House makes last-ditch attempt to save BBL | Malaya Business Insight

House makes last-ditch attempt to save BBL | Malaya Business Insight Source: http://malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/house-makes-last-ditch-attempt-save-bbl retrieved on November 3, 2015 from Malaya Business Insight website November 02, 2015 THE House of Representatives will exert all efforts to put the Bangsamoro Basic Law to a vote before the end of the year in a last-ditch attempt to save … Continue reading

House to try BBL passage despite quorum problem | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

House to try BBL passage despite quorum problem | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor Source: http://www.tribune.net.ph/nation/house-to-try-bbl-passage-despite-quorum-problem retrieved on November 3, 2015 from The Daily Tribune website Written by Gerry Baldo Monday, 02 November 2015 00:00 House Deputy Majority Leader and Quezon City Rep. Bolet Banal yesterday said that the House of Representatives … Continue reading

Aquino orders probe of ‘tanim bala’ racket amid outcry

Aquino orders probe of ‘tanim bala’ racket amid outcry Palace acts on Naia scam Retrieved from http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/736010/aquino-orders-probe-of-tanim-bala-racket-amid-outcry Read more: http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/736010/aquino-orders-probe-of-tanim-bala-racket-amid-outcry#ixzz3qKHGOegb Malacañang on Saturday vowed to make travelers feel safe again at Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia) after President Benigno Aquino III ordered an investigation into the “tanim bala” racket that extorts money from airline passengers. … Continue reading

Belmonte: House can still pass BBL | Headlines, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com

Belmonte: House can still pass BBL | Headlines, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com. By Jess Diaz, Edith Regalado (The Philippine Star) | Updated August 24, 2015 – 12:00am Source: http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2015/08/24/1491461/belmonte-house-can-still-pass-bbl MANILA, Philippines – Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. yesterday expressed optimism that the House of Representatives could still pass the proposed controversial Bangsamoro Basic Law … Continue reading

Don’t pressure House, peace panel warned – The Standard

Don’t pressure House, peace panel warned – The Standard. By Maricel Cruz | Jun. 27, 2015 at 12:01am Source: http://manilastandardtoday.com/2015/06/27/don-t-pressure-house-peace-panel-warned/ LAWMAKERS blasted the government’s chief negotiator Miriam Ferrer Friday for linking the disarming of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) rebels to the passage of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL), saying Congress should not be … Continue reading

10 provinces outside of ARMM may end up joining Bangsamoro | Inquirer News

10 provinces outside of ARMM may end up joining Bangsamoro By: DJ Yap @inquirerdotnet Philippine Daily Inquirer 05:37 PM May 20th, 2015 Read more: http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/692532/10-provinces-outside-of-armm-may-end-up-joining-bangsamoro#ixzz3cXsbGMEQ At least 10 provinces outside the core territory of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) may end up joining the Bangsamoro under the Malacanang-vetted working draft approved by the … Continue reading

Solons chide DSWD for freezing ‘Yolanda’ funds | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Solons chide DSWD for freezing ‘Yolanda’ funds | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Source: http://www.tribune.net.ph/headlines/solons-chide-dswd-for-freezing-yolanda-funds retrieved on May 25, 2015 from The Daily Tribune website Written by Gerry Baldo Monday, 25 May 2015 00:00 Several members of the House of Representatives have chided the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) for … Continue reading

Despite loss, Pacquiao still an inspiration | Malaya Business Insight

Despite loss, Pacquiao still an inspiration | Malaya Business Insight. Source: http://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/despite-loss-pacquiao-still-inspiration retrieved on May 5, 2015 from Malaya Business Insight website By JOCELYN MONTEMAYOR on May 04, 2015 DESPITE his sorry loss to Floyd Mayweather Jr. yesterday, Manny Pacquiao remains an inspiration to Filipinos, Communications Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr. said yesterday.

Congressmen believe ‘People’s Champ’ robbed of victory | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Congressmen believe ‘People’s Champ’ robbed of victory | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Source: http://www.tribune.net.ph/metro/congressmen-believe-people-s-champ-robbed-of-victory retrieved on May 4, 2015 from The Daily Tribune website Written by Gerry Baldo Monday, 04 May 2015 00:00 Manny Pacquiao’s collegaues in the House of Representatives could not believe that the Filipino boxing icon lost the … Continue reading

‘Move to invite Noy to House probe meant to discredit him’ | Headlines, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com

‘Move to invite Noy to House probe meant to discredit him’ | Headlines, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com. By Paolo Romero (The Philippine Star) | Updated March 24, 2015 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines – Efforts to have President Aquino face a congressional inquiry into the Mamasapano incident are meant to discredit him, an ally in … Continue reading

P-Noy must attend probe, lawmakers insist | Headlines, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com

P-Noy must attend probe, lawmakers insist | Headlines, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com. MANILA, Philippines – Opposition and administration lawmakers yesterday continued to press for President Aquino’s appearance before the House of Representatives inquiry into the Mamasapano massacre. The congressmen said Aquino’s testimony would “complete the picture” of the circumstances behind the incident that … Continue reading

Lawmakers seek repeal of laws discriminatory to women | Congress of the Philippines | Articles – Philstar.com

Lawmakers seek repeal of laws discriminatory to women | Congress of the Philippines | Articles – Philstar.com. Lawmakers seek repeal of laws discriminatory to women By Paolo Romero Updated Sunday April 06, 2014 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines – Lawmakers called yesterday for the amendment or repeal of laws with provisions that are discriminatory to women. … Continue reading

Break ‘Pangolin’ silence – party-list solons | The Manila Bulletin News Online

Break ‘Pangolin’ silence – party-list solons | The Manila Bulletin News Online By Charissa M. Luci Published: April 18, 2013 Manila, Philippines — “Disturbed” by the discovery of more than 20,000 pounds of meat from the endangered pangolin in the Chinese vessel that ran aground along the northern part of the Tubbataha Reef, party-list lawmakers … Continue reading

House OKs bill granting benefits to solo parents

House OKs bill granting benefits to solo parents By Paolo Romero (The Philippine Star) Updated June 06, 2012 12:00 AM   MANILA, Philippines – The House of Representatives approved on third and final reading the Solo Parent Welfare Act, which seeks to provide relief to single parents by providing discounts and benefits. Principally authored by … Continue reading

House Panel Eyes Bills’ Consolidation | The Manila Bulletin Newspaper Online

House Panel Eyes Bills’ Consolidation | The Manila Bulletin Newspaper Online. By CHARISSA M. LUCI February 27, 2012, 4:50pm MANILA, Philippines — The technical working group (TWG) of the House Committee on Health is eyeing to consolidate next month the eight measures seeking to regulate organ donation and transplantation in the country. Iloilo Rep. Janette … Continue reading

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