Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago, chair of the Senate committee on constitutional amendments and revision of codes, started public hearings on the constitutionality of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) by using the debate format. Continue reading
Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago’s book, “Stupid is Forever,” which was launched last 3 December 2014 at National Book Store Trinoma set a record of being the fastest-selling and best-selling book of 2014, according to National Book Store. Continue reading
Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago is still the senator who filed the most number of bills and resolutions among her colleagues, despite her battle with lung cancer.
As of 17 December, the last session day of Congress in 2014, Santiago has filed a total of 1,007 bills and resolutions.
She was followed by Sen. Jinggoy Estrada with 604 bills and resolutions; Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV with 307; Sen. Lito Lapid with 219; and Sen. JV Ejercito with 217. Continue reading
Transcript of the media interview with Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago during the launch of her book
“Stupid is Forever” on 3 December 2014 at National Book Store Trinoma. Continue reading
Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago, chair of the Senate foreign relations committee, said she will call a public hearing on the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA) on Monday, December 1, to pass upon whether the Senate should concur with the agreement. Continue reading