Alejano confirms he will run for senator in 2019 | Philstar.com

Reference: Cabico, G. K. (2018, June 5). Alejano confirms he will run for senator in 2019. Philippine Star. Retrieved June 5, 2018 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2018/06/05/1821833/alejano-confirms-he-will-run-senator-2019 Alejano confirms he will run for senator in 2019 Gaea Katreena Cabico (philstar.com) – June 5, 2018 – 2:34pm MANILA, Philippines — Rep. Gary Alejano (Magdalo party-list) has officially announced he … Continue reading

‘Duterte backers should explain to him why they want Robredo out’

‘Duterte backers should explain to him why they want Robredo out’ By: Nikko Dizon – Reporter / @NikkoDizonINQPhilippine Daily Inquirer / 07:59 PM April 02, 2017 Reference: Dizon, N. (2017, April 02). ‘Duterte backers should explain to him why they want Robredo out’. Inquirer.net. Retrieved April 3, 2017 from http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/885846/duterte-backers-should-explain-to-him-why-they-want-robredo-out A spokesperson for Vice President Leni Robredo … Continue reading

Belmonte, 59 lawmakers post perfect attendance in 16th Congress

Belmonte, 59 lawmakers post perfect attendance in 16th Congress By Jess Diaz (The Philippine Star) | Updated July 21, 2016 – 12:00am Reference: Diaz, J. (2016, July 21). Belmonte, 59 lawmakers post perfect attendance in 16th Congress. Philstar. Retrieved July 21, 2016 from http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2016/07/21/1605071/belmonte-59-lawmakers-post-perfect-attendance-16th-congress MANILA, Philippines – Quezon City Rep. Feliciano Belmonte Jr. led 60 … Continue reading

Emergency contracts under Rody face scrutiny

Emergency contracts under Rody face scrutiny By Jess Diaz (The Philippine Star) | Updated June 27, 2016 – 12:00am Reference: Diaz, J. (2016, June 27). Emergency contracts under Rody face scrutiny. Philstar. Retrieved June 27, 2016 from http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2016/06/27/1597091/emergency-contracts-under-rody-face-scrutiny MANILA, Philippines – Congress should scrutinize all contracts for transportation and traffic-related projects to be negotiated by … Continue reading

Mar files SOCE; mom gave P110 M

Mar files SOCE; mom gave P110 M By Sheila Crisostomo (The Philippine Star) | Updated June 23, 2016 – 12:00am Reference: Crisostomo, S. (2016, June 23). Mar files SOCE; mom gave P110 M. Philstar. Retrieved June 23, 2016 from http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2016/06/23/1595816/mar-files-soce-mom-gave-p110-m MANILA, Philippines – After missing the original deadline, defeated presidential candidate Manuel Roxas II – … Continue reading

Mar Roxas submits truckload of SOCE files

Mar Roxas submits truckload of SOCE files (philstar.com) | Updated June 22, 2016 – 12:17pm Reference: The Philippine Star. (2016, June 22). Mar Roxas submits truckload of SOCE files. Philstar. Retrieved June 22, 2016 from http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2016/06/22/1595528/mar-roxas-submits-truckload-soce-files MANILA, Philippines — After two weeks of delay, the camp of losing president candidate Manuel Roxas II on Wednesday … Continue reading

Palace open to amending AMLA

Palace open to amending AMLA By Delon Porcalla (The Philippine Star) | Updated March 2, 2016 – 12:00am Retrieved March 3, 2016 from http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2016/03/02/1558681/palace-open-amending-amla MANILA, Philippines – While it may be too late in the day, Malacañang served notice yesterday that it is open to amending the already-stringent Anti-Money Laundering Act of 2001 – specifically … Continue reading

Congress approves anti-dynasty provision in SK reform bill

Congress approves anti-dynasty provision in SK reform bill By Patricia Lourdes Viray (philstar.com) | Updated October 6, 2015 – 5:21pm Retrieved from http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2015/10/06/1507810/congress-approves-anti-dynasty-provision-sk-reform-bill MANILA, Philippines – The bicameral conference committee on Tuesday approved the anti-dynasty provision in the Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) reform bill. The provision marks the first legislation against political dynasties that will be … 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

Palace: Up to Congress to pass FOI bill | Headlines, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com

Palace: Up to Congress to pass FOI bill | Headlines, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com. By Delon Porcalla (The Philippine Star) | Updated July 29, 2015 – 12:00am Source: http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2015/07/29/1482136/palace-congress-pass-foi-bill MANILA, Philippines – It is up to Congress to pass the Freedom of Information (FOI) bill, Malacañang said yesterday. Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio … Continue reading

Party-list groups get May 8 deadline | Headlines, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com

Party-List System Act via Party-list groups get May 8 deadline | Headlines, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com. By Sheila Crisostomo (The Philippine Star) | Updated May 7, 2015 – 12:00am Source: http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2015/05/07/1452009/party-list-groups-get-may-8-deadline MANILA, Philippines – Party-list groups, coalitions and new political parties have until tomorrow to file their application for registration and manifestation of … Continue reading

Funding for FOI bill okayed | Malaya Business Insight

Funding for FOI bill okayed | Malaya Business Insight. Source: http://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/funding-foi-bill-okayed retrieved on March 9, 2015 from Malaya Business Insight website By WENDELL VIGILIA on March 05, 2015 THE House committee on appropriations yesterday approved the budgetary component of the Freedom of Information (FOI) Bill which aims to ensure access to public documents and other … Continue reading

FOI bill gets budget, passes critical hurdle

FOI bill gets budget, passes critical hurdle DJ Yap @inquirerdotnet Philippine Daily Inquirer 6:53 AM | Thursday, March 5th, 2015 Read more: http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/676963/foi-bill-gets-budget-passes-critical-hurdle#ixzz3TTJu3LM8 MANILA, Philippines—The Freedom of Information (FOI) bill passed a critical hurdle at the House of Representatives on Wednesday after the budget for its implementation was approved by the appropriations committee. Akbayan Rep. … Continue reading

House panel OKs FOI funding

House panel OKs FOI funding By Jess Diaz (The Philippine Star) | Updated March 5, 2015 – 12:00am Read more: http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2015/03/05/1430209/house-panel-oks-foi-funding#ixzz3TT5ykaLB MANILA, Philippines – The House of Representatives appropriations committee approved yesterday the proposed funding for the controversial Freedom of Information (FOI) Bill. Davao City Rep. Isidro Ungab, committee chairman, said his panel’s go-signal for … Continue reading

House panel OKs budget provision of FOI bill

House panel OKs budget provision of FOI bill By Patricia Lourdes Viray (philstar.com) | Updated March 4, 2015 – 5:06pm Read more: http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2015/03/04/1429978/house-panel-oks-budget-provision-foi-bill#ixzz3TPVXy1XG MANILA, Philippines – The House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations on Wednesday approved the budgetary provisions of the Freedom of Information (FOI) bill. The substitute FOI bill will be returned to the … Continue reading

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