Senators voted 13-0 on Monday to approve on third and final reading a bill that would encourage Filipino scientists, engineers, and innovators abroad to return to the country by providing them with more benefits.
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A year after the burial of former President Ferdinand Marcos Sr. at the Libingan ng mga Bayani, minority senators rallied the public to “never forget” and “make their voices be heard.”
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The “Zero Food Waste bill” is yet another casualty of fake news, Senator Bam Aquino said on Sunday as he lamented some dubious blogs which falsely branded the bill as meant to serve leftover food to the poor.
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The email accounts of opposition Senators Bam Aquino and Francis Pangilinan have been hacked by still unknown individuals, who were attempting to plant messages containing alleged plan to demolish President Rodrigo Duterte.
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The Philippine National Police should address concerns on extrajudicial killings (EJK) by initiating reforms in its antidrug operations rather than hide behind “technicalities” and “definitions,” two opposition senators said on Saturday.Read more
Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson has almost invoked her right against self-“discrimination” when confronted by a senator during a hearing on fake news on Tuesday.
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Senator Bam Aquino blasted Communications Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson for claiming that several mainstream media did not get her side before publishing news articles, while “she never got the side of others.”Read more
Senator Cynthia Villar on Wednesday said “someone from social media” warned her about two minority senators who have been plotting to destroy their colleagues in the majority coalition of the Senate.
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Why is the government appointing a politician earlier named by President Rodrigo Duterte himself as a narcopolitician to negotiate with the Maute group, who is behind the months-long Marawi siege?
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