Senators want travel tax scrapped | The Manila Times

Reference: Ismael, J. J. (2019, August 22). Senators want travel tax scrapped. The Manila Times. Retrieved August 23, 2019 from https://www.manilatimes.net/senators-want-travel-tax-scrapped/604099/ Senators want travel tax scrapped By JAVIER J. ISMAEL August 22, 2019 SENATORS Aquilino Pimentel 3rd, Emmanuel Pacquiao and Francis Pangilinan have filed their respective bills seeking to abolish the travel tax collected in … Continue reading

Pacquiao, Velasco lead PDP-Laban in Congress | The Manila Times

Reference: Ismael, J. J. (2019, August 17). Pacquiao, Velasco lead PDP-Laban in Congress. The Manila Times. Retrieved August 20, 2019 from https://www.manilatimes.net/pacquiao-velasco-lead-pdp-laban-in-congress/601416/ Pacquiao, Velasco lead PDP-Laban in Congress By JAVIER J. ISMAEL August 17, 2019 THE ruling Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) has designated Sen. Emmanuel Pacquiao to lead the party’s contingent in the … Continue reading

How we kill: Notes on the death penalty in the Philippines | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Ariate, J. F., Jr. (2019, July 15). How we kill: Notes on the death penalty in the Philippines. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved July 15, 2019 from https://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/how-we-kill-notes-death-penalty-philippines How we kill: Notes on the death penalty in the Philippines Joel F. Ariate Jr, VERA Files – July 15, 2019 (First of two parts) A WEEK after … Continue reading

Gordon bucks death penalty, says it is no crime ‘deterrent’ | Manila Standard

Reference: Ramos-Araneta, M. (2019, July 07). Gordon bucks death penalty, says it is no crime ‘deterrent’. manilastandard.net. Retrieved July 08, 2019 from http://manilastandard.net/news/national/299211/gordon-bucks-death-penalty-says-it-is-no-crime-deterrent-.html Gordon bucks death penalty, says it is no crime ‘deterrent’ posted July 07, 2019 at 11:10 pm by Macon Ramos-Araneta Since he does not believe that the death penalty is a deterrent to … Continue reading

More senators back death penalty | Inquirer News

Reference: Salaverria, L. B. (2019, July 05). More senators back death penalty. Inquirer.net. Retrieved July 5, 2019 from https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1138092/more-senators-back-death-penalty More senators back death penaltyBy: Leila B. Salaverria – Reporter / @LeilasINQ Philippine Daily Inquirer / 05:26 AM July 05, 2019 The push to revive the death penalty gained more supporters in the Senate, as more … Continue reading

Vexed Polong threatens run | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Bordey, H. (2019, July 03). Vexed Polong threatens run. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved July 03, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/07/03/vexed-polong-threatens-run/ Vexed Polong threatens run By Hananeel Bordey – July 3, 2019 12:07 AM Davao City Rep. Paolo Duterte grew tired of the insistence of Taguig Rep. Alan Peter Cayetano of term-sharing as … Continue reading

Senators set to file pet bills ahead of 18th Congress opening | BusinessWorld

Reference: Tadalan, C. (2019, June 30). Senators set to file pet bills ahead of 18th Congress opening. BusinessWorld. Retrieved July 02, 2019 from https://www.bworldonline.com/senators-set-to-file-pet-bills-ahead-of-18th-congress-opening/ Senators set to file pet bills ahead of 18th Congress opening June 30, 2019 | 11:09 pm SENATORS WILL begin filing their pet bills and resolutions on Monday, three weeks before the opening … Continue reading

Rody assured of united House | Manila Standard

Reference: Araja, A. (2019, June 28). Rody assured of united House. manilastandard.net. Retrieved June 28, 2019 from http://manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/298411/rody-assured-of-united-house.html Rody assured of united House By Rio N. Araja – June 28, 2019 Leyte Rep.-elect Martin Romualdez has assured President Rodrigo Duterte of a united House of Representatives that will speed up the passage of all his priority bills, … Continue reading

‘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

PDP anoints Velasco | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Bordey, H. (2019, June 27). PDP anoints Velasco. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved June 27, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/06/27/pdp-anoints-velasco/ PDP anoints Velasco By Hananeel Bordey – June 27, 2019 Best choice According to PDP stalwart Sen. Manny Pacquiao, Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Velasco is the party’s choice over Pampanga Rep. Aurelio “Dong” Gonzalez and former … Continue reading

Speakership race divides administration coalition | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Vigilia, W. (2019, June 27). Speakership race divides administration coalition. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved June 27, 2019 from https://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/speakership-race-divides-administration-coalition Speakership race divides administration coalition By WENDELL VIGILIA – June 27, 2019 PRESIDENT Duterte’s refusal to choose the speaker of the 18th Congress has caused a crack in the administration coalition at the House of Representatives. The … Continue reading

Increased tobacco excise to prevent first-time smokers by 800,000 — Pacquiao » Manila Bulletin News

Reference: Casayuran, M. (2019, January 29). Increased tobacco excise to prevent first-time smokers by 800,000 — Pacquiao. Manila Bulletin. Retrieved January 30, 2019 from https://news.mb.com.ph/2019/01/29/increased-tobacco-excise-to-prevent-first-time-smokers-by-800000-pacquiao/ Increased tobacco excise to prevent first-time smokers by 800,000 — Pacquiao Published January 29, 2019, 5:36 PM By Mario Casayuran Enactment of a measure into law increasing the excise tax … Continue reading

Senate to probe drug smuggling at Customs | Philstar.com

Reference: Romero, P. (2018, September 06). Senate to probe drug smuggling at Customs. Philippine Star. Retrieved September 6, 2018 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2018/08/16/1843021/senate-probe-drug-smuggling-customs Senate to probe drug smuggling at Customs Paolo Romero (The Philippine Star) – August 16, 2018 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — The Senate will conduct its own inquiry into the continued smuggling of billions of … Continue reading

Pacquiao’s push for death penalty unfazed by Vatican rejection | Inquirer News

Reference: Salaverria, L. (2018, August 05). Pacquiao’s push for death penalty unfazed by Vatican rejection. Inquirer.net. Retrieved August 07, 2017 from http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1017787/pacquiaos-push-for-death-penalty-unfazed-by-vatican-rejection Pacquiao’s push for death penalty unfazed by Vatican rejection ‘It’s in the Bible…there should be no problem’ By: Leila B. Salaverria – Reporter / @LeilasINQ Philippine Daily Inquirer / 07:05 AM August 05, … Continue reading

Pacquiao wants Sara Duterte to run for senator in 2019 | Inquirer News

Reference: Gonzales, C. (2018, August 04). Pacquiao wants Sara Duterte to run for senator in 2019. Inquirer.net. Retrieved August 07, 2018 from http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1017692/pacquiao-wants-sara-duterte-to-run-for-senator-in-2019-inday-sara-duterte-pacquiao-senate-2019-elections Pacquiao wants Sara Duterte to run for senator in 2019 By: Cathrine Gonzales – Reporter / @cgonzalesINQ INQUIRER.net / 04:05 PM August 04, 2018 Senator Manny Pacquiao on Saturday said he wants … Continue reading

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