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Spot.ph
These people deserve applause for their work at the SONAdid the president go off-script? “It’s the first time I’ve seen the president g
These people deserve applause for their work at the SONA
Spot.ph / Posted 3 hours ago
did the president go off-script? “It’s the first time I’ve seen the president go off-script that many times,” said Sen. Juan Miguel Zubiri. Duterte would even say, "Wala na ito sa script" in variations. He often directed the prompter operator to... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Duterte cracks up audience; speech no tearjerkerclear,” said Sen. Richard Gordon. “It’s the first time I’ve seen the President
Duterte cracks up audience; speech no tearjerker
Inquirier.net / Posted 12 hours ago
clear,” said Sen. Richard Gordon. “It’s the first time I’ve seen the President go off-script that many times,” said Sen. Juan Miguel Zubiri. “But it goes to show that this is the Duterte style, this is the Duterte fever. He’s really like that.... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Pimentel, Alvarez formally take Senate, House leadership as 17th Congress openswas elected Senate Majority Leader and chairman of Senate Committee on Rules. T
Pimentel, Alvarez formally take Senate, House leadership as 17th Congress opens
Manila Bulletin / Posted 16 hours ago
was elected Senate Majority Leader and chairman of Senate Committee on Rules. The nomination was seconded by returning Sen. Juan Miguel Zubiri “who in the past I’ve had the unfortunate experience of having as a bitter rival, but today I leave all... Read more
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The Manila Times
Pimentel elected Senate president, Cayetano absent(LP) and Senators Vicente Sotto 3rd and Loren Legarda of the Nationalist People
Pimentel elected Senate president, Cayetano absent
The Manila Times / Posted 16 hours ago
(LP) and Senators Vicente Sotto 3rd and Loren Legarda of the Nationalist People’s Coalition. In a dramatic turn, Sen. Juan Miguel Zubiri, a returnee to the chamber, rose to nominate Pimentel. The friendship between the two Mindanaoan... Read more
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Inquirier.net
‘Koko should earn people’s respect on his own’Pimentel missed the first three years of his term as he wrestled the 12th slot
‘Koko should earn people’s respect on his own’
Inquirier.net / Posted 17 hours ago
Pimentel missed the first three years of his term as he wrestled the 12th slot in the 2007 winning roster of Senators from Juan Miguel Zubiri. The latter was forced to resign in 2011 amid Pimentel’s electoral protest, even as he denied allegations... Read more
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Rappler
Koko Pimentel, Migz Zubiri: 'Bitter rivals' no moreRIVALS NO MORE. Senate President Aquilino 'Koko' Pimentel III and Senator Juan
Koko Pimentel, Migz Zubiri: 'Bitter rivals' no more
Rappler / Posted 23 hours ago
RIVALS NO MORE. Senate President Aquilino 'Koko' Pimentel III and Senator Juan Miguel Zubiri have finally ended their years-long feud that started with the electoral fraud benefitting the latter in the 2007 polls. MANILA, Philippines – All is well... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Koko Pimentel takes Senate presidency with 20-3 vote“Tito” Sotto III nominated Pimentel for the post shortly after the chamber open
Koko Pimentel takes Senate presidency with 20-3 vote
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
“Tito” Sotto III nominated Pimentel for the post shortly after the chamber opened the 17th Congress at 10:00 a.m. Senator Juan Miguel Zubiri seconded the motion. Senator Francis “Chiz” Escudero then nominated Senator Ralph Recto, a member of the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Pimentel elected as Senate presidentHontiveros, Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao and Leila De Lima also picked Pimentel.
Pimentel elected as Senate president
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
Hontiveros, Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao and Leila De Lima also picked Pimentel. Pimentel was nominated by Sotto and Sen. Juan Miguel Zubiri. The newly elected Pimentel, who sought the Senate presidency after leading the campaign of party-mate... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Cayetano absent as Senate of 17th Congress convenesGrace Poe, Pimentel, Ralph Recto, Vicente “Tito” Sotto III, Antonio Trillanes I
Cayetano absent as Senate of 17th Congress convenes
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
Grace Poe, Pimentel, Ralph Recto, Vicente “Tito” Sotto III, Antonio Trillanes IV, Joel Villanueva, Cynthia Villar, and Juan Miguel Zubiri. Five of the 24 senators are first-timers. They are De Lima, Gatchalian, Hontiveros, Manny Pacquiao and... Read more
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Rappler
It's final: Koko Pimentel is new Senate PresidentDrugs – Panfilo Lacson Ways and Means – Juan Edgardo "Sonny" Angara Justice a
It's final: Koko Pimentel is new Senate President
Rappler / Posted yesterday
Drugs – Panfilo Lacson Ways and Means – Juan Edgardo "Sonny" Angara Justice and Human Rights – Leila de Lima Health and Demography – Risa Hontiveros National Defense and Security – Gregorio Honasan Trade and Industry – Juan M... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Koko Pimentel set to open Senate session once denied himlawmaker to assume the 12th and final Senate seat from the 2007 elections, assu
Koko Pimentel set to open Senate session once denied him
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
lawmaker to assume the 12th and final Senate seat from the 2007 elections, assuming the seat only in 2011 when then Sen. Juan Miguel Zubiri, now also back in the upper chamber, was forced to resign even as he denied cheating allegations. Missing... Read more
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Pilipino Star
LP joins House super majorityto join too. Just the other day, Pimentel confirmed three senators belonging t
LP joins House super majority
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
to join too. Just the other day, Pimentel confirmed three senators belonging to the group of Cayetano –Richard Gordon, Juan Miguel Zubiri and Joseph Victor Ejercito – have decided to join him in the super majority. Pimentel added Sen. Joel... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Senate Presidency: Alan Cayetano gives way to PimentelCayetano could not be reached for comment. Among Cayetano’s known supporters a
Senate Presidency: Alan Cayetano gives way to Pimentel
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
Cayetano could not be reached for comment. Among Cayetano’s known supporters are Senators Joseph Victor “JV” Ejercito, Juan Miguel Zubiri, Richard Gordon and Cynthia Villar. “This is very important…At least the senators perceived to be... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
19 senators back Pimentel’s bid for senate presidencydraft resolution endorsing his senate presidency has climbed to 19. He identif
19 senators back Pimentel’s bid for senate presidency
Manila Standard Today / Posted 3 days ago
draft resolution endorsing his senate presidency has climbed to 19. He identifies Senators JV Ejercito, Joel Villanueva, Juan Miguel Zubiri and Richard Gordon as among the new additions to the list. Pimentel says once he assumes the senate... Read more
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Pilipino Star
19 senators now with Koko’s ‘super majority’to side with him. The three senators who shifted support to Pimentel were Jose
19 senators now with Koko’s ‘super majority’
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 days ago
to side with him. The three senators who shifted support to Pimentel were Joseph Victor Ejercito, Richard Gordon and Juan Miguel Zubiri. Sen. Joel Villanueva also expressed support for Pimentel as Senate president. Pimentel said he and... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Pimentel on Senate presidency rivalry: Cayetano has given wayof 18 senators. Pimentel said the latest signatories were from Cayetano’s grou
Pimentel on Senate presidency rivalry: Cayetano has given way
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 days ago
of 18 senators. Pimentel said the latest signatories were from Cayetano’s group — Senators Joseph Victor “JV” Ejercito, Juan Miguel Zubiri, and Richard Gordon. Neophyte Senator Joel Villanueva, he said, also affixed his signature. The new... Read more
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The Manila Times
Liberals, PDP-Laban unity deal collapsesRobredo, is also aiming at the Senate’s highest seat but only has at least thre
Liberals, PDP-Laban unity deal collapses
The Manila Times / Posted 6 days ago
Robredo, is also aiming at the Senate’s highest seat but only has at least three senators on his side: Cynthia Villar, Juan Miguel Zubiri and Richard Gordon. Only two senators are part of the Senate minority bloc: Francis Escudero and Antonio... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Top StoriesSenator Juan Miguel Zubiri and Rep. Alfredo Abelardo Benitez (Neg. Occ., 3 rd D
Top Stories
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 8 days ago
Senator Juan Miguel Zubiri and Rep. Alfredo Abelardo Benitez (Neg. Occ., 3 rd District) yesterday said they support the call of Negros Occidental Gov. Alfredo Marañon for PhilHealth to help cover the cost of the rehabilitation of drug... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Court’s decision pleases Aquinobetter conditions that enable countries to engage each other,” Aquino said. He
Court’s decision pleases Aquino
Manila Standard Today / Posted 12 days ago
better conditions that enable countries to engage each other,” Aquino said. He made his statement even as Senator Juan Miguel Zubiri on Wednesday suggested that President Rodrigo Duterte go to China for his first state visit. Decision.... Read more
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Pilipino Star
DOJ issues lookout bulletin vs 5 ‘narco generals’at the Presidential Anti-Organized Crime Task Force. Lacson said that Tinio wa
DOJ issues lookout bulletin vs 5 ‘narco generals’
Pilipino Star / Posted 12 days ago
at the Presidential Anti-Organized Crime Task Force. Lacson said that Tinio was not among the two mentioned. Sen. Juan Miguel Zubiri has called for the strict implementation of the mandatory random drug testing for all government... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Zubiri undergoes drug-testingSHOWING he could “walk the talk,” returning Sen. Juan Miguel Zubiri on Wednesda
Zubiri undergoes drug-testing
Inquirier.net / Posted 12 days ago
SHOWING he could “walk the talk,” returning Sen. Juan Miguel Zubiri on Wednesday underwent drug-testing at the Senate as he called on other civil servants to do the same in support of the Duterte administration’s anti-drug campaign. “To all... Read more
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Rappler
Robredo: Federalism a good idea, but are we ready?federalism, saying it will remove the Bangsamoro from the dictates of "imperial
Robredo: Federalism a good idea, but are we ready?
Rappler / Posted 17 days ago
federalism, saying it will remove the Bangsamoro from the dictates of "imperial" Manila. In a separate interview, Senator Juan Miguel Zubiri, who hails from Bukidnon, also declared his support to the shift to federal government, saying it assures... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Koko a cinch for Senate top postFrancis Escudero and Antonio Trillanes IV. No word yet on where the allegiance
Koko a cinch for Senate top post
Inquirier.net / Posted 19 days ago
Francis Escudero and Antonio Trillanes IV. No word yet on where the allegiance of returning Senators Richard Gordon and Juan Miguel Zubiri, and Sen. Cynthia Villar, spouse of former Sen. Manuel Villar, lies. Reelected Sen. Ralph Recto was... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Subtle but strong messagewho expressed support for Cayetano in his bid to become the next Senate preside
Subtle but strong message
Pilipino Star / Posted 20 days ago
who expressed support for Cayetano in his bid to become the next Senate president. These include Senators Cynthia Villar, Juan Miguel Zubiri, JV Ejercito and Dick Gordon. Business ( Article MRec ), pagematch: 1, sectionmatch: 1 Except for... Read more
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The Manila Times
New senators bare prioritiescenters,” amending the Anti-Deposit Law in hospitals and raising the compensati
New senators bare priorities
The Manila Times / Posted 23 days ago
centers,” amending the Anti-Deposit Law in hospitals and raising the compensation of basic health workers. Returning Sen. Juan Miguel Zubiri will also be pushing for free health care and services, including hospitalization in government hospitals,... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Solitary confinement worse than death–ZubiriReturning Senator Juan Miguel Zubiri said on Wednesday he would file a bill for
Solitary confinement worse than death–Zubiri
Inquirier.net / Posted 26 days ago
Returning Senator Juan Miguel Zubiri said on Wednesday he would file a bill for the creation of an “Alcatraz-style” penitentiary for convicts of heinous crimes, saying he believed that the prospect of being isolated for the rest of a criminal’s life... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Zubiri back at Senate, urges Pimentel, Cayetano to settle rivalryReturning Senator Juan Miguel Zubiri (left) is hoping that Senators Alan Peter
Zubiri back at Senate, urges Pimentel, Cayetano to settle rivalry
Inquirier.net / Posted 28 days ago
Returning Senator Juan Miguel Zubiri (left) is hoping that Senators Alan Peter Cayetano and Aquilino Pimentel III (center and right) would settle their leadership issues. INQUIRER FILES MANILA, Philippines–On his return to the chamber he painfully... Read more
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Coconuts Manila
Absent: Pacquiao and De Lima miss Senate orientationre-elected senators include incumbent Senate President Franklin Drilon, Deputy
Absent: Pacquiao and De Lima miss Senate orientation
Coconuts Manila / Posted 28 days ago
re-elected senators include incumbent Senate President Franklin Drilon, Deputy Minority Leader Vicente Sotto III, Senate President Pro-Tempore Ralph Recto and former Senators Francis Pangilinan, Panfilo Lacson, Juan Miguel Zubiri and Richard Go... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Pacquiao, De Lima skip orientation for neophyte senatorsLeader Vicente Sotto III, Senate President Pro-Tempore Ralph Recto and former S
Pacquiao, De Lima skip orientation for neophyte senators
Pilipino Star / Posted 29 days ago
Leader Vicente Sotto III, Senate President Pro-Tempore Ralph Recto and former Senators Francis Pangilinan, Panfilo Lacson, Juan Miguel Zubiri and Richard Gordon. Completing the 24-member Senate in the 17th Congress are Pimentel and Cayetano and... Read more
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Rappler
In the limelight: Village chiefs tapped to swear in nat'l officialsof Moscow. Dinlayan said his father, an incumbent provincial board member, love
In the limelight: Village chiefs tapped to swear in nat'l officials
Rappler / Posted 30 days ago
of Moscow. Dinlayan said his father, an incumbent provincial board member, loves world history. Rumel Castilla, Bukidnon Juan Miguel Zubiri made his senatorial comeback distinct by taking his oath before a barangay chairman in Bukidnon. Barangay... Read more
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The Manila Times
Free education, health care among Senate prioritiescenters,” amending the Anti-Deposit Law in hospitals and raising the compensati
Free education, health care among Senate priorities
The Manila Times / Posted a month ago
centers,” amending the Anti-Deposit Law in hospitals and raising the compensation of basic health workers. Returning Sen. Juan Miguel Zubiri will also be pushing for free health care and services, including hospitalization, in government hospitals... Read more

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