WHAT is the status of the estimated P76-billion coco levy funds? Is it still intact? These are the questions Sen. Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan want answered by the government as the Senate continues its deliberation on the bill actualizing the Supreme Court decision on the funds collected from coconut farmers during the Marcos regime. During the […]
SENATOR Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan fully agrees with Vice President Leni Robredo’s “comprehensive, inclusive, and participatory approach” in the fight against the spread of COVID-19), emphasizing that the country needs clear and concrete actions rather than baseless rhetoric. “Sa simula pa lang, mabilis ang naging pagkilos ni Vice President Leni para matugunan ang pangangailangan ng mga […]
Madilim na yugto ng ating kasaysayan ang martial law. Maraming hinuli nang walang kaso, pinahirapan, ninakawan ng ari-arian, pinatay. Hindi pala ito ang ‘bagong lipunang’ maunlad at maayos na binabandera sa mga dyaryo, radyo, at telebisyon.
A NEW, better normal puts food and food producers front and center in the rebuilding of the economy that has collapsed over the COVID-19 pandemic and the failed Administration response to it, Senator Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan said Sunday.
We express our sincerest gratitude and appreciation for the members of the European Parliament for adopting a resolution calling for the release of our colleague, Senator Leila De Lima, from imprisonment and the dismissal of the trumped-up charges against her.
AS senators continue to deliberate on the coco levy trust fund bill, Sen. Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan on Wednesday said the potential of virgin coconut oil (VCO) as a possible cure for COVID-19 can be the impetus needed to develop the Philippine coconut industry, and more importantly, improve the lives of the poorest Filipino farmers. “Sakaling […]
THE COCO levy trust fund law must benefit the country’s estimated 3.5 million coconut farmers, especially the smallholder farmers, Senator Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan said on Monday as the Senate continues to discuss the bill seeking to actualize the Supreme Court decision on the estimated P105 billion levy initially collected from them. “Kailangang bantayan ang pagpasa […]
WITH the country’s number of COVID-19 cases breaching the 250,000 mark yesterday (September 11), Senator Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan on Saturday named at least three health experts who can lead government response to the ongoing health crisis.
DEFENSE Secretary Delfin Lorenzana should rescind the deal that allows China-backed Dito Telecommunity Corp. to build cell sites inside Philippine military camps, Senator Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan said Friday. “The secretary should rescind the deal as it compromises the security of our citizens and our country as whole, especially security of our data, which is the […]