Bam Aquino to Filipinos: Stand up vs culture of violence

Senator Bam Aquino on Wednesday called on Filipinos to stand up against the culture of violence, saying they should “not grow numb” to the series of killings in the country. The senator expressed his concern on the apparent growing apathy of many Filipinos on the alarming culture of violence in the country.

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Bam dares Duterte, Diokno: Go down to communites, see effects of TRAIN law

Senator Bam Aquino on Thursday dared President Rodrigo Duterte and Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno to go down to communities and see the effects of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) law.

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Bam Aquino rallies support for passage of TRAIN law amendment

Senator Paolo Benigno Aquino is banking on the support of his colleagues to immediately pass a measure that seeks to amend the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) to protect Filipinos from soaring prices. Aquino explained that the Senate’s version of the TRAIN law had a safeguard that would automatically suspend fuel excise tax […]

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Bam Aquino: Facebook’s fact-checking program will boost fight vs fake news

The partnership of Facebook with two local media outlets for a third-party fact checking program would strengthen the fight against fake news, Senator Bam Aquino said on Saturday. Aquino said the move of the social media giant to partner with the media outlets would help prevent the spread of disinformation across social media.

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Bam Aquino says abolition of NFA Council opens NFA to corruption

Two opposition senators on Friday questioned the order of President Rodrigo Duterte to abolish the National Food Authority Council saying that it would not address the problem of increasing rice prices in the country.

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