Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago takes the rostrum during a plenary session in the Senate. (Voltaire Domingo/NPPA IMAGES)

MIRIAM: NEW NAME WON’T CURE BBL

Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago on Thursday said that changing the name of the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) will not make it any less objectionable unless Congress also revamps the bill to address numerous “constitutional infirmities.” Continue reading

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MIRIAM BILLS TO BOOST TOURISM, PROTECT TOURISTS

As tourists continue to flock Philippine summer destinations, Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago is pushing for new laws aimed at promoting tourism while protecting the traveling public.

Santiago, the consistent Senate topnotcher in filing bills and resolutions, recently authored four bills aimed at increasing access to beaches and ensuring public safety. Continue reading

The Official Website of Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago