Party-list bloc to vote for Cayetano as speaker | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Vigilia, W. (2019, July 10). Party-list bloc to vote for Cayetano as speaker. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved July 10, 2019 from https://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/party-list-bloc-vote-cayetano-speaker Party-list bloc to vote for Cayetano as speaker By WENDELL VIGILIA – July 10, 2019 DON’T burn bridges. The 54-man Party-list Coalition Foundation Inc. (PCFI) will now vote for Taguig-Pateros Rep. Alan … Continue reading

Gordon bucks death penalty, says it is no crime ‘deterrent’ | Manila Standard

Reference: Ramos-Araneta, M. (2019, July 07). Gordon bucks death penalty, says it is no crime ‘deterrent’. manilastandard.net. Retrieved July 08, 2019 from http://manilastandard.net/news/national/299211/gordon-bucks-death-penalty-says-it-is-no-crime-deterrent-.html Gordon bucks death penalty, says it is no crime ‘deterrent’ posted July 07, 2019 at 11:10 pm by Macon Ramos-Araneta Since he does not believe that the death penalty is a deterrent to … Continue reading

More senators back death penalty | Inquirer News

Reference: Salaverria, L. B. (2019, July 05). More senators back death penalty. Inquirer.net. Retrieved July 5, 2019 from https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1138092/more-senators-back-death-penalty More senators back death penaltyBy: Leila B. Salaverria – Reporter / @LeilasINQ Philippine Daily Inquirer / 05:26 AM July 05, 2019 The push to revive the death penalty gained more supporters in the Senate, as more … Continue reading

Bill excludes government men from Bank Secrecy Law | Manila Standard

Reference: Ramos-Araneta, M. (2019, July 03). Bill excludes government men from Bank Secrecy Law. manilastandard.net. Retrieved July 04, 2019 from http://manilastandard.net/news/national/298863/bill-excludes-government-men-from-bank-secrecy-law.html Bill excludes government men from Bank Secrecy Law posted July 03, 2019 at 11:10 pm by Macon Ramos-Araneta Government officials and employees who enrich themselves while in office will now have a harder time hiding their … Continue reading

Honasan finally assumes post as DICT secretary | BusinessWorld

Reference: Valdez, D. (2019, July 01). Honasan finally assumes post as DICT secretary. BusinessWorld. Retrieved July 02, 2019 from https://www.bworldonline.com/honasan-finally-assumes-post-as-dict-secretary/ Honasan finally assumes post as DICT secretary By Denise A. Valdez, Reporter – July 1, 2019 | 9:39 pm FORMER SENATOR GREGORIO B. HONASAN II — BW FILE PHOTO FORMER SENATOR Gregorio B. Honasan II will now take … 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

China barred from fishing in PH—Carpio | Manila Standard

Reference: Requejo, R. (2019, June 27). China barred from fishing in PH—Carpio. manilastandard.net. Retrieved June 27, 2019 from http://manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/298319/china-barred-from-fishing-in-ph-carpio.html China barred from fishing in PH—Carpio By Rey E. Requejo – June 27, 2019 The Philippine government cannot allow Chinese fishermen to fish in the country’s exclusive economic zone because this would violate the 1987 Constitution, Supreme Court … Continue reading

New law giving PNP mandate to train recruits welcomed | Manila Standard

Reference: Ramos-Araneta, M. (2019, May 23).  Manila Standard. Retrieved May 24, 2019 from http://manilastandard.net/news/national/295476/new-law-giving-pnp-mandate-to-train-recruits-welcomed.html New law giving PNP mandate to train recruits welcomed posted May 23, 2019 at 11:00 pm by Macon Ramos-Araneta The Philippine National Police now has an added tool to build a physically and morally competent force while beefing up its internal … 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

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

Micromanaging not GMA’s style | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Mallari, M. (2019, March 23). Micromanaging not GMA’s style. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved March 26, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/03/23/micromanaging-not-gmas-style/ Micromanaging not GMA’s style By Hananeel Bordey – March 23, 2019 12:05 AM Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo is not into micromanaging the House process in the approval of the budget as she denied claims … Continue reading

Nur, Rody talk Fed | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Maralit, K. (2019, March 22). Nur, Rody talk Fed. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved March 22, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/03/22/nur-rody-talk-fed/ Nur, Rody talk Fed By Kristina Maralit – March 22, 2019 12:05 AM President Rodrigo Duterte suggested to Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) founding chairman Nur Misuari to reactivate the group’s negotiating panel … 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

House ends stalemate | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Bordey, H. (2019, March 21). House ends stalemate. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved March 22, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/03/21/house-ends-stalemate/ House ends stalemate By Hananeel Bordey – March 21, 2019 12:07 AM The legislative deadlock on the 2019 budget has been effectively resolved yesterday after leaders of the House of Representatives relented yesterday and … Continue reading

GMA: Just lawful budget | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Bordey, H. (2019, March 20). GMA: Just lawful budget. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved March 22, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/03/20/gma-just-lawful-budget/ GMA: Just lawful budget By Hananeel Bordey – March 20, 2019 12:07 AM Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo yesterday insisted Congress will not agree to the passage of an “unconstitutional version” of the national … Continue reading

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