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

Palace opposes two-year workers’ probationary period | Philstar.com

Reference: Romero, A. (2019, October 21). Palace opposes two-year workers’ probationary period. Philstar. Retrieved October 21, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/10/21/1961977/palace-opposes-two-year-workers-probationary-period Palace opposes two-year workers’ probationary period Alexis Romero (The Philippine Star) – October 21, 2019 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang is opposed to the bill seeking to extend workers’ maximum probationary period from six months … Continue reading

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

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