move to curtail premature campaigning,' says Commission on Elections Spokesman James Jimenez
Senator Richard Gordon assures Calida he’s not going to be humiliated in the Senate investigation under his watch
The former tourism chief mixes up popular destinations twice during the Senate hearing investigating her allegedly anomalous ad placements
'That's graft and corruption,' says Senate blue ribbon chair Richard Gordon, as he concludes the probe into the Tulfo siblings' advertisement deal
Ben Tulfo says Senator Richard Gordon cited ratings from May to August this year, when 'Kilos Pronto' has already been pulled out from PTV
Senator Manny Pacquiao is hailed as the nation's 'pride and joy' as he emerges victorious in the ring against Argentine fighter Lucas Matthysse
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Senator Richard Gordon, who earlier filed a bill seeking to abolish the Presidential Commission on Good Government, says he changed his mind after taking a look at the pros and cons of the proposal
'The supreme sacrifice of our fallen soldiers and police officers in order to fulfill their duty to defend and protect the country from terrorists should not be forgotten and deserves the highest commendation'
Senate justice committee chair Richard Gordon filed a bill seeking to abolish the Presidential Commission on Good Government just 5 months ago
The Commission on Audit also notes a discrepancy on the shelf life of the vaccine in the procurement documents
Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon slams Senator Richard Gordon Drilon for his 'premature' verdict and 'politicization' of a public health issue
'Somebody who has a mouth like an incontinent anus with a defective sphincter pylori can indiscriminately destroy reputations,' says Senator Panfilo Lacson
'Kapag ang mga ito ay gagawa lang ng hindi mabuti, dine-destabilize ang bayan natin,' says Senator Richard Gordon, a staunch ally of President Rodrigo Duterte
Liberal Party stalwarts also defend former president Benigno Aquino III, as they question the timing and fairness of the draft report
'In legislative inquiries that I participated in, the process is [to] gather facts then arrive at a conclusion. The Dick Gordon show started with a conclusion and tried to produce facts to support it,' former president Benigno Aquino III tells Rappler
'She can be a witness later on. She was pressured.... As far as we are concerned, she was not the most guilty,' says Senator Richard Gordon, a staunch administration ally
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(UPDATED) 'The greatest sin and transgression of Aquino was to put the lives of Filipino children in grave peril. He simply did not care. Manhid siya at walang malasakit,' says Senate blue ribbon committee chair Richard Gordon
The Senate also recommends that Wally Sombero, the alleged associate of Chinese tycoon Jack Lam, be charged with plunder and corruption of public officials
'This sad part of our history will never be repeated again by the very sentinel, by the very guardians, of our health, the Department of Health,' says Senate blue ribbon committee chairman Richard Gordon
(UPDATED) Senate blue ribbon committee chair Richard Gordon orders the release of Nicanor Faeldon, who was earlier cited in contempt for disrespecting the Senate
'Dapat naman po bago kayo nagbitaw nang gano’n, humingi kayo ng pahintulot ng magulang... Masakit para sa isang magulang na mawalan ng anak,' says a mother of a now dead vaccinee in Muntinlupa
'If I was your lawyer, I’ll protect you right now. Because a few days later, you were off to Paris to talk to Sanofi,' Senator Richard Gordon tells ex-health chief Janette Garin on her self-appointment to the FDA
Gordon says the Philippine government is 'liable' for administering the Dengvaxia vaccine to more than 837,000 Filipino gradeschoolers in 3 regions
The distrust of experts stems from the fact that in the case of Dengvaxia, the experts have so spectacularly failed the people on a matter of public trust
Senator Richard Gordon gives the tip to Public Attorney's Office chief Persida Acosta, who he says is 'doing well' in handling the investigation of the Dengvaxia-linked deaths
Senator Joseph Victor Ejercito questions why the Public Attorney's Office refuses to cooperate with medical experts from the UP-PGH
Resigned customs commissioner Nicanor Faeldon says Senator Richard Gordon wanted an apology that would make him 'look good before the public'
The Philippine Red Cross is deploying 2,000 staff and volunteers, 44 ambulances, an emergency medical unit, 4, plastic boats, a 6x6 truck, a fire truck, and a rescue truck for devotees who will need medical attention
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Ex-DOH chief Janette Garin says she was surprised Sanofi Pasteur was found guilty of corruption, bribery, and false product claims
(UPDATED) Former president Benigno Aquino III says his administration implemented the controversial dengue vaccination program in good faith
(UPDATED) 'The choice was simple: we can implement at this point in time to afford the protection or wait at least a year minimum and expose our people to a risk that could be prevented because of this.'
The hearing is set on Thursday morning, December 14
'Ako po ay sobrang na-disappoint kasi mismong ahensiya niyo ang nagpapahamak sa aming mga anak,' says Iris Alpay, a mother from Cavite whose daughter received the dengue vaccine
Economist Hilton Lam once conducted an economic evaluation of Dengvaxia, which showed the vaccine is only cost-effective if sold at P654.25 each. The DOH bought the vaccine at P1,000 each.
Senator Richard Gordon also questions where the dengue vaccination program was launched, saying that NCR, Central Luzon, and Calabarzon 'appear to be the places with highest voters'
The haste by which fund was made available for Sanofi's dengue vaccine defies the government cycle, where requesting agencies have to 'recite 3,000 novenas' before their funds are released, says Senator Richard Gordon
(UPDATED) Here are the key moments in the controversial implementation of the dengue immunization program by the Department of Health
'Mr President, Senator [Richard] Gordon wants the exclusion of certain procedures which are related to his name,' Senator Juan Edgardo Angara says in jest, referring to Gordon's nickname
Philippine Red Cross Secretary-General Oscar Palabyab says the issues against the organization are 'now being sensationalized to the prejudice of the PRC'
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