Category Archives: Press Statement

On The Spate Of Killings, Statement Of Sen. Francis Pangilinan Convene JJELACC To Help Modernize Our Justice System

We express our serious concern over the spate of extra-judicial killings, which to us does not signify justice, but indicates a breakdown in law and order. We know that the Philippine criminal justice system can be oppressively slow and unjust. We understand the weight of wrongful prosecution, expensive lawyers, and erroneous judgments. Under similar instances […]

Pahayag Ni Senador Francis Pangilinan Sa Arbitral Tribunal Ruling: Tiyakin Ang Pilipino Ay Makakapangisda Nang Walang Takot Sa West Philippine Sea

Masaya nating tinatanggap ang hatol bilang tagumpay ng sambayanang Pilipino at ng mga bayang tutol sa malakawang nine-dash line claim ng China. Ang desisyon ng Permanent Court of Arbitration ay pwedeng magsilbing muling panimula sa naantalang diplomatikong relasyon sa pagitan ng China at Pilipinas. Binibigyan nito ang mas maliit na bayan tulad ng sa atin […]

Statement of Sen. Francis Pangilinan on Arbitral Tribunal Ruling: Ensure Filipino Fisherfolk Can Fish Without Fear In West P Sea

We welcome the ruling as a victory for the Filipino people as well as for all nations opposing China’s all-encompassing nine-dash line claim. The decision of the Permanent Court of Arbitration can serve as a reboot in the stalled China-Philippines diplomatic relations. It gives a smaller nation like our own greater leverage when faced with […]

Kiko Pangilinan on His Proclamation as Senator of the 17th Congress

Nagpapasalamat kami, ako, ang aking mapagbigay na pamilya, at masipag na staff, sa inyong mahigit labinlimang milyong Pilipinong pinili ulit tayong maging lingkod-bayan. Binabati rin namin ang mga kapwa kandidatong napili.  Napaka-init ng kampanyang nagdaan. Noong mga nakakapasong araw ng El Nino, hindi lang ito naging paligsahan ng kagalingan ng mga kandidato para makuha ang […]

Pangilinan: Review Bail Grant For Napoles Plunder Case

The anti-graft court Sandiganbayan should review the decision of its Fourth Division granting Janet Lim-Napoles and Masbate Governor Rizalina Seachon-Lanete P500,000 bail each for a plunder case involving the misuse of the latter’s pork barrel, senatorial re-electionist Francis Pangilinan said Wednesday. “The granted bail of P500,000 pales in comparison to the amount of the alleged kickback […]

Statement of Francis Pangilinan on Violent Dispersal in Kidapawan Protest

Kinokondena natin ang napakarahas na pagpapaalis sa mga nagpoprotestang magsasakang nasasalanta ng tagtuyot na dulot ng El Nino mula pa nung Nobyembre sa lungsod ng Kidapawan. Gusto nating madaliang maimbestigahan ang insidente at malaman mula sa pamunuan ng PNP kung paano nagkaroon ng mga butas sa pagpapatupad ng crowd control protocols kaya nangyari ito. Bukod […]

Senatorial Candidate Francis Pangilinan’s Statement on Women’s Month

In Philippine society, Filipino women hold up more than half the sky: They dominate in many jobs including domestic work, professional and technical positions, and sales. They hold more overseas jobs than men. They also hold the highest positions in government as President, Supreme Court justices, senators, congressmen, Cabinet secretaries. In the 2015 World Economic […]

Senatorial Candidate Francis ‘Kiko’ Pangilinan on Latest Pulse Asia Survey

This is a very tight race to the finish. Liberal Party presidential candidate Mar Roxas is only five percentage points away from Senator Grace Poe in the latest Pulse Asia survey. This puts Mar in a very good position to catch up, especially with the grassroots machinery and the President on our side. Having many […]

Kiko Pangilinan on the damage to agriculture by Typhoon Lando

“We call for the government to fast-track the release of the supplemental budget requested by the National Food Authority for the benefit of the agricultural provinces heavily damaged by Typhoon Lando. The NFA will be purchasing the damaged crops to supplement the livelihood of the farmers who have tried their best to salvage their harvest […]