‘Sin tax’ on alcohol, tobacco lauded, slammed | Inquirer News

Reference: Yap, D. & Salaverria, L. B. (2019, August 22). ‘Sin tax’ on alcohol, tobacco lauded, slammed. INQUIRER.net. Retrieved August 22, 2019 from https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1156192/sin-tax-on-alcohol-tobacco-lauded-slammed ‘Sin tax’ on alcohol, tobacco lauded, slammed By: DJ Yap, Leila B. Salaverria – @inquirerdotnet Philippine Daily Inquirer / 05:20 AM August 22, 2019 MANILA, Philippines — Sen. Pia Cayetano on … Continue reading

Fate of divorce bill in the Senate now in the hands of Pia – Sotto | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Nonato, V. (2019, July 04). Fate of divorce bill in the Senate now in the hands of Pia – Sotto. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved July 04, 2019 from https://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/fate-divorce-bill-senate-now-hands-pia-%E2%80%93-sotto Fate of divorce bill in the Senate now in the hands of Pia – Sotto BY VINCE NONATO – July 04, 2019 SENATE President Vicente Sotto … 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

Go, JV, Bato favored | Daily Tribune

Reference: Mallari, M. (2019, May 14). Go, JV, Bato favored. Daily Tribune. Retrieved May 14, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/05/13/go-jv-bato-favored/ Go, JV, Bato favored BY MARIO J. MALLARI, DT ON MAY 14, 2018 President Rodrigo Duterte’s candidates are on track to dominate today’s midterm polls which is crucial for the final salvo of his reform thrust in … Continue reading

Forming a Senate slate – Manila Standard

Reference: Banayo, L. (2018, April 04). Forming a Senate slate. manilastandard.net. Retrieved April 04, 2018 from http://manilastandard.net/opinion/columns/so-i-see-by-lito-banayo/262295/forming-a-senate-slate.html Forming a Senate slate by Lito Banayo posted April 04, 2018 at 12:10 am If we had honest-to-goodness political parties, forming a Senate slate for the consideration of the entire archipelago would take a logical process.But political parties in … Continue reading

Bill reducing age of criminal liability junked | The Manila Times Online

Reference: The Manila Times & Panti, L.T. (2017, May 23). Bill reducing age of criminal liability junked. The Manila Times. Retrieved May 24, 2017 from http://www.manilatimes.net/bill-reducing-age-criminal-liability-junked/328802/ Bill reducing age of criminal liability junked | The Manila Times Online BY THE MANILA TIMES ON MAY 23, 2017 A panel at the House of Representatives has rejected … Continue reading

Solon favors lowering criminal liability age to 12 | Malaya Business Insight

Solon favors lowering criminal liability age to 12 | Malaya Business Insight By WENDELL VIGILIA May 09, 2017 Reference: Vigilia, W. (2017, May 09). Solon favors lowering criminal liability age to 12. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved May 9, 2017 from http://malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/solon-favors-lowering-criminal-liability-age-12 THE chair of the House committee on welfare of children is in favor of … Continue reading

Zambo City builds 3 new high schools | The Standard | Defining The News

Zambo City builds 3 new high schools | The Standard | Defining The News By: A. Perez Rimando The Standard | Defining The News August 02, 2016 at 12:01 am Source: Perez Rimando, A. (2016, August 02). Zambo City builds 3 new high schools. The Standard. Retrieved August 02, 2016 from http://thestandard.com.ph/news/-provinces/212159/zambo-city-builds-3-new-high-schools.html ZAMBOANGA CITY—The number … Continue reading

Sotto scores perfect attendance in 15th, 16th Congresses

Sotto scores perfect attendance in 15th, 16th Congresses By Christina Mendez (The Philippine Star) | Updated June 13, 2016 – 12:00am Reference: Mendez, C. (2016, June 13). Sotto scores perfect attendance in 15th, 16th Congresses. Philstar. Retrieved June 14, 2016 from http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2016/06/13/1592473/sotto-scores-perfect-attendance-15th-16th-congresses MANILA, Philippines – Only Sen. Vicente Sotto III scored a perfect attendance among … Continue reading

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