House panel OKs 90% road tax increase | Philstar.com

Reference: Diaz, J. (2019, November 12). House panel OKs 90% road tax increase. The Philippine Star. Retrieved November 12, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/11/12/1968037/house-panel-oks-90-road-tax-increase House panel OKs 90% road tax increase Jess Diaz (The Philippine Star) – November 12, 2019 – 12:00am MANILA,Philippines — The House of Representatives committee on ways and means yesterday approved a bill … Continue reading

House plenary debates on 2020 budget start this week | Philstar.com

Reference: Porcalla, D. (2019, September 9). House plenary debates on 2020 budget start this week. Philstar. Retrieved October 22, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/09/09/1950117/house-plenary-debates-2020-budget-start-week House plenary debates on 2020 budget start this week Delon Porcalla (The Philippine Star) – September 9, 2019 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — Plenary debates on the proposed P4.1-trillion national budget for 2020 … Continue reading

Congress urged to facilitate nurses’ pay hike | Philstar.com

Reference: Porcalla, D. (2019, October 21). Congress urged to facilitate nurses’ pay hike. Philstar. Retrieved October 22, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/10/21/1961960/congress-urged-facilitate-nurses-pay-hike Congress urged to facilitate nurses’ pay hike Delon Porcalla (The Philippine Star) – October 21, 2019 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — The Senate and the House of Representatives should pass a joint resolution authorizing the … Continue reading

Duterte, lawmakers excluded from pay hike | Philstar.com

Reference: Diaz, J. (2019, September 24). Duterte, lawmakers excluded from pay hike. Philstar. Retrieved October 22, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/09/24/1954424/duterte-lawmakers-excluded-pay-hike Duterte, lawmakers excluded from pay hike Jess Diaz (The Philippine Star) – September 24, 2019 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — President Duterte, senators and the 300 members of the House of Representatives are not included in … Continue reading

Cayetano: Term-sharing with Velasco still a go | Philstar.com

Reference: Punay, E. (2019, October 19). Cayetano: Term-sharing with Velasco still a go. Philstar. Retrieved October 22, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/10/19/1961511/cayetano-term-sharing-velasco-still-go Cayetano: Term-sharing with Velasco still a go Edu Punay, Jess Diaz (The Philippine Star) – October 19, 2019 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines – There is no truth to speculations that the term-sharing in the House … Continue reading

House eyes longer term for lawmakers, LGU execs | Philstar.com

Reference: Diaz, J. (2019, September 29). House eyes longer term for lawmakers, LGU execs. Philstar. Retrieved October 22, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/09/29/1955866/house-eyes-longer-term-lawmakers-lgu-execs House eyes longer term for lawmakers, LGU execs Jess Diaz (The Philippine Star) – September 29, 2019 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — The House of Representatives is eyeing a longer term of office for … Continue reading

House submits 2020 budget to Senate | Philstar.com

Reference: The Philippine Star. (2019, October 2). House submits 2020 budget to Senate. Philstar. Retrieved October 22, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/10/02/1956757/house-submits-2020-budget-senate House submits 2020 budget to Senate (The Philippine Star) – October 2, 2019 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — The House of Representatives yesterday made good its commitment to transmit the proposed P4.1-trillion national budget for … Continue reading

Bayan Muna mulls challenging Mocha appointment before SC | Philstar.com

Reference: Diaz, J. (2019, October 2). Bayan Muna mulls challenging Mocha appointment before SC. Philstar. Retrieved October 22, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/10/02/1956760/bayan-muna-mulls-challenging-mocha-appointment-sc Bayan Muna mulls challenging Mocha appointment before SC Jess Diaz (The Philippine Star) – October 2, 2019 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — Party-list group Bayan Muna is considering questioning before the Supreme Court (SC) … Continue reading

Farmers’ groups gather signatures vs Rice Tariffication Law | Philstar.com

Reference: San Juan, R. (2019, October 4). Farmers’ groups gather signatures vs Rice Tariffication Law. Philstar. Retrieved October 22, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/10/04/1957403/farmers-groups-gather-signatures-vs-rice-tariffication-law Farmers’ groups gather signatures vs Rice Tariffication Law Ratziel San Juan (Philstar.com) – October 4, 2019 – 2:51pm MANILA, Philippines — Agricultural organizations Bantay Bigas and the National Federation of Peasant Women (Amihan), … Continue reading

Bill seeking to decriminalize marital infidelity filed | Philstar.com

Reference: Punay, E. (2019, October 18). Bill seeking to decriminalize marital infidelity filed. Philstar. Retrieved October 22, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/10/18/1961191/bill-seeking-decriminalize-marital-infidelity-filed Bill seeking to decriminalize marital infidelity filed Edu Punay (The Philippine Star) – October 18, 2019 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines – House lawmakers are pushing for the decriminalization of marital infidelity, saying the law is … Continue reading

House to tackle divorce bill, death penalty | Philstar.com

Reference: Diaz, J. (2019, October 20). House to tackle divorce bill, death penalty. Philstar. Retrieved October 22, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/10/20/1961705/house-tackle-divorce-bill-death-penalty House to tackle divorce bill, death penalty Jess Diaz (The Philippine Star) – October 20, 2019 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano intends to get a consensus of the members of the … Continue reading

House to review K to 12 | Philstar.com

Reference: Diaz, J. (2019, October 21). House to review K to 12. Philstar. Retrieved October 22, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/10/21/1961981/house-review-k-12 House to review K to 12 Jess Diaz (The Philippine Star) MANILA, Philippines — The House of Representatives will review the effectiveness of the K to 12, or 12-year basic education program, Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano … Continue reading

Palace leaves K-12 review, speakership issues ‘to the wisdom of Congress’ | Philstar.com

Reference: San Juan, R. (2019, October 21). Palace leaves K-12 review, speakership issues ‘to the wisdom of Congress’. Philstar. Retrieved October 22, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/10/21/1962098/palace-leaves-k-12-review-speakership-issues-to-wisdom-congress Palace leaves K-12 review, speakership issues ‘to the wisdom of Congress’ Ratziel San Juan (Philstar.com) MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang in a Monday press briefing said that it will not interfere … Continue reading

‘Repeal law vs offending religious feelings’ | Philstar.com

Reference: Porcalla, D. (2019, October 22), ‘Repeal law vs offending religious feelings’. Philstar. Retrieved October 22, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/10/22/1962239/repeal-law-vs-offending-religious-feelings ‘Repeal law vs offending religious feelings’ Delon Porcalla (The Philippine Star) – October 22, 2019 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — An independent opposition lawmaker has filed a bill at the House of Representatives that aims to … Continue reading

Lagman seeks repeal of ‘archaic’ crime of offending religious feelings | Philstar.com

Reference: Cabico, G. K. (2019, October 21).  Lagman seeks repeal of ‘archaic’ crime of offending religious feelings. Philstar. Retrieved October 22, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/10/21/1962070/lagman-seeks-repeal-archaic-crime-offending-religious-feelings Lagman seeks repeal of ‘archaic’ crime of offending religious feelings Gaea Katreena Cabico (Philstar.com) MANILA, Philippines — Rep. Edcel Lagman (Albay) has filed a bill seeking to decriminalize the act of … Continue reading

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