DoF, Congress amenable to weekly talks | BusinessWorld

Reference: (2019, June 28). DoF, Congress amenable to weekly talks. BusinessWorld. Retrieved June 28, 2019 from https://www.bworldonline.com/dof-congress-amenable-to-weekly-talks/ DoF, Congress amenable to weekly talks By Charmaine A. Tadalan, Reporter – June 28, 2019 Finance Secretary Carlos G. Dominguez III believes closer coordination with Congress will facilitate reform legislation. THE DEPARTMENT of Finance (DoF) on Thursday proposed more frequent … Continue reading

Aquino admin blamed for Metro water shortage | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Vigilia, W. (2019, June 26). Aquino admin blamed for Metro water shortage. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved June 26, 2019 from https://malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/aquino-admin-blamed-metro-water-shortage Aquino admin blamed for Metro water shortage By WENDELL VIGILIA – June 26, 2019 INACTION on the part of the previous administration partly led to the ongoing water supply shortage in Metro Manila, according to … Continue reading

House OKs creation of coconut farmers fund | Philstar.com

Reference: Porcalla, D. (2019, May 28). House OKs creation of coconut farmers fund. Philippine Star. Retrieved May 29, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/05/28/1921528/house-oks-creation-coconut-farmers-fund House OKs creation of coconut farmers fund Delon Porcalla (philstar.com) – May 28, 2019 MANILA, Philippines — Voting 159-5, the House of Representatives yesterday approved on third and final reading a bill that seeks to … Continue reading

Gatchalian hopeful bill imposing higher taxes on cigarettes will be finalized this week | Manila Bulletin News

Reference: Torregoza, H. (2019, May 26). Gatchalian hopeful bill imposing higher taxes on cigarettes will be finalized this week. Manila Bulletin. Retrieved May 27, 2019 from https://news.mb.com.ph/2019/05/26/gatchalian-hopeful-bill-imposing-higher-taxes-on-cigarettes-will-be-finalized-this-week/ Gatchalian hopeful bill imposing higher taxes on cigarettes will be finalized this week By Hannah Torregoza, MB ON MAY 26, 2019 Senator Sherwin Gatchalian said he hopes that … Continue reading

Congress dangles new sweetener | Daily Tribune

Reference: Bordey, H. (2019, May 23). Congress dangles new sweetener. Daily Tribune. Retrieved May 23, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/05/23/congress-dangles-new-sweetener/ Congress dangles new sweetener BY HANANEEL BORDEY, DT ON MAY 23, 2019 The House of Representatives indicated it is ready to adopt the Senate version of nearly all or 11 of 12 bills in the President’s priority … Continue reading

House OKs mandatory ROTC for high school | Philstar.com

Reference:Delon, P. (2019, May 21). House OKs mandatory ROTC for high school. Philippine Star. Retrieved May 21, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/05/21/1919673/house-oks-mandatory-rotc-high-school House OKs mandatory ROTC for high schoolDelon Porcalla (philstar.com) – May 21, 2019  MANILA, Philippines — The House of Representatives yesterday approved on third and final reading a measure that seeks to establish a mandatory … Continue reading

Congress resumes session, to rush anti-terror, endo bills | Philstar.com

Reference:Romero, P. (2019, May 18). Congress resumes session, to rush anti-terror, endo bills. Philippine Star. Retrieved May 20, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/05/20/1919261/congress-resumes-session-rush-anti-terror-endo-bills Congress resumes session, to rush anti-terror, endo billsPaolo Romero (philstar.com) – May 18, 2019  MANILA, Philippines — Congress will resume session today with the Senate and the House of Representatives expected to rush the … Continue reading

Congress resumes sessions | Manila Bulletin News

Reference: Torregoza, H. & Luci-Atienza, C. (2019, May 20). Congress resumes sessions. Manila Bulletin. Retrieved May 20, 2019 from https://news.mb.com.ph/2019/05/20/congress-resumes-sessions/ Congress resumes sessions By Hannah Torregoza and Charissa Luci-Atienza , MB ON MAY 20, 2019 Both houses of Congress resume their sessions today in a bid to approve several pro-people measures in nine days before the … Continue reading

Extension granted | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Bordey, H. (2018, December 13). Extension granted. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved March 14, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2018/12/13/extension-granted/ Extension granted By Hananeel Bordey – December 13, 2018 12:07 AM The 17th Congress in joint session yesterday approved the one-year extension of martial law in Mindanao as requested by President Duterte to defeat terrorism … Continue reading

Romualdez cites gains in Congress, now leads ‘Tingog’ | Manila Standard

Reference: Reyes, R. (2019, February 12). Romualdez cites gains in Congress, now leads ‘Tingog’. Manilastandard.net. Retrieved February 13, 2019 from http://www.manilastandard.net/news/national/287679/romualdez-cites-gains-in-congress-now-leads-tingog-.html Romualdez cites gains in Congress, now leads ‘Tingog’ posted February 12, 2019 at 11:20 pm by Ronald Reyes Tacloban City—Leyte First District Representative Yedda Marie Romualdez cited the gains during her three-year stint in … Continue reading

Mid-term polls to decide if federalism wins, loses | Inquirer News

Reference: Ores, T. (2018, September 8). Mid-term polls to decide if federalism wins, loses. Inquirer.net. Retrieved september 10, 2018 from http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1029677/mid-term-polls-to-decide-if-federalism-wins-loses. Mid-term polls to decide if federalism wins, loses Philippine Daily Inquirer / 07:30 AM September 08, 2018 ANGELES CITY—The outcome of senatorial elections in May 2019 would be important to President Rodrigo Duterte’s campaign to … Continue reading

Palace, solons compromise on ‘hybrid’ budget system | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Vigilia, W. (2018, August 16). Palace, solons compromise on ‘hybrid’ budget system. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved August 16, 2018 from http://malaya.bayaninetwork.com/business-news/news/palace-solons-compromise-%E2%80%98hybrid%E2%80%99-budget-system Palace, solons compromise on ‘hybrid’ budget system By WENDELL VIGILIA August 16, 2018 THE House of Representatives will adopt a “hybrid” budgeting system for the 2019 national budget depending on the length of … Continue reading

Palace says lawmakers to lose if budget reenacted for 2019 | Philstar.com

Reference: Philippine Star (2018, August 13). Palace says lawmakers to lose if budget reenacted for 2019. Philippine Star. Retrieved August 15, 2018 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2018/08/13/1842283/palace-says-lawmakers-lose-if-budget-reenacted-2019 Palace says lawmakers to lose if budget reenacted for 2019 (philstar.com) – August 13, 2018  MANILA, Philippines — Lawmakers and their constituents would suffer if next year’s budget is not passed, Malacañang … Continue reading

Palace now unsure of allies in House | SunStar

Reference: Gita, R. A. (2018, August 14). Palace now unsure of allies in House. SunStar – Manila. Retrieved August 15, 2018 from https://www.sunstar.com.ph/article/1757954/Manila/Local-News/Palace-now-unsure-of-allies-in-House Palace now unsure of allies in House RUTH ABBEY GITA August 14, 2018 MALACAÑANG on Tuesday, August 14, raised worry about the executive department’s usual “smooth working relationship” with the House of … Continue reading

Palace stands ground vs House | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Mallari, M. J. (2018, August 14). Palace stands ground vs House. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved August 14, 2018 from http://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2018/08/14/palace-stands-ground-vs-house/ Palace stands ground vs House By Mario J. Mallari – August 14, 2018 12:03 AM Malacañang said it is not giving in to the House of Representatives’ demand to revert … Continue reading

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