House plenary debates on 2020 budget start this week | Philstar.com

Reference: Porcalla, D. (2019, September 9). House plenary debates on 2020 budget start this week. Philstar. Retrieved October 22, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/09/09/1950117/house-plenary-debates-2020-budget-start-week House plenary debates on 2020 budget start this week Delon Porcalla (The Philippine Star) – September 9, 2019 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — Plenary debates on the proposed P4.1-trillion national budget for 2020 … Continue reading

Funding for 3 departments may still increase | Philstar.com

Reference: Punay, E. (2019, September 23). Funding for 3 departments may still increase. Philstar.com. Retrieved September 23, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/09/23/1954143/funding-3-departments-may-still-increase Funding for 3 departments may still increase Edu Punay (The Philippine Star) – September 23, 2019 MANILA, Philippines — The proposed appropriations for at least three departments under the P4.1-trillion national budget for next year … Continue reading

Budget bill certified as urgent | Inquirer News

Reference: Aurelio, J. M. & Gascon, M. (2019, September 20). Budget bill certified as urgent. INQUIRER.net. Retrieved September 23, 2019 from https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1166974/budget-bill-certified-as-urgent Budget bill certified as urgent by Julie M. Aurelio, Melvin Gascon / INQUIRER.net / 05:00 AM September 20, 2019 President Duterte has decided to certify the proposed P4.1-trillion 2020 national budget to avoid … Continue reading

OP budget breezes past House panel | Daily Tribune – Without Fear. Without Favor

Reference: Calayag, K. A. (2019, September 07). OP budget breezes past House panel. Daily Tribune – Without Fear. Without Favor. Retrieved September 07, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/09/07/op-budget-breezes-past-house-panel/ OP budget breezes past House panel Published on September 7, 2019 12:05 AM By Keith A. Calayag It took less than 10 minutes for the House Appropriations Committee to … Continue reading

House withdraws ‘premature’ 2020 budget bill from plenary | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Vigilia, W. (2019, September 02). House withdraws ‘premature’ 2020 budget bill from plenary. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved September 02, 2019 from https://malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/house-withdraws-%E2%80%98premature%E2%80%99-2020-budget-bill-plenary House withdraws ‘premature’ 2020 budget bill from plenary By WENDELL VIGILIA September 02, 2019 THE House of Representatives has withdrawn the filing of the proposed P4.1 trillion proposed national budget in the … Continue reading

Government workers to get P1,100 pay hike next year | The Philippine Star

Reference: Diaz, J. (2019, August 24). Government workers to get P1,100 pay hike next year. Philstar.com. Retrieved August 24, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/08/24/1945948/government-workers-get-p1100-pay-hike-next-year Government workers to get P1,100 pay hike next year Jess Diaz (The Philippine Star) – August 24, 2019 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — Government employees will get a salary increase of at least … Continue reading

Plenaries won’t impede budget | Daily Tribune – Without Fear. Without Favor

Reference: Calayag, K. A. (2019, August 22). Plenaries won’t impede budget. Daily Tribune – Without Fear. Without Favor. Retrieved August 23, 2019 from http://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/08/22/plenaries-wont-impede-budget/ Plenaries won’t impede budget By Keith A. Calayag – August 22, 2019 12:04 AM To speed up deliberations on the 2020 national budget and have it approved before the turn of … Continue reading

Speakership in limbo | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Bordey, H. (2019, July 18). Speakership in limbo. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved July 18, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/07/18/speakership-in-limbo/ Speakership in limbo By Hananeel Bordey – July 18, 2019 12:05 AM Rep. Alan Peter Cayetano. As the endorsement of President Rodrigo Duterte has not proven to be a done deal, Taguig Rep. Alan … Continue reading

Solons: No House coup vs Alan | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Vigilia, W. (2019, July 18). Solons: No House coup vs Alan. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved July 18, 2019 from https://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/solons-no-house-coup-vs-alan Solons: No House coup vs Alan By WENDELL VIGILIA – July 18, 2019 STAUNCH supporters of Leyte Rep. Martin Romualdez yesterday shot down rumors there is a brewing “coup” against presumptive speaker Alan Peter Cayetano, … Continue reading

Term-sharing a guide — solons | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Bordery, H. (2019, July 15). Term-sharing a guide — solons. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved July 16, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/07/15/term-sharing-a-guide-solons/ Term-sharing a guide — solons By Hananeel Bordey – July 15, 2019 12:05 AM Saying House members are already tired of the Speakership battle that had dragged on for months, two legislators … Continue reading

Cayetano seeks help of rivals for Speaker | Inquirer News

Yap, D. (2019, July 13). Cayetano seeks help of rivals for Speaker. Inquirer.net. Retrieved July 15, 2019 from https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1141229/cayetano-seeks-help-of-rivals-for-speaker Cayetano seeks help of rivals for SpeakerBy: DJ Yap – Reporter / @deejayapINQ Philippine Daily Inquirer / 05:11 AM July 13, 2019 In a show of unity after a hard-fought campaign, the three top candidates for … Continue reading

Cayetano must still strike deal with us, says PDP-Laban head | Inquirer News

Reference: Salavaerria, L. B. and Gascon, M. (2019, July 12). Cayetano must still strike deal with us, says PDP-Laban head. Inquirer.net. Retrieved July 15, 2019 from https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1140877/cayetano-must-still-strike-deal-with-us-says-pdp-laban-head Cayetano must still strike deal with us, says PDP-Laban headBy: Leila B. Salaverria, Melvin Gascon – @inquirerdotnet Philippine Daily Inquirer / 05:34 AM July 12, 2019 He can’t … Continue reading

Beleaguered bet sues for backing | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Bordey, H. (2019, July 13). Beleaguered bet sues for backing. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved July 13, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/07/13/beleaguered-bet-sues-for-backing/ Beleaguered bet sues for backing By Hananeel Bordey – July 13, 2019 12:05 AM Rep. Alan Peter Cayetano. It seems Taguig Rep. Alan Peter Cayetano is now unsure of a smooth path … Continue reading

Pulong warns vs House coup | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Bordey, H. (2019, July 12). Pulong warns vs House coup. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved July 12, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/07/12/pulong-warns-vs-house-coup/ Pulong warns vs House coup By Hananeel Bordey – July 12, 2019 12:05 AM Paolo Duterte. Despite his father’s open endorsement of a term-sharing deal, Davao City Rep. Paolo “Pulong” Duterte remains … Continue reading

Speakership fight far from over; Pulong smells ‘coup’ vs Cayetano | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Vigilia, W. (2019, July 12). Speakership fight far from over; Pulong smells ‘coup’ vs Cayetano. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved July 12, 2019 from https://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/speakership-fight-far-over-pulong-smells-%E2%80%98coup%E2%80%99-vs-cayetano Speakership fight far from over; Pulong smells ‘coup’ vs Cayetano By WENDELL VIGILIA – July 12, 2019 EXPECT fireworks on the 22nd. Presidential son Davao City Rep. Paolo “Pulong” Duterte … Continue reading

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