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Sotto, Honasan push for continued detention of 3 senators in Camp Crame

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Two opposition senators are pushing for the continued detention of the three jailed senators at the Camp Crame in Quezon City while their cases are being heard by the Sandiganbayan.

Posted: July 29th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Sona 2014: Aquino praised for not mentioning pork scam suspects

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Speaker of the House Feliciano Belmonte shakes hands with President Benigno S. Aquino III after his 5th State of the Nation Address during the joint session of the Senate and the House of Representative in Batasang Pambansa, Quezon City on Monday while Senate Franklin Drilon looks on. INQUIRER PHOTO / GRIG C. MONTEGRANDE

Senators have mixed reactions on President Benigno Aquino III’s State of the Nation address but they were one in saying that the President was right when he made no mention about the plight of the three jailed senators.

Posted: July 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Drilon urges colleaguesto set aside 2016 plans, focus on ‘Senate’s rebirth’

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Senator Franklin Drilon  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

As the second regular session of the 16th Congress opened on Monday, Senate President Franklin Drilon called on his colleagues to set aside their political aspirtions for 2016 and instead “work hand in hand for the rebirth of the Senate.”

Posted: July 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Senate adopts resolutions

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The Senate formally opens the second regular session of Congress on Monday with only 20 out of 24 members present. Maila Ager / INQUIRER.net

Several resolutions were adopted by the Senate when it opened the second regular session of the 16th Congress on Monday.

Posted: July 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Graft-tainted Congress opens second regular session

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Photo by Ryan Leagogo / INQUIRER.net

Gavels were banged as the second regular session of the 16th Congress opened Monday morning, six hours ahead of the fifth national address of President Benigno Aquino III.

Posted: July 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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