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Enrile’s blood pressure shoots up after verbal clash with Alan Cayetano

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Senate Minority Leader Juan Ponce Enrile. FILE PHOTO

Senate President Juan Ponce-Enrile’s blood pressure shot up to 180/100 after a heated exchange on Wednesday with Senate Minority Leader Alan Peter Cayetano.

Posted: January 23rd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Santiago got P15-M Senate funds in 2012 — COA

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Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago.  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

No less than the office of Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago has received more than P15-million additional maintenance and other operating expenses (MOOEs) in 2012, the head of the Commission on Audits said.

Posted: January 23rd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

After gaining vote of confidence, Enrile ready to face foes

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Senator  Juan Ponce-Enrile. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Senate President Juan Ponce-Enrile admitted that his motion to declare his post vacant was his way to get the “vote of confidence” of his peers.

Posted: January 22nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Trillanes: Enrile pre-empted his ouster

Senator Antonio “Sonny” Trillanes IV and Senate Minority Leader Juan Ponce-Enrile. INQUIRER FILE PHOTOS

The number of votes that will approve Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile’s motion to declare his post vacant could have been enough if Liberal Party senators were present, Senator Antonio Trillanes IV said Tuesday as he alleged that the result was “pre-empted.”

Posted: January 22nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

UNA blasts Pimentel for vote to oust Enrile, raps his ‘insensitive behavior’

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Senator Aquilino Pimentel III. FILE PHOTO

The United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) on Tuesday hit at Senator Aquilino Pimentel III’s vote to oust Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile.

Posted: January 22nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

VACC to file ethics raps vs senators except Santiago over cash gifts

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Anticrime crusader Dante Jimenez. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

All senators except for Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago will be facing an ethics complaint that an anti-crime group is planning to file in the Senate in connection with the millions of pesos given to them last year.

Posted: January 17th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Lacson mulls filing raps vs some senators over possible abuse of Senate funds

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Former senator Panfilo “Ping” Lacson   INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Senator Panfilo Lacson said he is planning to file graft charges against some of his colleagues, who may be proven to have used Senate funds for personal needs, including groceries for family members.

Posted: January 17th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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