Category Archives: LP Statement

On VP Leni accepting offer to co-chair inter-agency on anti-illegal drugs

Statement of Sen. Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan on VP Leni accepting offer to co-chair inter-agency on anti-illegal drugs Sinusuportahan natin ang pasya ni Vice President Leni na tanggapin ang posisyon bilang co-chair ng inter-agency on anti-illegal drugs. Maliwanag ang naging pahayag ng ating Bise Pangulo na sa pagtanggap niya sa nasabing hamon ay tututulan nya ang […]

STATEMENT OF LIBERAL PARTY PRESIDENT FRANCIS PANGILINAN ON ALLEGED REVGOV

Heto ang ating matinding pangamba sa rev gov na panukala: Ang rev gov at diktadura, walang pinagkaiba. Wala nang demokrasya at kalayaang mamahayag at magsalita. Wala nang buhay at pamumuhay na ligtas sa dahas mula sa mga tiwaling pulis na mamamahala. Wala nang eleksyon dahil term extension ng mga nakaupo at appointment na lang ng […]

Most Filipinos support Robredo — June 2017 Pulse Asia survey

Vice President Leni Robredo’s trust and performance ratings in Pulse Asia Research’s latest survey showed she continues to enjoy majority support. Released on July 17, the results of the survey conducted June 24-29 showed that Robredo’s performance rating was at 61%, just 3 percentage points higher compared to March’s 58%. Her trust rating is now […]

31 LP lawmakers propose 474 bills

At the end of the first regular session of the 17th Congress, the 31 Liberal Party lawmakers from both Houses have proposed 474 measures that span political, social, and economic reforms, including at least two that await President Duterte’s signature. Sen. Bam Aquino led the four Liberal Party senators for the most number of bills […]

1 YEAR AFTER

VP Leni helps over 58,000 in rural development, feeding, medical, educational programs Through its Angat Buhay program, the Office of the Vice President has reached 36,046 individuals and 22,275 families, with almost P52.72 million worth of resources for rural development, feeding and nutrition programs, medical and dental missions, as well as educational infrastructure provided by […]

PRODUCTIVE DESPITE JAIL

Sen. Leila authored 36 bills, 41 resolutions Despite spending only 8 months at the Senate before her arrest and detention on false drug charges, Sen. Leila de Lima has authored 36 bills and 41 resolutions, and delivered 3 privilege speeches on the country’s controversial issues including extrajudicial killings and proliferation of fake news. Her supporters […]

Police stops Liberal International president from seeing detained Sen. De Lima

Liberal Party statement on the incident is as follows: The formal letter of Liberal International president Juli Minoves to visit Sen. Leila De Lima was submitted to the government 17 July 2017, or five days before the scheduled visits on Saturday, 22 July 2017. This follows the protocols set by the Philippine National Police-National Custodial […]

LP LAWMAKERS TURN DOWN 150-DAY ML EXTENSION

Liberal Party senators and congressmen rejected President Duterte’s request to extend Martial Law in Mindanao up to 150 days or until December 31, 2017. LP Senators Franklin Drilon, Bam Aquino, and Kiko Pangilinan and LP Representatives Kit Belmonte (Quezon City, 6th District), Edcel Lagman (Albay, 1st District), Teddy Baguilat (Ifugao, Lone District), and Gabriel Bordado […]

STATEMENT OF THE LIBERAL PARTY ON MARTIAL LAW EXTENSION ON MARTIAL LAW EXTENSION

Bakit kinakailangang isailalim ang Mindanao sa martial law nang lima pang buwan? Ano ba ang layunin nito? Ano’ng kapangyarihan ng Pangulo ang gustong ipatupad sa panahong ito sa ilalim ng martial law na iba sa kapangyarihang ipinagkaloob sa kanya ng batas at ng Konstitusyon? Sa ilalim ng pinalawig na panahong ito, anu-ano ang inaasahang mangyari […]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: IN REACTION TO BEN TULFO’S COLUMN, PILIPINO STAR NGAYON

Sa column ni G. Ben Tulfo (Maliit na bagay lang ang terorismo-LP; Pilipino Star Ngayon, June 16), inilarawan niya ang Liberal Party na “bobo” nang hindi binasa o inintindi ang ang posisyon ng partido. Mahalaga ang papel ng media sa demokrasya. Sa oras ng kaguluhang tulad ng nangyayari sa Marawi, kailangan ang tama at beripikadong […]