Category: Press Release

To protect and keep the public informed, PH should keep a database of sex offenders — Jinggoy

TO monitor and track sex offenders in the community, Senator Jinggoy Ejercito Estrada proposed the establishment of a national database of sex offenders, a piece of easily available and accessible information to local law enforcement agencies and their foreign counterparts.  “The many special penal laws against sex-related offenses so enacted of late shall be futile unless ample…
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After 10 years, Jinggoy wants Batas Kasambahay amended to further safeguard workers, employers

AFTER 10 years of its implementation, Senator Jinggoy Ejercito Estrada has set his sights on further strengthening the Batas Kasambahay, this time providing safeguard measures to employers and their families from domestic workers with “criminal minds.” “The enactment of Batas Kasambahay, a landmark legislation governing the rights and liabilities of both house helps and their employers, was…
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Senate defense committee to take up bill seeking to amend fixed AFP tenure law, other related measures – Jinggoy

SENATOR Jinggoy Ejercito Estrada assured the public today the Senate committee on defense will thoroughly scrutinize proposed bills seeking to remove the fixed term for some military officials before presenting it for plenary deliberations. Estrada, Chairperson of the Senate Committee on National Defense and Security, Peace, Unification, and Reconciliation, said the committee has set a hearing on…
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Ateneo’s international debate feat deserves the highest Senate commendation – Jinggoy

CALLING the victory of the Ateneo de Manila University (ADMU) students in the World Universities Debating Championship (WUDC) an extraordinary accomplishment, Senator Jinggoy Ejercito Estrada said the historic first win for the country deserves the highest commendation from the Senate. “Their momentous victory is proof of the Filipino students’ capacity to stand alongside the world’s…
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Jinggoy hails Filipino kickboxing champs

SENATOR Jinggoy Ejercito Estrada hailed the Philippine contingent for clinching medals in the recently-concluded 2022 Asian Kickboxing Championships in Bangkok. “The Filipino fighters and warriors in the elite kickboxing competition embodied the unyielding courage, resilience, and indomitable spirit of the nation confronted with adversities and formidable challenges. Their successful outing and victory in the international…
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Press Statement: On the designation of Galvez as DND Chief

STATEMENT OF SENATOR JINGGOY EJERCITO ESTRADA ON THE DESIGNATION OF GALVEZ AS DND CHIEF The decision of the President to appoint Presidential Adviser on Peace, Reconciliation, and Unity Sec. Carlito Galvez Jr. to take the helm of the Department of National Defense (DND) is a welcome development. Galvez, as a former AFP chief of staff…
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Jinggoy: PH Constitution should be part of high school curricula

TO raise the level of awareness on their rights and duties as Filipino citizens and for a better appreciation of the country’s history, Senator Jinggoy Ejercito Estradahas filed a bill proposing the inclusion of constitutional education in the curriculum of junior and senior high school students. “A nationalist mindset must be instilled in Filipino learners who…
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Senator Jinggoy Ejercito Estrada priority bills this year

SENATOR JINGGOY EJERCITO ESTRADA PRIORITY BILLS THIS YEAR When Senate resumes its regular sessions on January 23, I’m hoping that Senate Bill No. 1480 which seeks to upgrade the 28-year-old disability pension of disabled veterans will finally make headway in the current 19th Congress. The measly amount of P1,000 to P1,700 monthly pension for military…
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Statement of Senator Jinggoy Ejercito Estrada on the latest labor force survey

The country’s employment rate continues to improve since the last quarter of 2022 based on the figures presented by the Philippine Statistics Authority. Mula sa 4.5% o 2.24 milyong unemployed na mga Pilipino noong Oktubre 2022, bumaba pa ito sa 4.2% o 2.18 milyon base sa pinakahuling survey ng PSA.  Kung susuriing maiigi at ayon…
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‘Let’s save NAIA from becoming a national disgrace’ – Jinggoy

SENATOR Jinggoy Ejercito Estrada is set to file a resolution seeking an investigation, in aid of urgent remedial legislation, into the latest crisis that hit the country’s main gateway on New Year’s Day.   “The incident aggravates the already unpleasant image of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA). It has been repeatedly labeled as one of…
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