Epira review stalled by House talks on emergency powers

Epira review stalled by House talks on emergency powers Marc Jayson Cayabyab @MJcayabyabINQ INQUIRER.net 2:08 PM | Tuesday, January 27th, 2015 Reference: Cayabyab, M.J. (2015, January 27). Epira review stalled by House talks on emergency powers. Inquirer.net. Retrieved June 27, 2016 from http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/668297/epira-review-stalled-by-house-talks-on-emergency-powers MANILA, Philippines—A party-list representative on Tuesday lamented the stalled discussions of the … Continue reading

COA report: P1B in QRF lay idle | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

COA report: P1B in QRF lay idle | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor Source: http://www.tribune.net.ph/headlines/coa-report-p1b-in-qrf-lay-idle retrieved on November 3, 2015 from The Daily Tribune website Written by Tribune Wires Tuesday, 03 November 2015 00:00 MORE DISASTER FUNDS UNDERSPENT By Charlie V. Manalo and Mario J. Mallari Undespending under the Aquino administration has … Continue reading

Solon seeks repeal of IRRI presidential decree | Congress of the Philippines | Articles – Philstar.com

Solon seeks repeal of IRRI presidential decree | Congress of the Philippines | Articles – Philstar.com. By Dennis Carcamo Updated Thursday August 13, 2015 – 11:45am Source: http://www.philstar.com/congress/articles/2015/08/13/1487653/solon-seeks-repeal-irri-presidential-decree MANILA, Philippines – A party-list congressman filed a bill seeking to repeal a presidential decree that gives international status to the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), giving … Continue reading

Solon dares Binay to answer corruption allegations | Headlines, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com

Solon dares Binay to answer corruption allegations | Headlines, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com. By Dennis Carcamo (philstar.com) | Updated August 4, 2015 – 10:54am Source: http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2015/08/04/1484435/solon-dares-binay-answer-corruption-allegations MANILA, Philippines – A party-list congressman said that Vice President Jejomar Binay’s version of the State of the Nation Address (SONA) lacked what is expected from him … Continue reading

Solons to face ethics complaint for SONA protest | Headlines, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com

Solons to face ethics complaint for SONA protest | Headlines, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com. By Camille Diola (philstar.com) | Updated July 28, 2015 – 1:29pm MANILA, Philippines —Seven members of the House of Representatives’ Makabayan bloc face a formal complaint for staging a “silent protest” inside the hall where President Benigno Aquino III … Continue reading

Congress asked to probe solar project in Luisita | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Congress asked to probe solar project in Luisita | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Source: http://www.tribune.net.ph/headlines/congress-asked-to-probe-solar-project-in-luisita retrieved on July 15, 2015 from The Daily Tribune website Written by Tribune Wires Tuesday, 14 July 2015 00:00 As Congress prepares to resume sessions this month, agricultural workers are urging lawmakers to initiate a formal … Continue reading

Noy to raise sea row at APEC meet | Headlines, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com

Noy to raise sea row at APEC meet | Headlines, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com. MANILA, Philippines – A petition to be filed today in the Supreme Court (SC) alleges that the K to 12 Basic Education Curriculum has diluted the special science curriculum of the Manila Science High School and violated the right … Continue reading

‘BBL should also benefit Moro workers, farmers’ | Headlines, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com

'BBL should also benefit Moro workers, farmers' | Headlines, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com. By Dennis Carcamo (philstar.com) | Updated May 19, 2015 – 5:09pm Source: http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2015/05/19/1456472/bbl-should-also-benefit-moro-workers-farmers MANILA, Philippines — There should be concrete provisions for the interest of marginalized sectors, particularly the Moro workers and farmers, in the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law, a … Continue reading

House OKs school feeding program | Headlines, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com

House OKs school feeding program | Headlines, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com. By Jess Diaz (The Philippine Star) | Updated May 17, 2015 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines – The House of Representatives has approved on second reading a bill that seeks to institutionalize a feeding program in public pre-schools and elementary schools nationwide. Approved … Continue reading

Solon: PNoy neglected Veloso case during Widodo visit | Headlines, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com

Solon: PNoy neglected Veloso case during Widodo visit | Headlines, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com. By Dennis Carcamo (philstar.com) | Updated April 28, 2015 – 4:18pm MANILA, Philippines — A party-list congressman on Tuesday blamed President Benigno Aquino III for the fate of Filipino worker Mary Jane Veloso, scheduled to be executed by firing … Continue reading

SC stops CHED from dropping ‘Panitikan’ | Malaya Business Insight

SC stops CHED from dropping ‘Panitikan’ | Malaya Business Insight. Source: http://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/sc-stops-ched-dropping-%E2%80%98panitikan%E2%80%99 retrieved on April 23, 2015 from Malaya Business Insight website By ASHZEL HACHERO on April 23, 2015 THE Supreme Court has stopped the Commission on Higher Education from implementing its order removing mandatory Filipino subjects from the new college curriculum which is part … Continue reading

SC issues TRO vs ‘anti-Filipino’ CHEd memo in K-12 program | Inquirer News

SC issues TRO vs ‘anti-Filipino’ CHEd memo in K-12 program | Inquirer News. Tarra Quismundo Philippine Daily Inquirer 4:39 AM | Thursday, April 23rd, 2015 Read more: http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/687224/sc-issues-tro-vs-anti-filipino-ched-memo-in-k-12-program#ixzz3Y6pFEyIA BAGUIO CITY, Philippines—The Supreme Court has issued a temporary restraining order (TRO) against the removal of Filipino and Panitikan (Philippine Literature) as core subjects in tertiary education … Continue reading

P-Noy seeking united Asean stand on China Beijing: It’s not an Asean issue | Headlines, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com

P-Noy seeking united Asean stand on China Beijing: It’s not an Asean issue | Headlines, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com. By Aurea Calica (The Philippine Star) | Updated April 21, 2015 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines – With China’s actions threatening to “considerably alter the way of doing business globally,” President Aquino will ask the … Continue reading

Only people power could hold Aquino accountable — solon | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Only people power could hold Aquino accountable — solon | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Source: http://www.tribune.net.ph/nation/only-people-power-could-hold-aquino-accountable-solon retrieved on March 19, 2015 from The Daily Tribune website Written by Charlie V. Manalo Thursday, 19 March 2015 00:00 With Sen.Grace Poe-Llamanzares failing to come up with any recommendation which would hold President Benigno … Continue reading

Solon says bill seeks compensation to landowners

Solon says bill seeks compensation to landowners By Dennis Carcamo Updated Friday March 06, 2015 – 4:39pm Source: http://www.philstar.com/congress/articles/2015/03/06/1430711/solon-says-bill-seeks-compensation-landowners MANILA, Philippines – A partylist lawmaker on Friday clarified that House Bill 252 or the Genuine Agrarian Reform Bill (GARB) provides compensation of landowners whose properties will be set aside and distributed to farmer beneficiaries. Anakpawis … Continue reading

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