Sen. Bam to gov’t: Put welfare, livelihood Filipino fishermen first

Re-electionist Sen. Bam Aquino prodded the administration to defend Filipino fishermen following reports that some of them were prevented by Chinese vessels from fishing or landing on the sandbars around Pag-asa Island in the West Philippine Sea. In a media interview in Pangasinan, Sen. Bam emphasized that the government...

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Sen. Bam thanks voters for continued trust amid deluge of fake news

Sen. Bam Aquino thanked the Filipino people for their continued trust and support after he landed in the top 12 of the Social Weather Stations (SWS) senatorial survey.  “Salamat po sa mga kababayan natin para sa lumalakas na suporta sa kabila ng mga paninira sa akin,” said Sen. Bam,...

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Focus on creating jobs for Filipinos, not for illegal aliens — Sen. Bam

Sen. Bam Aquino called on the administration to focus on generating jobs for Filipinos, and not for the Chinese, amid the reported influx of workers from China in the country. “Gamitin sana ni Pangulong Duterte ang pagkasiga niya sa paggawa ng mga trabaho para sa mga Pilipino at mga...

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After free college, Sen. Bam focuses on solving unemployment, jobs mismatch

After pushing for the enactment of the Free College Law, Sen. Bam Aquino said he’s focused on addressing unemployment and jobs mismatch through the Trabaho Sigurado Bill. “Pushing for the Job Mismatch Bill or addressing the job mismatch is the necessary best reform after the free college law,” Sen....

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Sen. Drilon to fellow Ilonggos: Make Sen. Bam No. 1 senator in Iloilo City

Sen. Bam Aquino’s re-election bid in the May elections received a major boost after he was endorsed by Minority Floor Leader Franklin Drilon in his hometown of Iloilo City. In a rally in Iloilo City on Wednesday, Drilon called on his fellow Ilonggos to make Sen. Bam their No. 1 senator in the upcoming...

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Sen. Bam: Only an independent Senate can push country forward, protect its citizens

Only an independent Senate that is not beholden to anyone will push the country forward as it will work for the interest of the Filipino people, Sen. Bam Aquino stressed. “Kung ang Senado ay sunud-sunuran lamang sa kagustuhan ng administrasyon, walang pipigil sa mga polisiya na nagnanais taasan ang...

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Sen. Bam: Gov’t can fund free college even without TRAIN Law, Duterte being misled by economic managers

Sen. Bam Aquino believes the government can fund free college even without the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) Law, insisting that President Duterte is being fed wrong information by his economic managers. “Hindi po totooong walang pagkukunan ng pondo ang gobyerno para sa libreng kolehiyo at ibang...

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Sen. Bam: Like EDSA, May elections give Filipinos chance to fight for future, welfare of families

While the 1986 EDSA Revolution paved the way for millions of Filipinos to fight for the future of their families, the May elections will give voters a chance to advance the welfare of their loved ones through the ballot, according to Sen. Bam Aquino. “Milyun-milyong Pilipino noon ang dumagsa...

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Sen. Bam: People Power via ballot needed against corruption

Thirty three years after a corrupt dictator was ousted, Sen. Bam Aquino stressed that another People Power is needed, this time through the ballot, to ensure that no corrupt candidate will be elected to the Senate. “Kailangang ng People Power sa balota para walang magnanakaw na maluluklok sa posisyon,”...

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Sen. Bam: Today’s People Power is Vote Power

The People Power of today is Vote Power!   This was emphasized by Sen. Bam Aquino as he called on the Filipinos to air their grievances with government through the ballot in the May elections.    “Alam kong nakakatakot ngayon, pero kailangan nating ipakita ang ating tapang sa pamamagitan...

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Manay Lolit, Tita Cristy set aside political leaning, warm up to ‘dilawan’ Sen. Bam and wife

Despite being on the opposite side of the political fence, Sen. Bam Aquino and his wife Timi were warmly welcomed by showbiz talk show hosts Cristy Fermin and Lolit Solis as guests in the initial airing of their online talk show “Take It…Per Minute!” on Tuesday.   Sen. Bam...

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Sen. Bam: Unabated sugar importation to kill sugar industry, deprive small farmers of livelihood

Sen. Bam Aquino stressed that unabated importation of sugar would lead to the death of the sugar industry and affect the livelihood of 90 percent in the sugar farming industry who are land reform beneficiaries.   “Nakababahala ang planong ito ng gobyerno na bahain ng merkado ng inangkat na...

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