During the oral arguments at the Supreme Court on the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (Edca), some justices thought of referring the matter to the Senate, as the “proper forum” (“SC justices: Senate Edca’s proper forum,” Front Page, 11/19/14).
Salaried workers were elated when Senate President Franklin Drilon announced last month that it could be a merrier Christmas for many of them this year. He said the Senate had planned to approve before yearend a bill allowing workers to take home bigger bonuses.
This refers to sociologist Joseph Jadway Marasigan’s commentary titled “Eyesores in the Philippine Senate” (Opinion, 11/5/14). I am myself a sociologist. I can’t help but wonder why he only mentioned three senators.
This refers to the commentary titled “Eyesores in the Philippine Senate” (Opinion, 11/5/14).
By Juan L. Mercado
“If we let this pass, no significant witness will testify… because of fear,” Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago fumed. She seeks 24-hour police protection for Audit Commissioner Heidi Mendoza who documented Makati hospital scams before the Senate blue ribbon committee.