41 Senate committee chairmanships distributed | Philstar.com

Reference: Felipe, C. S. (2019, August 13). 41 Senate committee chairmanships distributed. Philstar.com. Retrieved August 13, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/08/13/1942980/41-senate-committee-chairmanships-distributed 41 Senate committee chairmanships distributed Cecille Suerte Felipe (The Philippine Star) – August 13, 2019 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — The Senate has completed distribution of 41 committee chairmanships for the 18th Congress with four senators … Continue reading

Less hurdles seen for other tax reforms | BusinessWorld

Reference: Tadalan, C. A. (2019, July 17). Less hurdles seen for other tax reforms. BusinessWorld. Retrieved July 17, 2019 from https://www.bworldonline.com/less-hurdles-seen-for-other-tax-reforms/ Less hurdles seen for other tax reforms July 17, 2019 | 12:33 am THE GOVERNMENT is confident the remaining packages of its tax reform program will encounter less obstacles in the 18th Congress that convenes … Continue reading

Senate gave loose change to GAD, House gave zero | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Tabingo, P. (2019, July 16). Senate gave loose change to GAD, House gave zero. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved July 16, 2019 from https://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/senate-gave-loose-change-gad-house-gave-zero Senate gave loose change to GAD, House gave zero By PETER TABINGO – July 16, 2019 THE House of Representatives (HREP) did not spend a single centavo on Gender and Development (GAD) … Continue reading

Traffic crisis measure filed anew in the Senate | BusinessWorld

Reference: Tadalan, C. A. (2019, July 11). Traffic crisis measure filed anew in the Senate. BusinessWorld. Retrieved July 12, 2019 from https://www.bworldonline.com/traffic-crisis-measure-filed-anew-in-the-senate/ Traffic crisis measure filed anew in the Senate July 11, 2019 | 12:30 am BW FILE PHOTO A MEASURE that will give President Rodrigo R. Duterte “emergency powers” to address worsening traffic and congestion in … Continue reading

Recto to check unfilled vacancies in 2020 budget debates | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Nonato, V. (2019, July 11). Recto to check unfilled vacancies in 2020 budget debates. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved July 11, 2019 from https://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/recto-check-unfilled-vacancies-2020-budget-debates Recto to check unfilled vacancies in 2020 budget debates BY VINCE NONATO – July 11, 2019 SENATE President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto yesterday said the Senate will check if government has filled up … Continue reading

Palace taps team of experts to probe Dengvaxia controversy | Philstar.com

Reference: Mendez, C. (2018, May 9). Palace taps team of experts to probe Dengvaxia controversy. Philippine Star. Retrieved May 9, 2018 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2018/05/09/1813489/palace-taps-team-experts-probe-dengvaxia-controversy Palace taps team of experts to probe Dengvaxia controversy Christina Mendez (The Philippine Star) – May 9, 2018 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang is forming a three-man team of foreign health experts … Continue reading

Senate starts probe on TRAIN’s ill effects | Philstar.com

Reference: Romero, P. (2018, May 9). Senate starts probe on TRAIN’s ill effects. Philippine Star. Retrieved May 9, 2018 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2018/05/09/1813486/senate-starts-probe-trains-ill-effects Senate starts probe on TRAIN’s ill effects Paolo Romero (The Philippine Star) – May 9, 2018 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — The Senate committee on economic affairs will start reviewing today the reported adverse impact … Continue reading

Telcos to present solutions vs ‘nakaw load’ at Senate | Philstar.com

Reference: Romero, P. (2018, April 23). Telcos to present solutions vs ‘nakaw load’ at Senate. Philippine Star. Retrieved April 23, 2018 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2018/04/23/1808510/telcos-present-solutions-vs-nakaw-load-senate Telcos to present solutions vs ‘nakaw load’ at Senate Paolo Romero (The Philippine Star) – April 23, 2018 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — Telecommunications companies are expected to present updates on their respective … Continue reading

Ouster not sign of De Lima’s guilt — Poe | Inquirer News

Ouster not sign of De Lima’s guilt — Poe | Inquirer News By: Maila Ager @MAgerINQ INQUIRER.net 08:31 AM September 26th, 2016 Source: Ager, M. (2016, September 26). Ouster not sign of De Lima’s guilt — Poe. INQUIRER.net. Retrieved September 26, 2016 from http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/818932/ouster-not-sign-of-de-limas-guilt-poe Senator Leila de Lima’s ouster as chair of the Senate committee … Continue reading

Leila ousted as EJK chief prober | Malaya Business Insight

Leila ousted as EJK chief prober | Malaya Business Insight By JP LOPEZ September 20, 2016 Source: Lopez, J. P. (2016, September 20). Leila ousted as EJK chief prober. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved September 20, 2016 from http://malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/leila-ousted-ejk-chief-prober ON the motion of neophyte Sen. Manny Pacquiao, Sen. Leila de Lima was ousted yesterday as chair … Continue reading

Senators divided over deferment of October polls | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Senators divided over deferment of October polls | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor Source: Rosales, A. M. (2016, August 29). Senators divided over deferment of October polls. The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved September 14, 2016 from http://www.tribune.net.ph/nation/senators-divided-over-deferment-of-october-polls Written by Angie M. Rosales Monday, August 29 2016 00:00 Senators appeared to be split in … Continue reading

Senate leadership may not suspend ‘JV’ Ejercito | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Senate leadership may not suspend ‘JV’ Ejercito | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor Source: Rosales, A. M. (2016,August 29). Senate leadership may not suspend ‘JV’ Ejercito. The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved September, 2016 from http://www.tribune.net.ph/headlines/senate-leadership-may-not-suspend-jv-ejercito Written by Angie M. Rosales Monday, 29 August 2016 00:00 The Sandiganbayan’s 90-day suspension order against Sen. JV … Continue reading

LIST: The Senate commitees and their chairpersons

LIST: The Senate commitees and their chairpersons By Rosette Adel (philstar.com) | Updated July 27, 2016 – 12:20pm Reference: Adel, R. (2016, July 27). LIST: The Senate commitees and their chairpersons. Philstar. Retrieved July 7, 2016 from http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2016/07/27/1607183/list-senate-commitees-and-their-chairpersons The Senate approved 21 committee chairmanships of the 17th Congress Senate PRIB/Joseph Vidal MANILA, Philippines – The … Continue reading

No signs Senate will derail Duterte bills | The Manila Times Online

No signs Senate will derail Duterte bills | The Manila Times Online July 3, 2016 8:53 pm Source: Antiporda, J. (2016, July 03). No signs Senate will derail Duterte bills. The Manila Times. Retrieved July 04, 2016 from http://www.manilatimes.net/no-signs-senate-will-derail-duterte-bills/271475/ CONCERNS that the new Senate majority would not be helpful in ensuring passage of President Rodrigo … Continue reading

PNP bidding on choppers suspicious — Guingona | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

PNP bidding on choppers suspicious — Guingona | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. 08/01/2011 “We cannot comprehend why the PNP (Philippine National Police) paid for these helicopters, using taxpayers’ money, at a price for brand-new helicopters when two of these choppers are actually more than five years old, flying for hundreds of … Continue reading

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