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

Critics blast haste in passing P4.1-T budget for 2020 | Inquirer News

Reference: Yap, D. (2019, September 21). Critics blast haste in passing P4.1-T budget for 2020. INQUIRER.net. Retrieved September 23, 2019 from https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1167465/critics-blast-haste-in-passing-p4-1-t-budget-for-2020 Critics blast haste in passing P4.1-T budget for 2020 By: DJ Yap – Reporter / @deejayapINQ Philippine Daily Inquirer / 04:15 AM September 21, 2019 MANILA, Philippines — Administration allies had pushed for … Continue reading

Funding for 3 departments may still increase | Philstar.com

Reference: Punay, E. (2019, September 23). Funding for 3 departments may still increase. Philstar.com. Retrieved September 23, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/09/23/1954143/funding-3-departments-may-still-increase Funding for 3 departments may still increase Edu Punay (The Philippine Star) – September 23, 2019 MANILA, Philippines — The proposed appropriations for at least three departments under the P4.1-trillion national budget for next year … Continue reading

Zarate welcomes audit of coco levy fund » Manila Bulletin News

Reference: Quismorio, E. (2019, September 17). Zarate welcomes audit of coco levy fund. Manila Bulletin. Retrieved September 18, 2019 from https://news.mb.com.ph/2019/09/17/zarate-welcomes-audit-of-coco-levy-fund/ Zarate welcomes audit of coco levy fund By Ellson Quismorio, MB ON September 18, 2019 A ranking member of the House of Representatives welcomed on Tuesday the conduct of a special audit by the Commission … Continue reading

Solons slam Janet’s inclusion in GCTA list » Manila Bulletin News

Reference: Quismorio, L. (2019, September 12). Solons slam Janet’s inclusion in GCTA list. Retrieved September 13, 2019 from https://news.mb.com.ph/2019/09/12/solons-slam-janets-inclusion-in-gcta-list/ Solons slam Janet’s inclusion in GCTA list By Ellson Quismorio, MB ON September 12, 2019 Congressmen are up in arms over the inclusion of “pork barrel scam” queen and plunder convict Janet Lim-Napoles in the list … Continue reading

No Chinese-run POGOs in the Philippines, Pagcor exec tells House | The Philippine Star

Reference: Diaz, J. (2019, August 24). No Chinese-run POGOs in the Philippines, Pagcor exec tells House. Philstar.com. Retrieved August 24, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/08/24/1945941/no-chinese-run-pogos-philippines-pagcor-exec-tells-house No Chinese-run POGOs in the Philippines, Pagcor exec tells House Jess Diaz (The Philippine Star) – August 24, 2019 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — There are no Chinese-run Philippine offshore gaming operations … Continue reading

Militant lawmakers vow to block selective ‘pork’ | Philstar.com

Reference: Punay, E. (2019, August 15). Militant lawmakers vow to block selective ‘pork’. Philstar.com. Retrieved August 15, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/08/15/1943523/militant-lawmakers-vow-block-selective-pork Militant lawmakers vow to block selective ‘pork’ Edu Punay (philstar.com) – Augustt 15, 2019 MANILA, Philippines — The bloc of militant party-list lawmakers in the House of Representatives yesterday vowed to oppose the reported plan … Continue reading

‘Speakership race far from over,’ says Zarate | Inquirer News

Yap, D. (2019, July 17). ‘Speakership race far from over,’ says Zarate. Inquirer.net. Retrieved July 17, 2019 from https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1142582/speakership-race-far-from-over-says-zarate ‘Speakership race far from over,’ says ZarateBy: DJ Yap – Reporter / @deejayapINQ Philippine Daily Inquirer / 05:10 AM July 17, 2019 MANILA, Philippines — With barely a week before the opening of the 18th Congress, … Continue reading

Speaker post up to solons to decide—Palace | Manila Standard

Reference: Mariano, N. & Cruz, M. V. (2019, July 16). Speaker post up to solons to decide—Palace. manilastandard.net. Retrieved July 16, 2019 from http://manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/299921/speaker-post-up-to-solons-to-decide-palace.html Speaker post up to solons to decide—Palace posted July 16, 2019 at 01:45 am by Nathaniel Mariano and Maricel V. Cruz Despite a term sharing deal brokered by President Rodrigo Duterte, … Continue reading

Alan: Choice for minority leader depends on rules to be adopted | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Vigilia, W. (2019, July 16). Alan: Choice for minority leader depends on rules to be adopted. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved July 16, 2019 from https://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/alan-choice-minority-leader-depends-rules-be-adopted Alan: Choice for minority leader depends on rules to be adopted By WENDELL VIGILIA – July 16, 2019 WHILE recognizing the importance of having a genuine opposition, presumptive speaker Alan … 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 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 Coalition to regroup after getting frustrated in bid to block term-sharing proposal » Manila Bulletin News

Reference: Rosario, B. (2019, July 8). Duterte Coalition to regroup after getting frustrated in bid to block term-sharing proposal. Manila Bulletin. Retrieved July 9, 2019 from https://news.mb.com.ph/2019/07/08/duterte-coalition-to-regroup-after-getting-frustrated-in-bid-to-block-term-sharing-proposal/ Duterte Coalition to regroup after getting frustrated in bid to block term-sharing proposal By Ben Rosario, MB ON July 8, 2019 It’s back to the drawing board for … Continue reading

Hugpong endorses Ungab over Velasco for Speaker | Inquirer News

Reference: Yap, D. (2019, July 04). Hugpong endorses Ungab over Velasco for Speaker. Inquirer.net. Retrieved July 5, 2019 from https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1137578/hugpong-endorses-ungab-over-velasco-for-speaker Hugpong endorses Ungab over Velasco for SpeakerBy: DJ Yap – Reporter / @deejayapINQ Philippine Daily Inquirer / 05:24 AM July 04, 2019 MANILA, Philippines — From out of the blue, a new dark horse has … Continue reading

8 aspire for Speaker post | Manila Standard

Reference: Cruz, M. (2019, July 04). 8 aspire for Speaker post. manilastandard.net. Retrieved July 04, 2019 from http://manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/298895/8-aspire-for-speaker-post.html 8 aspire for Speaker post posted July 04, 2019 at 01:45 am by Maricel Cruz Hugpong fields own bet, sets off free-for-all Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio’s Hugpong ng Pagbabago is fielding its own candidate for Speaker of … Continue reading

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