23 September 2009
Mr. President, distinguished colleagues of this august chamber: With your indulgence, I rise again on a matter of personal and collective privilege in defense of the name and honor of President Joseph Estrada.
Privilege speech of Sen. Panfilo M. Lacson, September 22, 2009
I rise again today on a matter of personal and collective privilege. On several occasions, I took the floor of this august hall on very important issues affecting national interest. Jose Pidal. Hello Garci. The NBN-ZTE Broadband Deal. The Fertilizer Scam. Jueteng Anomaly. The C5 Extension Road Project Double Appropriation. The Pork Barrel Anomalies. Plus many others, the latest of which talked about Joseph Ejercito- Estrada in "Dalawang Mukha ng Sining."
Privilege speech of Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile, September 22, 2009
Mr. President and my colleagues, I rise today on a matter of personal privilege. I do so as a Senator of the Republic who sought and obtained the people’s mandate in the Senatorial Elections in 2004 under the banner of the Puwersa ng Masang Pilipino.
Eraño “Ka Erdie” Manalo was the fifth child of Iglesia Ni Cristo (INC) founder Felix Manalo and his second wife Honorata de Guzman.
Born on January 2, 1925, he was ordained minister and started serving as General Treasurer of the INC in 1947. Shortly after his 1955 marriage to Cristina Villanueva, he became District Minister of INC Manila (1957).
Watch selected video of the Aug. 5, 2009 funeral rites for the late Pres. Corazon Aquino
WHEREAS , it is only fitting and proper that appropriate officials acts and observances be carried out in connection with the funeral arrangements for the former President, commensurate with the people's love and respect for her;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, GLORIA MACAPAGAL ARROYO , President of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers vested in line by law, do hereby create a Committee on the Funeral of the Late President Corazon C. Aquino...