Suarez seeks probe on revival of Congressional oversight panel in Lower House » Manila Bulletin News

Reference: Luci-Atienza, C. (2018, August 20). Suarez seeks probe on revival of Congressional oversight panel in Lower House. Manila Bulletin. Retrieved August 22, 2018 from https://news.mb.com.ph/2018/08/20/suarez-seeks-probe-on-revival-of-congressional-oversight-panel-in-lower-house/ Suarez seeks probe on revival of Congressional oversight panel in Lower House Published August 20, 2018, 12:34 PM By Charissa Luci-Atienza Minority Leader and Quezon Rep. Danilo Suarez is … Continue reading

Comelec asked to explain departure of Smartmatic exec

Comelec asked to explain departure of Smartmatic exec By Marvin Sy (The Philippine Star) | Updated June 20, 2016 – 12:00am Reference: Sy, M. (2016, June 20). Comelec asked to explain departure of Smartmatic exec. Philstar. Retrieved June 20, 2016 from http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2016/06/20/1594774/comelec-asked-explain-departure-smartmatic-exec MANILA, Philippines – The camp of Sen. Ferdinand Marcos Jr. yesterday said the … Continue reading

Congress proclaims Duterte, Robredo as new president, VP

Congress proclaims Duterte, Robredo as new president, VP Jonathan de Santos (philstar.com) – May 30, 2016 – 4:11pm Reference: de Santos, J. (2016, May 30). Congress proclaims Duterte, Robredo as new president, VP. Philstar. Retrieved June 02, 2016 from http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2016/05/30/1588340/congress-proclaims-duterte-robredo-as-new-president-vp The Senate and House both voted unanimously to accept the canvassing results, leading to Senate … Continue reading

Congress eyes proclamation of prexy, VP early next week | Malaya Business Insight

Congress eyes proclamation of prexy, VP early next week | Malaya Business Insight By WENDELL VIGILIA May 27, 2016 Source: Vigilia, W. (2016, May 27). Congress eyes proclamation of prexy, VP early next week. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved May 27, 2016 from http://malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/congress-eyes-proclamation-prexy-vp-early-next-week Congress, sitting as the National Board of Canvassers, is expected to finish … Continue reading

House okays perks for barangay execs

House okays perks for barangay execs April 07, 2016 at 12:01 am by Maricel Cruz Retrieved April 7, 2016 from http://thestandard.com.ph/news/-main-stories/203081/house-okays-perks-for-barangay-execs-.html A panel in the House of Representatives has approved the proposed incentives and benefits for barangay officials and volunteer workers. The House committee on local government, chaired by South Cotabato Rep. Pedro Acharon, approved … Continue reading

Ouster of airport execs in ‘tanim-bala’ pressed

Ouster of airport execs in ‘tanim-bala’ pressed Latest case involves woman bound for Singapore Retrieved from http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/736160/ouster-of-airport-execs-in-tanim-bala-pressed AMID calls that heads must roll among airport managers and security officials, yet another apparent case of the “tanim-bala” scam was reported Sunday, with a 65-year-old woman who was bound for Singapore to watch her nephew play soccer … Continue reading

Lawmakers back presidential debates

Lawmakers back presidential debates By Jess Diaz (The Philippine Star) | Updated October 6, 2015 – 12:00am Retrieved from http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2015/10/06/1507674/lawmakers-back-presidential-debates MANILA, Philippines – Congressmen led by Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. supported yesterday the proposal to require all presidential candidates to participate in the regional debates being planned by the Commission on Elections (Comelec). “It’s a … Continue reading

House OKs P29.4-billion budget for ARMM

House OKs P29.4-billion budget for ARMM By Jess Diaz (The Philippine Star) | Updated October 6, 2015 – 12:00am Retrieved from http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2015/10/06/1507680/house-oks-p29.4-billion-budget-armm MANILA, Philippines – The House of Representatives approved in plenary session yesterday the proposed P29.4-billion budget of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) for 2016. The approval came after Rep. Jonathan de … Continue reading

House panel OKs Air Passengers’ Bill Of Rights

House panel OKs Air Passengers’ Bill Of Rights By Paolo Romero (The Philippine Star) | Updated September 30, 2015 – 12:00am Retrieved from http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2015/09/30/1505488/house-panel-oks-air-passengers-bill-rights MANILA, Philippines – The House committee on transportation approved yesterday the proposed “Airline Passenger Bill of Rights,” which seeks to provide relief and compensation for victims of delayed and cancelled flights. … Continue reading

Solons: End vilification of VP – The Standard

Solons: End vilification of VP – The Standard. By Maricel Cruz, Vito Barcelo | Aug. 23, 2015 at 12:01am Source: http://manilastandardtoday.com/2015/08/23/solons-end-vilification-of-vp/ AFTER 23 hearings over the course of a year, congressmen said it’s about time the three-member Senate Blue Ribbon subcommittee probing corruption allegations against Vice President Jejomar Binay stop its probe. “It is obvious, … Continue reading

House to probe online gaming | Headlines, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com

House to probe online gaming | Headlines, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com. By Jess Diaz (The Philippine Star) | Updated August 24, 2015 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines – The House of Representatives will look into online gaming operations based in special economic zones such as Subic and Sta. Ana in Cagayan. Resolution 2255, authored … Continue reading

‘Transport officials liable for car plate overpricing’ – The Standard

‘Transport officials liable for car plate overpricing’ – The Standard. By Maricel Cruz, Rio N. Araja | Jul. 15, 2015 at 12:01am Source: http://manilastandardtoday.com/2015/07/15/-transport-officials-liable-for-car-plate-overpricing-/ TRANSPORT officials should be held criminally liable for the P3.8-billion contract for new license plates that have victimized millions of motorists, an official said Tuesday. At a congressional hearing of the … Continue reading

House works overtime on BBL | Headlines, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com

House works overtime on BBL | Headlines, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com. (The Philippine Star) | Updated May 20, 2015 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines – The 75-member ad hoc committee of the House of Representatives is expected to approve today, with only a few changes, the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) after three days … Continue reading

BBL railroading slammed – Manila Standard Today

BBL railroading slammed – Manila Standard Today. By Maricel Cruz, Macon Ramos-Araneta | May. 19, 2015 at 12:01am Source: http://manilastandardtoday.com/2015/05/19/bbl-railroading-slammed/ CRITICS of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) denounced Monday what they described as the railroading of the draft law through the House of Representatives, where the 75-man ad hoc panel backed down on its vow … Continue reading

‘House panel OK a done deal’ – Manila Standard Today

‘House panel OK a done deal’ – Manila Standard Today. By Maricel Cruz, Francisco Tuyay | May. 20, 2015 at 12:01am Source: http://manilastandardtoday.com/2015/05/20/-house-panel-ok-a-done-deal-/ Opposition lawmakers said that voting on the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) was a mockery of the legislative process with the assured approval of a version of the law approved by the Palace … Continue reading

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