Senate OKs Malasakit bill | The Manila Times

Reference: Ismael, J. J. (2019, November 12). Senate OKs Malasakit bill. The Manila Times. Retrieved November 12, 2019 from https://www.manilatimes.net/2019/11/12/news/national/senate-oks-malasakit-bill/655261/ Senate OKs Malasakit bill By Javier J. Ismael November 12, 2019 THE Senate approved on Monday a bill that aims to institutionalize the establishment of Malasakit Centers or one-stop centers for medical and financial assistance … Continue reading

Peralta revamps Senate, House Electoral Tribunals | The Manila Times

Reference: Canlas, J. (2019, November 11). Peralta revamps Senate, House Electoral Tribunals. The Manila Times. Retrieved November 12, 2019 from https://www.manilatimes.net/2019/11/11/news/national/peralta-revamps-senate-house-electoral-tribunals/655071/ Peralta revamps Senate, House Electoral Tribunals By Jomar Canlas, TMT November 11, 2019 Chief Justice Diosdado Peralta has reorganized the Senate Electoral Tribunal (SET) and the House of Representatives Electoral Tribunal (HRET).

Poll fraud case vs Robredo hangs | The Manila Times

Reference: Canlas, J. (2019, October 16). Poll fraud case vs Robredo hangs. The Manila Times. Retrieved October 16, 2019 from https://www.manilatimes.net/2019/10/16/news/headlines/poll-fraud-case-vs-robredo-hangs/632650/ Poll fraud case vs Robredo hangs By JOMAR CANLAS, TMT October 16, 2019 The Supreme Court, sitting as the Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET), on Tuesday voted not to dismiss the election protest filed by … Continue reading

Duterte approves ‘hybrid scheme’ to develop Nayong Pilipino | The Manila Times

Reference: Valente, C. S. (2019, October 13). Duterte approves ‘hybrid scheme’ to develop Nayong Pilipino. The Manila Times. Retrieved October 16, 2019 from https://www.manilatimes.net/2019/10/13/news/national/duterte-approves-hybrid-scheme-to-develop-nayong-pilipino/630955/ Duterte approves ‘hybrid scheme’ to develop Nayong Pilipino By CATHERINE S. VALENTE, TMT October 13, 2019 PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has given the greenlight to the proposed “hybrid scheme” to develop Nayong … Continue reading

CoA okays firm’s P17.8-M claim vs Makati | The Manila Times

Reference: Tolentino, M. R. L. (2019, October 13). CoA okays firm’s P17.8-M claim vs Makati. The Manila Times. Retrieved October 16, 2019 from https://www.manilatimes.net/2019/10/13/news/national/coa-okays-firms-p17-8-m-claim-vs-makati/630966/ CoA okays firm’s P17.8-M claim vs Makati By MA. REINA LEANNE TOLENTINO, TMT October 13, 2019 THE Commission on Audit (CoA) granted a maintenance firm’s petition to claim P17.8 million from … Continue reading

Building new cities could ease Metro traffic woes – Go | The Manila Times

Reference: The Manila Times, Ismael, J.J & Jalea, G. (2019, October 14). Building new cities could ease Metro traffic woes – Go. The Manila Times. Retrieved October 16, 2019 from https://www.manilatimes.net/2019/10/14/news/national/building-new-cities-could-ease-metro-traffic-woes-go/631441/ Building new cities could ease Metro traffic woes – Go By The Manila Times October 14, 2019 Sen. Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go believes that … Continue reading

2.2B suffer from eye problems – WHO | The Manila Times

Reference: Casaljay, E. (2019, October 14). 2.2B suffer from eye problems – WHO. The Manila Times. Retrieved October 16, 2019 from https://www.manilatimes.net/2019/10/14/news/national/2-2b-suffer-from-eye-problems-who/631427/ 2.2B suffer from eye problems – WHO By EVA CASALJAY October 14, 2019 At least 2.2 billion people live with vision impairment or blindness worldwide, but more than 1 billion could have saved … Continue reading

Pangilinan promotes urban farming | The Manila Times

Reference: Tamayo, B. E. (2019, October 14). Pangilinan promotes urban farming. The Manila Times. Retrieved October 16, 2019 from https://www.manilatimes.net/2019/10/14/news/national/pangilinan-promotes-urban-farming/631430/ Pangilinan promotes urban farming By BERNADETTE E. TAMAYO October 14, 2019 SEN. Francis Pangilinan has urged the public to grow food in idle or abandoned government-owned lots and buildings to reduce urban poverty and ensure … Continue reading

Hog industry backs ban on Luzon pork | The Manila Times

Reference: Gomez, E. J. (2019, October 16). Hog industry backs ban on Luzon pork. The Manila Times. Retrieved October 16, 2019 from https://www.manilatimes.net/2019/10/16/news/national/hog-industry-backs-ban-on-luzon-pork/632659/ Hog industry backs ban on Luzon pork By EIREENE JAIREE GOMEZ October 16, 2019 THE Samahang Industriya ng Agrikultura (Sinag) backed the ban on pork products from Luzon imposed by several provinces … Continue reading

OFW remittances hit 3-month high in August | The Manila Times

Reference: Caraballo, M. U. (2019, October 16). OFW remittances hit 3-month high in August. The Manila Times. Retrieved October 16, 2019 from https://www.manilatimes.net/2019/10/16/news/national/ofw-remittances-hit-3-month-high-in-august/632662/ OFW remittances hit 3-month high in August By MAYVELIN U. CARABALLO, TMT October 16, 2019 MONEY sent home by overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) rose to a three-month high in August, data from … Continue reading

Villar files insurance bill for farmers | The Manila Times

Reference: Jalea, G. (2019, October 14). Villar files insurance bill for farmers. The Manila Times. Retrieved October 15, 2019 from  https://www.manilatimes.net/2019/10/14/news/national/villar-files-insurance-bill-for-farmers/631433/ Villar files insurance bill for farmers By GLEE JALEA October 14, 2019 A House leader is seeking to provide a social safety net for farmers to protect them from extreme weather disturbances.

Govt rolls out polio vaccination campaign | The Manila Times

Reference: Casaljay, E. (2019, October 15). Govt rolls out polio vaccination campaign. The Manila Times. Retrieved October 15, 2019 from https://www.manilatimes.net/2019/10/15/news/national/govt-rolls-out-polio-vaccination-campaign/631981/ Govt rolls out polio vaccination campaign By EVA CASALJAY October 15, 2019 THE Department of Health kicked off on Monday its synchronized polio vaccination program in the National Capital Region (NCR or Metro Manila) … Continue reading

Recto seeks creation of Congress police unit | The Manila Times

Reference: Ismael, J. J. (2019, September 21). Recto seeks creation of Congress police unit. The Manila Times. Retrieved September 23, 2019 from https://www.manilatimes.net/2019/09/21/news/national/recto-seeks-creation-of-congress-police-unit/619471/ Recto seeks creation of Congress police unit By JAVIER J. ISMAEL September 21, 2019 SENATE President pro tempore Ralph Recto has filed Senate Bill (SB) 1051 to create a congressional police force … Continue reading

OFWs boost UAE’s economy | The Manila Times

Reference: Depasupil, W. (2019, September 21). OFWs boost UAE’s economy. The Manila Times. Retrieved September 23, 2019 from https://www.manilatimes.net/2019/09/21/news/national/ofws-boost-uaes-economy/619478/ OFWs boost UAE’s economy By WILLIAM DEPASUPIL, TMT September 21, 2019 A large number of overseas Filipino workers in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), who are professionals and highly skilled workers, are employed in industries and … Continue reading

Higher budget sought for BuCor computerization | The Manila Times

Reference: Tamayo, B. E. (2019, September 21). Higher budget sought for BuCor computerization. The Manila Times. Retrieved September 23, 2019 from https://www.manilatimes.net/2019/09/21/news/national/higher-budget-sought-for-bucor-computerization/619482/ Higher budget sought for BuCor computerization By BERNADETTE E. TAMAYO September 21, 2019 THE Senate leadership on Thursday vowed to increase the budget of the Department of Justice so it can proceed with … Continue reading

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