IF required by the court, embattled Senator Antonio “Sonny” Trillanes IV is willing to go to Davao City to swear on his counter-affidavit in the libel case filed by Presidential son Paolo Duterte and Atty. Maneses Carpio.
FOLLOWING the allegation in the House of Representatives of a P55-billion hidden pork barrel in the 2019 proposed budget, Senator Panfilo “Ping” Lacson yesterday vowed to fight for its deletion in the Senate’s deliberation on next year’s general appropriations.
SENATE Mintority Floor Leader Franklin Drilon warned yesterday that around 15,000 health workers may lose their jobs in 2019 due to the cut made by the Department of Budget and Management on the budget of the Department of Health.
FOR fear that his case may suffer the same fate as detained Senator Leila de Lima’s, Senator Antonio “Sonny” Trillanes IV yesterday said that he may well stay inside the Senate for two more weeks or until the courts have already decided on the issue of his arrest.
PAGLABAS ng artikulong ito ay siguradong binabayo na ng bagyong Ompong ang siyam na probinsiya sa Northern Luzon, partikular na ang Cagayan, Isabela, Apayao, Kalinga, Abra, Ilocos Norte, Batanes at Babuyan Island.
“In the next hearing, we will just have to produce the witness of the Senate President so that we can confront allegations under oath with the answers of Comelec (Commission on Elections). So we will not be debating this issue to death,” said Pimentel.