‘Super House majority hanging by a thread’ | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Vigilia, W. (2019, June 28). ‘Super House majority hanging by a thread’. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved June 28, 2019 from https://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/%E2%80%98super-house-majority-hanging-thread%E2%80%99 ‘Super House majority hanging by a thread’ By WENDELL VIGILIA – June 28, 2019 FORMER speaker Pantaleon Alvarez is blaming the leaders of the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) for the division in the … Continue reading

Belmonte, 59 lawmakers post perfect attendance in 16th Congress

Belmonte, 59 lawmakers post perfect attendance in 16th Congress By Jess Diaz (The Philippine Star) | Updated July 21, 2016 – 12:00am Reference: Diaz, J. (2016, July 21). Belmonte, 59 lawmakers post perfect attendance in 16th Congress. Philstar. Retrieved July 21, 2016 from http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2016/07/21/1605071/belmonte-59-lawmakers-post-perfect-attendance-16th-congress MANILA, Philippines – Quezon City Rep. Feliciano Belmonte Jr. led 60 … Continue reading

Commission to upgrade PH codes sought | The Standard | Defining The News

Commission to upgrade PH codes sought | The Standard | Defining The News By: Rio N. Araja The Standard | Defining The News July 11, 2016 at 12:01 am Source: Araja, R. N. (2016, July 11). Commission to upgrade PH codes sought. The Standard. Retrieved July 12, 2016 from LINK THREE party-list lawmakers have maintained … Continue reading

House okays rural aid bill – Manila Standard Today

House okays rural aid bill By Maricel Cruz | Jun. 03, 2015 at 12:01am Source: http://manilastandardtoday.com/2015/06/03/house-okays-rural-aid-bill/ The House of Representatives has approved on third and final reading a proposal mandating the government to provide employment assistance to qualified heads of families or unmarried, single adult members of qualified poor households in rural areas. House Bill … Continue reading

Irritants… Paquiao too | Malaya Business Insight

Irritants… Paquiao too | Malaya Business Insight. Source: http://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/opinion/irritants%E2%80%A6-paquiao-too retrieved on March 4, 2015 from Malaya Business Insight website By Dahli Aspillera on March 04, 2015 ONION Queen Lea Cruz et al ought to be repressed and confined this onion harvest time; lest undocumented and untaxed China and Taiwan onion come as usual by the … Continue reading

Solons want full disclosure of all charges in billing statements | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Solons want full disclosure of all charges in billing statements | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor Source: http://www.tribune.net.ph/metro/solons-want-full-disclosure-of-all-charges-in-billing-statements Written by Gerry Baldo Tuesday, 01 July 2014 00:00 Lawmakers from the partylist Ako Bicol yesterday sought the full disclosure of all charges stated in billing statements issued by public utility providers. According to … Continue reading

Special detention eyed for high-profile suspects

Special detention eyed for high-profile suspects By Maricel Cruz, Florante Solmerin | Jun. 18, 2014 at 12:01am Source: http://manilastandardtoday.com/2014/06/18/special-detention-eyed-for-high-profile-suspects/ Even as the National Police’ Custodial Center is prepared to accept occupants accused of plunder and other heinous crimes, two party-list lawmakers allied with the administration have proposed a measure to establish a separate detention facility. … Continue reading

Bill filed seeking special cells for high-profile prisoners

Bill filed seeking special cells for high-profile prisoners By Gil C. Cabacungan Philippine Daily Inquirer 2:29 am | Wednesday, June 18th, 2014 Source: http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/612091/bill-filed-seeking-special-cells-for-high-profile-prisoners MANILA, Philippines–With a busload of former and incumbent senators, representatives and public officials poised to be arrested for plunder in the P10-billion pork barrel scam, a bill seeking to create a … Continue reading

House bill sets Press Freedom Day

House bill sets Press Freedom Day By Maricel Cruz | May. 27, 2014 at 12:01am Source: http://manilastandardtoday.com/2014/05/27/house-bill-sets-press-freedom-day/ The House of Representatives has approved on third and final reading a measure seeking to declare every 23rd of November as Philippine Press Freedom Day. The House Committee on Public Information under Misamis Occidental Rep. Jorge Almonte, chairman, … Continue reading

House OKs bill declaring Nov. 23 as Press Freedom Day

House OKs bill declaring Nov. 23 as Press Freedom Day By Paolo Romero (The Philippine Star) | Updated May 27, 2014 – 12:00am Source: http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2014/05/27/1327781/house-oks-bill-declaring-nov.-23-press-freedom-day MANILA, Philippines – The House of Representatives has approved on third and final reading a measure seeking to declare Nov. 23 of every year as Philippine Press Freedom Day. The … Continue reading

House passes bill declaring Press Freedom Day

House passes bill declaring Press Freedom Day By Marc Jayson Cayabyab INQUIRER.net 1:39 pm | Monday, May 26th, 2014 Source: http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/605530/house-passes-bill-declaring-press-freedom-day MANILA, Philippines — The House of Representatives has approved a bill declaring November 23 as Philippine Press Freedom Day. November 23 marks the commemoration of the grisly massacre in Maguindanao four years ago that … Continue reading

Lawmaker balks at P10-M ‘pork’-funded project | The Manila Times

Lawmaker balks at P10-M ‘pork’-funded project | The Manila Times August 28, 2013 9:13 pm by RHAYDZ B. BARCIA LEGAZPI CITY: Rep. Fernando Gonzalez of Albay’s third district expressed displeasure over a P25-million river-dredging project in Polangui town. The project was bid out on Wednesday. Gonzalez said the bidding did not conform with legal and … Continue reading

Lawmakers Urge Tougher Anti-hazing Law | The Manila Bulletin Newspaper Online

Lawmakers Urge Tougher Anti-hazing Law | The Manila Bulletin Newspaper Online. By CHARISSA M. LUCI February 27, 2012, 4:19pm MANILA, Philippines — House leaders threw their full support yesterday behind the Senate proposal that seeks the automatic imposition of life imprisonment on all hazing participants. Iloilo Rep. Jerry Treñas, chairman of the House Committee on … Continue reading

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