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

Romualdez fetes 131 House allies, promises to work for ‘best Congress’ | Manila Standard

Reference: Cruz, M. (2019, July 18). Romualdez fetes 131 House allies, promises to work for ‘best Congress’. manilastandard.net. Retrieved July 18, 2019 from http://manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/300094/romualdez-fetes-131-house-allies-promises-to-work-for-best-congress-.html Romualdez fetes 131 House allies, promises to work for ‘best Congress’ posted July 18, 2019 at 01:50 am by Maricel Cruz Leyte Rep. Martin Romualdez on Tuesday night feted the 131 … Continue reading

3 years after arbitral win vs China sea claims | Manila Standard

Reference: Requejo, R. E., Ramos-Araneta, M. & Blancaflor, M. J. (2019, July 13). 3 years after arbitral win vs China sea claims. manilastandard.net. Retrieved July 13, 2019 from http://manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/299684/3-years-after-arbitral-win-vs-china-sea-claims.html 3 years after arbitral win vs China sea claims posted July 13, 2019 at 01:55 am by Rey E. Requejo and Macon Ramos-Araneta, MJ Blancaflor Carpio, Del Rosario … 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

China barred from fishing in PH—Carpio | Manila Standard

Reference: Requejo, R. (2019, June 27). China barred from fishing in PH—Carpio. manilastandard.net. Retrieved June 27, 2019 from http://manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/298319/china-barred-from-fishing-in-ph-carpio.html China barred from fishing in PH—Carpio By Rey E. Requejo – June 27, 2019 The Philippine government cannot allow Chinese fishermen to fish in the country’s exclusive economic zone because this would violate the 1987 Constitution, Supreme Court … Continue reading

‘Chinese fishing in exclusive waters violates Constitution’ | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Nonato, V. & Hachero, A. (2019, June 27). ‘Chinese fishing in exclusive waters violates Constitution’. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved June 27, 2019 from https://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/%E2%80%98chinese-fishing-exclusive-waters-violates-constitution%E2%80%99 ‘Chinese fishing in exclusive waters violates Constitution’  BY VINCE NONATO and ASHZEL HACHERO – June 27, 2019 PRESIDENT Duterte’s willingness to let the Chinese fish in the Philippine exclusive economic zone … Continue reading

Hugpong stump starts campaigns | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Mallari, M. (2019, February 12). Hugpong stump starts campaigns. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved February 12, 2019 from http://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/02/12/hugpong-stump-starts-campaigns/ Hugpong stump starts campaigns By Mario J. Mallari – February 12, 2019 12:21 AM The campaign period for the senatorial race in the midterm elections starts today with candidates supported by Davao City … Continue reading

Senate minority seeks probe on PH-China deals to be signed during Xi’s visit » Manila Bulletin News

Reference: Terrazola, V.E. Senate minority seeks probe on PH-China deals to be signed during Xi’s visit. Manila Bulletin News. Retrieved November 20, 2018 from https://news.mb.com.ph/2018/11/20/senate-minority-seeks-probe-on-ph-china-deals-to-be-signed-during-xis-visit/ Senate minority seeks probe on PH-China deals to be signed during Xi’s visit Published November 20, 2018, 10:02 AM By Vanne Elaine Terrazola Opposition Senators Antonio Trillanes IV and Francis … Continue reading

ML victims’ lawyers hail ruling – The Manila Times Online

Reference: Tamayo, B.E. (2018, November 10). ML victims’ lawyers hail ruling. The Manila Times Online. Retrieved November 12, 2018 from https://www.manilatimes.net/ml-victims-lawyers-hail-ruling/465110/ ML victims’ lawyers hail ruling BY BERNADETTE E. TAMAYO NOVEMBER 10, 2018 The Filipino lawyers for victims of martial law, which Ferdinand Marcos declared in 1972, hailed the Sandiganbayan’s decision to convict Imelda Marcos … Continue reading

Sereno won’t seek Senate seat in 2019 polls | Inquirer News

Reference: PDI. (2018, September 25). Sereno won’t seek Senate seat in 2019 polls.Inquirer.net. Retrieved September 25, 2018 from https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1035818/sereno-wont-seek-senate-seat-in-2019-polls. Sereno won’t seek Senate seat in 2019 polls Philippine Daily Inquirer / 05:42 AM September 25, 2018 The Liberal Party will respect the decision of former Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno not to seek a Senate … Continue reading

Senators urge gov’t to review intel fund use amid bombings | Inquirer News

Reference: Salaverria, L. (2018, September 18). Senators urge gov’t to review intel fund use amid bombings. Inquirer.net. Retrieved September 18, 2018 from https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1033535/senators-urge-govt-to-review-intel-fund-use-amid-bombings. Senators urge gov’t to review intel fund use amid bombings By: Leila B. Salaverria – Reporter / @LeilasINQ Philippine Daily Inquirer / 05:12 AM September 18, 2018 The recent spate of bombings in Mindanao, which took … Continue reading

Train 2 should be scrapped — Recto | The Manila Times Online

Reference: Antiporda, J. (2018, September 10). Train 2 should be scrapped — Recto. Manilatimes.net. Retrieved September 10, 2018 from https://www.manilatimes.net/train-2-should-be-scrapped-recto/439975/. Train 2 should be scrapped — Recto BY JEFFERSON ANTIPORDA, TMT ON SEPTEMBER 10, 2018 SENATE President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto on Sunday said the government should put on hold the second part of the tax … Continue reading

Administration destabilizing itself – LP senators | Philstar.com

Reference: Romero, P. (2018, September 10). Administration destabilizing itself – LP senators. Philstar.com. Retrieved September 10, 2018 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2018/09/10/1850135/administration-destabilizing-itself-lp-senators. Administration destabilizing itself – LP senators Paolo Romero (The Philippine Star) – September 10, 2018 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — The Duterte administration is the one destabilizing itself by its failure to stem the rising prices of … Continue reading

Robredo, Liberal Party refute Duterte’s ouster claim | Philstar.com

Reference: Adel, R. (2018, September 09). Robredo, Liberal Party refute Duterte’s ouster claim. Philstar.com. Retrieved September 10, 2018 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2018/09/09/1850000/robredo-liberal-party-refute-dutertes-ouster-claim. Robredo, Liberal Party refute Duterte’s ouster claim (philstar.com) – September 9, 2018 – 4:42pm MANILA, Philippines — Vice President Leni Robredo and the opposition Liberal Party, which she chairs, on Sunday once again denied that … Continue reading

‘Inflation self-inflicted, not caused by Trump’ | Philstar.com

Reference: Romero, P. (2018, September 10). ‘Inflation self-inflicted, not caused by Trump’. Philstar.com. Retrieved September 10, 2018 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2018/09/10/1850144/inflation-self-inflicted-not-caused-trump. ‘Inflation self-inflicted, not caused by Trump’ Paolo Romero (The Philippine Star) – September 10, 2018 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — US President Donald Trump and other global factors should not be blamed for the Philippines’ accelerating inflation, … Continue reading

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