Performance of the Senate
15th Congress 3rd Regular Session
July 23, 2012 - June 6, 2013 (581 KB)
The Senate in the 15th Congress
(SEPO) Policy Brief
December 2013 (799 KB)
Realizing the Philippines’ Mining Potential
Given the country’s mineral wealth, the mining industry can be a key driver of economic growth.
However, the industry is hounded by various issues and challenges. These include the social and environmental costs, a revenue sharing agreement that is seen as unfair and inequitable, the overlapping and weak enforcement of mining laws, and other problems relating to the mining sector. (SEPO publications)
STSRO TAX Bits: The ASEAN Single Window
January-February 2014 (3.6 MB)
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is composed of the following countries: (a) Brunei Darussalam, (b) Cambodia, (c) Indonesia, (d) Lao People’s Democratic Republic, (e) Malaysia, (f) Myanmar, (g) the Philippines, (h) Singapore, (i) Thailand, and (j) Vietnam. (STSRO publications)
LBRMO Budget Facts & Figures: FY 2014 BUDGET OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES
October-December 2013 (4 MB)
For FY 2014, the proposed expenditure program for the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), including its attached agencies, amounts to P23.908 billion, which is P224.357 million (0.95%) higher than the FY 2013 adjusted figure of P23.684 billion (LBRMO publications)
Updates on the Implementation of Laws 14th and 15th Congress
as of May 31, 2013 (2.3 MB)
Researched by the Executive-Legislative Liaison Service
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
Council of Asian Liberals and Democrats 20th Anniversary
Saturday, November 09, 2013
Manila Hotel, City of Manila
THE CALD JOURNEY: THE PURSUIT OF COMMON DEMOCRATIC ASPIRATIONS
Hon. Graham Watson, Hon. Sam Rainsy, Dr. Rainer Adam, Secretary Joseph Emilio “Jun” Abaya, distinguished guests, friends, ladies and gentlemen, good morning.
Exactly ten years ago, I was in Bangkok, Thailand—the birthplace of Council of Asian Liberals and Democrats – to take part in the celebration of a decade of democratic activism amongst liberal political parties in Asia. Many of you in this audience were with us then.
Live Webcast of Plenary Session
Thursday, March 6
Wednesday, March 5
Monday, March 10Congressional Oversight Committee on Quality Affordable Medicine [Senate Panel]: "Organizational Meeting..." 10:00 A.M. Sen. G.T. Pecson Room