Pin down travel agency involved in new pastillas scam

SENATOR Risa Hontiveros on Monday called on the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) to identify the travel agency involved in the new pasillas scam, in which Chinese nationals allegedly pay P550,000 each for seamless entry into the country. “Akala ko COVID-19 lang ang nagmumutate, pati pastillas scam narin pala. Dati pang kasabwat sa korapsyon sa […]

Senate OKs resolution to ratify treaty banning use of nuclear weapons

THE Senate adopted a resolution expressing its concurrence to the ratification of a treaty on the prohibition of nuclear weapons (TPNW). Proposed Senate Resolution 620, introduced and sponsored by Sen. Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III, was unanimously adopted with 23 votes. The resolution was co-sponsored by Sen. Risa Hontiveros and all other senators. “The Treaty further […]