When the present reads like the past

Ambeth R. Ocampo - @inquirerdotnet 10/02/2020

History can be depressing when one reads the present like the past. The current squabble over who should be House Speaker is not new. It comes in cycles, often at the start of a new president’s term.…

Villar may get the numbers if she vies for Senate presidency — Dela Rosa

07/08/2019

MANILA, Philippines — If Senator Cynthia Villar would run for Senate president, she might get the number needed to have her elected in the post, neophyte Senator Ronald “Bato” Dela Rosa said on Monday. “She’s not interested…

Villar: I don’t want to be Senate president but agri committee head

Futch Anthony Inso 06/06/2019

CARCAR CITY, Philippines — Reelected Senator Cynthia Villar reiterates that she is not interested in becoming the next Senate president in the incoming 18th Congress. “Sila lang naman yung nagsasabi na gusto kong mag-Senate president kasi nag-number…

Pimentel bows out; nominates Sotto as next Senate president

Inquirer 05/21/2018

SENATOR Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III stepped down as Senate president on Monday, paving the way for Senator Vicente “Tito” Sotto III to take the helm at the upper chamber. Pimentel announced his decision to resign in a…

Poe is 15th senator to sign resolution supporting Sotto as Senate President

Inquirer.net 05/19/2018

SENATOR Grace Poe announced yesterday that she has signed the Senate Resolution expressing support for the Senate presidency of Senator Tito Sotto. “Oo, kaninang ala-una ng hapon, pumirma ako [Yes, earlier at 1 p.m. I signed it],”…

2 RIVER CHAMPS

Eileen G. Mangubat, Jose Santino S. Bunachita 06/11/2015

                Senator Drilon to support  cleanup of  Cebu city rivers ‘one at a time’; Rama welcomes help after special meeting in  Manila Senate President Franklin Drilon has agreed to support…

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