Cell towers in military camps risky- senator

Credit to Author: Bernadette E. Tamayo| Date: Tue, 27 Oct 2020 08:26:33 +0000

SEN. Ana Theresia “Risa” Hontiveros has warned that Dito Telecommunity’s plans to build cell towers inside military camps poses security risk since it is 40 percent owned by the Chinese government. The senator on Tuesday said the Chinese control over Dito is “very material” amid reports of China’s use of cyber surveillance in other countries. […]

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Duterte won’t object on De Lima plea to visit ailing mother 

Credit to Author: mfrialde| Date: Tue, 13 Aug 2019 02:20:41 +0000

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte will not object to the request of detained Sen. Leila De Lima for the court to allow her

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Palace ‘optimistic’ 18th Congress will pass FOI bill ‘swiftly’

Credit to Author: mfrialde| Date: Wed, 03 Jul 2019 03:25:14 +0000

Malacañang is “optimistic” that the 18th Congress will “swiftly” pass the Freedom of Information (FOI) bill, one of the priority legislations of President Rodrigo Duterte that remains pending.

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‘Bato’ sees easy time in learning Senate’s ins and outs

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Thu, 23 May 2019 10:11:45 +0000

MANILA, Philippines — Senator-elect Ronald “Bato” Dela Rosa on Thursday said he already received assurance from experienced lawmakers that learning the system and ways of the Senate would not be as arduous.

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Ex-US Sen. Lugar lauded for advocacy of global peace

Credit to Author: Dennis Maliwanag| Date: Wed, 15 May 2019 23:28:06 +0000

Ex-US Sen. Lugar lauded for advocacy of global peace

Former Sen. Richard Lugar’s soft-spoken presence belied an influence on the global stage that was celebrated Wednesday for helping secure peace in many parts of the world.

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Sharon Cuneta endorses Grace Poe: She was my bet in 2016

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Fri, 10 May 2019 12:41:44 +0000

sharon endorses grace poe

MANILA, Philippines— Now it can be told. Megastar Sharon Cuneta would have wanted to campaign for Senator Grace Poe for president in 2016.

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Senators eye performance audit of 4Ps program

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Mon, 22 Apr 2019 03:31:04 +0000

Three senators, including Senate President Vicente “Tito” Sotto III, are planning a Senate inquiry into government’s implementation of the “4Ps” program

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Sri Lanka bombings an affront to Catholics, says lawmaker

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Mon, 22 Apr 2019 02:56:44 +0000

Sri Lanka bombings an affront to Catholics, says lawmaker

MANILA, Philippines — The Sri Lanka bombing incidents on Easter Sunday that killed at over 200 people is an affront to the Catholic faith, Senator Risa Hontiveros said.

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Poe tops survey; 10 HNP bets in ‘Magic 12’

Credit to Author: clopez| Date: Thu, 11 Apr 2019 21:22:16 +0000

After topping a survey of probable senatorial winners yet again, Sen. Grace Poe said she was grateful for the people’s continued support

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