Hontiveros renews struggle for divorce law | Inquirer News

Reference: Salaverria, L. B. (2019, July 11). Hontiveros renews struggle for divorce law. Inquirer.net. Retrieved July 11, 2019 from https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1140313/hontiveros-renews-struggle-for-divorce-law Hontiveros renews struggle for divorce lawBy: Leila B. Salaverria – Reporter / @LeilasINQ Philippine Daily Inquirer / 05:12 AM July 11, 2019 MANILA, Philippines — After repeated attempts since 2005, another lawmaker is seeking to … Continue reading

House TWG reviewing Security Act bats for stronger anti-terrorism law » Manila Bulletin News

Reference: Luci-Atienza, C. (2019, January 28). House TWG reviewing Security Act bats for stronger anti-terrorism law. Manila Bulletin. Retrieved January 28, 2019 from https://news.mb.com.ph/2019/01/28/house-twg-reviewing-security-act-bats-for-stronger-anti-terrorism-law/ Angara backs VAT exemption on cancer medicines Published January 28, 2019, 5:22 PM By Charissa Luci-Atienza In the wake of Jolo Cathedral bombing, the joint technical working group (TWG) of the … Continue reading

Solons seek House probe into ‘massacre’ of 7 Tausug men | Philstar.com

Reference: [Philstar.com]. (2018, September 18). Solons seek House probe into ‘massacre’ of 7 Tausug men. Philstar.com. Retrieved September 19, 2018 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2018/09/18/1852585/solons-seek-house-probe-massacre-7-tausug-men. Solons seek House probe into ‘massacre’ of 7 Tausug men (philstar.com) – September 18, 2018 – 4:54pm MANILA, Philippines — Lawmakers at the House of Representatives have called for an inquiry into the … Continue reading

House OKs 100-day maternity leave bill | The Manila Times Online

Reference: Panti, L.T. TMT (2018, August 29). House OKs 100-day maternity leave bill. The Manila Times. Retrieved August 29, 2018 from https://www.manilatimes.net/house-oks-100-day-maternity-leave-bill/435662/ House OKs 100-day maternity leave bill BY LLANESCA T. PANTI, TMT ON August 29, 2018 The House of Representatives approved the Expanded Maternity Leave Bill, which would increase paid maternity leave from 60 days … Continue reading

House to fast-track approval of 100-day paid maternity leave for female workers » Manila Bulletin News

Reference: Rosario, B. (2018, August 28). House to fast-track approval of 100-day paid maternity leave for female workers. Manila Bulletin. Retrieved August 29, 2018 from https://news.mb.com.ph/2018/08/28/house-to-fast-track-approval-of-100-day-paid-maternity-leave-for-female-workers/ House to fast-track approval of 100-day paid maternity leave for female workers Published August 28, 2018, 4:43 PM By Ben Rosario The House of Representatives on Tuesday approved on … Continue reading

Women’s group calls Arroyo ‘cheater for all seasons’ | Sun Star

Reference: Calayag, K. A. (2018, July 26). Women’s group calls Arroyo ‘cheater for all seasons’. SunStar. Retrieved August 7, 2018 from https://www.sunstar.com.ph/article/1754757/Manila/Local-News/Womens-group-calls-Arroyo-cheater-for-all-seasons Women’s group calls Arroyo ‘cheater for all seasons’ July 26, 2018 REPRESENTATIVES of women’s party-list group Gabriela at the House of Representatives have branded House Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo the “cheater for all seasons.” … Continue reading

Suarez: Minority bloc will remove from post Eugene De Vera | Sun Star

Reference: Calayag. K. A. (2018, August 1). title of article. SunStar. Retrieved August 1, 2018 from https://www.sunstar.com.ph/article/1755791/Manila/Local-News/Suarez-Minority-bloc-will-remove-from-post-Eugene-De-Vera Suarez: Minority bloc will remove from post Eugene De Vera KEITH A. CALAYAG HOUSE-recognized minority leader and Quezon Representative Danilo Suarez said the minority bloc will remove from his position Deputy Minority Leader and ABS Party-list Representative Eugene … Continue reading

Solon blames President for killing of 2 mayors | Inquirer News

Reference: Roxas, P.A. (2018, July 05). Solon blames President for killing of 2 mayors. Inquirer.net. Retrieved July 05, 2018 from http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1007291/solon-blames-president-for-killing-of-2-mayors ‘LICENSE TO KILL’ Solon blames President for killing of 2 mayors By: Pathricia Ann V. Roxas – Reporter / @PathRoxasINQ INQUIRER.net / 07:02 AM July 05, 2018 Akbayan Rep. Tom Villarin on Wednesday blamed … Continue reading

House, Senate demand probe of loitering drive – Manila Standard

Reference: Manila Standard. (2018, June 26). Cops, PDEA agents ‘escorted’ P11-billion shabu shipment?. http://www.malaya.com.ph. Retrieved June 26, 2018 from http://manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/268995/house-senate-demand-probe-of-loitering-drive.html House, Senate demand probe of loitering drive posted June 26, 2018 at 01:30 am by  Maricel Cruz and Macon Ramos-Araneta The leftist Makabayan bloc in the House of Representatives on Monday sought a congressional inquiry into … Continue reading

Makabayan bloc pushes to grant Filipino citizenship to Sister Fox | Philstar.com

Reference: Cabico, G. K. (2018, May 2018). Makabayan bloc pushes to grant Filipino citizenship to Sister Fox. Philippine Star. Retrieved May 30, 2018 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2018/05/30/1820034/makabayan-bloc-pushes-grant-filipino-citizenship-sister-fox Makabayan bloc pushes to grant Filipino citizenship to Sister Fox Gaea Katreena Cabico (philstar.com) – May 30, 2018 – 11:58am MANILA, Philippines (Updated 12:57 p.m.) — The House of Representatives’ … Continue reading

Gabriela solons seek probe into removal of comfort woman statue. | Headlines | The Philippine Star

Reference: Cabico, G. K. (2018, May 10). Gabriela solons seek probe into removal of comfort woman statue. The Philippine Star. Retrieved May 10, 2018 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2018/05/10/1813942/gabriela-solons-seek-probe-removal-comfort-woman-statue Gabriela solons seek probe into removal of comfort woman statue. Gaea Katreena Cabico (philstar.com) – May 10, 2018 – 2:11pm MANILA, Philippines — Lawmakers from Gabriela Women’s Party on Thursday … Continue reading

SC directs Sereno to appear on April 10 oral argument on quo warranto petition | Manila Bulletin News

Reference: Panaligan, R. (2018, April 4). SC directs Sereno to appear on April 10 oral argument on quo warranto petition. Manila Bulletin. Retrieved April 4, 2018 from https://news.mb.com.ph/2018/04/04/sc-directs-sereno-to-appear-on-april-10-oral-argument-on-quo-warranto-petition/ SC directs Sereno to appear on April 10 oral argument on quo warranto petition Updated April 4, 2018, 7:49 AM By Rey Panaligan Baguio City – The Supreme … Continue reading

Groups, former Senator ask SC to junk ouster case vs Sereno | Inquirer News

Reference: Tupas-Torres, V. (2018, March 22). Groups, former Senator ask SC to junk ouster case vs Sereno Inquirer.net. Retrieved March 22, 2018 from http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/977297/breaking-groups-former-senator-ask-sc-to-junk-ouster-case-vs-sereno Groups, former Senator ask SC to junk ouster case vs Sereno By: Tetch Torres-Tupas – Reporter / @T2TupasINQ INQUIRER.net / 12:18 PM March 22, 2018 The ouster of Chief Justice on-leave Maria … Continue reading

Gabriela hits Duterte’s ‘shoot in the vagina’ remark | Inquirer News

Reference: Nonato, V. (2018, February 12). Gabriela hits Duterte’s ‘shoot in the vagina’ remark. Inquirer.net. Retrieved February 12, 2018 from http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/967980/gabriela-hits-dutertes-shoot-in-the-vagina-remark Gabriela hits Duterte’s ‘shoot in the vagina’ remark Philippine Daily Inquirer / 07:40 AM February 12, 2018 Gabriela Women’s Party has denounced President Rodrigo Duterte as a “macho-fascist,” after he said in a Feb. … Continue reading

Second anti-martial law petition filed – Manila Standard

Reference: Requejo, R. E. (2018, January 8). Second anti-martial law petition filed. manilastandard.net. Retrieved January 10, 2018 from http://manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/255862/second-anti-martial-law-petition-filed.html Second anti-martial law petition filed posted January 08, 2018 at 10:50 pm by Rey E. Requejo LAWYERS, lawmakers and some Mindanao residents on Monday filed a second petition asking the Supreme Court to reject the congressional approval … Continue reading

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