Tañada questions veto of bill strengthening Philippine Coconut Authority | Inquirer News

Reference: Lalu, G.P. (2019, February 11). Tañada questions veto of bill strengthening Philippine Coconut Authority. Inquirer.net. Retrieved February 11, 2019 from https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1084103/tanada-questions-veto-of-bill-strengthening-philippine-coconut-authority Tañada questions veto of bill strengthening Philippine Coconut Authority By: Gabriel Pabico Lalu – Reporter / @GabrielLaluINQ INQUIRER.net / 11:32 AM February 11, 2019 MANILA, Philippines — Former Deputy Speaker Erin Tañada questioned … Continue reading

Alejano confirms he will run for senator in 2019 | Philstar.com

Reference: Cabico, G. K. (2018, June 5). Alejano confirms he will run for senator in 2019. Philippine Star. Retrieved June 5, 2018 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2018/06/05/1821833/alejano-confirms-he-will-run-senator-2019 Alejano confirms he will run for senator in 2019 Gaea Katreena Cabico (philstar.com) – June 5, 2018 – 2:34pm MANILA, Philippines — Rep. Gary Alejano (Magdalo party-list) has officially announced he … Continue reading

138 lawmakers showered with P8.8B from DAP

138 lawmakers showered with P8.8B from DAP By Gil C. Cabacungan |Philippine Daily Inquirer 1:31 am | Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 Source: http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/640266/138-lawmakers-showered-with-p8-8b-from-dap MANILA, Philippines–The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) has identified 22 senators and 116 representatives, mostly members of the ruling Liberal Party (LP) and administration allies, who were showered allocations amounting to … Continue reading

Longer wait on mining act | The Manila Bulletin News Online

Longer wait on mining act | The Manila Bulletin News Online By Rey G. Panaligan Published: April 18, 2013 Baguio City — For lack of time, the Supreme Court (SC) decided the other day to resume in Manila on June 25 oral arguments on two cases that challenged the constitutionality of the Philippine Mining Act … Continue reading

Mining firms urge SC to junk new suit questioning RP’s Mining Act | The Daily Tribune

Mining firms urge SC to junk new suit questioning RP’s Mining Act | The Daily Tribune Written by Benjamin B. Pulta Wednesday, 17 April 2013 00:00 It’s groundhog day for mining firms that are once again asking the Supreme Court to dismiss petitions seeking to strike down anew Republic Act 7942 or the Philippine Mining … Continue reading

Noy open to certifying FOI bill as urgent

Noy open to certifying FOI bill as urgent By Jess Diaz (The Philippine Star) | Updated January 31, 2013 – 12:00am Source: http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2013/01/31/903119/noy-open-certifying-foi-bill-urgent MANILA, Philippines – Quezon Rep. Erin Tañada hinted yesterday that President Aquino is open to certifying the Freedom of Information (FOI) bill as urgent. Tañada raised this possibility after former Manila Rep. Benny … Continue reading

House finally tackles FOI bill in plenary session | The Manila Times

House finally tackles FOI bill in plenary session | The Manila Times Published on 29 January 2013 Written by Llanesca T. Panti Reporter The freedom of information (FOI) bill was finally put into sponsorship at the plenary hall of the House of Representatives on Monday, sparking little flames of hope that it will be passed by … Continue reading

FoI proponent says Noy to blame if bill fails | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

FoI proponent says Noy to blame if bill fails | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor Written by  Mario J. Mallari and Gerry Baldo Wednesday, 23 January 2013 00:00 Blame for the likely demise of the Freedom of Information (FoI) bill in the 15th Congress was placed on the shoulders of President Aquino … Continue reading

FoI on death throes as backers withdraw | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

FoI on death throes as backers withdraw | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor Written by  Charlie V. Manalo and Gerry Baldo Tuesday, 22 January 2013 00:00 The Freedom of Information (FoI) bill was on its death throes yesterday as its main proponents withdrew support to what they called the “Malacañang FoI bill” … Continue reading

It’s make or break for FoI measure | Malaya Business News Online

It’s make or break for FoI measure | Malaya Business News Online Published on Monday, 21 January 2013 00:00 Written by WENDELL VIGILIA IT’S make or break for the Freedom of Information (FoI) bill at the House of Representatives in the next three weeks as the 15th Congress resumes session today. The bill’s proponents led … Continue reading

Shortages woes, K+12 to greet school opening | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Shortages woes, K+12 to greet school opening | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. By Jason Faustino and Gerry Baldo 06/04/2012 Perennial problems plague the opening of classes for school year 2012-2013, as the shortages of teachers, facilities and infrastructure greet the 21.49 million students in public schools today. The opening of classes … Continue reading

Ate Vi For National Artist | The Manila Bulletin Newspaper Online

Ate Vi For National Artist | The Manila Bulletin Newspaper Online. By MADEL R. SABATER and RIO ROSE RIBAYA April 18, 2012, 7:48pm MANILA, Philippines — After actress Nora Aunor, it is Batangas Gov. Vilma Santos’ turn to be endorsed as National Artist. House Deputy Speaker Lorenzo “Erin’’ Tañada also initiated calls to declare Vilma … Continue reading

UNA averse to accepting some of Gloria’s allies | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

UNA averse to accepting some of Gloria’s allies | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. By Gerry Baldo 04/11/2012 The alliance between the camps of former President Joseph Estrada of Pwersa ng Masang Pilipino and incumbent Vice President Jejomar Binay of the PDP-Laban to form the United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) is cold to … Continue reading

Corona belies blog linking him to 2 prime US properties | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Corona belies blog linking him to 2 prime US properties | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. By Gerry Baldo 03/26/2012 The vilification campaign against Chief Justice Renato Corona channeled through blogs which are then picked up surreptitiously by pro-Aquino media was very evident anew yesterday after news broke out in a broadcast … Continue reading

Move to subpoena Aquino SALN blocked | The Manila Times

Move to subpoena Aquino SALN blocked | The Manila Times Published : Wednesday, March 21, 2012 00:00 Written by : Llanesca T. Panti and Ritchie A. Horario, Reporters THE prosecution panel strongly opposed the defense panel’s move seeking a subpoena for the statement of assets, liabilities and net worth (SALN) of President Benigno Aquino 3rd, … Continue reading

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