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

‘Congress can fix national minimum wage’ – Labor chief » Manila Bulletin News

Reference: Noriega, R. (2019, July 16). ‘Congress can fix national minimum wage’ – Labor chief. Retrieved July 16, 2019 from https://news.mb.com.ph/2019/07/16/congress-can-fix-national-minimum-wage-labor-chief/ ‘Congress can fix national minimum wage’ – Labor chief By Richa Noriega, MB ON July 16, 2019 Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III said on Tuesday that fixing the national minimum wage is up to … Continue reading

Short, sweet this one | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Manuel, E. N. (2019, July 17). Short, sweet this one. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved July 17, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/07/17/short-sweet-this-one/ Short, sweet this one By Elmer N. Manuel – July 17, 2019 12:05 AM With President Rodrigo Duterte’s fourth State of the Nation Address (SoNA) just around the bend, presidential spokesman Salvador … 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

Romualdez pushes airports upgrade | Manila Standard

Reference: Araja, Rio N. (2019, July 15). Romualdez pushes airports upgrade. manilastandard.net. Retrieved July 15, 2019 from http://manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/299836/romualdez-pushes-airports-upgrade.html Romualdez pushes airports upgrade posted July 15, 2019 at 01:30 am by Rio N. Araja Leyte Rep. Martin Romualdez on Sunday urged his fellow lawmakers to back a 30-year transport road map that will upgrade airports, including … Continue reading

Alan says ‘pork-free’ budget possible if… | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Vigilia, W. (2019, July 15). Alan says ‘pork-free’ budget possible if…. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved July 15, 2019 from https://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/alan-says-%E2%80%98pork-free%E2%80%99-budget-possible-if%E2%80%A6 Alan says ‘pork-free’ budget possible if… By WENDELL VIGILIA – July 15, 2019 THE devil is in the details. Presumptive speaker Alan Peter Cayetano wants Congress to clearly define what “pork barrel” allocations are to … Continue reading

Nation should assert South China Sea rights — SWS poll | BusinessWorld

Reference: Tadalan, C. A. (2019, July 12). Nation should assert South China Sea rights — SWS poll. BusinessWorld. Retrieved July 13, 2019 from https://www.bworldonline.com/nation-should-assert-south-china-sea-rights-sws-poll/ Nation should assert South China Sea rights — SWS poll July 12, 2019 | 8:06 pm Protesters hold a sign at a dialogue during a protest on China’s deployment of missiles on the … Continue reading

Water firms cheat public | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Lozada, C. (2019, July 13). Water firms cheat public. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved July 13, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/07/13/water-firms-cheat-public/ Water firms cheat public By Chito Lozada – July 13, 2019 12:06 AM Fools’ row Water services in Metro Manila do not impress the President who said the private concessionaires have been hoodwinking … Continue reading

Murad okays Piñol transfer to MinDa | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Montemayor, J. (2019, July 12). Murad okays Piñol transfer to MinDa. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved July 13, 2019 from https://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/murad-okays-pi%C3%B1ol-transfer-minda Murad okays Piñol transfer to MinDa By JOCELYN MONTEMAYOR – July 12, 2019 THE interim chief minister of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) has agreed to the transfer of Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel … Continue reading

What Alan really wants: Lifting of term limits | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Vigilia, W. (2019, July 12). What Alan really wants: Lifting of term limits. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved July 12, 2019 from https://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/what-alan-really-wants-lifting-term-limits What Alan really wants: Lifting of term limits By WENDELL VIGILIA – July 12, 2019 TAGUIG-Pateros Rep. Alan Peter Cayetano will push for the lifting of the term limits of lawmakers and local … Continue reading

Terror tactics escalating—Palace | Manila Standard

Reference: Blancaflor, M. J. (2019, July 12). Terror tactics escalating—Palace. manilastandard.net. Retrieved July 12, 2019 from http://manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/299577/terror-tactics-escalating-palace.html Terror tactics escalating—Palace posted July 12, 2019 at 01:50 am by MJ Blancaflor Malacañang cautioned the public to be more careful after the military confirmed that one of the suicide bombers in the Indanan, Sulu attack last month was … Continue reading

‘Dangerous times ahead’ for PH: Rody | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Montemayor, J. (2019, July 11). ‘Dangerous times ahead’ for PH: Rody. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved July 11, 2019 from https://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/%E2%80%98dangerous-times-ahead%E2%80%99-ph-rody ‘Dangerous times ahead’ for PH: Rody By JOCELYN MONTEMAYOR – July 11, 2019 PRESIDENT Duterte has vowed to leave better-equipped security forces to deal with terrorism as he said he foresees “very dangerous times ahead” … Continue reading

Martial rule still an option for Duterte presidency | BusinessWorld

Reference: Balinbin, A. L. (2019, July 09). Martial rule still an option for Duterte presidency. BusinessWorld. Retrieved July 10, 2019 from https://www.bworldonline.com/martial-rule-still-an-option-for-duterte-presidency/ Martial rule still an option for Duterte presidency July 9, 2019 | 8:55 pm PRESIDENT RODRIGO R. DUTERTE — PHILSTAR/JOVEN CAGANDE PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte may still declare martial law, assume emergency powers or … Continue reading

18th Congress playbook eyed | Daily Tribune

Reference: Bordey, H.. (2019, May 17). 18th Congress playbook eyed. Manila Bulletin. Retrieved May 20, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/05/17/18th-congress-playbook-eyed/ 18th Congress playbook eyed BY HANANEEL BORDEY, DT ON MAY 17, 2019 The ruling Partido Demokratiko Pilipino (PDP) will decide on efforts contesting the leadership in both the Senate and House of Representatives for the 18th session … Continue reading

Budget inked; pork vetoed | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Maralit, K. (2019, April 16). Budget inked; pork vetoed. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved April 25, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/04/16/budget-inked-pork-vetoed/ Budget inked; pork vetoed By Kristina Maralit – April 16, 2019 12:04 AM President Rodrigo Duterte has signed the P3.757 trillion national budget for the year last Monday less P95.3 billion in realignments … Continue reading

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