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Sotto thinks Lacson could lead PH fight vs illegal drugs

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Sen. Vicente Sotto III.  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Senator Vicente “Tito” Sotto III wants former senator and now rehabilitation czar Panfilo Lacson to head the fight against illegal drugs in the country.

Posted: January 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Cuenco in COA list of 74 national lawmakers who ‘exceeded’ pork barrel spending

He’s off the hook in the graft case over “ghost patients” and fake medicine prescriptions charged to his P3 million pork barrel for Cebuano patients referred to the Vicente Sotto Medical Memorial Center.

Posted: August 17th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Stressed out, Sotto thinks of quitting Senate majority post

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Senate Majority Floor Leader Vicente Sotto III. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Senator Vicente Sotto is thinking of quitting as majority leader in the next Congress.

Posted: October 11th, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Sotto sees no possibility of Senate leadership change

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Senate Majority Floor Leader Vicente Sotto III. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Senate majority floor leader Vicente Sotto III said that he does not see the possibility of a change in leadership in the Senate after Senator Antonio Trillanes IV said he intends to oust Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile.

Posted: September 21st, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Deadlock over RH bill

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Senator Pia Cayetano. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Senate has removed controversial provisions that purportedly promote abortion and the use of birth control devices in a bid to break a deadlock in its version of the reproductive health (RH) bill.

Posted: September 7th, 2012 in Banner Story,Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

Plagiarism common practice, OK in Senate, says Sotto’s aide

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Plagiarism is rampant in the Senate, but some staff members of senators consider it an acceptable practice.

Posted: August 23rd, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

Sotto to consult Senate on proposed posthumous confirmation for Robredo

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A letter shown to media by Sen. Vicente Sotto III (in photo) supposedly sent by then Teresa Mayor Rodel de la Cruz to the senator’s office in 2012 and requesting funding for the antidengue project could be authentic, according to a town official of Teresa, Rizal. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Senate majority floor leader Vicente Sotto III on Wednesday said the Senate would look into the possibilities of giving a posthumous confirmation for the late Interior Secretary Jesse Robredo.

Posted: August 22nd, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Pia Cayetano: Research, not plagiarism

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guyito

The depth of one’s research can be proven when the writer or researcher cites the authors and other authorities quoted in the work.

Posted: August 22nd, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Oh no, another case of plagiarism?

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guyito

Has plagiarism gripped the Senate? Days after bloggers accused Senate Majority Leader Vicente Sotto of allegedly quoting at least one source in his speech against contraceptives without proper attribution, netizens blasted his nemesis, Sen. Pia Cayetano, for the same offense.

Posted: August 21st, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Enrile defends Sotto against US blogger’s charge

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Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Is Senate Majority Leader Vicente “Tito” Sotto III being crucified for lifting statements based on fact? Would his critics rather that he used falsehoods to defend his stand against the reproductive health (RH) bill?

Posted: August 20th, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Sotto should be ‘man enough to apologize’, says US blogger

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The American blogger, who accused Senator Vicente Sotto of being a lying thief for allegedly plagiarizing her in his anti-Reproductive Health bill speech last week, said the lawmaker should be “man enough to say ‘I’m sorry’ and then just move on”.

Posted: August 18th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Sotto promise: Sponsors will hardly recognize RH bill

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Senate Majority Floor Leader Vicente Sotto III. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

When the smoke clears in the Senate after a looming showdown, proponents of the reproductive health (RH) bill will hardly recognize the original measure they had introduced in the chamber.

Posted: August 17th, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Sotto accuses groups of promoting abortion

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A letter shown to media by Sen. Vicente Sotto III (in photo) supposedly sent by then Teresa Mayor Rodel de la Cruz to the senator’s office in 2012 and requesting funding for the antidengue project could be authentic, according to a town official of Teresa, Rizal. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Senate majority leader Tito Sotto alleged on Wednesday that at least four non-government organizations presenting themselves as “pro-women” receive funding from international groups advocating abortion.

Posted: August 15th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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