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Homecomings and queues: Ilonggo politicians troop to polls early

May 13, 2019 - 6:44 PM

Some of the political figures seen voting in Iloilo are Senate Minority Leader Frank Drilon, Iloilo City Representative Jerry Treñas, Guimbal Mayor Oscar Garin, and Iloilo City Mayor Jose Espinosa III

POLITICAL POWERHOUSE. Garin, Drilon, Trenas, and Espinosa are some of the politicians who voted in Iloilo for the midterm elections.

BBL proves self-governance possible without federalism – Drilon

Jul 18, 2018 - 2:25 PM

Senator Franklin Drilon says the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law is an example of how the 1987 Constitution 'allows the alleged benefits of federalism to be done by legislation'

AGAINST CHA-CHA. Senator Franklin Drilon continues to oppose the proposal to shift to a federal system of government. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Drilon on Charter Change, Bongbong Marcos on 2019 elections, Veloso’s birthday message | Evening wRap

Jan 10, 2018 - 7:52 PM

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Liberal Party, Paolo Duterte, New DOH Chief | Evening wRap

Oct 26, 2017 - 8:04 PM

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Duterte on Mabilog, Roxas and Drilon, Pope Francis | Midday wRap

Oct 26, 2017 - 12:56 PM

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Pimentel, Sara Duterte, Odette | Evening wRap

Oct 12, 2017 - 7:17 PM

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DOLE wants stiffer penalties vs contractualization

Oct 10, 2017 - 4:03 PM

Under the proposed measure against contractualization, employers who violate the rules on labor-only contracting are only required to regularize their workers

ENDO. The Department of Labor and Employment wants stiffer penalties for companies violating the law against labor-only contracting. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Maasim Mayor, PNP & EJK, Drilon | Evening wRap

Oct 06, 2017 - 8:05 PM

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Duterte, Aguirre, Callamard | Evening wRap

Aug 28, 2017 - 6:32 PM

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Grab and Uber, Duterte, Faeldon | Evening wRap

Aug 02, 2017 - 8:46 PM

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Drilon hits Panelo: Only Congress can extend martial law

Jul 06, 2017 - 12:35 PM

Huwag naman sana nating lokohin ang taumbayan Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon tells Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo who said Duterte can just declare martial law again if Proclamation No 216 is not extended

UNCONSTITUTIONAL. Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon says Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo's advise for a another declaration of martial law is 'unconstitutional.'

Lacson, Dalquez, Fisher | Evening wRap

Jun 20, 2017 - 9:39 PM

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Napoles, tax reform, Merkel | Evening wRap

May 29, 2017 - 9:29 PM

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New York Times, De Lima, US on NoKor | Midday wRap

Apr 27, 2017 - 1:29 PM

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Calida, election protest, ASEAN 2017 | Evening wRap

Apr 26, 2017 - 7:33 PM

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Ombudsman, death penalty, Flynn | Midday wRap

Apr 26, 2017 - 1:30 PM

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War on drugs, Senate, Samsung | Evening wRap

Feb 28, 2017 - 8:51 PM

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Senate revamp, death penalty, 2017 Oscars | Evening wRap

Feb 27, 2017 - 9:48 PM

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Senate to reopen probe into Davao Death Squad

Feb 21, 2017 - 11:36 PM

UPDATED Senator Manny Pacquiao says some senators were emotional during the Tuesday caucus

Senators Leila de Lima, Antonio Trillanes IV and Juan Miguel Zubiri talk inside the session hall after the 'tense' caucus on whether or not to reopen the Senate investigation into the Davao Death Squad. Photo by Lian Buan/Rappler

Top Senate leaders defend 2017 budget: It's pork-free

Jan 09, 2017 - 5:59 PM

The 2 highest Senate officials say there is nothing wrong with lawmakers submitting proposed projects, as they could still be rejected by the President

PORK-FREE. Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III and Senate President Pro-Tempore Franklin Drilon say the 2017 budget does not contain unconstitutional 'pork barrel' or lumpsum funds.

Dela Rosa, Duterte, Drilon | 6PM wRap

Aug 11, 2016 - 8:13 PM

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FOI, Con-Con, Baghdad | 12PM wRap

Jul 04, 2016 - 12:12 PM

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Abu Sayyaf, Liberal Party, Cavs beat Warriors | 6PM wRap

Jun 14, 2016 - 7:49 PM

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Koko Pimentel, Aquino on Duterte, LeBron James | 6PM wRap

Jun 08, 2016 - 8:38 PM

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PH proclamation, SMC sells assets, Brazil rape case | 6PM wRap

May 30, 2016 - 8:30 PM

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Proclamation of senators, Vitaliano Aguirre, EgyptAir | 6PM wRap

May 19, 2016 - 7:13 PM

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Senate race: Drilon overtakes Villanueva in latest official tally

May 16, 2016 - 6:30 PM

This is based on 121 out of 166 Certificates of Canvass COCs as of Monday May 16

#PHVote Top of the Hour | 04 May 2016, 7PM

May 04, 2016 - 7:12 PM

Duterte still enjoys an 11 point lead in latest poll Robredo overtakes Marcos Transgender politician poised for historic win

Drilon, Sotto leaders in Pulse Asia senatorial poll

Apr 02, 2016 - 8:58 PM

Pacquiao appears to have recovered from the previous survey where he almost got kicked out of the winners circle

PH crime, Kidapawan violence, Kolkata disaster | 6PM wRap

Apr 01, 2016 - 7:20 PM

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Only 35% of registered voters have full senatorial slate – Pulse Asia

Apr 01, 2016 - 11:50 AM

Sharing the top spot in the senatorial race are Senator Vicente Sotto III with 53 6 and Senate President Franklin Drilon with 51

Brussels blasts, Pulse Asia survey, CA on Binay | 6PM wRap

Mar 22, 2016 - 7:00 PM

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US elections, Bangladesh bank heist, Salonga tribute | 12PM wRap

Mar 16, 2016 - 4:59 PM

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Ruling party pays tribute to LP great Jovito Salonga

Mar 16, 2016 - 7:30 AM

LP stalwarts including party standard bearer Mar Roxas pay tribute to one of the country s most esteemed statesmen

LEGACY. The ruling Liberal Party pays its respect to one of its greats, the late Senate President Jovito Salonga. Photo by Franz Lopez/Rappler

Senatorial polls, Robredo vs Marcos, Comelec | 12PM wRap

Mar 15, 2016 - 12:16 PM

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Coco levy funds, Fukushima, most expensive cities | 6PM wRap

Mar 11, 2016 - 7:05 PM

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Admin senatorial bets dominate winners' circle – Laylo survey

Mar 11, 2016 - 10:26 AM

The Standard Poll conducted by Laylo Research Strategies shows that of the 14 probable winners in the Senate race 5 are from the ruling LP while 3 others are guest candidates of the ruling Daang Matuwid coalition

DAANG MATUWID. LP chairman President Benigno Aquino III along with the Daang Matuwid coalition slate in Capiz on February 09, 2016. Photo by Rey Baniquet/Malacañang Photo Bureau

PH election surveys, Pacquiao’s retirement, Kobe Bryant | 6PM wRap

Feb 15, 2016 - 8:19 PM

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Pulse Asia poll, North Korea, Pacquiao vs Bradley | 6PM wRap

Jan 06, 2016 - 6:29 PM

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Petilla: Popularity not sole criterion in LP Senate slate

Sep 30, 2015 - 4:52 PM

It will now be up to Mar Roxas to pick his running mate and complete the ruling LP’s senatorial slate

LP SENATOR? Former Energy Secretary Jericho Petilla during LP's NECO meeting on September 30, 2015. Photo by Jansen Romero/Rappler

Aquino meets Robredo, ‘Daang Matuwid,’ tropical storm Jenny | 12PM wRap

Sep 24, 2015 - 12:16 PM

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Old names top SWS 2016 senatorial poll

Sep 23, 2015 - 5:50 PM

Re electionists and Senate returnees would be elected to the Senate if elections were held today according to the latest SWS survey

SURVEY FRONT-RUNNER. Incumbent Senator Vicente Sotto III leads the SWS's senatorial survey. Rappler file photo

Roxas in Visayas, PH-Vietnam ties, Gilas’ comeback win | 6PM wRap

Sep 04, 2015 - 7:24 PM

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Will Drilon, Abad, Roxas be defense witnesses for Revilla in PDAF graft cases?

Sep 03, 2015 - 6:25 PM

Besides his colleagues in the Senate Revilla – in his 66 page pre trial brief – also lists cabinet officials of the Arroyo and Aquino administrations bank officials and 4 PDAF scam whistleblowers as possible witnesses

CHECK UP. In this file photo, Senator Ramon 'Bong' Revilla Jr asks the Sandiganbayan to allow him to have a medical check-up outside Camp Crame. File photo by Angela Casauay/Rappler

INC street vigil, Poe in 2016, Customs modernization | 6PM wRap

Aug 28, 2015 - 7:25 PM

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Aquino's last SONA

Jul 28, 2015 - 6:30 PM

What did the President say and not say in his two hour speech?

Aquino on Roxas, Chiz on 2016, Cosby case | 6PM wRap

Jul 28, 2015 - 6:03 PM

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Drilon on LP, Vatican tribunal, highest paid athletes | 6PM wRap

Jun 11, 2015 - 6:23 PM

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Forbes launches Forbes Philippines

May 06, 2015 - 1:40 PM

The local edition aims to use its long working cycles to dig deeper into the entrepreneurial aspect of Philippine business

Who's who in the 2016 senatorial surveys

May 06, 2015 - 1:22 PM

Incumbent returning senators top the surveys on the 2016 senatorial elections