Lawmaker: IRR on ease of doing business a priority | Philstar.com

Reference: Porcalla, D. (2018, September 17). Lawmaker: IRR on ease of doing business a priority. Philstar.com. Retrieved September 19, 2018 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2018/09/17/1852138/lawmaker-irr-ease-doing-business-priority. Lawmaker: IRR on ease of doing business a priority Delon Porcalla (The Philippine Star) – September 17, 2018 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Trade and Industry should immediately release the implementing … Continue reading

House seeks price council’s plan to cushion inflation | Manila Standard

Reference: Cruz, M. & Mariano, N. (2018, September 11). House seeks price council’s plan to cushion inflation. Manilastandard.net. Retrieved September 11, 2018 from http://manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/275237/house-seeks-price-council-s-plan-to-cushion-inflation.html. House seeks price council’s plan to cushion inflation posted September 11, 2018 at 01:30 am by Maricel Cruz and Nathaniel A. Mariano House leaders will ask the National Price Coordinating Council to submit … 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

House OKs bill that seeks special protection for children caught in armed conflicts » Manila Bulletin News

Reference: Rosario, B. (2018, June 5). House OKs bill that seeks special protection for children caught in armed conflicts. Manila Bulletin. Retrieved June 6, 2018 from https://news.mb.com.ph/2018/06/05/house-oks-bill-that-seeks-special-protection-for-children-caught-in-armed-conflicts/ House OKs bill that seeks special protection for children caught in armed conflicts Published June 5, 2018, 7:59 PM By Ben Rosario The House of Representatives has approved … Continue reading

Impeachment process by House hangs fire, awaits SC action » Manila Bulletin News

Reference: Rosario, B. (2018, May 9). Impeachment process by House hangs fire, awaits SC action. Manila Bulletin. Retrieved May 10, 2018 from https://news.mb.com.ph/2018/05/09/impeachment-process-by-house-hangs-fire-awaits-sc-action/ Impeachment process by House hangs fire, awaits SC action Published May 9, 2018, 5:44 PM By Ben Rosario Whether or not the Supreme Court decides to unseat Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno, … Continue reading

Speaker insists Charter should be attuned to changing times | Philstar.com

Reference: Porcalla, D. (2018, May 07). Speaker insists Charter should be attuned to changing times. Philstar.com. Retrieved May 07, 2018 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2018/05/07/1812849/speaker-insists-charter-should-be-attuned-changing-times Speaker insists Charter should be attuned to changing times Delon Porcalla (The Philippine Star) – May 7, 2018 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — The 31-year-old Constitution should be attuned to the digital age … Continue reading

More Filipinos oppose Cha-cha | The Manila Times Online

Reference: Valente, C. S. (2018 May 03) More Filipinos oppose Cha-cha. The Manila Times Online. Retrieved on May 03, 2018 from http://www.manilatimes.net/more-filipinos-oppose-cha-cha/396537/ More Filipinos oppose Cha-cha BY Catherine S. Valente, TMT ON MAY 03, 2018 More Filipinos are not in favor of amending the 1987 Constitution, according to the latest Pulse Asia survey released on Wednesday. … Continue reading

Show proof or leave PCSO, lawmaker dares Sandra Cam | The Manila Times Online

Reference: The Manila Times. (2018, March 01). Show proof or leave PCSO, lawmaker dares Sandra Cam. The Manila Times Online. Retrieved March 01, 2018 from http://www.manilatimes.net/show-proof-leave-pcso-lawmaker-dares-sandra-cam/383378/ Show proof or leave PCSO, lawmaker dares Sandra Cam BY THE MANILA TIMES ON March 01, 2018 Rep. Arnulfo Teves on Wednesday dared jueteng bagwoman-turned-whistleblower Sandra Cam to resign as director … Continue reading

Shouting match erupts during House hearing on small-town lottery | Philstar.com

Reference: Diaz, J. & Porcalla, D. (2018, March 1). Shouting match erupts during House hearing on small-town lottery. Philippine Star. Retrieved March 1, 2018 from https://www.philstar.com/nation/2018/03/01/1792295/shouting-match-erupts-during-house-hearing-small-town-lottery Shouting match erupts during House hearing on small-town lottery Jess Diaz, Delon Porcalla (The Philippine Star) – March 1, 2018 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — Negros Oriental Rep. Arnulfo Teves and … Continue reading

But Noy will be right, says solon | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Vigilia, W. (2018, January 9).But Noy will be right, says solon. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved January 09, 2018 from http://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/noy-will-be-right-says-solon But Noy will be right, says solon By WENDELL VIGILIA January 09, 2018 IFUGAO Rep. Teddy Baguilat  (LP) said even if 70 percent of Social Weather Stations (SWS) respondents think President Duterte is better than … Continue reading

Solons ok EO ban on overseas trips for Palace officials – Manila Standard

Reference: Cruz, M. (2018, January 1). Solons ok EO ban on overseas trips for Palace officials. manilastandard.net. Retrieved January 4, 2018 from http://manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/255334/solons-ok-eo-ban-on-overseas-trips-for-palace-officials.html Solons ok EO ban on overseas trips for Palace officials posted January 01, 2018 at 09:52 pm by Maricel Cruz Lawmakers have welcomed President Rodrigo Duterte’s order on Thursday barring officials in the … Continue reading

House panel favors giving CHR more teeth | Inquirer News

Reference: Nonato, V. F. (2017, August 17). House panel favors giving CHR more teeth. Inquirer.net. Retrieved August 17, 2017 from http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/923344/house-panel-favors-giving-chr-more-teeth House panel favors giving CHR more teeth By: Vince F. Nonato – Reporter / @VinceNonatoINQPhilippine Daily Inquirer / 07:40 AM August 17, 2017 State agencies have opposed some provisions of proposed laws to expand the powers … Continue reading

Senate to get Chinese execs’ side on P6.4-B shabu | Headlines, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com

Reference: Romero, P. Senate to get Chinese execs’ side on P6.4-B shabu. The Philippine Star. Retrieved August 16, 2017 from http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2017/08/15/1729344/senate-get-chinese-execs-side-p6.4-b-shabu Senate to get Chinese execs’ side on P6.4-B shabu By Paolo Romero (The Philippine Star) | Updated August 15, 2017 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines – The Senate Blue Ribbon committee will try to secure … Continue reading

5 tardy House members shut out of session hall | News Feature, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com

Reference: Philippine Star. (2017, July 26). 5 tardy House members shut out of session hall. The Philippine Star. Retrieved July 26, 2017 from http://www.philstar.com/news-feature/2017/07/26/1721627/5-tardy-house-members-shut-out-session-hall 5 tardy House members shut out of session hall (The Philippine Star) | Updated July 26, 2017 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines – Like schoolchildren, five members of the House of Representatives … Continue reading

House to subpoena RWM chairman on casino attack | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Vigilia, W. (2017, June 15). House to subpoena RWM chairman on casino attack. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved July 6, 2017 from http://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/house-subpoena-rwm-chairman-casino-attack?qt-quicktabs_latest=1 House to subpoena RWM chairman on casino attack By WENDELL VIGILIA June 15, 2017 THE House of Representatives will subpoena Resorts World Manila (RWM) chairman David Chua Ming Huat to testify on the … Continue reading

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