Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago on Wednesday called on netizens to exert “sufficient, educated public pressure” on President Aquino and the House of Representatives to fast-track the freedom of information (FOI) bill.
Sen. Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III on Friday called on the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to discard the precinct count optical scan (PCOS) machines used in the past two national and local elections, and look for newer and more reliable technology for the 2016 polls.
Senate Majority Leader Alan Peter Cayetano has asked two Senate committees to look into the viability of using the country’s text-messaging system for people to send cash donations to ease the plight of calamity stricken communities.
Some senior citizens answer jumbo crossword or Sudoku puzzles to keep their minds sharp. Sen. Juan Ponce Enrile, 89, plays “Bejeweled” on his iPad.
Senator Pia Cayetano has filed a bill proposing to institutionalize telecommuting – working online from home – to help decongest the country’s busiest thoroughfares such as those in Metro Manila.