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The Visayan Daily Star
Negros Orientala number of key resource speakers have been invited to the national convention,
Negros Oriental
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 2 days ago
a number of key resource speakers have been invited to the national convention, Obar said. They include former Sen. Aquilino �Nene� Pimentel to speak on �The Difference Between the Unitary System and Federal System of government�; Secretary... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Senate hails PH naval officer awarded at British Royal Navy Collegehonor and recognition to the country through their outstanding achievements in
Senate hails PH naval officer awarded at British Royal Navy College
Manila Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
honor and recognition to the country through their outstanding achievements in their respective fields,” Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III said. Pimentel, on the same day, filed a Senate Resolution congratulating and commending... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Kuwaitits probe of drug money and her alleged link? There is such as a thing as inter
Kuwait
Manila Standard Today / Posted 2 days ago
its probe of drug money and her alleged link? There is such as a thing as inter-parliamentary courtesy and Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III is right in not letting De Lima attend the House hearing. With the so-called “supermajority” in the... Read more
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Spot.ph
Congressmen are on dangerous ground in wanting to investigate a sitting senatorattend the House hearing—not on the principle of inter-parliamentary courtesy,
Congressmen are on dangerous ground in wanting to investigate a sitting senator
Spot.ph / Posted 3 days ago
attend the House hearing—not on the principle of inter-parliamentary courtesy, which she said was properly Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III’s defense to make on behalf of a colleague and the institution of the Senate, in the face of “this... Read more
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Spot.ph
Congressmen are on dangerous ground in wanting to investigate a sitting senatorattend the House hearing—not on the principle of inter-parliamentary courtesy,
Congressmen are on dangerous ground in wanting to investigate a sitting senator
Spot.ph / Posted 3 days ago
attend the House hearing—not on the principle of inter-parliamentary courtesy, which she said was properly Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III’s defense to make on behalf of a colleague and the institution of the Senate, in the face of “this... Read more
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Pilipino Star
JV suspended for 90 daysas it was my bounden duty and responsibility to protect the well-being of the c
JV suspended for 90 days
Pilipino Star / Posted 4 days ago
as it was my bounden duty and responsibility to protect the well-being of the city residents,” he said. Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III said the implementation of Ejercito’s suspension is not automatic, as he confirmed that his office has... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Pimentel: Senate to study suspension order vs JV Ejercitosuspension order against Senator Joseph Victor “JV” Ejercito since its implemen
Pimentel: Senate to study suspension order vs JV Ejercito
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 days ago
suspension order against Senator Joseph Victor “JV” Ejercito since its implementation is not “automatic,” Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III said on Tuesday. Pimentel said his office had already received a copy of the Sandiganbayan’s... Read more
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Sun Star
Duterte to convene Ledac by September or Octoberof 20 members, with Duterte seating as chairman. Other members include Vice Pr
Duterte to convene Ledac by September or October
Sun Star / Posted 5 days ago
of 20 members, with Duterte seating as chairman. Other members include Vice President Leni Robredo, Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III, House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez, seven Cabinet members, three members each from the Senate and the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
‘Best tribute to Ninoy is support for war on drugs’also laid on the metal marker where Aquino fell on the tarmac. The awardees fo
‘Best tribute to Ninoy is support for war on drugs’
Inquirier.net / Posted 6 days ago
also laid on the metal marker where Aquino fell on the tarmac. The awardees for this year were former Senate President Aquilino “Nene” Pimentel Jr., the Armed Forces of the Philippines, Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines and... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Duterte fires ex-President’s menpurge aimed at cleansing the government of corruption was within his executive
Duterte fires ex-President’s men
Inquirier.net / Posted 6 days ago
purge aimed at cleansing the government of corruption was within his executive authority, said former Senate President Aquilino “Nene” Pimentel Jr. “Mr. Duterte, a lawyer, is aware of the limits of his power…he knows what he can or cannot do... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Leila’s love ‘gave rise to Bilibid corruption’allow this venerable institution to be used as a political weapon,” Baguilat sa
Leila’s love ‘gave rise to Bilibid corruption’
Manila Standard Today / Posted 6 days ago
allow this venerable institution to be used as a political weapon,” Baguilat said. The Liberals called on Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III, the President’s party mate in the Partido Demokratikong Pilipino-Laban ng Bayan or PDP-Laban “to... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Speed up drug cases to decongest jailsthe President and Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno can work out ways without
Speed up drug cases to decongest jails
Pilipino Star / Posted 6 days ago
the President and Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno can work out ways without sacrificing due process. Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III and Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez can help with emergency legislation and fund allocations. Policies need... Read more
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Sun Star
‘Autonomy can co-exist with federalism’CORDILLERA Autonomy within a federal government can co-exist, according to form
‘Autonomy can co-exist with federalism’
Sun Star / Posted 7 days ago
CORDILLERA Autonomy within a federal government can co-exist, according to former Senate President and federalism advocate Aquilino Pimentel Jr. during the 1st Northern Luzon Federal Forum held August 19. Pimentel told participants although the... Read more
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Office of the President - Philippines
The 2016 State of the Nation Addressnaa katulo tao diri sa taas ining Kongreso nga gikan sa Mindanao. Busa, wala na
The 2016 State of the Nation Address
Office of the President - Philippines / Posted 8 days ago
naa katulo tao diri sa taas ining Kongreso nga gikan sa Mindanao. Busa, wala na gyud ko masulti. Kay Presidente sa Senado Aquilino Pimintel III, sa mga miyembro ining Senado, Tagapagsulti sa Balay-balaoranan Pantaleon Alvarez, Bise Presidente... Read more
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Office of the President - Philippines
The 2016 State of the Nation Addressang tatlong lalaki sa nakaangat na bahagi ng Kongreso ay mula sa Mindanao. So,
The 2016 State of the Nation Address
Office of the President - Philippines / Posted 8 days ago
ang tatlong lalaki sa nakaangat na bahagi ng Kongreso ay mula sa Mindanao. So, wala talaga kaming masabi. Pangulo ng Senado Aquilino Pimentel III, mga miyembro ng Senado, Ispiker Pantaleon Alvarez, Pangalawang Pangulo Maria Leonor Robredo, dating... Read more
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Rappler
The powerful committee that will check President Duterte's appointmentsThe Commission on Appointments has elected its new officials and members for th
The powerful committee that will check President Duterte's appointments
Rappler / Posted 8 days ago
The Commission on Appointments has elected its new officials and members for the 17th Congress. Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III is the ex-officio chairman. Photo by Alex Nuevaespaña/Senate PRIB MANILA, Philippines – The Commission... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
De Lima hits out at ’abuse of power’President Pro-Tempore Franklin Drilon said in a text message to reporters Wedne
De Lima hits out at ’abuse of power’
Manila Standard Today / Posted 9 days ago
President Pro-Tempore Franklin Drilon said in a text message to reporters Wednesday night. Drilon said Senate President Aquilino Pimentel Jr., Duterte’s key ally, should take a stand on the “unprecedented attack on a senator.” Senator Risa... Read more
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Pilipino Star
De Lima slams abuse of presidential powerdestroying her character and standing as public servant are sad),” the LP said.
De Lima slams abuse of presidential power
Pilipino Star / Posted 9 days ago
destroying her character and standing as public servant are sad),” the LP said. To this end, LP called on Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III to uphold the independence of the Senate whose membership, it said, must always be vigorously supported... Read more
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Inquirier.net
‘Have decency, Mr. President’to the defense of De Lima, their ally in the administration of President Benign
‘Have decency, Mr. President’
Inquirier.net / Posted 9 days ago
to the defense of De Lima, their ally in the administration of President Benigno Aquino III, and urged Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III to initiate a collective stand against Mr. Duterte. “While he is known for his colorful language, it... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
LP urges Pimentel to uphold Senate independenceThe Liberal Party (LP) on Thursday called on Senate President Aquilino Pimentel
LP urges Pimentel to uphold Senate independence
Manila Standard Today / Posted 9 days ago
The Liberal Party (LP) on Thursday called on Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III to uphold the independence of the Senate. This comes, after President Rodrigo Duterte linked Senator Leila de Lima to illegal drug trade. "We call on the Senate... Read more
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The Manila Times
‘I’m not the enemy here!’in a statement. The erstwhile ruling Liberal Party also stood by the beleaguer
‘I’m not the enemy here!’
The Manila Times / Posted 9 days ago
in a statement. The erstwhile ruling Liberal Party also stood by the beleaguered lawmaker as it called on Senate President Aquilino Pimentel 3rd, a key Duterte ally, to defend de Lima and ensure the Senate’s independence. “Senator Leila de Lima is... Read more
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Rappler
Sotto: No need for Senate to intervene in Duterte-De Lima spatwas not guilty of allegations," Sotto said. Senator Risa Hontiveros and the Li
Sotto: No need for Senate to intervene in Duterte-De Lima spat
Rappler / Posted 10 days ago
was not guilty of allegations," Sotto said. Senator Risa Hontiveros and the Liberal Party (LP) have urged Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III to defend De Lima's integrity. Hontiveros said Duterte's act is "consistent" with his "disturbing... Read more
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Rappler
Robredo, LP back De Lima: Personal attacks don't helpto the issue," she said in Filipino. ‘Uphold Senate independence’ The Liberal
Robredo, LP back De Lima: Personal attacks don't help
Rappler / Posted 10 days ago
to the issue," she said in Filipino. ‘Uphold Senate independence’ The Liberal Party, meanwhile, urged Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III to “uphold the independence” of the Senate following the attack of their party member. “Senator Leila... Read more
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Sun Star
De Lima dares Duterte: 'Have decency to spare my colleagues, family'the country. Senate must take a stand Senate President Pro Tempore Franklin D
De Lima dares Duterte: 'Have decency to spare my colleagues, family'
Sun Star / Posted 10 days ago
the country. Senate must take a stand Senate President Pro Tempore Franklin Drilon meanwhile challenged Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III to make a strong stand and uphold the independence of the Senate against what he described as "an... Read more
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The Manila Times
HONOR FOR HIDILYNSenate President Aquilino Pimentel 3rd (center) presents Olympic weightlifting
HONOR FOR HIDILYN
The Manila Times / Posted 10 days ago
Senate President Aquilino Pimentel 3rd (center) presents Olympic weightlifting silver medalist Hidilyn Diaz (second from left) with a copy of a Senate resolution congratulating her for her performance in the Rio Games. Diaz, who competed in her third... Read more
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Rappler
Duterte to abide by SC decision on Marcos buriala former defense secretary, and a former president. Several lawmakers, includi
Duterte to abide by SC decision on Marcos burial
Rappler / Posted 10 days ago
a former defense secretary, and a former president. Several lawmakers, including Duterte's biggest allies such as Senators Aquilino Pimentel III and Alan Peter Cayetano, oppose the burial. Vice President Leni Robredo also does not agree with... Read more
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Rappler
Drilon-Pacquiao 'debate' draws laughter in Senate sessioncommittee chair, to answer some questions: "Will the principal sponsor yield to
Drilon-Pacquiao 'debate' draws laughter in Senate session
Rappler / Posted 10 days ago
committee chair, to answer some questions: "Will the principal sponsor yield to one or two questions?" Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III said: "It is up to you Senator Pacquiao." It took Pacquiao several seconds before standing up. At this... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Pimentel: Judiciary should thank Duterte for narcolist Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III on Wednesday said Judiciary sho
Pimentel: Judiciary should thank Duterte for narcolist
Manila Bulletin / Posted 10 days ago
Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III on Wednesday said Judiciary should be thankful to President Rodrigo Roa Duterte for information on some judges involved in drug trade. “They should... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Senators grant Diaz cash incentive from chamber’s savingswas reached when Senate President Pro Tempore Franklin Drilon made a motion on
Senators grant Diaz cash incentive from chamber’s savings
Inquirier.net / Posted 10 days ago
was reached when Senate President Pro Tempore Franklin Drilon made a motion on the floor, authorizing Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III to give cash incentive to Diaz which will be drawn from the savings of the Senate. Drilon said... Read more
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Bulatlat.com
#BigasHindiBala | Special coverage of the Kidapawan crisispeople…Farmers are not dumb. They were there at the protest because they are hu
#BigasHindiBala | Special coverage of the Kidapawan crisis
Bulatlat.com / Posted 11 days ago
people…Farmers are not dumb. They were there at the protest because they are hungry.)Senators Alan Peter Cayetano, Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel and Teofisto “TG” Guingona III during the first Senate committee hearing on the violent dispersal of... Read more
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Rappler
Ilocano National Living Treasure creates Marcos' death shroudand a former president. Many have protested President Duterte's decision, incl
Ilocano National Living Treasure creates Marcos' death shroud
Rappler / Posted 11 days ago
and a former president. Many have protested President Duterte's decision, including his supporters like Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III and Senator Alan Peter Cayetano. Another one of his allies, Rafael Alunan III, brought up an agreement... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Senate 'Cayetano bloc' meets with Duterte over tax reformsof the group supported Cayetano's failed bid for the Senate presidency. Some of
Senate 'Cayetano bloc' meets with Duterte over tax reforms
Pilipino Star / Posted 11 days ago
of the group supported Cayetano's failed bid for the Senate presidency. Some of them eventually supported Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III. Villanueva doused insinuations that the meeting would have something to do with the upcoming Senate... Read more
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Sun Star
Congress to scrutinize Duterte's 'budget for change'Benjamin Diokno presented the 2017 National Expenditure Program, which was pres
Congress to scrutinize Duterte's 'budget for change'
Sun Star / Posted 11 days ago
Benjamin Diokno presented the 2017 National Expenditure Program, which was presented to her and to Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III. In his presentation, Diokno justified that the P15-billion increase in the budget of the Office of... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Duterte meets with senators on tax agendayou’ meeting,” said Cayetano. “We really meet as an advocacy group,” he said o
Duterte meets with senators on tax agenda
Inquirier.net / Posted 11 days ago
you’ meeting,” said Cayetano. “We really meet as an advocacy group,” he said of his circle. Curiously, Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III was not part of the meeting. While both the President’s allies, Pimentel and Cayetano had... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Top Storiesbut it is hoped that they will all be in by August 23. Duterte, who is the cha
Top Stories
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 12 days ago
but it is hoped that they will all be in by August 23. Duterte, who is the chairman of the PDP Laban, Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III, who is its president, and House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez, its secretary general, have been invited to... Read more
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Minda News
Dureza: “Great determination” to move forward in Bangsamoro peace processHouse Majority Leader Rep. Rodolfo Farinas, and the Philippine Ambassador to Ma
Dureza: “Great determination” to move forward in Bangsamoro peace process
Minda News / Posted 12 days ago
House Majority Leader Rep. Rodolfo Farinas, and the Philippine Ambassador to Malaysia, Ed Malaya, Senate President Aquilino Pimentel was also expected to come but did not make it. MILF chair Al Haj Murad Ebrahim led the MILF... Read more
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Pilipino Star
FVR's sister appointed to MECO Board of DirectorsNational Economic and Development Authority. Assistant Secretary Astravel Pime
FVR's sister appointed to MECO Board of Directors
Pilipino Star / Posted 12 days ago
National Economic and Development Authority. Assistant Secretary Astravel Pimentel-Naik, a relative of Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III, was also sworn in as presidential legislative liason office III at the PLLO under the Office of the... Read more
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Rappler
Negros Occidental gov, other officials join Duterte partyinduction of new members in Negros Occidental are top PDP-Laban officials led b
Negros Occidental gov, other officials join Duterte party
Rappler / Posted 12 days ago
induction of new members in Negros Occidental are top PDP-Laban officials led by Duterte, who is chairman. Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III, president of the party; and House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez, its secretary general, are also expected... Read more
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Rappler
5 women lawmakers are new House deputy speakersamend the Constitution “upon a 3/4 of the votes of all its members.” Duterte h
5 women lawmakers are new House deputy speakers
Rappler / Posted 12 days ago
amend the Constitution “upon a 3/4 of the votes of all its members.” Duterte has strong support in the 17th Congress, with his PDP-Laban party mates Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III and House Speaker Alvarez heading the chambers. – Rappler... Read more
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Rappler
Martial Law victims ask SC to stop Marcos hero's burialPangilinan, Bam Aquino and Risa Hontiveros were among those who attended the pr
Martial Law victims ask SC to stop Marcos hero's burial
Rappler / Posted 13 days ago
Pangilinan, Bam Aquino and Risa Hontiveros were among those who attended the protest at the Rizal Park in Luneta. Senators Aquilino Pimentel III and Alan Peter Cayetano – Duterte's key allies – are also against Duterte's decision. The military has... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Senate public hearings on Cha-cha to begin Sept. 6would commence on September 6. This, despite the earlier commitment of House Sp
Senate public hearings on Cha-cha to begin Sept. 6
Manila Bulletin / Posted 13 days ago
would commence on September 6. This, despite the earlier commitment of House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez and Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III that Congress would tackle Charter change (Cha-cha) by January, 2017 and prioritize the passage of the... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Marin takes steps to make sure elections are hack-prooffrom such shenanigans. The bad news is that other states are at risk. Marin R
Marin takes steps to make sure elections are hack-proof
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 14 days ago
from such shenanigans. The bad news is that other states are at risk. Marin Registrar of Voters Lynda Roberts and Tony Aquilino, the registrar’s technology systems specialist, took me through the system’s security precautions. Their key... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Deal: Marcos burial in IlocosPangulo” (Presidents’ Cemetery) so there would no longer be any problem with th
Deal: Marcos burial in Ilocos
Inquirier.net / Posted 14 days ago
Pangulo” (Presidents’ Cemetery) so there would no longer be any problem with the term “bayani” (hero). Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III said the best way to resolve the controversy was to challenge the burial plan in the Supreme... Read more
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The Manila Times
Three women and the funeralsDuterte has clearly neutered the brave men of the two chambers of Congress. The
Three women and the funerals
The Manila Times / Posted 14 days ago
Duterte has clearly neutered the brave men of the two chambers of Congress. The prime example is the Senate president, Aquilino Pimentel 3rd. Nene Pimentel, his father, fought Marcos at all fronts and at the most hostile of trenches. Ninoy... Read more
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Rappler
Duterte ally: Ramos-era deal prevents Marcos hero's burialexception to the rule that disqualifies a candidate should apply here." Other
Duterte ally: Ramos-era deal prevents Marcos hero's burial
Rappler / Posted 14 days ago
exception to the rule that disqualifies a candidate should apply here." Other Duterte supporters, such as Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III and Senator Alan Peter Cayetano, also reject a hero’s burial for Marcos. Duterte however asserted on... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
No right to question Marcos’ burialof the President. Paradoxically, President Duterte’s decision to get rid of par
No right to question Marcos’ burial
Manila Standard Today / Posted 15 days ago
of the President. Paradoxically, President Duterte’s decision to get rid of party-list representation authored by then Aquilino Pimentel Jr. was a slap on his face. His father naively thought his version was far better than the Sectoral... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
Lobregat optimistic on passage of 'MinPow'he sees a brighter future for MinPow. “What makes us more positive on this (Mi
Lobregat optimistic on passage of 'MinPow'
Zamboanga Today / Posted 16 days ago
he sees a brighter future for MinPow. “What makes us more positive on this (MinPow) is that the Senate President (Senator Aquilino Pimentel III) and House Speaker (Davao del Norte Representative Pantaleon Alvarez) are from Mindanao, and they are... Read more
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Rappler
Marcos ‘not a hero’ but 'law' allows burial at Libinganto Duterte’s views Some of the President’s staunchest allies, however, disagre
Marcos ‘not a hero’ but 'law' allows burial at Libingan
Rappler / Posted 16 days ago
to Duterte’s views Some of the President’s staunchest allies, however, disagree with him, including Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III and Senator Alan Peter Cayetano, Duterte’s running mate. “I support the President but I do not agree... Read more
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Spot.ph
The law says Marcos is a hero-and it also doesn'tmay even end up in court. Even some of the President’s devoted allies, such as
The law says Marcos is a hero-and it also doesn't
Spot.ph / Posted 17 days ago
may even end up in court. Even some of the President’s devoted allies, such as (former and current) Senate Presidents Aquilino Pimentel Jr. and III, are urging President Duterte to reconsider. But he says he will stick to his guns. Whatever... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Nene’s suggestion: ‘Libingan ng mga Bayani at iba pa’is bent on allowing the burial of the late dictator President Ferdinand Marcos
Nene’s suggestion: ‘Libingan ng mga Bayani at iba pa’
Inquirier.net / Posted 17 days ago
is bent on allowing the burial of the late dictator President Ferdinand Marcos at Libingan. Former Senate President Aquilino “Nene” Pimentel Jr. on Wednesday reiterated his proposal to add “at iba pa” (and others) to Libingan in Taguig... Read more
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