Performance of the Senate
16th Congress 1st Regular Session
July 22, 2013 - June 13, 2014 (4.1 MB)
"The First Regular Session of the 16th Congress has afforded us the opportunity to prove the stability of our institution in the face of adversity."
- Senate President Franklin M. Drilon (Download)
(SEPO) At A Glance - Taxing the SEPs
May 2014 (677 KB)
Self-employed individuals and professionals (SEPs) are traditionally known as a hard-to-tax group. To address this, the government through the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) is currently undertaking initiatives and intensifying its campaign to strengthen the monitoring and enforcement of tax compliance among SEPs.
Self-employed individuals and professionals (SEPs) are traditionally known as a hard-to-tax group. To address this, the government through the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) is currently undertaking initiatives and intensifying its campaign to strengthen the monitoring and enforcement of tax compliance among SEPs. (SEPO publications)
STSRO TAX Bits: Why is Rice Smuggling on the Rise?
May-June 2014 (2.94MB)
Rice being the staple food for Filipinos is a viable product to sell; there will always be a market for rice in the Philippines.
The government, the rice farmers, the domestic trades, as well as the importers are very well aware of its significance. (STSRO publications)
LBRMO Budget Facts & Figures: 25 Years of CARP
April-June 2014 (1.4 MB)
Land reform policies have been in the political agenda in the country since the Commonwealth period. In fact, the Philippine Agrarian Reform Program is one of the longest-running programs of its kind anywhere in the world.1 (LBRMO publications)
The Senate Museum
Enclosed in the walls of the Senate museum is a repository of our country's rich legislative tradition, the Philippine Senate's long and illustrious heritage that serves as the bastion of our nation's freedom.
The museum houses materials that show the mandates of the Senate under the Jones Law, and a host of congressional records, bills, resolutions and republic acts.
Speech of Senate President Franklin M. Drilon
Opening of the 2nd Regular Session
July 28, 2014
RENEWING OUR COMMITMENT TO OUR PEOPLE
My esteemed colleagues, your excellencies of the diplomatic corps, fellow workers in government, ladies and gentlemen, good morning.
The eyes of the people are upon us again as we open the second regular session of the 16th Congress.
Live Webcast of Plenary Session
Thursday, July 31
Wednesday, July 30
Friday, August 1- No Committee Meeting -
Invitation to Bid »
* Subscription to various local & international journal and review publications for CY 2015 -REBID
* Subscription to various local/international newspapers and magazines
* Printing and Binding of the "Records of the Senate"
* Supply and Delivery of Broadcast Equipment
* Lease contract for office space for office of Senator Serge Osmeña III located at Makati City
Notice of Committee Meetings »