Zubiri wants firearms license validity extended to 5 years | The Manila Times

Reference: Ismael, J. J. (2019, September 22). Zubiri wants firearms license validity extended to 5 years. The Manila Times. Retrieved September 23, 2019 from https://www.manilatimes.net/2019/09/22/news/national/zubiri-wants-firearms-license-validity-extended-to-5-years/619912/ Zubiri wants firearms license validity extended to 5 years By JAVIER J. ISMAEL September 22, 2019 SENATE Majority Leader Juan Miguel Zubiri is pushing for the passage of a measure … Continue reading

Bill to increase age of consent in rape cases | BusinessWorld

Reference: Tadalan, C. A. (2019, July 17). Bill to increase age of consent in rape cases. BusinessWorld. Retrieved July 18, 2019 from https://www.bworldonline.com/bill-to-increase-age-of-consent-in-rape-cases/ Bill to increase age of consent in rape cases July 17, 2019 | 8:38 pm PHILSTAR SENATE MAJORITY Leader Juan Miguel F. Zubiri has filed a bill that seeks to raise the age … Continue reading

Senators set to file pet bills ahead of 18th Congress opening | BusinessWorld

Reference: Tadalan, C. (2019, June 30). Senators set to file pet bills ahead of 18th Congress opening. BusinessWorld. Retrieved July 02, 2019 from https://www.bworldonline.com/senators-set-to-file-pet-bills-ahead-of-18th-congress-opening/ Senators set to file pet bills ahead of 18th Congress opening June 30, 2019 | 11:09 pm SENATORS WILL begin filing their pet bills and resolutions on Monday, three weeks before the opening … Continue reading

House, Senate agree on tobacco tax increase | Inquirer News

Reference: Yap, D.J., Aurelio J.M. and Ramos, M. (2019, June 05). Higher cigarette tax to benefit 23 provinces. Inquirer.net. Retrieved June 10, 2019 from https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1126856/house-senate-agree-on-tobacco-tax-increase Higher cigarette tax to benefit 23 provinces By: DJ Yap, Julie M. Aurelio, Marlon Ramos – @inquirerdotnet Philippine Daily Inquirer / 07:27 AM June 05, 2019 MANILA, Philippines — The … Continue reading

Sotto: Minority will have committees to chair | Philstar.com

Reference: Romero, P. (2019, May 23). Sotto: Minority will have committees to chair. Philippine Star. Retrieved May 22, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/05/23/1920200/sotto-minority-will-have-committees-chair Sotto: Minority will have committees to chair Paolo Romero (philstar.com) – May 22, 2019  MANILA, Philippines — Senators belonging to the minority bloc are assured of committee chairmanships in the incoming 18th Congress. There … Continue reading

‘Freshies’ get Senate leadership | Daily Tribune

Reference: Mallari, M. (2019, May 21). ‘Freshies’ get Senate leadership. Daily Tribune. Retrieved May 21, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/05/21/freshies-get-senate-leadership/ ‘Freshies’ get Senate leadership BY MARIO J. MALLARI, DT ON MAY 21, 2019 With the party eyeing the Speakership of the House, the ruling Partido Demokratiko Pilipino (PDP) will also divide the key committee leaderships in the … Continue reading

New senators back Sotto leadership | Philstar.com

Reference:Romero, P. (2019, May 21). New senators back Sotto leadership. Philippine Star. Retrieved May 21, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/05/21/1919683/new-senators-back-sotto-leadership New senators back Sotto leadershipPaolo Romero (philstar.com) – May 21, 2019  MANILA, Philippines — Senate President Vicente Sotto III is expected to retain his post despite the entry of new senators in the coming 18th Congress. Senate … Continue reading

Virtuous budget for Rody | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Maralit, K. (2019, March 27). Virtuous budget for Rody. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved March 28, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/03/27/virtuous-budget-for-rody/ Virtuous budget for Rody By Kristina Maralit – March 27, 2019 12:07 AM The two houses of Congress broke their impasse on this year’s national budget with both their leaders signing Congress’ … Continue reading

Unpaid contractual gov’t workers suffer | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Mallari, M. (2019, March 21). Unpaid contractual gov’t workers suffer. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved March 22, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/03/21/unpaid-contractual-govt-workers-suffer/ Unpaid contractual gov’t workers suffer By Mario J. Mallari – March 21, 2019 12:15 AM Tens of thousands of contractual government workers, or those employed with job order (JO) basis, have not … Continue reading

2019 budget will pass | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Mallari, M. (2018, December 03). 2019 budget will pass. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved March 19, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2018/12/03/2019-budget-will-pass/ 2019 budget will pass By Mario J. Mallari – December 3, 2018 12:05 AM The Palace and Congress vow to get their act together to prevent a reenacted budget despite the very tight … Continue reading

Head-on Sabah collision | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Maralit, K. (2019, March 08). Head-on Sabah collision. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved March 12, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/03/08/head-on-sabah-collision/ Head-on Sabah collision By Kristina Maralit – March 8, 2019 12:05 AM It was bound to happen. Malaysia’s Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said there was no claim to speak of on Sabah which the Philippines … Continue reading

Cash budget endures | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Bordey, H. (2019, January 04). Cash budget endures. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved March 12, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/01/04/cash-budget-endures/ Cash budget endures By Hananeel Bordey – January 4, 2019 12:07 AM A tenacious Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno said the government will use the cash-based appropriations scheme even with the use of a reenacted … Continue reading

Bicam works to end Road Board | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Bordey, H. (2018, December 24). Bicam works to end Road Board. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved March 12, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2018/12/24/bicam-works-to-end-road-board/ Bicam works to end Road Board By Hananeel Bordey – December 24, 2018 12:04 AM With President Rodrigo Duterte’s firm words about his desire to have the graft-ridden Road Board abolished, … Continue reading

Budget mayhem to cost Andaya | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Bordey, H. (2019, January 11). Budget mayhem to cost Andaya. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved March 07, 2019 from http://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/01/11/budget-mayhem-to-cost-andaya/ Budget mayhem to cost Andaya By Hananeel Bordey – January 11, 2019 12:05 AM For “subverting” President Rodrigo Duterte’s legislative agenda, House Majority Floor Leader Rolando Andaya Jr. will likely be dislodged … Continue reading

Senate for quick budget OK | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Mallari, M. (2019, January 09). Senate for quick budget OK. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved March 07, 2019 from http://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/01/09/senate-for-quick-budget-ok/ Senate for quick budget OK By Mario J. Mallari – January 9, 2019 12:07 AM Senators yesterday vowed to expedite the passage of the 2019 proposed national budget as called by Malacañang … Continue reading

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