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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

Statement of Senator Francis 'Kiko' Pangilinan, Partido Liberal president, On House minority leadership and Charter change

August 6, 2018. At no other time in the 17th Congress do Filipinos need a House of Representatives with a genuine opposition than now. Only a credible opposition will raise critical questions and block self-serving moves against plans to hurry the approval of the revision of the 1987 Constitution in two months,… Source link link: Statement of Senator Francis "Kiko" Pangilinan, Partido Liberal president, On House minority leadership and Charter change.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsAug 6th, 2018

LP officials on BOL approval: Mindanao is a step closer to peace

Officials of the Liberal Party (LP) commended the Moro and indigenous peoples, lawmakers, and other stakeholders after the bicameral conference committeeapproved the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL). Party officials, consisting of chairperson Vice President Leni Robredo, president Senator Kiko Pangilinan andsecretary-general Representative Kit Belmonte, said in a joint statement on Sunday that with the BOL, Mindanao is a step closer to peace. "We commend the Moro leaders, lawmakers, and other stakeholders for getting the work done," they said. "This brings the Filipino people a critical step closer to peace and prosperity, and our Moro brothers and sisters to their quest for the rig...Keep on reading: LP officials on BOL approval: Mindanao is a step closer to peace.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 22nd, 2018

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

Pangilinan calls on Naia officials to solve airport chaos

Senator Francis "Kiko" Pangilinanon Sundaycalled on transport authorities and Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia) officials to solve the "chaos" at the airport immediately. Pangilinan, who is also the president of the Liberal Party, said that the Xiamen Air plane was already removed from the runway, but airport authorities continue to announce a number of canceled flights. On Sundayalone, the Manila International Airport Authority (Miaa) monitored at least 51 canceled flights due to "excessive delays," affecting thousands of passengers. READ: LIST: Canceled flights due to 'excessive delays' Meanwhile, 70 international and local flights were affected by the incident. ...Keep on reading: Pangilinan calls on Naia officials to solve airport chaos.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 19th, 2018

LP, Makabayan lawmakers join forces in bid for House minority

MANILA, Philippines – Liberal Party (LP) lawmakers laying claim over the House of Representatives' minority teamed up with the left-leaning legislators from the Makabayan bloc in a bid to increase their numbers. On Monday, July 30, Marikina 2nd District Representative Miro Quimbo wrote to ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 30th, 2018

3 opposition factions eye minority bloc status

THREE opposition factions in the House of Representatives yesterday formally formed a group hoping that it will be the new Minority bloc. Led by Marikina City Rep. Romero Quimbo, the Liberal Party; the Magnificent 7 and Makabayan bloc joined forces to topple the group of Quezon Rep. Danilo Suarez, who….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJul 30th, 2018

Makabayan bloc joins Liberal Party-led minority

Members of the House of Representatives’ Makabayan bloc have been accepted as part of the 'minority' bloc composed of Liberal Party legislators and their allies......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 30th, 2018

House Makabayan members join Liberal Party-led minority bloc

Makabayan opposition members of the House of Representatives have officially joined the Liberal Party-led minority group at the chamber. LP member Marikina Rep. Romero Quimbo wrote a letter to Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo on Monday, formally stating their intent to organize as the minority group. A total 22 lawmakers, including previously independent Makabayan members, are already members of the bloc. /vvp ...Keep on reading: House Makabayan members join Liberal Party-led minority bloc.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 30th, 2018

Liberal Party House Reps ‘Duly Constituted Minority’

MANILA — Liberal Party lawmakers at the House Representatives have constituted themselves as the minority bloc in the lower chamber amid the ascension of former president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo to the speakership. The 12 LP members who abstained from the speakeship vote made the announcement in a press conference on Wednesday. The LP House contingent elected […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJul 28th, 2018

Makabayan bloc to nominate Tinio for Speaker

The seven-member House Makabayan bloc will nominate ACT-Teachers Rep. Antonio Tinio as the next Speaker should the House move to oust Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez. Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Zarate confirmed this, moments before the opening of the third and last session of the 17th Congress on Monday. Former-president-and-now-Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo has also been rumored to replace Alvarez since February this year after Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio issued scathing remarks against him. This came after the Speaker supposedly called her newly-formed party, Hugpong ng Pagbabago (HNP), as part of the opposition. Although Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque sai...Keep on reading: Makabayan bloc to nominate Tinio for Speaker.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 23rd, 2018

Liberal Party rallies round VP Robredo

THE Liberal Party decried President Duterte’s statement deriding Vice President Leni Robredo as “incompetent.” “The President’s remarks are unfortunate, given that they are untrue, and more so because they digress from the core issues that hound Filipinos every day,” LP President and Senator Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan said in his statement.….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJul 11th, 2018

Statement of Sen. Francis 'Kiko' Pangilinan, President of Partido Liberal on SC denying CJ Sereno s Motion for Reconsideration on Quo Warranto

June 19, 2018. Naghusga na ang Supreme Court. Sa walong nagparatang, anim ay kasama sa mayoryang naghusga. The accuser cannot be judge. Ang nagpaparatang ay hindi maaaring maghusga. This is the most basic of laws because it observes the most basic of principles: fairness. Kahit sa boksing, hindi pwedeng… Source link link: Statement of Sen. Francis "Kiko" Pangilinan, President of Partido Liberal on SC denying CJ Sereno's Motion for Reconsideration on Quo Warranto.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJun 20th, 2018

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