The Duties and Powers of the Senate President

Senate President: Duties and Powers

The President of the Senate of the Philippines or simply, the Senate President is the presiding officer and the highest-ranking official of the upper house of the Congress or the Senate of the Philippines. He or she is also the […]

Criticisms of the Disbursement Acceleration Program

Criticisms of the Disbursement Acceleration Program

The Disbursement Acceleration Program or DAP was a special budget allocation mechanism introduced by then President Benigno Aquino III in October 2011 to expedite public spending and thus, the initiation and completion of government projects. However, DAP was controversial simply […]

Criticisms Against Benigno Aquino III: The Mamasapano Clash

Criticisms of Benigno Aquino III: The Mamasapano Clash

The Mamasapano Clash that transpired on 25 January 2015 remains as one of the most controversial issues that haunted the administration of former President Benigno Aquino III. Stemming from a counterterrorism and law enforcement operation designed to neutralize Malaysian terrorist […]

2015 Mamasapano Incident: The Facts

2015 Mamasapano Incident: The Facts

The Mamasapano Incident occurred on 25 January 2015 when the Special Action Force or SAF of the Philippine National Police launched an operation against high-valued terrorist targets that in turn, led to a confrontation with the the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom […]