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 - Tourism
October 2014 (681 KB)
The tourism industry in the Philippines is an amalgam of services captured in the sectors of hotels and restaurants, transportation, food and beverage, entertainment, and retail trade, among others. An important part of the economy, it is a major contributor in terms of income, employment and foreign exchange earnings.
The tourism industry in the Philippines is an amalgam of services captured in the sectors of hotels and restaurants, transportation, food and beverage, entertainment, and retail trade, among others. An important part of the economy, it is a major contributor in terms of income, employment and foreign exchange earnings. (SEPO publications)
STSRO TAX Bits: Adjustment Delayed is Justice Denied?
September-October 2014 (4.5MB)
Congress Seeks to Increase Ceiling of Tax-Exempt
The House of Representatives passed on Third Reading House Bill No. 4970 seeking to increase the tax-exempt ceiling for 13th month pay, Christmas bonus and other benefits from ₱30,000 to ₱70,000. (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
Philippine Bar Association
Law Day Celebrations and Induction Ceremonies
Intercontinental Manila, Makati City
September 30, 2014
THE RULE OF LAW AND THE ROLE OF LAWYERS
Thank you very much. To my friend Nonong Cruz, you will be a good introducer during political campaigns if I were to run as president. Unfortunately I will not. So you will miss that opportunity.
Live Webcast of Plenary Session
Friday, October 31
Thursday, October 30
Wednesday, October 29
Monday, November 3- No Committee Meeting -
Invitation to Bid »
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* Request for quotation - Lease contract for office space for the office of Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago located at Quezon City
* Lease contract for office space for office of Senator Serge Osmeña III located at Makati City
Notice of Committee Meetings »