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Former senator Tessie Aquino-Oreta dies

May 15, 2020 - 9:33 AM

(3rd UPDATE) 'Former Senator Tessie Aquino-Oreta was a public servant who devoted her life to the country and her adopted hometown of Malabon,' Malabon Mayor Lenlen Oreta says in a statement announcing his mother's death

LAWMAKER, ADVOCATE FOR EDUCATION. Former senator Tessie Aquino Oreta pushed for better education, the welfare of teachers, and women's empowerent when she served the Senate and the House of Representatives. Photo from Flickr

Senate remembers ex-senator Eva Estrada-Kalaw's courage

Jun 01, 2017 - 3:00 PM

We need the likes of Senator Eva today But unfortunately what we see now or hear are echoes not voices She was a voice in her time says former senator Rene Saguisag

FINAL RESPECTS. The Senate pays its last respect to the late senator Eva Estrada-Kalaw, a key opposition figure during the Martial Law under dictator Ferdinand Marcos. Photo by Joseph Vidal

Memorable moments in the Philippine Senate

Jun 10, 2014 - 11:22 AM

Ernesto Maceda sings Loren Legarda cries Tessie Aquino Oreta dances What other surprises have we not seen in the Senate?

Napoles details ‘transactions’ with 20 senators

May 26, 2014 - 11:11 PM

From working with agents to directly handing senators money Napoles details her alleged dealings with 20 former and current senators

LET'S PARTY. Janet Lim-Napoles, left (standing), rubs elbows with senators Jinggoy Estrada and Bong Revilla in this photo taken during a party in Estrada's favorite hangout in San Juan. The man second from right is businessman Jaime Dichaves, who has owned to the Jose Velarde account initially linked to former President Joseph Estrada.

‘Lean’: Old themes, vibrant cast

Sep 24, 2013 - 3:00 PM

The UP production based on Gary Granada’s musical hits and misses here and there

HERO-CULT. The play’s official poster