Speeches

Statement of LP president Sen. Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan on the inauguration of U.S. President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris
January 22, 2021

“In behalf of the Liberal Party of the Philippines, we extend our heartfelt congratulations on your election as President and Vice President of the United States of America….

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PRIVILEGE SPEECH ON RISING FOOD PRICES
January 20, 2021

Thank you very much, Mr. President, Majority Leader, distinguished colleagues, good afternoon. I rise before you on a matter of personal and collective privilege….

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TRANSCRIPT | ANC INTERVIEW ON THE UNILATERAL ABROGATION OF THE 1989 UP-DND ACCORD, 75TH ANNIV OF LP
January 19, 2021

Karmina Constantino: Senator and former UP student council chairman Francis Pangilinan warns government not to mess with UP as he voiced his objection to the termination of the UP-DND Accord….

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COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE HEARING ON THE NATIONAL COVID-19 VACCINATION PROGRAM
January 12, 2021

Good morning, Mr. President, colleagues. Thank you, Mr President. Happy New Year to our Senate President, colleagues, and to our resource persons, and good morning. …

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Senate Bill 1855: An Act Creating the Position of Cooperatives Development Officer
October 1, 2020

Thank you, Majority Leader. Thank you, Mr. President. Good afternoon to our colleagues. This representation would like to commend our colleagues the Majority Leader…

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Privilege Speech of Senator Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan on the State of Rice Farmers
March 3, 2020

Good afternoon. “Worse than the Japanese occupation”. This was how a 92-year-old farmer described the effects of the Rice Tariffication Law. She…

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SEN. FRANCIS PANGILINAN ON LAWFARE
February 21, 2020

The reality of lawfare does not operate in a vacuum. It operates within a system of justice and institutions that are inherently weak, and oftentimes inutile….

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Let’s arrest the devastation caused by unrestricted rice imports on our farmers
August 13, 2019

PRIVILEGE SPEECH | Sen. Francis ‘Kiko’ Pangilinan Let’s arrest the devastation caused by unrestricted rice imports on our farmers Mister Senate President,…

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TRANSCRIPT | WELCOME REMARKS OF SEN FRANCIS PANGILINAN AT THE LIBERAL INTERNATIONAL PRIZE FOR FREEDOM AWARDING CEREMONY FOR SEN LEILA DE LIMA
July 29, 2018

By tonight, our esteemed foreign guests would’ve witnessed how Senator Leila De Lima’s trial is being conducted, how she is being treated…

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