Press Release / National Issues

Opening Remarks During the Senate Probe on Boracay Woes

Transcript of Sen. Joel Villanueva’s opening remarks during the Senate probe on Boracay woes.

Statement of Support Nominating Whang-Od for Gawad sa Manlilikha ng Bayan

Villanueva's statement for PS Resolution No. 538 which nominates Whang-Od for Gawad sa Manlilikha ng Bayan

NFA’s Lapses in Rice Procurement

Sen. Joel Villanueva expressed alarm over the lapses and irregularities of the NFA when it comes to its…

Probe on Boracay’s Environmental Woes

Senator Joel Villanueva filed a resolution seeking to inquire and review the approval and monitoring process…

Villanueva Wants Mining Companies to Disclose Beneficial Ownership Information

Senator Joel Villanueva filed a resolution calling for an inquiry regarding the disclosure of beneficial ownership…

Urges Gov’t, Public to Insist on PH Rightful Claim Over West PH Sea Amid Ongoing…

Senator Joel Villanueva called on the government and the public to insist on our country’s rightful…

Hails Approval of ‘National Bible Day’ Bill on Third Reading

Senator Joel Villanueva hailed the approval on third reading of a bill declaring every last Monday of January…

Hails Approval on 2nd Reading of ‘National Bible Day' Bill

Senator Joel Villanueva hailed the Senate approval on second reading of a bill declaring every last Monday…

Holiday Rationalization as Senate OKs Bill Declaring January 23 'First PH Republic…

Senator Joel Villanueva called for holiday rationalization as the Senate approved on third and final…

Senate Approves on 2nd Reading Bill Declaring Jan 23 as 1st Philippine Republic

The Senate approved on second reading Senate Bill No. 1525 that seeks to declare January 23 of every year a…

Doubts Charter Change Will Solve Nation's Political, Economic Woes



Senator Joel Villanueva raised questions if Charter Change would indeed fix the country's most pressing problems.

DZMM Interview Regarding VAT, Automobile Tax, and Service Charge Bill

Transcript of Senator Joel Villanueva's DZMM (Pasada Sais Trenta) Interview regarding VAT, Automobile Tax,…

On Removed TRAIN Bill Provision Requiring Local Coal Producers to Pay Taxes

Senator Joel Villanueva expressed his dismay over the sudden removal of a provision in the bicameral report…

Bonifacio Day

We commemorate the bravery of one of our nation’s heroes—Andres Bonifacio. May his example ingrain…

Vote Explanation on TRAIN Bill

Ako po ay naniniwala na bagamat ito po ay mabigat na ipasa, ito po ang kailangan at nararapat para umunlad…

On Pushing for Higher Taxes on Coal and Mining

Senator Joel Villanueva introduced amendments to the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) Bill…

On ERC's Policy of Ensuring Stranded Coal Assets are Not Passed Onto Consumers

Senator Joel Villanueva is set to file a resolution looking into the policy of the Energy Regulatory Commission…

On Passing 'FOI for mining' Bill as PH Becomes Lone Country to Meet International…

Senator Joel Villanueva lauded 

On the Retention of Tax Incentives for the BPO Sector

Senator Joel Villanueva on…

Villanueva Stresses Need to Address Suicide Prevention, Remove Stigma Vs People…

This problem may have affected someone we know, a member of our family, or within our circle of friends. Providing…