Tag: 19th Congress

Two bills passed will impact countless lives − Jinggoy

Spanning 10 months Following the adjournment sine die of the first regular session of the 19th Congress, Senator Jinggoy Ejercito Estrada has managed to spearhead the passage of two significant bills within 10 months. “In passing two significant bills, one of which has been already signed into law and the other just waiting to be…
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Jinggoy seeks commendation for PH team in 2023 SEA Games

For ably representing the country and bringing home 58 gold, 85 silver, and 117 bronze medals in the 32nd Southeast Asian (SEA) Games, Senator Jinggoy Ejercito Estrada called upon colleagues to commend the athletes and the entire Philippine contingent who participated in the biennial sports meet.  “The remarkable and the entire Philippine team in the…
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Co-Sponsorship Speech on Senate Resolution No. 610 Expressing the Profound Sympathy and Sincere Condolences of the Senate on the Death of Hon. Carlos M. Padilla

Mr. President, I am one with the nation in mourning the passing of Nueva Vizcaya Governor Carlos M. Padilla. Governor Padilla has served the country for 29 years as congressman and assemblyman.  Governor Padilla served as an assemblyman for Nueva Vizcaya in the interim Batasang Pambansa from 1978 to 1984, and as a Representative for…
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WATCH | Bicam report sa panukalang batas na karagdagang disability pension ng mga beterano, ratipikado na!

Bicameral Conference Committee Report on the disagreeing provisions of Senate Bill No. 1480 and House Bill No. 7939 – Rationalizing the Disability Pension of Veterans SENATOR JINGGOY EJERCITO ESTRADA Principal Author and Sponsor of SBN-1480 May 31, 2023 | Senate of the Philippines PRESS RELEASE: Senate ratifies bicam report on bill increasing veterans’ disability pension…
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Senate ratifies bicam report on bill increasing veterans’ disability pension

AFTER nearly three decades, disabled veterans can now look forward to getting a higher monthly pension as the Senate ratified today the reconciled bicameral conference committee report on the measure that will standardize and upgrade the benefits due to military veterans and their dependents. “Para sa mga beterano nating mga sundalo at kanilang pamilya, malaking…
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Sponsorship Speech on the Appointment of 7 Officials of the Department of Foreign Affairs as ambassadors

SPONSORSHIP SPEECH  Senator Jinggoy Ejercito Estrada  Chairperson, Committee on Foreign Affairs  Mr. President, distinguished members of the Commission on Appointments, this representation, as your Chairperson of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, presided the very first public hearing of the C.A. for the 19th Congress last August 31, 2022.  This morning, this representation presided one of the…
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PHOTO RELEASE: Courtesy call with Canadian Ambassador

Courtesy call with Canadian Ambassador: Senator Jinggoy Ejercito Estrada welcomes the new Canadian Ambassador to the Philippines David Bruce Hartman when the envoy paid a courtesy call on the veteran lawmaker at the Senate on Wednesday, May 31, 2023. Hartman told the Senate Committee on National Defense and Security Chairperson that Canada is looking at…
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PHOTO RELEASE: Jinggoy receives a courtesy visit from EU Ambassador Luc Véron

Jinggoy receives a courtesy visit from EU Ambassador Luc Véron: Senator Jinggoy Ejercito Estrada receives a token from Ambassador and head of the delegation of the European Union to the Philippines Luc Véron during the latter’s courtesy visit at the Senate, Tuesday, May 30, 2023. As they discussed matters of mutual interest, the EU Ambassador…
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WATCH | PNP officials na sangkot diumano sa isang toneladang shabu, ginisa ni Sen. Jinggoy

Sa pagpapatuloy ng hearing ng Committee on Public Order and Dangerous Drugs, ginisa ni Sen. Jinggoy ang mga pulis na sangkot sa kontrobersyal na pagkakahuli sa halos isang toneladang shabu para mapanagot ang mga may sala.

PRIB PHOTO: Restoring public trust in PNP

RESTORING PUBLIC TRUST IN PNP: Citing the continuous decline of public trust in the police, Sen. Jinggoy Ejercito Estrada asks PNP chief Gen. Benjamin Acorda Jr., during Tuesday’s continuation of the inquiry of the Committee on Public Order and Dangerous Drugs, May 30, 2023, on the reforms he plans to take to regain people’s trust to the…
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