SENATE PUSHING BANGON MARAWI TO MOVE FASTER

TO FAST-TRACK MARAWI CITY REHABILITATION By ROGER M. BALANZA The Senate has conducted a public hearing and inquiry in aid of legislation to reconstitute the Special Committee on Marawi City Rehabilitation and for the Special Committee to conduct an inquiry on the utilization of funds for the reconstruction and rehabilitation of the Muslim City in Mindanao that was left in ruins in the 2017 siege by terrorists. Held at the Mindanao State University-IIT in Iligan City on February 21, the public hearing led by Senator Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa,  chairman of the Special Committee, and joined by Senator Christopher Lawrence … Continue reading SENATE PUSHING BANGON MARAWI TO MOVE FASTER

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BANGSAMORO CONFERS “ADOPTED MAGUINDANAOAN” ON SENATOR MIGZ ZUBIRI

BY ROGER M. BALANZA The Bangsamoro has honored Bukidnon  Senator Miguel Zubiri as an “Adopted Maguindanaoan” for his crucial role in the search for peace in Mindanao. Zubiri, principal author of Republic Act. No. ____or the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL), … Continue reading BANGSAMORO CONFERS “ADOPTED MAGUINDANAOAN” ON SENATOR MIGZ ZUBIRI

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Bicam approves final version of Bangsamoro Basic Law

The congressional bicameral conference committee on Wednesday night approved the final version of the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL), which was renamed as the Organic Law for the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao. The bicameral panel, under the leadership … Continue reading Bicam approves final version of Bangsamoro Basic Law

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KOKO, MIGZ WORD WAR GOING WORSE

PIMENTEL: Cheater! ZUBIRI: Libelous! Resigned Senator Juan Miguel Zubiri on Wednesday urged Sen. Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III to stop calling him a cheat amid a brewing word war over Zubiri’s inclusion in the United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) senatorial ticket. Zubiri said he is offended by the senator’s choice of words, especially since there is no proof that he cheated in the 2007 senatorial election. “I am very saddened by the fact that he is calling me different names, he is insulting me on national TV. Last night, he called me mandaraya (cheater). Wala naman siyang pruweba, wala naman siyang ebidensya. … Continue reading KOKO, MIGZ WORD WAR GOING WORSE

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NENE PIMENTEL JOINS KOKO-MIGZ FRAY

SLAMS MIGZ ZUBIRI’S ENTRY IN UNA 2013 SENATORIAL SLATE The Father has come to the defense of the son. Former Senate President Aquilino “Nene” Q. Pimentel Jr., founder of the PDP-Laban party, fired a broadside on Tuesday at the United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) for accepting former Sen. Juan Miguel “Migz” Zubiri in its 2013 senatorial slate and thus rejecting the plea of his son, Sen. Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III – who is already in its senatorial slate – not to accept Zubiri in its fold. The effect of the elder Pimentel’s bitter statement against the UNA leadership headed by Vice … Continue reading NENE PIMENTEL JOINS KOKO-MIGZ FRAY

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Zubiri returning to Senate in 2013

                                By MEL N. VELEZ MALAYBALAY CITY – Don’t wonder if Frank Sinatra’s  favorite song “Let Me Try Again” has become the favorite song of Bukidnon’s pride, resigned Senator Juan Miguel F. Zubiri. He is taking another crack at a Senate seat in 2013. In Davao City, Vice Mayor Rodrigo Duterte said Zubiri displayed “extreme political savvy” by resigning as Senator in wake of allegations he profited from electoral fraud in the 2007 election. Zubiri gained a lot of pogi points there, Duterte said in his television program Gikan sa Masa Para sa Masa, predicting that the Bukidnon senator would … Continue reading Zubiri returning to Senate in 2013

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Koko spells out priority plans

KOKO UPDATE, READ: SENATOR KOKO PIMENTEL, WIFE SPLIT UP CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY — Newly seated Senator Aquilino Martin ”Koko” Pimentel III visited here yesterday, his hometown, for the first time since assuming the post, for a day of thanksgiving. He was accompanied by his mother, Ma. Lourdes Tuyor-Pimentel and wife, Jewel May Lobaton, a Binibining Pilipinas-Universe title-holder who represented the country in the Miss Universe Pageant in 1998, and his other relatives, in a mass at the St. Augustine Cathedral. The 1990 Philippines Bar Topnotcher, Senator “KoKo” as he is fondly called, wowed the Cagayan de Oro media after he … Continue reading Koko spells out priority plans

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