Senators want travel tax scrapped | The Manila Times

Reference: Ismael, J. J. (2019, August 22). Senators want travel tax scrapped. The Manila Times. Retrieved August 23, 2019 from https://www.manilatimes.net/senators-want-travel-tax-scrapped/604099/ Senators want travel tax scrapped By JAVIER J. ISMAEL August 22, 2019 SENATORS Aquilino Pimentel 3rd, Emmanuel Pacquiao and Francis Pangilinan have filed their respective bills seeking to abolish the travel tax collected in … Continue reading

Pacquiao, Velasco lead PDP-Laban in Congress | The Manila Times

Reference: Ismael, J. J. (2019, August 17). Pacquiao, Velasco lead PDP-Laban in Congress. The Manila Times. Retrieved August 20, 2019 from https://www.manilatimes.net/pacquiao-velasco-lead-pdp-laban-in-congress/601416/ Pacquiao, Velasco lead PDP-Laban in Congress By JAVIER J. ISMAEL August 17, 2019 THE ruling Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) has designated Sen. Emmanuel Pacquiao to lead the party’s contingent in the … Continue reading

Federalism now dances to Cha-cha beat | Inquirer News

Salaverria, L. B. (2019, July 17). Federalism now dances to Cha-cha beat. Inquirer.net. Retrieved July 17, 2019 from https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1142592/federalism-now-dances-to-cha-cha-beat Federalism now dances to Cha-cha beatBy: Leila B. Salaverria – Reporter / @LeilasINQ Philippine Daily Inquirer / 05:16 AM July 17, 2019 Taking its cue from President Rodrigo Duterte’s recent pronouncements, the government body tasked with … Continue reading

Cayetano must still strike deal with us, says PDP-Laban head | Inquirer News

Reference: Salavaerria, L. B. and Gascon, M. (2019, July 12). Cayetano must still strike deal with us, says PDP-Laban head. Inquirer.net. Retrieved July 15, 2019 from https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1140877/cayetano-must-still-strike-deal-with-us-says-pdp-laban-head Cayetano must still strike deal with us, says PDP-Laban headBy: Leila B. Salaverria, Melvin Gascon – @inquirerdotnet Philippine Daily Inquirer / 05:34 AM July 12, 2019 He can’t … Continue reading

Koko: Just don’t call it divorce | Inquirer News

Reference: Salavaerria, L. B. (2019, July 12). Koko: Just don’t call it divorce. Inquirer.net. Retrieved July 15, 2019 from https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1140859/koko-just-dont-call-it-divorce Koko: Just don’t call it divorceBy: Leila B. Salaverria – Reporter / @LeilasINQ Philippine Daily Inquirer / 05:16 AM July 12, 2019 Sen. Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III, who got himself a second chance to marry … Continue reading

Speakership scheme could stunt reforms | BusinessWorld

Reference: Tadalan, C. A. (2019, July 15). Speakership scheme could stunt reforms. BusinessWorld. Retrieved July 15, 2019 from https://www.bworldonline.com/speakership-scheme-could-stunt-reforms/ Speakership scheme could stunt reforms By Charmaine A. Tadalan, Reporter – July 15, 2019 | 12:32 am THE PLANNED term-sharing of speaker aspirants Taguig 1st district Rep. Alan Peter S. Cayetano and Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Jay … Continue reading

Taguig lawmaker stirs furor over term limit | Manila Standard

Reference: Araja, R. N. & Ramos-Araneta, M. (2019, July 15). Taguig lawmaker stirs furor over term limit. manilastandard.net. Retrieved July 15, 2019 from http://manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/299839/taguig-lawmaker-stirs-furor-over-term-limit.html Taguig lawmaker stirs furor over term limit posted July 15, 2019 at 01:35 am by Rio N. Araja and Macon Ramos-Araneta Bayan Muna party-list Rep. Carlos Zarate on Sunday hit Taguig … Continue reading

Speakership fight far from over; Pulong smells ‘coup’ vs Cayetano | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Vigilia, W. (2019, July 12). Speakership fight far from over; Pulong smells ‘coup’ vs Cayetano. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved July 12, 2019 from https://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/speakership-fight-far-over-pulong-smells-%E2%80%98coup%E2%80%99-vs-cayetano Speakership fight far from over; Pulong smells ‘coup’ vs Cayetano By WENDELL VIGILIA – July 12, 2019 EXPECT fireworks on the 22nd. Presidential son Davao City Rep. Paolo “Pulong” Duterte … Continue reading

‘Speaker race far from over’ | Manila Standard

Reference: Cruz, M., Ramos-Araneta M. & Mariano, N. (2019, July 12). ‘Speaker race far from over’. manilastandard.net. Retrieved July 12, 2019 from http://manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/299583/-speaker-race-far-from-over-.html ‘Speaker race far from over’ posted July 12, 2019 at 02:05 am by Maricel Cruz and Macon Ramos-Araneta, Nat Mariano Duterte son sees coup plot; House vote needed—Pimentel Despite an endorsement from President Rodrigo … Continue reading

Speakership term-sharing shows coalition cracks, say lawmakers | Inquirer News

Reference: Yap, D. (2019, July 10). Speakership term-sharing shows coalition cracks, say lawmakers. Inquirer.net. Retrieved July 11, 2019 from https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1139882/speakership-term-sharing-shows-coalition-cracks-say-lawmakers Speakership term-sharing shows coalition cracks, say lawmakersBy: DJ Yap – Reporter / @deejayapINQ Philippine Daily Inquirer / 07:26 AM July 10, 2019 MANILA, Philippines — The deal brokered by President Duterte for the sharing of … Continue reading

Duterte: Cayetano new Speaker | Manila Standard

Reference: Blancaflor, M. J. & Ramos-Araneta, M. (2019, July 08). Duterte: Cayetano new Speaker. manilastandard.net. Retrieved July 09, 2019 from http://manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/299324/duterte-cayetano-new-speaker.html Duterte: Cayetano new Speaker posted July 09, 2019 at 01:40 am by MJ Blancaflor and Macon Ramos-Araneta Taps Romualdez as majority leader President Rodrigo Duterte announced on Monday that Taguig City Rep. Alan Peter … Continue reading

Paolo Duterte forms coalition “to unite” the House | BusinessWorld

Reference: Ferreras, V. A. C. (2019, July 05). Paolo Duterte forms coalition “to unite” the House. BusinessWorld. Retrieved July 08, 2019 from https://www.bworldonline.com/paolo-duterte-forms-coalition-to-unite-the-house/ Paolo Duterte forms coalition “to unite” the House July 5, 2019 | 7:22 pm PAOLO Z. DUTERTE — PHILSTAR/KRIZ JOHN ROSALES AS THE battle for House speakership drags on with more players joining … Continue reading

HnP flips win-win deal | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Bordey, H. (2019, July 04). HnP flips win-win deal. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved July 04, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/07/04/hnp-flips-win-win-deal/ HnP flips win-win deal By Hananeel Bordey – July 4, 2019 12:07 AM Congressman Isidro Ungab A compromise deal has been tossed to rivals for the House’s top post by Davao City Mayor Sara … Continue reading

‘Pulong’ eyes Speaker post | Manila Standard

Reference: Cruz, M., Ramos-Araneta, M., & Mariano, N. (2019, July 03). ‘Pulong’ eyes Speaker post. manilastandard.net. Retrieved July 03, 2019 from http://manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/298801/-pulong-eyes-speaker-post.html ‘Pulong’ eyes Speaker post posted July 03, 2019 at 01:55 am by Maricel Cruz and Macon Ramos-Araneta, Nat Mariano Pushes term sharing by party-list, Luzvimin solons The President’s son, Davao City Rep. Paolo Duterte, … Continue reading

Senators set to file pet bills ahead of 18th Congress opening | BusinessWorld

Reference: Tadalan, C. (2019, June 30). Senators set to file pet bills ahead of 18th Congress opening. BusinessWorld. Retrieved July 02, 2019 from https://www.bworldonline.com/senators-set-to-file-pet-bills-ahead-of-18th-congress-opening/ Senators set to file pet bills ahead of 18th Congress opening June 30, 2019 | 11:09 pm SENATORS WILL begin filing their pet bills and resolutions on Monday, three weeks before the opening … Continue reading

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