4 months Villar has piece of advice for rookie senator Tolentino MB
By Vanne Elaine Terrazola  “Learn from your experience.” This was the Senator Cynthia Villar’s advice on Tuesday to neophyte Sen. Francis Tolentino, who was grilled by long-time lawmakers on his position about President Duterte’s verbal fishing agreement with Chinese President Xi Jinping. Sen. Cynthia Villar(Facebook / MANILA BULLETIN) Tolentino delivered on Monday a privilege speech insisting that President Duterte’s verbal deal with China was valid and, likening it to an executive agreement, did not need the Senate’s concurrence. But Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon stressed that before concluding on the validity of the verbal pact, or whether or not the ... more