Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon believes that his colleagues would not be tempted to vote in favor of a “no-election,” or “no-el” scenario in 2019.
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President Rodrigo Duterte should get the Congress’ nod if he plans to extend the martial law in Mindanao, which will end on December 31, Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon said on Sunday.
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Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon said he was no longer surprised by the filing of charges against former President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III before the Sandiganbayan, saying it was part of the process after the Office of the Ombudsman had found basis to pursue the case against the former leader.
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Despite a previous spat, Presidential Commission for the Urban Poor (PCUP) chairman Terry Ridon lauded on Thursday Sen. Franklin Drilon’s call to restore next year’s housing budget to at least 2017 levels.
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Senator Franklin Drilon on Saturday expressed serious concerns over the government’s capacity to attract new investments for the country as the foreign direct investments (FDI) significantly dropped over the past year.
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Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon offered his unsolicited advice to President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday, telling him to instead file an impeachment complaint against Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales if he has any evidence against her instead of engaging in a word war.
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Senator Franklin Drilon questioned on Sunday the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Public Attorney’s Office’s (PAO) impartiality to probe the killing of Kian delos Santos.
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Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon on Thursday asked Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II to stop making accusations “out of thin air” after the latter tried to link two opposition senators to the terror attack in Marawi City.
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Senate minority leader Franklin Drilon on Thursday disputed a statement by retired Supreme Court Associate Justice Vicente Mendoza that there is no violation of the Bill of Rights under a martial law.
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