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PH leaders commemorate Independence Day with calls for unity

(NEWS 5) On the commemoration of the 126th anniversary of Philippine independence, Philippine leaders shared warm messages reflecting on the nation’s past and the ongoing challenges it faces. Pres. Ferdinand” Bongbong” Marcos emphasized in his Independence Day message that it is an honor for every Filipino to be part of a courageous lineage that fought…
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CALL FOR PROBE | Senator urges investigation into disinformation on West Philippine Sea

(NEWS 5) (January 24, 2024) – Sen. Jinggoy Estrada sought an investigation into the alleged disinformation campaign on the West Philippine Sea to hold accountable those involved in such illicit activities that create an “adverse impact” on the country. Estrada, who heads the committee on national defense and security, said he decided to file Senate…
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‘ABHORRENT’ | Philippine senators blast China over boat collisions in South China Sea

(NEWS 5) Senators have condemned China after Beijing’s coast guard vessels was accused of intentionally colliding with Philippine vessels in the South China Sea. Senate President Juan Miguel Zubiri urged the China Coast Guard (CCG) to comply with international laws governing safe maritime travel and recognize the Philippines’ freedom of navigation in its own exclusive…
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CIRCUS CHAMBER? | ‘Constructive feedback’ on Senate decorum part of democratic process, says Estrada

(NEWS 5) Several senators have spoken after former senator Franklin Drilon criticized some incumbent members of the upper chamber for their alleged lack of proper decorum that damaged the prestige of the institution. Sen. Jinggoy Estrada acknowledged the diversity in the current roster of the Senate but he stressed the importance of addressing the matter…
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WATCH | Frontline Tonight: Refund para sa mga palyadong internet service, isinusulong sa Senado

Isinusulong ni Senador Jinggoy Ejercito Estrada ang pagre-refund ng mga telco at internet service provider sa mga subscriber nito kapag may internet service interruption sa kaniyang Senate Bill No. 2074.

‘SOFT SKILLS’ | Senators urges education officials to address lack of ‘soft skills’ by fresh graduates

(NEWS 5) Senators on Wednesday urged the education department to address the problems hounding the sector, after a study of the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) found many Filipino fresh graduates face challenges at work due to a lack of “soft skills.” Jinggoy Estrada, who chairs the Upper House’s labor panel, urged the trade and…
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