Belmonte, 59 lawmakers post perfect attendance in 16th Congress

Belmonte, 59 lawmakers post perfect attendance in 16th Congress By Jess Diaz (The Philippine Star) | Updated July 21, 2016 – 12:00am Reference: Diaz, J. (2016, July 21). Belmonte, 59 lawmakers post perfect attendance in 16th Congress. Philstar. Retrieved July 21, 2016 from http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2016/07/21/1605071/belmonte-59-lawmakers-post-perfect-attendance-16th-congress MANILA, Philippines – Quezon City Rep. Feliciano Belmonte Jr. led 60 … Continue reading

House to probe online gaming | Headlines, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com

House to probe online gaming | Headlines, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com. By Jess Diaz (The Philippine Star) | Updated August 24, 2015 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines – The House of Representatives will look into online gaming operations based in special economic zones such as Subic and Sta. Ana in Cagayan. Resolution 2255, authored … Continue reading

Lawmakers call for reforms in immigration bureau | Headlines, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com

Lawmakers call for reforms in immigration bureau | Headlines, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com. By Jess Diaz (The Philippine Star) | Updated June 30, 2015 – 12:00am Source: http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2015/06/30/1471602/lawmakers-call-reforms-immigration-bureau MANILA, Philippines – Congressmen are calling for reforms in the policies and processes of the Bureau of Immigration (BI), particularly in the exclusion of undesirable … Continue reading

BI execs clear House, LP in Wang Bo case | Headlines, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com

BI execs clear House, LP in Wang Bo case | Headlines, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com. By Jess Diaz (The Philippine Star) | Updated June 10, 2015 – 12:00am Source: http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2015/06/10/1464220/bi-execs-clear-house-lp-wang-bo-case MANILA, Philippines – Immigration officials yesterday cleared the House of Representatives and the Liberal Party (LP) of involvement in the deportation case of … Continue reading

House to probe SSS bonuses

House to probe SSS bonuses By Jess Diaz (The Philippine Star) | Updated October 12, 2013 – 12:00am http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2013/10/12/1244281/house-probe-sss-bonuses MANILA, Philippines – The House of Representatives will look into what militant lawmakers have described as “unconscionable” bonuses officials of the Social Security System (SSS) have given themselves and their personnel. The inquiry was prompted by … Continue reading

Lawmakers eye body to defend West Phl Sea claims

Lawmakers eye body to defend West Phl Sea claims By Dennis Carcamo (philstar.com) | Updated June 4, 2014 – 9:29am Source: http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2014/06/04/1330966/lawmakers-eye-body-defend-west-phl-sea-claims MANILA, Philippines – Two legislators have filed a bill in Congress that seeks to create a body that would study, strengthen and defend the country’s claim to the disputed Spratlys Islands and Scarborough … Continue reading

Solons look into bank mess

Solons look into bank mess By Maricel Cruz | May. 27, 2014 at 12:01am Source: http://manilastandardtoday.com/2014/05/27/solons-look-into-bank-mess/ An administration lawmaker on Monday filed a resolution seeking a congressional probe of the board of directors of the government-sequestered United Coconut Planters Bank for alleged violations of banking rules and ethics. In House Resolution 1158, Quezon City Rep. … Continue reading

House vows to unmask ‘Napoles’ of BPI | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

House vows to unmask ‘Napoles’ of BPI | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor Written by Gerry Baldo Wednesday, 05 February 2014 00:00 A lawmaker from Cavite yesterday vowed to unmask what he branded as the “Janet Lim-Napoles” of the Bureau of Plant Industry (BPI) where an alleged P200 million in government funds … Continue reading

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