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Court junks De Lima’s petition to join Senate proceedings online

A regional trial court has rejected Senator Leila M. De Lima’s petition to join Senate proceedings via teleconferencing from her cell in Camp Crame. “Allowing...

Palace says process of ending VFA has started

THE Palace has said that the process of abolishing the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) between the Philippines and the United States of America has begun, this after President Rodrigo R. Duterte called on the US to address a senate ally’s cancelled visa.

Palace tells US government not to meddle in De Lima’s case

THE Palace on Friday warned the US government to keep from meddling with the Philippines’ justice system, adding that American lawmakers passing of a resolution barring certain Filipino officials involved in Senator Leila M. De Lima’s detention from entering the USA and freezing their assets is a form of “bullying.”

De Lima co-accused arrested, claims he is police asset

AFTER two years on the run, one of Senator Leila M. De Lima’s co-accused on an illegal drug charge was captured on Friday by the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) but claimed he was a police asset during the occurrence of the alleged crimes.

Senator seeks probe of unreleased CCT funds

Senator Leila M. De Lima has filed a resolution seeking investigation on Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) beneficiaries not receiving their cash grants, which...

SC denies again De Lima’s request to attend oral arguments on...

THE High Court dismissed detained Senator Leila De Lima’s motion for reconsideration regarding her petition to attend the oral arguments of the Philippines’ exit from the International Criminal Court (ICC). This as minority solons have petitioned for the incarcerated senator to argue via audio feed.

SC denies De Lima’s request to attend oral arguments on ICC

The High Court dismissed detained Senator Leila M. De Lima's motion for reconsideration regarding her petition to personally appear in the oral arguments of...

Senate inquiry sought on PhilHealth’s P4.75B loss

SENATOR Leila M. De Lima has filed a resolution seeking an investigation into the P4.75 billion net loss of the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) in 2017 as reported by the Commission on Audit (CoA).

De Lima seeks probe of PhilHealth’s P4.75-billion net loss in 2017

Senator Leila M. De Lima has filed a resolution seeking investigation on the P4.75 billion net loss incurred by the Philippine Health Insurance Corp...

Bill seeking to create institute for road safety research filed in...

Senator Leila M. De Lima has filed a bill seeking the creation of a specialized institute that would conduct research and development of road...

De Lima files bill seeking to provide benefits for child development...

Senator Leila M. De Lima has filed a bill creating a magna carta law for almost 50,000 child development workers (CDWs). Senate Bill No. 1894,...

Senate bill seeks to grant journalists hazard pay, more insurance benefits

Senator Leila M. de Lima has filed a bill requiring media companies to provide insurance coverage and hazard pay to journalists and other media...

Sotto asks PNP to allow De Lima to fulfill Senate duties...

The Senate President has requested the Philippine National Police (PNP) to allow detained Senator Leila M. De Lima to perform her senatorial duties within...

De Lima seeks probe on influx of Chinese workers in the...

Senator Leila M. De Lima has called for an investigation into the influx of Chinese nationals employed and residing in the Philippines, which she...

Bill seeks to impose stiffer penalties on cryptocurrency-related crimes

Senator Leila M. De Lima on Tuesday, March 13, has filed a bill seeking to impose stiffer penalties for crimes involving cryptocurrencies, such as...

De Lima says she will ‘keep fighting’ as opposition senators call...

A YEAR after being jailed on charges she insists were concocted to silence her, a top critic of Philippine President Rodrigo R. Duterte says...

De Lima given highest honor by Liberal International

SENATOR Leila M. de Lima has been given the “Prize for Freedom Award” by the Liberal International, the world federation of liberal political parties...

Trillanes calls for De Lima’s release

SENATOR Antonio F. Trillanes IV, in a privileged speech on Wednesday, Aug. 30, rallied his colleagues in the Senate to clamor for the release...