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Jinggoy delivers final speech on FB

Since the courts rejected his plea to attend the last session days at the Senate, detained Sen. Jose “Jinggoy” E. Estrada took to Facebook to “deliver” his final privilege speech.

Sarangani representative and-elect Manny Pacquiao might not be the lone billionaire anymore in the House of Representatives (HOR), but he was still far and away its richest member at the close of the 16th Congress.

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If there’s anything that will “test” the Rodrigo Duterte administration, it will be how it carries itself in the face of the upcoming integration of Southeast Asian economies as well as the country’s territorial claims in the West Philippine Sea (WPS).

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A day after the Senate adjourned and concluded its sessions for the 16th Congress, outgoing senators have started moving out of their offices to pave way for the incoming neophyte and returning senators who will take over in the 17th Congress.

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Senate Minority Leader Juan Ponce Enrile yesterday bid his colleagues farewell and asked for patience and understanding for those whom he had displeased throughout the years he exercised his mandate as a lawmaker.

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The Senate electoral reform and people’s participation in the 16th Congress refused yesterday to undertake a probe on allegations that Sen. Ferdinand “Bongbong’’ R. Marcos Jr. was cheated by as much as 300,000 votes and thus lost to Camarines Sur Rep. Leni Robredo in the vice presidential race.

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