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Pilipino Star
Cayetano refuses to join any Senate floor — for nowsupport the programs of the new administration. Cayetano mentioned that he wou
Cayetano refuses to join any Senate floor — for now
Pilipino Star / Posted an hour ago
support the programs of the new administration. Cayetano mentioned that he would also support Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III. He clarified that he has no bad blood with his former rival in the senate presidency. “When I see him... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Cayetano: I will be independent for a few dayswho aspired to become the Senate President, also explained his absence when new
Cayetano: I will be independent for a few days
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 hours ago
who aspired to become the Senate President, also explained his absence when new Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III was elected during Monday’s opening of the 17th Congress. “Bakit absent ako kahapon? Unang-una, meron ng... Read more
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Rappler
Duterte and the Senate: Of allies, critics, and in-betweensto join the majority bloc, Duterte only has two clear allies or party mates in
Duterte and the Senate: Of allies, critics, and in-betweens
Rappler / Posted 5 hours ago
to join the majority bloc, Duterte only has two clear allies or party mates in the chamber – Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III and neophyte Senator Manny Pacquiao. His running mate in the May 2016 polls, Senator Alan Peter Cayetano,... Read more
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Rappler
What bills have been refiled in the 17th Congress?LEGISLATIVE AGENDA. Senate President Koko Pimentel and House Speaker Pantaleon
What bills have been refiled in the 17th Congress?
Rappler / Posted 6 hours ago
LEGISLATIVE AGENDA. Senate President Koko Pimentel and House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez listen to President Rodrigo Duterte as he delivers his first State of the Nation Address on July 25, 2016. Photo by Francis R. Malasig/EPA MANILA, Philippines –... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Villar on joining Senate ‘supermajority': It’s Duterte’s requestSenate, the senator herself said on Tuesday. Villar was among the 20 of 24 sen
Villar on joining Senate ‘supermajority': It’s Duterte’s request
Inquirier.net / Posted 7 hours ago
Senate, the senator herself said on Tuesday. Villar was among the 20 of 24 senators who elected Senate President Aqulino “Koko” Pimentel III when the 17th Congress opened Monday. The lady senator earlier expressed support for Senator Alan Peter... Read more
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Minda News
A SOJOURNER’S VIEW: Mindanao as Land of Promise: A Dream Revisitedwere my immediate thoughts as I saw President Rodrigo Duterte (President of the
A SOJOURNER’S VIEW: Mindanao as Land of Promise: A Dream Revisited
Minda News / Posted 7 hours ago
were my immediate thoughts as I saw President Rodrigo Duterte (President of the Republic from Davao City), Senator Koko Pimentel (Senate President from Cagayan de Oro City) and Representative Pantaleon Alvarez (Speaker of the House of... Read more
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Pilipino Star
How Duterte's first SONA defied expectationshe served as mayor for 22 years. House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez is from Davao
How Duterte's first SONA defied expectations
Pilipino Star / Posted 8 hours ago
he served as mayor for 22 years. House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez is from Davao del Norte while Senate President Aquilino "Koko" Pimentel III hails from Cagayan de Oro. All the living former presidents were present during the event except Benigno... Read more
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Office of the President - Philippines
The SONA of many firstsguests and attendees, VIPs or not, were required to pass through security check
The SONA of many firsts
Office of the President - Philippines / Posted 8 hours ago
guests and attendees, VIPs or not, were required to pass through security check. Moreover, the elections of Sen. Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III as Senate President and Rep. Pantaleon “Bebot” Alvarez as Speaker of the House has brought about a... Read more
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Inquirier.net
The son also rises: Koko Pimentel makes historyAquilino “Koko” Pimentel III made history on Monday as the first senator to bec
The son also rises: Koko Pimentel makes history
Inquirier.net / Posted 16 hours ago
Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III made history on Monday as the first senator to become a second-generation Senate President, taking his oath with his father, former Senate President Aquilino “Nene” Pimentel Jr., on his side. The younger Pimentel, the... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
‘I promise a clean gov’t’who delivered his first State-of-the-Nation Address yesterday at the Batasang P
‘I promise a clean gov’t’
Manila Bulletin / Posted 21 hours ago
who delivered his first State-of-the-Nation Address yesterday at the Batasang Pambansa as Senate President Aquilino ‘Koko’ Pimentel III of Cagayan de Oro City (left) and House Speaker Pantaleon ‘Bebot’ Alvarez of the first district of Davao... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Koko Pimentel elected senate presidentSenator Koko Pimentel has been elected Senate President. 20 senators voted for
Koko Pimentel elected senate president
Manila Standard Today / Posted 22 hours ago
Senator Koko Pimentel has been elected Senate President. 20 senators voted for him at the opening of Senate session for the 17th Congress on Monday morning. Pimentel's oath was administered by the youngest member of the chamber – Senator Manny... Read more
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The Manila Times
Pimentel elected Senate president, Cayetano absentPresident. Beside him is his father, former Senate President Aquilino Pimentel
Pimentel elected Senate president, Cayetano absent
The Manila Times / Posted 22 hours ago
President. Beside him is his father, former Senate President Aquilino Pimentel Jr. PHOTO BY RUSSEL PALMA SENATOR Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel 3rd was elected Senate President as the 17th Congress opened Monday morning, vowing to pass legislation for... Read more
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SecondsOut.com
Domsodi Edges Out Mezeicloser than that. Referee in charge of the action was Bence Kovacs, son of form
Domsodi Edges Out Mezei
SecondsOut.com / Posted 22 hours ago
closer than that. Referee in charge of the action was Bence Kovacs, son of former world Featherweight Champion Istvan “Koko” Kovacs. After five years as a professional, fighting all over the world, Renata “The Hardcore” Domsodi improved her... Read more
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Inquirier.net
‘Koko should earn people’s respect on his own’a man of his own. Former Senate President Aquilino “Nene” Pimentel Jr. had thi
‘Koko should earn people’s respect on his own’
Inquirier.net / Posted 23 hours ago
a man of his own. Former Senate President Aquilino “Nene” Pimentel Jr. had this to say after his namesake son, Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III, was elected to his former post Monday morning, taking the vote of 20 members of the chamber. The younger... Read more
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Rappler
SONA 2016: Duterte hopes to hand over stronger economy1ST SONA. President Duterte with Senate President Koko Pimentel and Speaker Pan
SONA 2016: Duterte hopes to hand over stronger economy
Rappler / Posted yesterday
1ST SONA. President Duterte with Senate President Koko Pimentel and Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez. Rappler screenshot MANILA, Philippines – Six years from now, President Rodrigo Duterte hopes to hand over a stronger economy that is backed by strong... Read more
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Spot.ph
10 Most Striking Lines From Duterte's First SONAThe three guys in the elevated part of the Congress are from Mindanao." Shout
10 Most Striking Lines From Duterte's First SONA
Spot.ph / Posted yesterday
The three guys in the elevated part of the Congress are from Mindanao." Shout out! New Senate President Aquilino "Koko" Pimentel III hails from Cagayan de Oro, the speaker of the 17th Congress is Davao del Norte First District... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Duterte eases apprehensions vs emergency power to solve trafficone. Duterte issued this commitment as he asked Congress—with two of its chamb
Duterte eases apprehensions vs emergency power to solve traffic
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
one. Duterte issued this commitment as he asked Congress—with two of its chambers now led by his allies Senate President Koko Pimentel and House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez—for emergency powers to ease traffic congestion that is plaguing Metro... 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 yesterday
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
Sotto denies offering majority support to CayetanoSenator Alan Peter Cayetano a majority support for the Senate presidency. Seve
Sotto denies offering majority support to Cayetano
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
Senator Alan Peter Cayetano a majority support for the Senate presidency. Several minutes after Senator Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III was elected Senate President, Cayetano posted on Facebook claiming he had two offers which “would have... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Senate, Congress convene for Duterte’s 1st Sonato listen to the first state of the nation address of President Rodrigo Duterte
Senate, Congress convene for Duterte’s 1st Sona
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
to listen to the first state of the nation address of President Rodrigo Duterte. Newly-elected Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III and Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez opened the joint session at 4:00 p.m. Among those who attended the session... Read more
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Rappler
Recto: Senate minority won't oppose just for the sake of itbill to a stress-test, so it is assured of trouble-free implementation." Also
Recto: Senate minority won't oppose just for the sake of it
Rappler / Posted yesterday
bill to a stress-test, so it is assured of trouble-free implementation." Also on Monday, Duterte ally Senator Aquilino "Koko" Pimentel III was elected Senate President. Former Senate President Franklin Drilon is the new Senate President... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Duterte gov’t eyes proactive collaboration with Senate, CongressSenator Koko Pimentel (left) and President Rodrigo Duterte. MARIANNE BERMUDEZ/I
Duterte gov’t eyes proactive collaboration with Senate, Congress
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
Senator Koko Pimentel (left) and President Rodrigo Duterte. MARIANNE BERMUDEZ/INQUIRER FILE PHOTO Malacañang is looking forward to the executive branch’s “proactive cooperation” with both houses of Congress after both chambers elected theirs... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Sen. Cayetano reveals the reason for declining Senate presidencyus all to pray to GOD To Bless The Senate and make it an instrument of change a
Sen. Cayetano reveals the reason for declining Senate presidency
Manila Bulletin / Posted yesterday
us all to pray to GOD To Bless The Senate and make it an instrument of change and not a tool for status quo. I pray for Sen Koko and all the Senators that we may fulfill the people’s mandate for change so decisively placed on the shoulders of... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Sen. Cayetano reveals the reason for declining senate president postus all to pray to GOD To Bless The Senate and make it an instrument of change a
Sen. Cayetano reveals the reason for declining senate president post
Manila Bulletin / Posted yesterday
us all to pray to GOD To Bless The Senate and make it an instrument of change and not a tool for status quo. I pray for Sen Koko and all the Senators that we may fulfill the people’s mandate for change so decisively placed on the shoulders of... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Pimentel vows support for all-out war on crime, drugs, corruptionSenate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III on Monday vowed to support the al
Pimentel vows support for all-out war on crime, drugs, corruption
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III on Monday vowed to support the all-out war against crime, drugs and corruption, while also strengthening the rule of law and justice system. In his acceptance speech as Senate president, Pimentel... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Senate minority to serve as guardians of public interest—Rectorather than as an opposition. Recto assumed the post after losing the Senate p
Senate minority to serve as guardians of public interest—Recto
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
rather than as an opposition. Recto assumed the post after losing the Senate presidency race to Senator Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III during the opening of the 17th Congress Monday morning. In a speech, the new Minority Leader described... Read more
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Inquirier.net
BREAKING: Cayetano bares ‘offers’ to be Senate Presidentsaid the Senate was the “Senate of The People,” an “instrument of change and no
BREAKING: Cayetano bares ‘offers’ to be Senate President
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
said the Senate was the “Senate of The People,” an “instrument of change and not a tool for status quo.” “I pray for Sen. Koko and all the senators that we may fulfill peoples mandate for change so decisively placed on the shoulders or President... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Koko Pimentel takes Senate presidency with 20-3 voteelected the new Senate President under the 17th Congress. INQUIRER FILE Voting
Koko Pimentel takes Senate presidency with 20-3 vote
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
elected the new Senate President under the 17th Congress. INQUIRER FILE Voting 20-3, senators elected Senator Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III as the new Senate President. Senator Vicente “Tito” Sotto III nominated Pimentel for the post shortly... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Pimentel elected as Senate presidentMANILA, Philippines – After obtaining 20 votes, Sen. Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel I
Pimentel elected as Senate president
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
MANILA, Philippines – After obtaining 20 votes, Sen. Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III was elected as the new Senate president at the opening session of the 17th Congress on Monday. Pimentel secured votes from the Senate majority coalition composed... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Cayetano absent as Senate of 17th Congress conveneswhich signaled the opening of the session. Cayetano had targeted the Senate pr
Cayetano absent as Senate of 17th Congress convenes
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
which signaled the opening of the session. Cayetano had targeted the Senate presidency but was thwarted by Sen. Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel who got the prior support of majority of the senators of the 17th Congress. Those who responded to the roll... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Koko Pimentel is officially elected Senate President Senator Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III has officially been elected to take the
Koko Pimentel is officially elected Senate President
Manila Bulletin / Posted yesterday
Senator Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III has officially been elected to take the Senate president post of the 17th congress with 20 votes, Monday. The Senator was nominated by Sen. Tito Sotto, whichi... Read more
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Rappler
Alan Cayetano no-show at Senate openingskipped the opening of the 17th Congress on Monday, July 25, on the same day th
Alan Cayetano no-show at Senate opening
Rappler / Posted yesterday
skipped the opening of the 17th Congress on Monday, July 25, on the same day that the Senate elected Senator Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III as the new Senate president. Cayetano, running mate of President Rodrigo Duterte in the May 2016 polls,... Read more
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Rappler
It's final: Koko Pimentel is new Senate PresidentNEW LEADERS. It's official. After months of talks, Senator Aquilino 'Koko' Pime
It's final: Koko Pimentel is new Senate President
Rappler / Posted yesterday
NEW LEADERS. It's official. After months of talks, Senator Aquilino 'Koko' Pimentel III is now the Senate President of the 17th Congress. File photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler MANILA, Philippines – After months of unofficial talks and declarations, it... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Recto will be Senate minority leader—TrillanesChiz who talked and I was informed about it. Senator Ralph called me up and all
Recto will be Senate minority leader—Trillanes
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
Chiz who talked and I was informed about it. Senator Ralph called me up and all three of us agreed.) Senator Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III, on the other hand, is expected to be elected Senate President, taking the post from Recto’s partymate,... Read more
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Rappler
Why the Liberal Party stayed in the House majority(L-R, seated) Outgoing House Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr, incoming House Spea
Why the Liberal Party stayed in the House majority
Rappler / Posted yesterday
(L-R, seated) Outgoing House Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr, incoming House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez, and Senator Aquilino 'Koko' Pimentel III formalize the Liberal Party's inclusion in the PDP-Laban bloc in the House of Representatives, July 24,... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Koko Pimentel set to open Senate session once denied himWHEN he bangs the gavel today, Sen. Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel takes the helm of
Koko Pimentel set to open Senate session once denied him
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
WHEN he bangs the gavel today, Sen. Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel takes the helm of the Senate—an ascent to power that may have been a long shot for someone who once had to fight for his place in the chamber. The beginning of the 17th Congress brings... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Rody tells DA to give farmers free irrigationthe realization of the ‘free irrigation’ commitment of President Duterte.” “Wi
Rody tells DA to give farmers free irrigation
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
the realization of the ‘free irrigation’ commitment of President Duterte.” “With many other pro-agriculture senators like Koko Pimentel, Alan Peter Cayetano, Manny Pacquiao and Kiko Pangilinan, I expect the free irrigation commitment of the... Read more
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The Manila Times
Duterte raises hopes of the pooris the imposition of taxes on sweetened beverages, which will also help prevent
Duterte raises hopes of the poor
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
is the imposition of taxes on sweetened beverages, which will also help prevent obesity and diabetes. Senator Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel 3rd of PDP-Laban, who is expected to become Senate President, supports the tax reform plan. “I am hoping to... Read more
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The Manila Times
What PDU30 needs to tell the nationmanifest in the 17th Congress. Presiding over the Joint Session of the two Hous
What PDU30 needs to tell the nation
The Manila Times / Posted 2 days ago
manifest in the 17th Congress. Presiding over the Joint Session of the two Houses will be two Mindanaoans—Sen. Aquilino (Koko) Pimentel 3rd of Cagayan de Oro, and Davao del Norte Rep. Pantaleon (Bebot) Alvarez, who are scheduled to become Senate... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Most House members expected to elect Alvarez as speakerof a vibrant and dynamic government in the Executive and Legislative department
Most House members expected to elect Alvarez as speaker
Manila Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
of a vibrant and dynamic government in the Executive and Legislative departments under President Duterte, incoming Senate President (Aquilino) Koko Pimentel (III) and Speaker Bebot Alvarez, who are the stalwart leaders of the PDP-Laban,” Fariñas sa... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Super majority to back Pimentel’s Senate presidencyMANILA, Philippines – The camp of Sen. Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III on Sunday s
Super majority to back Pimentel’s Senate presidency
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
MANILA, Philippines – The camp of Sen. Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III on Sunday said a majority coalition of 19 senators from several political parties would support his Senate presidential bid on July 25. The 19 senators committed to back Pimentel’s... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Koko Pimentel: Senate will not be a rubber stamp The Senate would maintain its independence and objectivity even under Preside
Koko Pimentel: Senate will not be a rubber stamp
Manila Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
The Senate would maintain its independence and objectivity even under President Rodrigo Duterte’s leadership, incoming Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III said. Pimentel, who claims to... Read more
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Daily Mail
Kourtney Kardashian flaunts her curves in tight T-shirt on runwayand more importantly, thank you for being the best sister I could ever ask for.
Kourtney Kardashian flaunts her curves in tight T-shirt on runway
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
and more importantly, thank you for being the best sister I could ever ask for.' Khloe signed off by saying, 'I love you. Koko.' Master Mason shows him how it's done: The self-styled Lord was left for dust by his eldest son How she Rolls: She... Read more
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Rappler
SONA 2016: The Duterte promise trackerfederalism. His allies in Congress, particularly incoming House Speaker Pantale
SONA 2016: The Duterte promise tracker
Rappler / Posted 2 days ago
federalism. His allies in Congress, particularly incoming House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez and incoming Senate President Koko Pimentel support the shift. But Duterte has also said that if majority of Filipinos vote in a plebiscite that they... Read more
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Rappler
Pimentel: No showdown with Cayetano on Senate presidencylast elections. As early as June, Senate President Franklin Drilon had said th
Pimentel: No showdown with Cayetano on Senate presidency
Rappler / Posted 3 days ago
last elections. As early as June, Senate President Franklin Drilon had said that Pimentel would be his successor. (READ: Koko Pimentel will be next Senate President) Pimentel said he will push for the Duterte administration's reform agenda... Read more
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Rappler
Senators to Duterte: Discuss issues other than crime in SONAhad vowed to end – then months later, pledged to suppress – crime in the countr
Senators to Duterte: Discuss issues other than crime in SONA
Rappler / Posted 3 days ago
had vowed to end – then months later, pledged to suppress – crime in the country in just 3 to 6 months. Senator Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III, Duterte’s partymate and who’s eyed to be the next Senate President, said he expects the speech to be like... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Senate Presidency: Alan Cayetano gives way to PimentelOVER dinner at Malacañang with President Duterte on Tuesday, rivals for the Sen
Senate Presidency: Alan Cayetano gives way to Pimentel
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
OVER dinner at Malacañang with President Duterte on Tuesday, rivals for the Senate presidency—Senators Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III and Alan Peter Cayetano—more or less patched things up. Before the meeting, Pimentel, who heads Mr. Duterte’s... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
19 senators back Pimentel’s bid for senate presidencySenator Koko Pimentel reveals more senators are supporting his bid for the sena
19 senators back Pimentel’s bid for senate presidency
Manila Standard Today / Posted 3 days ago
Senator Koko Pimentel reveals more senators are supporting his bid for the senate presidency. Pimentel says from 15, the number of senators who have given their commitment to sign the draft resolution endorsing his senate presidency has climbed to... Read more
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Pilipino Star
19 senators now with Koko’s ‘super majority’over even before the voting on Monday after 19 senators signed the resolution s
19 senators now with Koko’s ‘super majority’
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 days ago
over even before the voting on Monday after 19 senators signed the resolution supporting the leadership of Sen. Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III of PDP-Laban. The first regular session of the 17th Congress opens on July 25 when members of the Senate... Read more
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The Age
American Dreaming: Aboriginal exhibition at Harvard Art Museums challenges notions of timetired of shows that want to make the white man the hero," says Ah Kee, a member
American Dreaming: Aboriginal exhibition at Harvard Art Museums challenges notions of time
The Age / Posted 3 days ago
tired of shows that want to make the white man the hero," says Ah Kee, a member of the Yidinji​, Kuku Yalanji, Waanji​, Koko Berrin​ and Gugu Yimithirr​ peoples. I'm tired of shows that want to make the white man the hero.Vernon Ah Kee "It's... Read more
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