Tag: Bagong Senado

Bagong Senado: Confirmation of the Global Conceptual Design Winner

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Sen. Lacson’s Speech on the Global Conceptual Design Winner for the Senate’s New Home

Mr. President, distinguished colleagues, good afternoon. When we formally started the talks on the relocation of the Senate building, many have had their doubts if we can really translate this vision into reality.

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Update on the Senate’s Relocation | May 21, 2018

Mr. President, distinguished colleagues, as the chairman of your Committee on Accounts, I have the honor and privilege to give you an account of our progress on the construction and relocation of the new home for the Philippine Senate, as articulated in Senate Resolution No. 293 filed by Senator Sherwin Gatchalian and adopted by this august chamber on November 21, 2017.

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Kapihan sa Senado forum | May 3, 2018

At the Kapihan sa Senado forum, Sen. Lacson answers questions on:
– Ombudsman’s resolution on P6.4B shabu shipment
– PDEA’s releasing of narco list
– Assessment of the government’s anti-drug war
– Charter change and shift to federalism
– CJ Sereno’s impeachment
– PH-Kuwait ties
– Blue Ribbon committee issues
– Senate transfer
– Senate leadership change

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๐Ÿ“ฐ Senate to move to Fort Bonifacio in Taguig by 2021 โ€” Lacson [Manila Bulletin]

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From the Manila Bulletin:ย Senator Panfilo Lacson said the Senate may move to its new home in Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City by January 2021.

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#PingSays: On fate of DOJ Sec. Aguirre, Senate relocation, peace efforts with CPP-NPA-NDF | April 4, 2018

In an interview, Sen. Lacson answers questions on:
– Senate relocation
– fate of DOJ Sec. Aguirre
– SC order on deaths related to anti-drug war
– peace efforts with CPP-NPA-NDF

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Update on the Senate’s Relocation | March 20, 2018

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Mr. President, distinguished colleagues, I have the distinct honor and privilege to render a progress report on the relocation of the new Senate building.

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#PingSays: To unburden taxpayers: Sen. Lacson pushes removing exemptions from VAT | Nov. 22, 2017

Sen. Lacson pushes for lowering the VAT rate to 10% and for removing many of the 143 exemptions to VAT.

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Sponsorship Speech: Relocation of the Senate of the Philippines

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Mr. President, distinguished colleagues in this Upper Chamber of the 17th Congress, I have the distinct honor and privilege to report on the Senate floor PS Resolution 293 entitled โ€œRESOLUTION CREATING AN AD HOC COMMITTEE TASKED TO CONDUCT A FEASIBILITY STUDY ON THE CONSTRUCTION OF A NEW SENATE BUILDING AND RELOCATION OF THE SENATE THERETO,โ€ filed by Sen. Sherwin Gatchalian.

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At the Hearing on the Senate’s Relocation

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With Senators Win Gatchalian and Migz Zubiri

Kapihan sa Senado forum | June 8, 2017

At the Kapihan sa Senado forum, Sen. Lacson answers questions on:
– the Marawi crisis
– the relocation of the Senate
– no plan to investigate incident at Resorts World Manila
– bill to remove conflict of interest at PAGCOR
– case vs Marvin Marcos and co. over Mayor Espinosa killing
– National ID system

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