Statement of Liberal Party President Sen. Kiko Pangilinan on Makabayan bloc bolting House supermajority

Statement of Liberal Party President Sen. Kiko Pangilinan on Makabayan bloc bolting House supermajority.....»»

Category: sportsSource: abscbn abscbnSep 15th, 2017

Bam, Kiko condemn killing of university president

Two Liberal Party senators "strongly condemned" on Sunday the "senseless killing" of Cagayan de Oro state university president Ricardo Rotoras. "We strongly condemn the senseless killing of university president Dr. Ricardo Rotoras," Sen. Bam Aquino and Sen. Francis "Kiko" Pangilinan said in a joint statement. Aquino, assistant minority leader, and Pangilinan said they both worked closely with Rotoras for the passage of the Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act as president of Philippine Association of State Universities and Colleges. The act, which was signed into law by President Rodrigo Duterte on August 3, 2017, gives access to "quality tertiary education by providing ...Keep on reading: Bam, Kiko condemn killing of university president.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2017

Makabayan bloc leaves House majority

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/14 September) &'8212; The seven party list representatives of the Makabayan Bloc on Thursday broke away from the majority coalition in the House of Representatives in protest over what they called “a fascist, pro-imperialist and anti-people regime” of President Rodrigo Duterte. In a statement, the Makabayan Bloc cited Duterte’s “neoliberal economic policies, disdain for human [&'].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsSep 14th, 2017

PH on Chinese bombers, LP’s ‘The Resistance’ slate, Royal Wedding | Midday wRap

Today on Rappler: The Philippines says it will not publicly condemn China over bomber aircrafts landing in the South China Sea.  Liberal Party President and Senator Kiko Pangilinan confirms the Senate minority will be forming a 'resistance slate' for the 2019 elections.  Prince Harry and Meghan Markle tie the knot Saturday, in a star-studded Windsor Castle ceremony watched ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 21st, 2018

13 Senators sign draft resolution asking SC to review Sereno ouster

  MANILA, Philippines – Thirteen senators, or more than half of the Senate, have already signed a draft resolution  urging the High Court to review its decision to oust former chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno. Francis "Kiko" Pangilinan, also president of the Liberal Party, said ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 16th, 2018

‘Resistance’ to field slates in 2019 polls

The political opposition will form a coalition and create its own slate for the mid-term elections in 2019, two Liberal Party (LP) senators said on Monday. Senators Bam Aquino and Francis "Kiko" Pangilinan dubbed the opposition coalition "The Resistance," which they said would field slates in the local and senatorial races. Aquino said he would be among the coalition's senatorial candidates. Pangilinan, the LP president, said his party was still in talks with other groups and individuals. He said he would name the members of the coalition only after "the talks have been firmed up, hopefully after the Holy Week." Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III, the president of the ...Keep on reading: ‘Resistance’ to field slates in 2019 polls.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 26th, 2018

LOOK: Sharon Cuneta dines with Duterte in Malacañang

Actress Sharon Cuneta dined with President Rodrigo Duterte in Malacaang on Tuesday. Photos shared by Special Assistant to the President Christopher "Bong" Go showed Cuneta seated at a table between him and Duterte. The President had earlier revealed that his daughter, Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio, is a fan of Cuneta. Cuneta is the wife of Sen. Francis "Kiko" Pangilinan, a member of the Liberal Party, which has been critical of the Duterte administration. /atm...Keep on reading: LOOK: Sharon Cuneta dines with Duterte in Malacañang.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 20th, 2018

Left gives Duterte rare praise on irrigation

DAVAO CITY---President Duterte got rare praise from one of his staunchest critics, Anakpawis Rep. Ariel Casilao, for signing the free irrigation law, an original proposal of the leftist Makabayan bloc in the House of Representatives.   "This is a major step in our campaign to better farmers' lives," Casilao said of the new law.   Credit should go to Mr. Duterte, the legislator said.   Sen. Ralph Recto, in a statement, said Mr. Duterte's signing of the free irrigation law should "open the floodgates to an irrigation building spree."   Recto said the National Irrigation Administration (NIA) could actually do this because of its increased budg...Keep on reading: Left gives Duterte rare praise on irrigation.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 11th, 2018

Liberal Party eyes resurgence – Kiko Pangilinan

MANILA, Philippines — The Liberal Party (LP) may not be the same force that it was in the past but according to its president, Sen. Source link link: Liberal Party eyes resurgence – Kiko Pangilinan.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsNov 30th, 2017

Liberal Party eyes resurgence – Kiko Pangilinan

MANILA, Philippines — The Liberal Party (LP) may not be the same force that it was in the past but according to its president, Sen......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 29th, 2017

Makabayan bloc leaves House supermajority, ends Duterte alliance

MANILA, Philippines — The Makabayan bloc, consisting of seven party-list lawmakers, on Thursday announced that it would be leaving the supermajority in the H.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 14th, 2017

Kiko to Koko: You can’t order us around

MANILA, Philippines — Senator Francis Pangilinan rebuffed Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III on Tuesday after the latter told the Liberal Party (LP) to d.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 21st, 2017

LP bloc to remain with Senate majority

LIBERAL Party senators on Tuesday agreed to stay with the majority bloc even after the unprecedented ouster of Sen. Leila de Lima as head of the Senate committee on justice and human rights. In a joint statement issued Tuesday, Senate President Pro-Tempor.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsSep 20th, 2016

Koko Pimentel, Liberal Party, Brexit | 12PM wRap

Today on Rappler: Koko Pimentel is the new Senate President LP inks deal with PDP-Laban , joins the House supermajority New British PM visits Ireland to address cross-border relations Production Staff Executive Producer / Writer Lilibeth.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 25th, 2016

Bye, PDP-Laban: LP to join minority bloc in House

MANILA, Philippines Liberal Party (LP) members at the House of Representatives decided to join the minority bloc, dropping any possible coalition agreements with the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) of President Rodrigo Duterte......»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 20th, 2016

Resistance coalition names 6 senatorial bets

THE so-called Resistance coalition will field at least six candidates in the 2019 senatorial elections. Senator Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan, president of Partido Liberal, named opposition candidates in their list as re-electionist Sen. Bam Aquino, former Quezon Rep. Erin Tanada, FLAG chairman Chel Diokno, Magdalo party-list Rep. Gary Alejano, and former….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsMay 21st, 2018

Alejano, Agot Isidro among possible candidates of ‘Resistance’ coalition

Liberal Party President Sen. Francis Pangilinan bared the possible candidates of the coalition that would be the “genuine opposition” in the 2019 midterm polls......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 21st, 2018

Robredo slams plan to abolish, transfer PCGG to Calida s office

MANILA, Philippines – Vice President Leni Robredo and other officials of the Liberal Party (LP) slammed the move to abolish the agency tasked to recover the billions of pesos plundered during the Marcos dictatorship. Robredo described the House of Representatives' passage of the bill  as alarming. She said the Presidential Commission on Good Government (PCGG) was able ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 17th, 2018

Senators: Only Filipinos can decide what’s best for PH not China

  "God, help the Philippines!"   Senator Panfilo Lacson made the remark on Wednesday when sought for comment on President Rodrigo Duterte's claim he had been assured that China would not allow his ouster.   "If he really said that, and in the context that we are made to understand, all I can say is, God, help the Philippines!" Lacson, who is part of the majority bloc in the Senate, said in a text message.   "We are a democratic and sovereign country. Nobody, not any foreign country but the Philippines and the Filipinos can determine and decide what is best for us," he added.   Senator Francis "Kiko" Pangilinan, an opposition member,...Keep on reading: Senators: Only Filipinos can decide what’s best for PH not China.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 16th, 2018

LP questions Gordon’s hasty release of Dengvaxia report

    Liberal Party (LP) stalwarts on Thursday questioned the timing of the release of the Senate draft committee report on the botched Dengvaxia mass vaccination drive, saying it could be a move to cover up controversies hounding the present administration. "This is simply a smokescreen of the administration to hide the issues hounding its officials," LP Vice President for external affairs Erin Taada said in a statement. "Why was the committee report released to the public before it has been filed or sponsored? Are not the signatures of majority of the committee members required before the report can be filed?" he asked. "What happens to the report if the majorit...Keep on reading: LP questions Gordon’s hasty release of Dengvaxia report.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 12th, 2018

LP exec disputes drug tag on rights groups

A Liberal Party (LP) officialon Tuesdayslammed the "absurd" and "baseless" claim that drug lords have used human rights groups to destabilize the Duterte administration.   Former Rep. Erin Tanada, LP vice president on external affairs, said that "the plot gets crazier by the day."   "The statement of Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan PeterCayetano and Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque thatdrug lords are using human rights group to criticize andundermine the government is absurd and baseless," Tanada said in a statement. "At the same time, it is patently dangerous because it makeshuman rights groups possible targets of the anti-drugoperations of law enforcers," t...Keep on reading: LP exec disputes drug tag on rights groups.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 27th, 2018