Higher budget sought for BuCor computerization | The Manila Times

Reference: Tamayo, B. E. (2019, September 21). Higher budget sought for BuCor computerization. The Manila Times. Retrieved September 23, 2019 from https://www.manilatimes.net/2019/09/21/news/national/higher-budget-sought-for-bucor-computerization/619482/ Higher budget sought for BuCor computerization By BERNADETTE E. TAMAYO September 21, 2019 THE Senate leadership on Thursday vowed to increase the budget of the Department of Justice so it can proceed with … Continue reading

Sotto: Senate to get report on ‘unknown number’ that texted Sanchez’s wife | Inquirer News

Reference: Ramos, C. M. (2019, September 04). Sotto: Senate to get report on ‘unknown number’ that texted Sanchez’s wife. INQUIRER.net. Retrieved September 04, 2019 from https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1160863/sotto-senate-to-get-report-on-unknown-number-that-texted-sanchezs-wife ON ABORTED RELEASE OF ANTONIO SANCHEZ Sotto: Senate to get report on ‘unknown number’ that texted Sanchez’s wife By: Christia Marie Ramos – Reporter / @CMRamosINQ INQUIRER.net / 05:47 … Continue reading

Faeldon told: Attend GCTA hearing or be detained anew | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Nonato, V. (2019, September 02). Faeldon told: Attend GCTA hearing or be detained anew. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved September 02, 2019 from https://malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/faeldon-told-attend-gcta-hearing-or-be-detained-anew Faeldon told: Attend GCTA hearing or be detained anew September 02, 2019 BY VINCE NONATO The Senate has issued a subpoena commanding Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) Director General Nicanor Faeldon to … Continue reading

Cardema case ignites partylist reform push | Daily Tribune – Without Fear. Without Favor

Reference: Bordey, H. (2019, August 14). Cardema case ignites partylist reform push. Daily Tribune – Without Fear. Without Favor. Retrieved August 15, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/08/14/cardema-case-ignites-partylist-reform-push/ Cardema case ignites partylist reform push By Hananeel Bordey – August 14, 2019 12:05 AM Expressing dismay over what he called was the “exploitation” of the partylist system in the … Continue reading

Mafia owns PhilHealth | Daily Tribune – Without Fear. Without Favor

Reference: Bordey, H. (2019, August 15). Mafia owns PhilHealth. Daily Tribune – Without Fear. Without Favor. Retrieved August 15, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/08/15/mafia-owns-philhealth/ Mafia owns PhilHealth By Hananeel Bordey – August 15, 2019 12:08 AM Seven members of an alleged mafia behind the irregularities in state-owned Philippine Health Insurance Corp (PhilHealth) who exerted vast influence that … Continue reading

Sotto, Lacson downplay UN human rights vote | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Nonato, V. (2019, July 15). Sotto, Lacson downplay UN human rights vote. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved July 15, 2019 from https://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/sotto-lacson-downplay-un-human-rights-vote Sotto, Lacson downplay UN human rights vote BY VINCE NONATO – July 15, 2019 SENATE President Vicente Sotto III and Sen. Panfilo Lacson downplayed pressure on the Philippines to address its human rights situation, … Continue reading

Recto: Isko’s efforts to fix Manila show charter change not sole solution | Philstar.com

Reference: Diaz, J. (2019, July 10). Recto: Isko’s efforts to fix Manila show charter change not sole solution. Philstar.com. Retrieved July 11, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/07/10/1933604/recto-iskos-efforts-fix-manila-show-charter-change-not-sole-solution Recto: Isko’s efforts to fix Manila show charter change not sole solution Gaea Katreena Cabico  (philstar.com) – July 10, 2019 MANILA, Philippines — Manila Mayor Isko Moreno actions in his … Continue reading

Ample powers for Rody’s use to solve PH ills | Manila Standard

Reference: Blancaflor, M. J. & Ramos-Araneta, M. (2019, July 10). Ample powers for Rody’s use to solve PH ills. manilastandard.net. Retrieved July 10, 2019 from http://manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/299400/ample-powers-for-rody-s-use-to-solve-ph-ills.html Ample powers for Rody’s use to solve PH ills posted July 10, 2019 at 01:40 am by MJ Blancaflor and Macon Ramos-Araneta President Rodrigo Duterte can impose martial law, declare … Continue reading

Sotto sure of keeping Senate leadership | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Manuel, E. N. (2019, July 10). Sotto sure of keeping Senate leadership. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved July 10, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/07/10/sotto-sure-of-keeping-senate-leadership/ Sotto sure of keeping Senate leadership By Elmer N. Manuel – July 10, 2019 12:05 AM SOTTO Unlike the fierce battle for the House speakership that needed to be settled … Continue reading

Some Senators eyeing presidency, says Drilon | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: TDT. (2019, July 10). Some Senators eyeing presidency, says Drilon. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved July 10, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/07/10/some-senators-eyeing-presidency-says-drilon/ Some Senators eyeing presidency, says Drilon By TDT – July 10, 2019 12:05 AM Drilon Without dropping names, opposition Sen. Franklin Drilon yesterday disclosed a number of his Senate peers are casting … Continue reading

Senate to reelect Sotto as its president – Drilon » Manila Bulletin News

Reference: Ramos, M. (2019, July 8). Duterte: Senate to reelect Sotto as its president – Drilon. Manila Bulletin. Retrieved July 9, 2019 from https://news.mb.com.ph/2019/07/09/senate-to-reelect-sotto-as-its-president-drilon/ Senate to reelect Sotto as its president – Drilon By Marjaleen Ramos, MB ON July 8, 2019 Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon on Tuesday said Senate President Vicente “Tito” Sotto will … Continue reading

Gov’t, senate call for sanctions vs Chinese crew | BusinessWorld

Reference: Balinbin, A. L. & Tadalan, C. A. (2019, July 08). Gov’t, senate call for sanctions vs Chinese crew. BusinessWorld. Retrieved July 09, 2019 from https://www.bworldonline.com/palace-senators-back-sanctions-vs-chinese-crew/ Gov’t, senate call for sanctions vs Chinese crew July 8, 2019 | 8:58 pm MALACAÑANG ON Monday said the Philippine government will insist on the liability of the Chinese … 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

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

Sotto: Minority will have committees to chair | Philstar.com

Reference: Romero, P. (2019, May 23). Sotto: Minority will have committees to chair. Philippine Star. Retrieved May 22, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/05/23/1920200/sotto-minority-will-have-committees-chair Sotto: Minority will have committees to chair Paolo Romero (philstar.com) – May 22, 2019  MANILA, Philippines — Senators belonging to the minority bloc are assured of committee chairmanships in the incoming 18th Congress. There … Continue reading

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