Category Archives: Press Release

On International Human Rights Day Youth exercising human rights will reach full potential: Pangilinan

“Hindi nakakain ang human rights pero parang pagkain, hindi ligtas ang ating mga buhay kung wala nito. What do people need to live with dignity? Adequate food, decent jobs and livelihoods, and access to basic services such as housing, water, electricity, health care, education, and transportation.

Pangilinan, Belmonte seek P6B in 2019 budget to compensate rice farmers for losses due to flood of imports

MANILA – Senator Francis Pangilinan has filed a bill seeking to augment the 2019 budget with P6 billion to immediately provide unconditional cash transfer to rice farmers. Senate Bill 1191 proposes a P6-billion supplemental budget for direct cash transfers to vulnerable rice farmers who are planting one hectare or less, “as compensation for the reduction […]

Solusyonan ang problema ng droga, hindi puro batikos at puna kay VP Leni: Pangilinan

Hindi kailangang mag-imbento ng kwento para punahin si VP Leni. Kung hindi nila pinagkakatiwalaan ang Pangalawang Pangulo, hindi na dapat nila inappoint bilang ICAD co-chair. Marahil hindi nila inaasahan na tatanggapin ni VP Leni ang pwestong inalok nila kaya walang tigil ang mga puna at batikos na walang basehan. Hindi na natin papatulan ang mga […]

Itigil ang pananakot at pang-iinsulto: Pangilinan

Hindi kailangang mag-imbento ng kwento para punahin si VP Leni. Kung hindi nila pinagkakatiwalaan ang Pangalawang Pangulo, hindi na dapat nila inappoint bilang ICAD co-chair. Marahil hindi nila inaasahan na tatanggapin ni VP Leni ang pwestong inalok nila kaya walang tigil ang mga puna at batikos na walang basehan. Hindi na natin papatulan ang mga […]

Message of Sen. Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan on the 1000th day of unjust detention of Sen. Leila De Lima

Ngayong araw na ito ay ang isang libong araw mula nung na-detain at ikinulong si Sen. Leila De Lima. Mahigit dalawang taon na siyang nakakulong sa Camp Crame sa isang selda na kung saan walang cellphone, walang telepono, walang telebisyon, walang aircon. At ang kanyang access lamang sa mga pangyayari sa ating bansa at sa […]

Govt must act ASAP to compensate farmers for P61.77-billion losses due to flood of rice imports: Pangilinan

“The wife of a farmer in Nueva Ecija that my staff interviewed in August now works as a domestic helper in Metro Manila. Imagine the hardship and sacrifice she endures — a mother who left her children to care for themselves so she could augment the further-reduced family income caused by the flood of rice […]

On the Sandiganbayan’s decision finding former Isabela Gov. Grace Padaca guilty of malversation of public funds and graft

Statement of Sen. Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan on the Sandiganbayan’s decision finding former Isabela Gov. Grace Padaca guilty of malversation of public funds and graft I am saddened by the Sandiganbayan’s decision. Nakakalungkot na malaya pa hanggang ngayon ang nangurakot ng milyun-milyong piso mula sa kaban ng bayan habang ipinakukulong ang mga taong tumutulong sa mga […]