Poll fraud case vs Robredo hangs | The Manila Times

Reference: Canlas, J. (2019, October 16). Poll fraud case vs Robredo hangs. The Manila Times. Retrieved October 16, 2019 from https://www.manilatimes.net/2019/10/16/news/headlines/poll-fraud-case-vs-robredo-hangs/632650/ Poll fraud case vs Robredo hangs By JOMAR CANLAS, TMT October 16, 2019 The Supreme Court, sitting as the Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET), on Tuesday voted not to dismiss the election protest filed by … Continue reading

41 Senate committee chairmanships distributed | Philstar.com

Reference: Felipe, C. S. (2019, August 13). 41 Senate committee chairmanships distributed. Philstar.com. Retrieved August 13, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/08/13/1942980/41-senate-committee-chairmanships-distributed 41 Senate committee chairmanships distributed Cecille Suerte Felipe (The Philippine Star) – August 13, 2019 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — The Senate has completed distribution of 41 committee chairmanships for the 18th Congress with four senators … Continue reading

Economic Cha-cha bill filed at House | Philstar.com

Reference: Diaz, J. (2019, July 25). Economic Cha-cha bill filed at House. Philstar.com. Retrieved July 25, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/07/25/1937728/economic-cha-cha-bill-filed-house Economic Cha-cha bill filed at House Jess Diaz (The Philippine Star) – July 25, 2019 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — The administration’s Charter change (Cha-cha) initiative is still alive at the House of Representatives despite the … Continue reading

Alan says ‘pork-free’ budget possible if… | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Vigilia, W. (2019, July 15). Alan says ‘pork-free’ budget possible if…. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved July 15, 2019 from https://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/alan-says-%E2%80%98pork-free%E2%80%99-budget-possible-if%E2%80%A6 Alan says ‘pork-free’ budget possible if… By WENDELL VIGILIA – July 15, 2019 THE devil is in the details. Presumptive speaker Alan Peter Cayetano wants Congress to clearly define what “pork barrel” allocations are to … Continue reading

Ample powers for Rody’s use to solve PH ills | Manila Standard

Reference: Blancaflor, M. J. & Ramos-Araneta, M. (2019, July 10). Ample powers for Rody’s use to solve PH ills. manilastandard.net. Retrieved July 10, 2019 from http://manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/299400/ample-powers-for-rody-s-use-to-solve-ph-ills.html Ample powers for Rody’s use to solve PH ills posted July 10, 2019 at 01:40 am by MJ Blancaflor and Macon Ramos-Araneta President Rodrigo Duterte can impose martial law, declare … Continue reading

Budget inked; pork vetoed | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Maralit, K. (2019, April 16). Budget inked; pork vetoed. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved April 25, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/04/16/budget-inked-pork-vetoed/ Budget inked; pork vetoed By Kristina Maralit – April 16, 2019 12:04 AM President Rodrigo Duterte has signed the P3.757 trillion national budget for the year last Monday less P95.3 billion in realignments … Continue reading

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

Economic team set for replay | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Manuel, E. (2019, April 13). Economic team set for replay. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved April 25, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/04/13/economic-team-set-for-replay/ Economic team set for replay By Elmer N. Manuel – April 13, 2019 12:05 AM Economic managers are preparing to equip the government with measures to cushion the impact on the economy … Continue reading

Senate prodded to reveal pork | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Bordey, H. (2019, April 11). Senate prodded to reveal pork. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved April 11, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/04/11/senate-prodded-to-reveal-pork/ Senate prodded to reveal pork By Hananeel Bordey – April 11, 2019 12:05 AM When the 2019 General Appropriations Act (GAA) is approved by President Rodrigo Duterte before the Holy Week break, … Continue reading

Cover-up at Senate | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Bordey, H. (2019, April 06). Cover-up at Senate. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved April 11, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/04/06/cover-up-at-senate/ Cover-up at Senate By Hananeel Bordey – April 6, 2019 12:07 AM House leaders accused the Senate and a body of the chamber in an attempt to conceal the P83.9 billion in realignments in … Continue reading

P83.9B funneled to pet projects | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Bordey, H. (2019, April 05). P83.9B funneled to pet projects. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved April 11, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/04/05/p83-9b-funneled-to-pet-projects/ P83.9B funneled to pet projects By Hananeel Bordey – April 5, 2019 12:07 AM The House of Representatives turned the table on the Senate yesterday as it accused senators of realigning P83.9 … Continue reading

GAB okay date fixed | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Bordey, H. (2019, April 04). GAB okay date fixed. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved April 04, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/04/04/gab-okay-date-fixed-1/ GAB okay date fixed By Hananeel Bordey – April 4, 2019 12:05 AM A date has been fixed for President Rodrigo Duterte’s signing of the 2019 General Appropriations Bill (GAB), but Speaker Gloria … Continue reading

Senate ripped for sabotage | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Bordey, M. (2019, April 02). Senate ripped for sabotage. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved April 04, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/04/02/senate-ripped-for-sabotage/ Senate ripped for sabotage By Hananeel Bordey – April 2, 2019 12:07 AM The slicing of the 2019 budget was not fully discussed in the Bicameral Conference Committee as senators unilaterally decided on … Continue reading

House’s fake news peddler | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Bordey, H. (2019, March 31). House’s fake news peddler. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved April 02, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/03/31/houses-fake-news-peddler/ House’s fake news peddler By Hananeel Bordey – March 31, 2019 12:05 AM Camarines Sur Rep. Luis Raymond “L-Ray” Villafuerte was merely sour graping after the lawmaker claimed that the House leadership … 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

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