Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago on Sunday said that social media has led to an extraordinary change in voting attitude among Filipinos, as she emerged as netizens’ top choice for president in a Facebook-based poll. Continue reading
Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago blasted Malacañang for proposing an inflated budget in 2016 despite notorious underspending throughout the Aquino administration, and for retaining lump-sum appropriations similar to the nullified Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF). Continue reading
Voting 15-1-3, senators on Tuesday adopted Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago’s resolution expressing the strong sense of the Senate that, absent their concurrence, the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA) is a treaty prohibited under the Constitution.
Responding to an online petition signed by some 12,000 netizens, Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago on Friday urged her colleagues to investigate the “laglag-bala” scandal at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport, which victimizes overseas Filipino workers (OFWs). Continue reading
(Transcript of Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago’s speech at her U.P. Bahay ng Alumni meet and greet, 26 October 2015) Continue reading