Senate panel to reopen hearing on emergency powers

October 5, 2016 by · Comments Off on Senate panel to reopen hearing on emergency powers 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, Oct. 4 (PNA) — A Senate panel decided Tuesday to reopen the public hearings on the proposed emergency powers to deal with the country's traffic woes that winded up last Sept. 22, at the request of a senator.

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Sen. Grace Poe answers questions on her DQ cases at a press conference in Dasmarinas City, Cavite

January 22, 2016 by · Comments Off on Sen. Grace Poe answers questions on her DQ cases at a press conference in Dasmarinas City, Cavite 

160120153311Presidential candidate and Senator Grace Poe (left) answers questions from media about her disqualification cases filed by the Commission on Elections (Comelec) during a press conference on Wednesday (Jan. 20, 2016) at the Max Restaurant in Dasmarinas City, Cavite. With her in photo is her running mate, Senator Francis “Chiz” Escudero. (PNA photos by Avito C. Dalan)
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Poe calls on authorities to charge persons showing firing weapons on social media

January 5, 2016 by · Comments Off on Poe calls on authorities to charge persons showing firing weapons on social media 

MANILA, Jan. 4 — Lambasting the irresponsibility of some gun owners, Senator Grace Poe asked the Philippine National Police (PNP) on Monday to immediately track down and criminally charge the persons who have “the temerity to brag about firing their weapons” during the New Year revelry on Facebook.

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With the SET ruling, Macalintal says Comelec should dismiss all DQ cases against Poe

November 19, 2015 by · Comments Off on With the SET ruling, Macalintal says Comelec should dismiss all DQ cases against Poe 

MANILA, Nov. 18 — An election lawyer has said that the disqualification cases filed against Senator Grace Poe involving her citizenship should be dismissed by the Commission on Elections (Comelec) in light of the decision of the Senate Electoral Tribunal (SET) declaring the lawmaker as a natural-born Filipino citizen.

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Hearing on the disqualification case against Grace Poe

November 11, 2015 by · Comments Off on Hearing on the disqualification case against Grace Poe 

151110172525Presidential candidate and Senator Grace Poe waves to supporters shortly after the first hearing on the disqualification case against her on Tuesday (November 10, 2015) at the Commission on Elections (Comelec) office in Intramuros, Manila. (PNA photos by Avito C. Dalan)lam/acd

NUP wooed by 2016 presidential aspirants

September 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on NUP wooed by 2016 presidential aspirants 

By Jelly F. Musico

MANILA, Sept. 28 (PNA) — Two presidential aspirants and a senator eyeing higher office showed up in the national convention of the 500-member National Unity Party (NUP) on Monday at the Sofitel Hotel in Pasay City.

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Battery of lawyers asks SET to dismiss petition questioning Poe's citizenship

September 2, 2015 by · 1 Comment 

By Jelly F. Musico

MANILA, Sept. 1 (PNA) – A battery of lawyers of Senator Grace Poe on Tuesday asked the Senate Electoral Tribunal (SET) to dismiss a petition questioning the senator's citizenship, saying it is “insufficient in form and substance.”

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Roxas invites Poe to meet and discuss 2016 elections

August 11, 2015 by · Comments Off on Roxas invites Poe to meet and discuss 2016 elections 

MANILA, Aug. 10 – Senator Grace Poe said on Monday Liberal Party (LP) presidential candidate Manuel ‘Mar’ Roxas has sent an emissary inviting her to a meeting to discuss the 2016 elections.

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President Aquino hopes Senators Poe and Escudero would join administration’s ticket

August 4, 2015 by · Comments Off on President Aquino hopes Senators Poe and Escudero would join administration’s ticket 

MANILA, Aug. 3 — President Benigno S. Aquino III remains hopeful of having Senator Grace Poe and Senator Francis Escudero on board the administration ticket for next year’s elections.

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Poe confirms another meeting with President Aquino

June 11, 2015 by · Comments Off on Poe confirms another meeting with President Aquino 

By Jelly F. Musico

MANILA, June 10 (PNA) – Senator Grace Poe on Wednesday confirmed that she met President Benigno Aquino III again more than a month after their first meeting where they discussed the 2016 elections.

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