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Drilon to Umali: Shut up, blabbermouth

“Mind your own business.”

Senate President Franklin Drilon called Oriental Mindoro Representative Reynaldo Umali a “blabbermouth” for “interfering in the internal affairs of the Senate.” 353 more words

Nation Stories

Gone is the rule of law

I just received word that the Ombudsman, in less than one month, dismissed my motion for reconsideration in the graft complaint I filed against Senate President Franklin Drilon and several other respondents in connection with the Iloilo Convention Center project anomalies. 341 more words

Paradigm shift

After spending two months in San Pedro City, Laguna as guest of Kap Jun Ynion, I saw concrete proof that “zero corruption” does translate into better public services and greater efficiency in governance. 1,068 more words

Gutierrez attends signing of the landmark Competition Law

Akbayan Rep. Barry Gutierrez on Tuesday morning attended the signing of the landmark Competition Law held at Rizal Hall, Malacañang Palace.

The Philippine Competition Act which was ratified by Congress last month will dismantle monopolies, promote a free and fair competition in trade, industry and all commercial economic activities and to penalize all forms of anti-competitive agreements. 98 more words

Press Releases

BELMONTE WANTS ‘ACTION MAN’ DUTERTE TO BE ROXAS’ VEEP

BY ROGER M. BALANZA

After Senate President Franklin Drilon described him as the smartest ‘presidentiable’ in the 2016 election, House Speaker Feliciano Belmonte has also heaped praise on Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte. 235 more words
DUTERTE FOR PRESIDENT 2016 MOVEMENT

South China Sea: Philippine Government Team Going to Europe for Arbitration Hearing Regarding China

By Louis Bacani (philstar.com) | Updated July 3, 2015

The Philippine delegation includes (clockwise from top left) Senate President Franklin Drilon, Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio, House Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr., Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert Del Rosario, Justice Secretary Leila De Lima and former AFP Chief of Staff Manny Bautista. 506 more words

DRILON: “DUTERTE IS SMARTEST PRESIDENTIABLE”

Senate President Franklin Drilon said that Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte is the smartest among the presidentiables.

Drilon said Duterte’s consistent denial of intention to run for president is making him more popular. 28 more words

DUTERTE FOR PRESIDENT