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Senate considering probe of USS Guardian grounding

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Sen. Chiz Escudero: Prioritize Filipinos’ welfare residing in Sabah. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Sen. Francis Escudero, chair of the Senate committee on environment and natural resources, said he was considering holding a Senate inquiry into the USS Guardian’s running aground and damaging the Tubbataha Reef.

Posted: January 20th, 2013 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

IMF head meddling—Escudero

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Sen. Chiz Escudero: Prioritize Filipinos’ welfare residing in Sabah. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The suggestion by a visiting International Monetary Fund (IMF) official that text messages be taxed next is “skewed and unfeeling,” and is actually “foreign meddling,” said Sen. Francis Escudero, who vowed to block any bill on the matter.

Posted: November 20th, 2012 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

3 senators support Aquino’s ‘no-war’ position vs China

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President Benigno Aquino III.  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

By admitting that the country could not go to war with China, President Benigno Aquino III was just telling the truth, senators said Tuesday.

Posted: April 18th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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