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about 2 months ago

Sen. Franklin Drilon warned of a possible deadlock in the 2018 national budget if the House insists on allocating P1,000 to the Commission on Human Rights.

about 2 months ago

Senators on Monday called out what they said was a lack of focus and urgency from law enforcement agencies and the executive branch in the investigation on the multi-billion drug shipment from China.

about 3 months ago

Senators fail to get details on Comelec Chair Andres Bautista's financial transactions because of the Bank Secrecy Law. This is reviving moves to repeal the law and amend the Anti-Money Laundering Act. Senator Franklin Drilon also questions the National Bureau of Investigation's moves in its probe on Bautista's unexplained wealth.

about 3 months ago

The Department of Justice (DOJ) on Thursday faced a setback in the approval of its proposed budget for 2018.

about 8 months ago

The Senate has just gone through one committee hearing on the bill seeking to re-impose the death penalty. How will they move forward with controversial legislation?

about 9 months ago

Senator Leila De Lima's party mates are coming to her defense after the Justice Department filed criminal cases against the Senator on Friday. The Senators say the Justice Department’s cases against De Lima are illegal and based on “trumped-up charges.”

about 9 months ago

Amendments to the 85-year-old Revised Penal Code is expected to pass Senate by April.

about 9 months ago

Senate President Pro-Tempore Franklin Drilon throws his support behind Sen. Chiz Escudero's call for an inquiry into the Amnesty International report.

about 9 months ago

Senate President Pro-Tempore Franklin Drilon says that with 10 senators voting against death penalty, he will "not be surprised if it fails."