CoA okays firm’s P17.8-M claim vs Makati | The Manila Times

Reference: Tolentino, M. R. L. (2019, October 13). CoA okays firm’s P17.8-M claim vs Makati. The Manila Times. Retrieved October 16, 2019 from https://www.manilatimes.net/2019/10/13/news/national/coa-okays-firms-p17-8-m-claim-vs-makati/630966/ CoA okays firm’s P17.8-M claim vs Makati By MA. REINA LEANNE TOLENTINO, TMT October 13, 2019 THE Commission on Audit (CoA) granted a maintenance firm’s petition to claim P17.8 million from … Continue reading

Road-clearing a herculean fight vs corruption, says lawmaker | The Manila Times

Reference: Jalea, G. (2019, August 19). Road-clearing a herculean fight vs corruption, says lawmaker. The Manila Times. Retrieved August 20, 2019 from https://www.manilatimes.net/road-clearing-a-herculean-fight-vs-corruption-says-lawmaker/602447/ Road-clearing a herculean fight vs corruption, says lawmaker By GLEE JALEA August 19, 2019 THE Duterte administration’s goal to solve Metro Manila’s traffic woes would be almost impossible if authorities continue resorting … Continue reading

Snail-paced land process dismaying | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Maralit, K. (2019, February 08). Snail-paced land process dismaying. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved February 08, 2019 from http://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/02/08/snail-paced-land-process-dismaying/ Snail-paced land process dismaying By Kristina Maralit – February 8, 2019 12:05 AM Bureaucratic red tape and the slow process in agrarian reform, particularly the land conversion process, had so exasperated President Rodrigo … Continue reading

‘Killings create climate of lawlessness’ – LP | Inquirer News

Reference: Yap, D.J. (2018, July 09). ‘Killings create climate of lawlessness’ – LP. Inquirer.net. Retrieved July 09, 2018 from http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1008295/killings-create-climate-of-lawlessness-lp ‘Killings create climate of lawlessness’ – LP By: DJ Yap – Reporter / @deejayapINQ Philippine Daily Inquirer / 07:25 AM July 09, 2018 The opposition Liberal Party (LP) has warned that the series of killings … Continue reading

Barangay execs to face raps for absence of drug councils | Inquirer News

Reference: Nawal, A. (2018, February 27). Barangay execs to face raps for absence of drug councils. Inquirer.net. Retrieved February 27, 2018 from http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/971542/barangay-execs-to-face-raps-for-absence-of-drug-councils DILG WARNING Barangay execs to face raps for absence of drug councils Philippine Daily Inquirer / 05:19 AM February 27, 2018 DAVAO CITY — Tens of thousands of village officials nationwide face … Continue reading

Puno: Shift to federalism should not be hurried | Malaya Business Insight

Puno: Shift to federalism should not be hurried | Malaya Business Insight By: Malaya Business Insight April 25, 2017 Source: Malaya Business Insight. (2017, April 25). Puno: Shift to federalism should not be hurried. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved April 25, 2017 from http://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/puno-shift-federalism-should-not-be-hurried FORMER Chief Justice Reynato Puno yesterday said the country should not be in … Continue reading

Appointing 366K village execs not a gargantuan task, solon says

Appointing 366K village execs not a gargantuan task, solon says By: Marc Jayson Cayabyab – Reporter / @MJcayabyabINQINQUIRER.net / 04:15 PM April 03, 2017 Reference: Cayabyab, M. J. (2017, April 03). Appointing 366K village execs not a gargantuan task, solon says. Inquirer.net. Retrieved April 03, 2017 from http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/886031/appointing-366k-village-execs-not-a-gargantuan-task-solon-says An ally of President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday said … Continue reading

House to tackle federalism next

House to tackle federalism next By Delon Porcalla (The Philippine Star) | Updated March 20, 2017 – 12:00am Reference: Porcolla, D. (2017, March 20). House to tackle federalism next. The Philippine Star. Retrieved March 21, 2017 from http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2017/03/20/1682922/house-tackle-federalism-next MANILA, Philippines – Federalism will be the next order of business at the House of Representatives after … Continue reading

Lacson wants to remove LGU role on PNP chiefs | Malaya Business Insight

Lacson wants to remove LGU role on PNP chiefs | Malaya Business Insight August 30, 2016 Source: Lopez, J. P. (2016, August 30). Lacson wants to remove LGU role on PNP chiefs. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved August 31, 2016 from http://malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/lacson-wants-remove-lgu-role-pnp-chiefs-0 SEN. Panfilo Lacson yesterday sought the removal of appointive authority of local government executives … Continue reading

Duterte questions use of intelligence funds by mayors | The Manila Times

Duterte questions use of intelligence funds by mayors | The Manila Times July 17, 2016 7:22 pm Source: [The Manila Times]. (2016, July 17). Duterte questions use of intelligence funds by mayors. The Manila Times. Retrieved July 18, 2016 from http://www.manilatimes.net/duterte-questions-use-of-intelligence-funds-by-mayors/274319/

4-day workweek sought for QC gov’t workers

4-day workweek sought for QC gov’t workers By Jaymee T. Gamil |Philippine Daily Inquirer 3:30 am | Sunday, October 5th, 2014 Retrieved from http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/642610/4-day-workweek-sought-for-qc-govt-workers MANILA, Philippines—The four-day workweek—an optional schedule approved by the Civil Service Commission (CSC) for government agencies based in Metro Manila—is being pushed in the very city that hosts the CSC main … Continue reading

Solon seeks appointment of barangay execs

Solon seeks appointment of barangay execs By Dennis Carcamo Updated Saturday September 26, 2015 – 9:49am Retrieved from http://www.philstar.com/congress/articles/2015/09/26/1504206/solon-seeks-appointment-barangay-execs MANILA, Philippines – A legislator has proposed a bill seeking to amend Republic Act 7160, or the Local Government Code, to allow municipal or city mayor to appoint the punong barangay and his or her sanggunian … Continue reading

House approves preservation of Nueva Ecija, other RP heritage school buildings | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

House approves preservation of Nueva Ecija, other RP heritage school buildings | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Source: http://www.tribune.net.ph/nation/house-approves-preservation-of-nueva-ecija-other-rp-heritage-school-buildings retrieved on June 22, 2015 from The Daily Tribune website Written by Charlie V. Manalo Sunday, 21 June 2015 00:00 The House of Representatives has approved on third and final reading a proposal … Continue reading

Jueteng lords shortchange the gov’t around P10B per year, says PCSO | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Jueteng lords shortchange the gov’t around P10B per year, says PCSO | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Source: http://www.tribune.net.ph/headlines/jueteng-lords-shortchange-the-gov-t-around-p10b-per-year-says-pcso retrieved on May 20, 2015 from The Daily Tribune website Written by Pat C. Santos Wednesday, 20 May 2015 00:00 Apparently, it is more business than usual for the jueteng lords, with government … Continue reading

Key Sulu personalities oppose BBL | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Key Sulu personalities oppose BBL | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Source: http://www.tribune.net.ph/headlines/key-sulu-personalities-oppose-bbl retrieved on May 14, 2015 from The Daily Tribune website Written by Mario J. Mallari Thursday, 14 May 2015 00:00 Even residents of the core provinces in the proposed Bangsamoro substate are wary of the intentions of the Moro … Continue reading

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