Performance of the Senate
16th Congress 1st Regular Session
July 22, 2013 - June 13, 2014 (4.1 MB)
"The First Regular Session of the 16th Congress has afforded us the opportunity to prove the stability of our institution in the face of adversity."
- Senate President Franklin M. Drilon (Download)
(SEPO At A Glance) Philippine Forests
June 2015 (584 KB)
Forests are among the most valuable natural resources in the Philippines. They provide a range of ecosystem services, ranging from the provision of food crops, livestock and fish to providing recreational experiences. In 2013, the forestry sector contributed PhP5.26 billion (0.12%) to the national gross domestic product (GDP) (2014 Philippine Statistical Yearbook).
Forests are among the most valuable natural resources in the Philippines. They provide a range of ecosystem services, ranging from the provision of food crops, livestock and fish to providing recreational experiences. In 2013, the forestry sector contributed PhP5.26 billion (0.12%) to the national gross domestic product (GDP) (2014 Philippine Statistical Yearbook). (SEPO publications)
STSRO TAX Bits: PWDs and the VAT
May-June 2015 (4MB)
The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities states that persons with disabilities include those who have long-term physical, mental, intellectual or sensory impairments which in interaction with various barriers may hinder their full and effective participation in society on an equal basis with others. (STSRO publications)
STSRO - COCCTRP Materials
Materials for the 2014 Second Meeting of the Joint Congressional Oversight Committee on the Comprehensive Tax Reform Program (COCCTRP) (download)
Letter of BIR Commissioner Henares to the COCCTRP dated 12 November 2014 (download)
STSRO - A compilation of selected Supreme Court cases in taxation 2012-2014
Commemorating Senate Tax Study and Research Office's 26th Founding Anniversary (download)
LBRMO Budget Facts & Figures: 25 Years of CARP
April-June 2014 (1.4 MB)
Land reform policies have been in the political agenda in the country since the Commonwealth period. In fact, the Philippine Agrarian Reform Program is one of the longest-running programs of its kind anywhere in the world.1 (LBRMO publications)
Institutional Linkages Service (ILS) - LINKAGES CIRCULAR
The LINKAGES CIRCULAR is a regular publication of the Institutional Linkages Service. This publication is meant to guide and inform the external clients of the Senate, individuals and organizations, on the bills and resolutions filed/adopted by our Senators, as well as committee reports, which were taken up on the floor during or for a particular week/month/period. (ILS publications)
The Senate Museum
Enclosed in the walls of the Senate museum is a repository of our country's rich legislative tradition, the Philippine Senate's long and illustrious heritage that serves as the bastion of our nation's freedom.
The museum houses materials that show the mandates of the Senate under the Jones Law, and a host of congressional records, bills, resolutions and republic acts.
Speech of Senate President Franklin M. Drilon
3rd Regular Session, 16th Congress
July 27, 2015
LET US WALK A MILE MORE
My esteemed colleagues, your excellencies of the diplomatic corps, fellow workers in government, ladies and gentlemen, good morning.
Today, we open the third and last regular session of the 16th Congress. This being the last session of Congress in the Aquino administration, we take this opportunity to report what we have done for the past five years, and what we will do in the remaining year.
Live Webcast of Plenary Session
Wednesday, July 29
Tuesday, July 28
Thursday, July 30Public Works joint with Local Government; Ways and Means; Economic Affairs; and Finance [TWG]: "S. Nos. 459, 2665 and 2672 - Public-Private Partnership Act..." 9:00 A.M. Sen. C.M. Recto Room
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