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

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.

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

Solons want PH’s own ‘designated survivor’ | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Nonato, V. & Vigilia, W. (2019, August 30). Solons want PH’s own ‘designated survivor’. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved September 02, 2019 from https://malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/solons-want-ph%E2%80%99s-own-%E2%80%98designated-survivor%E2%80%99 Solons want PH’s own ‘designated survivor’ August 30, 2019 BY VINCE NONATO and WENDELL VIGILIA A PROPOSED measure has been filed separately in the Senate and the House of Representatives seeking … Continue reading

House withdraws ‘premature’ 2020 budget bill from plenary | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Vigilia, W. (2019, September 02). House withdraws ‘premature’ 2020 budget bill from plenary. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved September 02, 2019 from https://malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/house-withdraws-%E2%80%98premature%E2%80%99-2020-budget-bill-plenary House withdraws ‘premature’ 2020 budget bill from plenary By WENDELL VIGILIA September 02, 2019 THE House of Representatives has withdrawn the filing of the proposed P4.1 trillion proposed national budget in the … Continue reading

Lagman questions PCSO funding for Bong Go-backed Malasakit Centers | Philstar.com

Reference: Cigaral, I. N. (2019, August 23). Lagman questions PCSO funding for Bong Go-backed Malasakit Centers. Philstar.com. Retrieved August 24, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/08/23/1945788/lagman-questions-pcso-funding-bong-go-backed-malasakit-centers Lagman questions PCSO funding for Bong Go-backed Malasakit Centers Ian Nicolas Cigaral (Philstar.com) – August 23, 2019 – 1:19pm MANILA, Philippines — Rep. Edcel Lagman (Albay, 1st District) on Friday questioned the … Continue reading

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

Villar wants GSIS coverage for barangay officials | The Manila Times

Reference: Ismael, J. J. (2019, August 23). Villar wants GSIS coverage for barangay officials. The Manila Times. Retrieved August 23, 2019 from https://www.manilatimes.net/villar-wants-gsis-coverage-for-barangay-officials/604392/ Villar wants GSIS coverage for barangay officials By JAVIER J. ISMAEL August 23, 2019 SEN. Cynthia Villar has filed a bill seeking Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) coverage for barangay (village) officials.

House leader wants PH to export marijuana for medicinal use | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Vigilia, W. (2019, August 20). House leader wants PH to export marijuana for medicinal use. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved August 20, 2019 from https://malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/house-leader-wants-ph-export-marijuana-medicinal-use House leader wants PH to export marijuana for medicinal use By WENDELL VIGILIA August 20, 2019 THE Philippines can export medical cannabis by establishing a state agency that will oversee … Continue reading

Cardema case ignites partylist reform push | Daily Tribune – Without Fear. Without Favor

Reference: Bordey, H. (2019, August 14). Cardema case ignites partylist reform push. Daily Tribune – Without Fear. Without Favor. Retrieved August 15, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/08/14/cardema-case-ignites-partylist-reform-push/ Cardema case ignites partylist reform push By Hananeel Bordey – August 14, 2019 12:05 AM Expressing dismay over what he called was the “exploitation” of the partylist system in the … Continue reading

House panel OKs bill on liquor tax hike | Inquirer News

Reference: Roxas, P. A. V. (2019, August 13). House panel OKs bill on liquor tax hike. INQUIRER.net. Retrieved August 13, 2019 from https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1153203/house-panel-oks-bill-on-liquor-tax-hike House panel OKs bill on liquor tax hike By: Pathricia Ann V. Roxas – Reporter / @PathRoxasINQ INQUIRER.net / 12:42 PM August 13, 2019 MANILA, Philippines — The House ways and means … Continue reading

Nograles says LEDAC to convene soon | Philstar.com

Reference: Romero, A. (2019, July 24). Nograles says LEDAC to convene soon. Philstar.com. Retrieved July 25, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/07/24/1937556/nograles-says-ledac-convene-soon Nograles says LEDAC to convene soon Alexis Romero (Philstar.com) – July 24, 2019 – 9:04pm MANILA, Philippines — The Legislative Executive Development Advisory Council would convene soon to discuss the priority bills enumerated by President Rodrigo … Continue reading

Gov’t can afford pay hike, says Dominguez | Inquirer News

Reference: de Vera, B. O. (2019, July 25). Gov’t can afford pay hike, says Dominguez. INQUIRER.net. Retrieved July 25, 2019 from https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1146053/govt-can-afford-pay-hike-says-dominguez Gov’t can afford pay hike, says Dominguez By: Ben O. de Vera – Reporter / @bendeveraINQ Philippine Daily Inquirer / 05:30 AM July 25, 2019 MANILA, Philippines — Good news for government employees. … Continue reading

LEDAC to convene soon | Philstar.com

Reference: Romero, A. (2019, July 25). LEDAC to convene soon. Philstar.com. Retrieved July 25, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/07/25/1937697/ledac-convene-soon LEDAC to convene soon Alexis Romero (The Philippine Star) – July 25, 2019 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — The Legislative-Executive Development Advisory Council (LEDAC) will convene soon to discuss the priority bills enumerated by President Duterte during his … Continue reading

FULL TEXT: Duterte’s 2019 State of the Nation Address | Philstar.com

Reference: [Philstar.com]. (2019, July 22). FULL TEXT: Duterte’s 2019 State of the Nation Address. Philstar.com. Retrieved July 25, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/07/22/1936926/full-text-dutertes-2019-sona-speech FULL TEXT: Duterte’s 2019 State of the Nation Address (Philstar.com) – July 22, 2019 – 7:21pm [Delivered at the Session Hall of the House of Representatives, Batasang Pambansa Complex, Quezon City on 22 July … Continue reading

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