Death of ‘fierce liberal’ Henedina Abad saddens House colleagues, Robredo | Inquirer News

Reference: Nonato, V. (2017, October 9). Death of ‘fierce liberal’ Henedina Abad saddens House colleagues, Robredo. Inquirer.net. Retrieved October 9, 2017 from http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/936669/death-of-fierce-liberal-henedina-abad-saddens-house-colleagues-robredo Death of ‘fierce liberal’ Henedina Abad saddens House colleagues, Robredo By: Vince F. Nonato – Reporter / @VinceNonatoINQ Philippine Daily Inquirer / 04:27 PM October 09, 2017 Vice President Leni Robredo and … Continue reading

Batanes lawmaker – wife of Butch Abad – dies | Inquirer News

Reference: De Jesus, J.L. (2017, October 9). Batanes lawmaker – wife of Butch Abad – dies. Inquirer.net. Retrieved October 9, 2017 from http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/936572/batanes-lawmaker-wife-of-butch-abad-dies Batanes lawmaker – wife of Butch Abad – dies By: Julliane Love De Jesus – Reporter / @JLDejesusINQ INQUIRER.net / 10:02 AM October 09, 2017 Henedina Razon-Abad, the representative of the lone … Continue reading

Batanes Rep. Dina Abad passes away | Headlines, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com

Reference: Patag, K.J. (2017, October 9). Batanes Rep. Dina Abad passes away. The Philippine Star. Retrieved October 9, 2017 from http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2017/10/09/1747028/batanes-rep.-dina-abad-passes-away Batanes Rep. Dina Abad passes away By Kristine Joy Patag (philstar.com) | Updated October 9, 2017 – 10:09am MANILA, Philippines— Rep. Henedina Abad (Batanes) passed away on Sunday night. Vice President Leni Robredo, also … Continue reading

LP won’t replace members ousted in House purge

LP won’t replace members ousted in House purge By Jess Diaz (The Philippine Star) | Updated March 23, 2017 – 12:00am Reference: Diaz, J. (2017, March 23). LP won’t replace members ousted in House purge. The Philippine Star. Retrieved March 23, 2017 from http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2017/03/23/1683780/lp-wont-replace-members-ousted-house-purge MANILA, Philippines – The Liberal Party (LP) will not nominate replacements for its … Continue reading

Senate probe won’t stop PNP’s war on drugs – Bato

Senate probe won’t stop PNP’s war on drugs – Bato By Cecille Suerte Felipe (The Philippine Star) | Updated August 17, 2016 – 12:00am Reference: Felipe, C. S. (2016, August 17). Senate probe won’t stop PNP’s war on drugs – Bato. Philstar. Retrieved August 17, 2016 from http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2016/08/17/1614363/senate-probe-wont-stop-pnps-war-drugs-bato MANILA, Philippines – Philippine National Police (PNP) … Continue reading

3 turncoats gain House plum posts | The Standard | Defining The News

3 turncoats gain House plum posts | The Standard | Defining The News By: Maricel Cruz The Standard | Defining The News August 04, 2016 at 12:01 am Source: Cruz, M. (2016, August 04). 3 turncoats gain House plum posts. The Standard. Retrieved August 08, 2016 from http://thestandard.com.ph/news/-main-stories/top-stories/212350/3-turncoats-gain-house-plum-posts.html AT LEAST three allies of former President … Continue reading

Aquino allies get House committees | Malaya Business Insight

Aquino allies get House committees | Malaya Business Insight By WENDELL VIGILIA August 04, 2016 Source: Vigilia, W. (2016, August 4). Aquino allies get House committees. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved August 4, 2016 from http://malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/aquino-allies-get-house-committees THREE staunch allies of former President Benigno Aquino III were appointed yesterday as chairmen of powerful committees at the House … Continue reading

House names 33 committee chairmen

House names 33 committee chairmen By Jess Diaz (The Philippine Star) | Updated August 4, 2016 – 12:00am Reference: Diaz, J. (2016, August 04). House names 33 committee chairmen. Philstar. Retrieved August 04, 2016 from http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2016/08/04/1609933/house-names-33-committee-chairmen MANILA, Philippines – The House of Representatives has named the chairmen of 33 of 70 regular and special committees. … Continue reading

Some LP lawmakers banned from joining majority bloc

Some LP lawmakers banned from joining majority bloc By Paolo Romero (The Philippine Star) | Updated June 26, 2016 – 12:00am Reference: Romero, P. (2016, June 26). Some LP lawmakers banned from joining majority bloc. Philstar. Retrieved June 27, 2016 from http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2016/06/26/1596741/some-lp-lawmakers-banned-joining-majority-bloc MANILA, Philippines – President-elect Rodrigo Duterte has asked the incoming leadership of the … Continue reading

FOI bill ready for House plenary, says Akbayan solon | Inquirer News

FOI bill ready for House plenary, says Akbayan solon | Inquirer News. By: Vincent Cabreza @inquirerdotnet Inquirer Northern Luzon 04:35 AM July 29th, 2015 Read more: http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/708727/foi-bill-ready-for-house-plenary-says-akbayan-solon#ixzz3hFJzASS1 BAGUIO CITY, Philippines—The freedom of information (FOI) bill pending in the House of Representatives would be ready for plenary discussions next month, said Akbayan Rep. Ibarra Gutierrez III. … Continue reading

Not enough allies? BBL voting moved | Malaya Business Insight

Not enough allies? BBL voting moved | Malaya Business Insight. Source: http://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/not-enough-allies-bbl-voting-moved retrieved on May 13, 2015 from Malaya Business Insight website by WENDELL VIGILIA AND JP LOPEZ on May 13, 2015 THE 75-man ad hoc panel tasked to review the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law at the House of Representatives has rescheduled the voting to … Continue reading

House panel defers voting on BBL | Headlines, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com

House panel defers voting on BBL | Headlines, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com. By Paolo Romero (The Philippine Star) | Updated May 12, 2015 – 12:00am – See more at: http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2015/05/12/1453846/house-panel-defers-voting-bbl#sthash.xvvhjPuk.dpuf MANILA, Philippines – The start of voting on the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) by the ad hoc committee in the House of … Continue reading

‘Candidates’ to lead COA? | Malaya Business Insight

‘Candidates’ to lead COA? | Malaya Business Insight. February 04, 2015 BY ROWENA F. CARONAN Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism Source: http://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/%E2%80%98candidates%E2%80%99-lead-coa retrieved on February 5, 2015 from Malaya Business Insight website BEING chief bean counter may not sound that impressive, and the probability of going against countless politicians could be daunting. Yet the job … Continue reading

SC ruling on DAP pleases Speaker Belmonte

SC ruling on DAP pleases Speaker Belmonte DJ Yap; Tarra Quismundo and Leila B. Salaverria @inquirerdotnet Philippine Daily Inquirer 4:10 AM | Thursday, February 5th, 2015 Source: http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/670593/sc-ruling-on-dap-pleases-speaker-belmonte MANILA, Philippines–Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. on Wednesday said he was pleased with the Supreme Court decision on the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) for acknowledging its positive effects … Continue reading

138 lawmakers showered with P8.8B from DAP

138 lawmakers showered with P8.8B from DAP By Gil C. Cabacungan |Philippine Daily Inquirer 1:31 am | Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 Source: http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/640266/138-lawmakers-showered-with-p8-8b-from-dap MANILA, Philippines–The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) has identified 22 senators and 116 representatives, mostly members of the ruling Liberal Party (LP) and administration allies, who were showered allocations amounting to … Continue reading

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