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Pilipino Star
Go willing to face accusers in 'Congress, courtroom even basketball court'resolution, signed by Sens. Francis "Kiko" Pangilinan, Franklin Drilon, Antonio
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
resolution, signed by Sens. Francis "Kiko" Pangilinan, Franklin Drilon, Antonio Trillanes IV, Paolo Benigno "Bam" Aquino, Risa Hontiveros and Leila de Lima, seeks to ascertain if the multi-billion frigate project "promotes the goals... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Probe on P15.7B frigate project, an ‘opportunity’ we’ve been waiting for – DNDinvolving Malacañang. ADVERTISEMENT Minority leader Franklin Drilon, and Sena
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
involving Malacañang. ADVERTISEMENT Minority leader Franklin Drilon, and Senators Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan, Benigno “Bam” Aquino IV, Risa Hontiveros, Antonio Trillanes IV, and Leila De Lima filed on Tuesday Resolution No. 584, directing the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Minority senators seek probe into Navy frigate dealmodernization program and complies with pertinent laws.” Sens. Francis Pangili
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
modernization program and complies with pertinent laws.” Sens. Francis Pangilinan, Franklin Drilon, Antonio Trillanes IV, Bam Aquino, Risa Hontiveros and Leila de Lima signed the document. Earlier this week, it was reported that Special Assistant... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Opposition senators seek probe on PH Navy’s P15.7B frigate projectGo was alleged to have interfered. Minority leader Franklin Drilon, and Senato
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
Go was alleged to have interfered. Minority leader Franklin Drilon, and Senators Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan, Benigno “Bam” Aquino IV, Risa Hontiveros, Antonio Trillanes IV, and Leila De Lima filed on Tuesday Resolution No. 584, directing the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Duterte fires CHEd chair, says many more to get ax“Licuanan did the right thing. I thank her for years of service [at] CHEd,” he
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 days ago
“Licuanan did the right thing. I thank her for years of service [at] CHEd,” he said. ‘Immeasurable service’ Sen. Bam Aquino, coauthor of the Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act, commended Licuanan for her “immeasurable... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Con-ass resolution filed in SenatePoe, Sen. Gregorio Honasan II and Sen. Juan Miguel Zubiri have signified to be
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 days ago
Poe, Sen. Gregorio Honasan II and Sen. Juan Miguel Zubiri have signified to be coauthors of Lacson’s resolution. Sen. Bam Aquino said he had also filed a resolution seeking to convene a constitutional convention (Con-con) and he hoped the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Opposition senators buck abolition of vice presidencyin the new Constitution, saying that the position offers protection against a p
Pilipino Star / Posted 5 days ago
in the new Constitution, saying that the position offers protection against a possible dictatorship. Sen. Paolo Benigno "Bam" Aquino said the essence of democracy was in the Constitution's check and balance and stressed that this should be... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Senators: Rappler shutdown 'straight from Marcos' playbook'to tow the Administration's propaganda lines," Pangilinan said. The shutdown o
Pilipino Star / Posted 5 days ago
to tow the Administration's propaganda lines," Pangilinan said. The shutdown of Rappler, according to Sen. Paolo Benigno "Bam" Aquino, was a "win for fake news" and a loss for dissenting voices and free speech. Rep. Carlos Zarate (Bayan Muna)... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Pangilinan calls for people to ’come together’ in wake of SEC ruling on Rapplerdo to rise to the challenges to our freedoms and our constitutional democracy.
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 days ago
do to rise to the challenges to our freedoms and our constitutional democracy. We are here.” In a separate statement, Sen. Bam Aquino said Rappler’s closure “is a win for fake news, and a loss for dissenting voices and free speech.” Aquino, an LP... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Senators ask Palace to pick pro-quality education, ‘pro-student’ new CHEd chaira dependable ally with the resignation of CHEd (Commission on Higher Education)
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 days ago
a dependable ally with the resignation of CHEd (Commission on Higher Education) Chairperson Patricia Licuanan,” Senator Bam Aquino said on Monday. “As former chairman of the Committee on Education, we can attest to her dedication to improve... Read more
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Pilipino Star
LP senators: Diokno comment on teachers' wage hike 'heartless'missions, they still give the same dedication and hard work to educate Filipino
Pilipino Star / Posted 8 days ago
missions, they still give the same dedication and hard work to educate Filipino students, according to Sen. Paolo Benigno "Bam" Aquino. He said that the possible inflationary effects to the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion law would not... Read more
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Inquirier.net
LP: Bongbong should know better than to criticize PETstick but that’s the way court processes go, and as a former lawmaker, he shoul
Inquirier.net / Posted 8 days ago
stick but that’s the way court processes go, and as a former lawmaker, he should know better,” Drilon said of Marcos. Sen. Bam Aquino said it was unfair for Marcos to doubt the integrity of the PET. “Why is it [that] when the decision favored him,... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Mark the words of Marcosthe cudgels for Caguioa on the complaints made by Marcos in public. Fellow LP,
Pilipino Star / Posted 9 days ago
the cudgels for Caguioa on the complaints made by Marcos in public. Fellow LP, Senate minority leader Frank Drilon, Sen. Bam Aquino echoed the same criticisms against the ex-senator for having questioned the fairness of the PET composed of the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Lawmakers ask Supreme Court: Stop TRAINwould result in sharp price hikes with the low income and poor families to be a
Pilipino Star / Posted 9 days ago
would result in sharp price hikes with the low income and poor families to be affected the most, Sens. Panfilo Lacson and Bam Aquino IV said, citing insights from experts. Lacson said the one percent impact on inflation cited by the National... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Bam Aquino urges gov't to hasten financial aid to the poorMANILA, Philippines — Sen. Paolo Benigno "Bam" Aquino urged the government to h
Pilipino Star / Posted 9 days ago
MANILA, Philippines — Sen. Paolo Benigno "Bam" Aquino urged the government to hasten its implementation of the cash transfer program that would help lower-income Filipinos cope with the projected increases in the prices of basic goods and services... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Inflation may rise as high as 4% due to TRAIN, says Lacsonbloc, was among the four senators who voted against the measure in December las
Inquirier.net / Posted 9 days ago
bloc, was among the four senators who voted against the measure in December last year. The three others were Senators Bam Aquino, Risa Hontiveros and Antonio Trillanes IV, who all belong to the minority group. /je Don't miss out on the latest... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Bam Aquino: Con-con more viable than Con-assrevising the Constitution, compared to a constituent assembly (con-ass) being f
Inquirier.net / Posted 9 days ago
revising the Constitution, compared to a constituent assembly (con-ass) being floated by some leaders of Congress, Senator Bam Aquino said on Thursday. “Previously, when this was raised last year, many of us were looking at con-con as a more... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Aquino, Poe prefer ConCon in changing Constitutionfrom adding "self-serving" provisions in the new charter, two senators said on
Pilipino Star / Posted 9 days ago
from adding "self-serving" provisions in the new charter, two senators said on Thursday. Both Sens. Paolo Benigno "Bam" Aquino and Grace Poe believe that changing the Constitution should be done through a constitutional convention which... Read more
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Inquirier.net
LP senators swipe Bongbong’s selective appreciation of PET rulingsmaganda na kwestyunin mo ang kredibilidad ng PET kung hindi pabor sa iyo ang mg
Inquirier.net / Posted 9 days ago
maganda na kwestyunin mo ang kredibilidad ng PET kung hindi pabor sa iyo ang mga desisyon. Another LP member, Senator Bam Aquino, said it would be “unfair” for Marcos to cast doubt on the integrity of the PET, composed of Supreme Court... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Remora Senatorcome his way. Unfortunately, it seems like there is an Epalitiko who keeps on g
Pilipino Star / Posted 12 days ago
come his way. Unfortunately, it seems like there is an Epalitiko who keeps on grabbing the credit for this feat. Sure, Sen. Bam Aquino, owns the credit as you wish, but let me ask: what happened to the Free Tuition Bill during the previous admin’s... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Robredo strongly against ‘no-el’ in 2019is why we will pass a law to extend our contract with the Filipino people. Wher
Pilipino Star / Posted 13 days ago
is why we will pass a law to extend our contract with the Filipino people. Where is the justice in that?)” she said. Sen. Bam Aquino also earlier said that the attempt to lengthen the term of officials would be “self-serving.” Last Wednesday,... Read more
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Inquirier.net
LP: Admin proposed 10-year transition period“People look forward to elections, which serve as a referendum on all elected o
Inquirier.net / Posted 15 days ago
“People look forward to elections, which serve as a referendum on all elected officials,” he said. In a statement, Sen. Bam Aquino defended the holding of elections in 2019, which he likened to “an auditing of the first three years of the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Is ‘No-el’ a surprise?steam from the mock polls from their previous winning slots in the 3rd quarter
Pilipino Star / Posted 16 days ago
steam from the mock polls from their previous winning slots in the 3rd quarter SWS survey was re-electionist Senator Bam Aquino (LP). From 6th to 7th rank, Aquino’s latest poll standing fell to 14th place. Also falling was fellow LP ex-Sen.... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Alvarez: No election in 2019 possible but not Duterte term extension1, sectionmatch: 1 He added that elections for all the positions in the new go
Pilipino Star / Posted 16 days ago
1, sectionmatch: 1 He added that elections for all the positions in the new government could be held in 2022. Sen. Bam Aquino, however, opposed the proposal, stressing that allowing people to select the leaders was essential to... Read more
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Sun Star
Palace reiterates no extension for Dutertewho are up for re-election in 2019 are Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III,
Sun Star / Posted 16 days ago
who are up for re-election in 2019 are Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III, Sonny Angara, Cynthia Villar, JV Ejercito, Bam Aquino, Nancy Binay and Grace Poe. Those who are not eligible for re-election are Senators Francis Escudero, Gregorio... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Bam Aquino: More expensive goods and services due to TRAINand Inclusion law may have a "domino effect" and lead to higher prices of basic
Pilipino Star / Posted 17 days ago
and Inclusion law may have a "domino effect" and lead to higher prices of basic goods and services, Sen. Paolo Benigno "Bam" Aquino warned on Wednesday. Aquino, who was one of the four senators who voted against the ratification of the tax... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Aquino warns of looming price hikes as tax reform law takes effectand Inclusion (Train) law may have a domino effect on the prices of goods and o
Inquirier.net / Posted 17 days ago
and Inclusion (Train) law may have a domino effect on the prices of goods and other services in the market, Senator Bam Aquino warned on Wednesday. “Nakakabahala ang pagtaas ng presyo ng bilihin dahil sa pagpataw ng buwis sa langis. Dagdag... Read more
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Old tax rates will still apply for personal income in 2017tweeted. He was among four senators who voted against the ratification of the
Inquirier.net / Posted 17 days ago
tweeted. He was among four senators who voted against the ratification of the TRAIN Act. The other three are Senators Bam Aquino, Risa Hontiveros and Antonio Trillanes IV. Lacson said he had “always thought [the new excise tax on fuel] is... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Senate not inclined to free Faeldonabout fighting corruption or is it ready to put this on the other side if an al
Inquirier.net / Posted 22 days ago
about fighting corruption or is it ready to put this on the other side if an ally is involved in corruption?” said Sen. Bam Aquino, a Liberal Party (LP) member, in a statement. Travesty of justice Another senator, JV Ejercito, said that while... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Bam Aquino warns public to brace itself for price hikes in 2018Year after the first package of tax reform measures was signed into law by Pres
Pilipino Star / Posted 23 days ago
Year after the first package of tax reform measures was signed into law by President Rodrigo Duterte, Sen. Paolo Benigno "Bam" Aquino said on Thursday. According to Aquino, poorer Filipinos will be the hardest hit by these price increases as the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
LP senators call Faeldon appointment to defense post a ‘loss of justice’(BOC) chief Nicanor Faeldon to a defense department post. In a joint statement
Inquirier.net / Posted 23 days ago
(BOC) chief Nicanor Faeldon to a defense department post. In a joint statement on Thursday, Senators Francis Pangilinan, Bam Aquino, and Franklin Drilon advised President Duterte that his appointees should have unblemished reputation if he’s... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Senatorial jockeyingCynthia Villar (NP), Grace Poe (independent), Nancy Binay (UNA), Sonny Angara (
Pilipino Star / Posted 30 days ago
Cynthia Villar (NP), Grace Poe (independent), Nancy Binay (UNA), Sonny Angara (LDP), Joseph Victor “JV” Ejercito (PMP) and Bam Aquino (LP). Those who will be drafted in the administration’s Senate slate will have an edge as President Rodrigo... Read more

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