Tag: Robinhood Padilla

Estrada, Padilla Thumb Down Calls For Mandatory Drug Tests for Actors

(VIGOUR TIMES) MANILA,  Philippines — Actor-politicians Senators Jinggoy Estrada and Robin Padilla on Tuesday appeared cold to suggestions requiring celebrities to undergo mandatory drug testing following the arrest over the weekend of actor Dominic Roco for drug possession. Roco is the son of character actor Bembol Roco. He was arrested along with four others during a buy-bust…
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Padilla, Lapid, Jinggoy honor 5 fallen Karding heroes

(JOURNAL NEWS) SENATOR Robinhood “Robin” C. Padilla on Tuesday paid tribute to the five volunteer rescue workers who perished in the line of duty at the height of Super Typhoon Karding. In Senate Resolution 234, Padilla lauded the heroism of Narciso Calayag Jr., Jerson Resurreccion, Marby Bartolome, George Agustin and Troy Agustin of the Bulacan Provincial…
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Never again? 50th anniversary of martial law draws contrasting views from senators

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 21) — Senators expressed conflicting opinions over how the nation should mark the 50th anniversary of the declaration of martial law by the late President Ferdinand Edralin Marcos, father of the current chief executive. Senators Robin Padilla and Jinggoy Estrada, who ran under President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr.’s Uniteam slate during…
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WATCH: Estrada, Padilla tell public to ‘move on’ ahead of Martial Law 50th Anniversary | INQ

Senators Jinggoy Estrada and Robinhood Padilla on Tuesday told the public to “move on” from the issue of martial law as the country remembers the 50th year of its declaration. -Inquirer

3 senators back POGO

(Daily Tribune) At least three senators rejected the proposal to prohibit Philippine Offshore Gaming Operations, citing its contributions to the Philippine economy. Senators Jinggoy Estrada, Ramon “Bong” Revilla, and Robinhood “Robin” Padilla said the total shutdown of POGOs in the country is not the solution to the recent increase in kidnapping cases in the country.…
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Padilla, Estrada debate over judiciary appointments

MANILA — Should the nomination of judiciary officials still lie on the decision of the President or should be relegated to the Commission on Appointments (CA)? For Supreme Court outsiders, JBC sets minimum years of service left as requirement for SC post This question was posed by Sen. Robin Padilla during Monday’s Senate Finance committee…
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