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Drilon bats for creation of CARE with P15-B rehab fund

By Jelly F. Musico MANILA, Nov. 14 (PNA) — To sustain the reconstruction of areas devastated by recent massive calamities, Senate President Franklin M. Drilon has proposed the creation of…

Drilon wants DBM to revise 2014 budget to include P10-B funds for rehab on disaster-struck areas

By Azer N. Parrocha MANILA, Nov 11 (PNA) — Senate President Franklin Drilon said that he wanted to create a special fund amounting to at least P10 billion in the…

Drilon willing to adhere if majority decides to subpoena Napoles

MANILA, (PNA)–Senator President Franklin Drilon has expressed willingness to respect if majority of his colleagues decide to support the request of the Senate Blue Ribbon Committee to subpoena Janet Lim…

Abad: P50-M “bribe” for Corona conviction not true

By Janice M. Cave MANILA, (PNA) — Budget Secretary Florencio “Butch” Abad denied Thursday additional “pork barrel” funds were offered to senators to vote for the conviction of former Supreme…

Drilon says he deferred to Ombudsman “out of prudence”

By Azer Parrocha MANILA, (PNA) — It was out of prudence that Senate President Franklin Drilon decided Tuesday to defer to the advice of the Office of the Ombudsman not…

Drilon urges nation to rally behind President Aquino and the flag

By Sammy F. Martin MANILA, (PNA) — Senate President Franklin Drilon on Saturday said that Filipinos, Christians and Muslims alike, should rally behind President Benigno S. Aquino III as the…

Palace says Drilon not involved in ‘pork’ scam

By Janice Cave MANILA, (PNA) — Malacañang defended administration ally Senate Pres. Franklin Drilon and said he was not involved in the P10 billion pork barrel scam allegedly masterminded by…