No to corruption! | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Maralit, K. (2019, April 17). No to corruption! Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved April 25, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/04/17/no-to-corruption/ No to corruption! By Kristina Maralit – April 17, 2019 12:07 AM President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday said he vetoed several items amounting to P95.3 billion from the 2019 General Appropriations Act (GAA), because … Continue reading

5 UHC humps stall bicam | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Mallari, M. (2018, November 20). 5 UHC humps stall bicam. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved March 19, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2018/11/20/5-uhc-humps-stall-bicam/ 5 UHC humps stall bicam By Mario J. Mallari – November 20, 2018 12:05 AM Five contentious issues held up the bicameral conference committee in crafting a reconciled version of the Universal … Continue reading

Belt, Road, Build | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Maralit, K. (2018, November 20). Belt, Road, Build. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved March 19, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2018/11/20/belt-road-build/ Belt, Road, Build By Kristina Maralit – November 20, 2018 12:07 AM The People’s Republic of China (PROC) has considered aligning its Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), a brainchild of Chinese leader Xi Jinping, … Continue reading

Senate to work overtime for GAB | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Mallari, M. (2018, November 19). Senate to work overtime for GAB. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved March 19, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2018/11/19/senate-to-work-overtime-for-gab/ Senate to work overtime for GAB By Mario J. Mallari – November 19, 2018 12:05 AM The Senate is willing to extend session for a week and hold marathon meetings just … Continue reading

PhilHealth ready for UHC enactment—Ferrer | Manila Standard

Reference: Ramos-Araneta, M. (2019, February 25). PhilHealth ready for UHC enactment—Ferrer. Manilastandard.net. Retrieved February 27, 2019 from http://www.manilastandard.net/news/national/288712/philhealth-ready-for-uhc-enactment-ferrer.html PhilHealth ready for UHC enactment—Ferrer posted February 25, 2019 at 11:20 pm by Macon Ramos-Araneta Philippine Health Insurance Corp. acting president and CEO Dr. Roy B. Ferrer assured the Filipino public that the state-run agency is prepared … Continue reading

Free health care now law | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Maralit, K. (2019, February 21). Free health care now law. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved February 21, 2019 from http://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/02/21/free-health-care-now-law/ Free health care now law By Kristina Maralit – February 21, 2019 12:05 AM President Rodrigo Duterte signed the Universal Health Care (UHC) law yesterday that provides free health care coverage to … Continue reading

Budget replay squanders gains | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Maralit, K. (2019, February 1). Budget replay squanders gains. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved February 19, 2019 from http://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/02/01/budget-replay-squanders-gains/ Budget replay squanders gains By Kristina Maralit – February 1, 2019 12:05 AM The economy faces “lost opportunities” if the government operates on a reenacted budget for the rest of the year, Malacañang … Continue reading

UHC has funds other than sin tax | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: TDT. (2019, February 18). UHC has funds other than sin tax. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved February 18, 2019 from http://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/02/18/uhc-has-funds-other-than-sin-tax/ UHC has funds other than sin tax By TDT – February 18, 2019 01:07 AM Amid fierce lobbying and warnings by health and anti-tobacco advocates, Senate leaders have assured that the … Continue reading

Budget OKd sans cash scheme | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Mallari, M. (2019, February 09). Budget OKd sans cash scheme. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved February 12, 2019 from http://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/02/09/budget-okd-sans-cash-scheme/ Budget OKd sans cash scheme By Mario J. Mallari – February 9, 2019 12:05 AM President Rodrigo Duterte finally received his P3.757 billion proposed 2019 national budget from Congress yesterday ending months … Continue reading

Hugpong stump starts campaigns | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Mallari, M. (2019, February 12). Hugpong stump starts campaigns. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved February 12, 2019 from http://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/02/12/hugpong-stump-starts-campaigns/ Hugpong stump starts campaigns By Mario J. Mallari – February 12, 2019 12:21 AM The campaign period for the senatorial race in the midterm elections starts today with candidates supported by Davao City … Continue reading

Senate tackles bill seeking to raise excise on cigarettes » Manila Bulletin News

Reference: Casayuran, M. (2019, January 28). Senate tackles bill seeking to raise excise on cigarettes. Manila Bulletin. Retrieved January 29, 2019 from https://news.mb.com.ph/2019/01/28/senate-tackles-bill-seeking-to-raise-excise-on-cigarettes/ Senate tackles bill seeking to raise excise on cigarettes Published January 28, 2019, 2:44 PM By Mario Casayuran The Senate ways and means committee starts Tuesday its public hearing on bills seeking … Continue reading

Congress eyes passage of medical marijuana bill | Manila Standard

Reference: Araja, R. (2019, January 27). Congress eyes passage of medical marijuana bill. Manilastandard.net. Retrieved January 28, 2019 from http://www.manilastandard.net/news/national/286358/congress-eyes-passage-of-medical-marijuana-bill.html Congress eyes passage of medical marijuana bill posted January 27, 2019 at 10:40 pm by Rio N. Araja Isabela Rep. Rodolfo Albano III on Sunday said Congress is likely to pass on third and final … Continue reading

JV opposes fuel excise tax | Manila Standard

Reference: Ramos-Araneta, M. (2019, January 23). JV opposes fuel excise tax. Manilastandard.net. Retrieved January 24, 2019 from http://www.manilastandard.net/news/national/286045/jv-opposes-fuel-excise-tax.html JV opposes fuel excise tax posted January 23, 2019 at 10:10 pm by Macon Ramos-Araneta Senator JV Ejercito is not yet about to “throw in the towel” in opposing the immediate implementation of the second wave of … Continue reading

Suspend fuel tax hike for at least 6 months, JV urges gov’t | Inquirer News

Reference: Ager, M. (2019, January 23). Suspend fuel tax hike for at least 6 months, JV urges gov’t. Inquirer.net. Retrieved January 23, 2019 from https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1076450/suspend-fuel-tax-hike-for-at-least-6-months-jv-urges-govt Suspend fuel tax hike for at least 6 months, JV urges gov’t By: Maila Ager – Reporter / @MAgerINQ INQUIRER.net / 02:36 PM January 23, 2019 MANILA, Philippines – Senator … Continue reading

Senate OKs bill increasing BSP capitalization » Manila Bulletin News

Reference: Torregoza, H. (2018, November 19). Senate OKs bill increasing BSP capitalization. Manila Bulletin News. Retrieved November 20, 2018 from https://news.mb.com.ph/2018/11/19/senate-oks-bill-increasing-bsp-capitalization/ Senate OKs bill increasing BSP capitalization Published November 19, 2018, 8:15 PM By Hannah Torregoza The Senate has passed on third and final reading a bill increasing the capitalization of the Bangko Sentral ng … Continue reading

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