Drilon: Duterte’s veto on budget based on legal, constitutional grounds

Credit to Author: mfrialde| Date: Tue, 16 Apr 2019 01:26:06 +0000

President Rodrigo Duterte’s line item veto in the 2019 national budget was based on legal and constitutional grounds and not because…

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Opposition senators to Duterte: Arrest encroachers, drug lords, not critics

Credit to Author: mfrialde| Date: Fri, 05 Apr 2019 03:46:16 +0000

Instead of arresting critics, President Rodrigo Duterte should arrest foreign encroachers and bigtime drug lords, opposition senators said.

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Video on Pulong prompts calls to reopen Senate drug probe

Credit to Author: clopez| Date: Thu, 04 Apr 2019 21:34:18 +0000

Video on Pulong prompts calls to reopen Senate drug probe

The six-minute video, titled “Ang Totoong Narcolist (The True Narcolist) Episode 1,” was posted on Tuesday on the Facebook account

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Drilon: Reopen ‘shabu’ probe amid video tagging Polong Duterte

Credit to Author: mfrialde| Date: Thu, 04 Apr 2019 04:13:20 +0000

The Senate Blue Ribbon Committee should reopen its investigation on illegal drugs amid fresh allegations against former Davao City vice mayor

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Poll bets can seek TRO vs narco-list’s release – Drilon

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Tue, 05 Mar 2019 12:16:29 +0000

MANILA, Philippines –  Candidates in the 2019 midterm elections can seek a temporary restraining order (TRO) or an injunction against the release of the so called narco-politicians’ list or the list of politicians allegedly involved in illegal drugs trade, Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon said Tuesday.

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Drilon airs view on restoration of P75 B ‘pork’

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2019 12:26:18 +0000

ILOILO CITY–Sen. Franklin Drilon on Monday said the restoration of P75 billion in’ pork’ to the proposed 2019 budget can only be possible if there are savings at the end of the year.

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Panelo: Anyone can go to Supreme Court and question national budget

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2019 06:28:00 +0000

MANILA, Philippines – Anyone is free to question before the Supreme Court the  2019 national budget if they feel that it violated the high tribunal’s earlier ruling invalidating the pork barrel system, Malacañang said Monday.

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Drilon: Alleged ‘pork’ in national budget could become an ‘election issue’

Credit to Author: jvicente| Date: Sat, 09 Feb 2019 08:23:07 +0000

Drilon: Alleged 'pork' in national budget could become an ‘election issue’

The P3.757-trillion national budget allegedly filled with “pork” could be an “election issue” or basis for assessing candidates in the May elections, according to Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon.

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