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Senate Minority Leader Aquilino Q. Pimentel, Jr. (PDP-Laban) today urged the Arroyo government to be truthful and transparent about the real status of its peace negotiation with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front in the face of the string of setbacks that has hounded the quest for lasting peace in Mindanao.

The Senate is set to commend two young computer wizards for bringing honor to the Philippines at an international computer competition.

Senate Minority Leader Aquilino Q. Pimentel, Jr. (PDP-Laban) today condemned the slay attempt on former Mayor Doloriech Dumaluan of Panglao, Bohol and called on law enforcement authorities to solve the case with dispatch.

Senate Minority Leader Aquilino Q. Pimentel, Jr. (PDP-Laban) today urged the Arroyo government to explain the legal basis for the continuing presence of some 600 American troops in the country even as he acknowledged the United States’ contributions in the campaign against terrorism here.

TAGBILARAN CITY -- Senate Minority Leader Aquilino Q. Pimentel, Jr. (PDP-Laban) today warned that the political and economic situation in Muslim Mindanao remains critical due to the ongoing armed conflict even as he commended a United States-based non-government organization for its initiatives in helping people displaced by the war.

Senate Minority Leader Aquilino Q. Pimentel, Jr. (PDP Laban) has objected to the use of the term “safe sex” in the Reproductive Health Bill being deliberated in the Senate because it could loosen morals among minors and send the wrong message that the State is promoting promiscuity among adults.

Senate Minority Leader Aquilino Pimentel, Jr. (PDP Laban) today batted for the enactment of legislation that will fully simplify the system of adopting orphans and neglected children.

Senate Minority Leader Aquilino Q. Pimentel, Jr. (PDP-Laban) today lauded presidential contenders of opposition parties for declaring that they will not entertain any overture from the administration Lakas-Kampi for a coalition, much less to be drafted as its standard bearer in the 2010 elections.

Senate Minority Leader Aquilino Q. Pimentel, Jr. (PDP-Laban) today accused Malacañang of deliberately delaying the submission of the 2010 National Budget to Congress so that the government will be forced to fall back on a reenacted 2009 budget that will give it wide latitude to divert funds for the campaign of administration candidates in next year’s elections.

Senate Minority Leader Aquilino Q. Pimentel, Jr. (PDP Laban) categorically denied a newspaper story (in the Manila Times issue of Sunday, August 9) that he has urged former President Joseph to withdraw and give way to other presidential aspirants from the opposition.


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