Recto seeks creation of Congress police unit | The Manila Times

Reference: Ismael, J. J. (2019, September 21). Recto seeks creation of Congress police unit. The Manila Times. Retrieved September 23, 2019 from https://www.manilatimes.net/2019/09/21/news/national/recto-seeks-creation-of-congress-police-unit/619471/ Recto seeks creation of Congress police unit By JAVIER J. ISMAEL September 21, 2019 SENATE President pro tempore Ralph Recto has filed Senate Bill (SB) 1051 to create a congressional police force … Continue reading

Solons reject private vehicles ban on EDSA | Nation | Daily Tribune

Reference: Border, H. (2019, September 17). Solons reject private vehicles ban on EDSA. Daily Tribune – Without Fear. Without Favor. Retrieved September 18, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/09/17/solons-reject-private-vehicles-ban-on-edsa/ Solons reject private vehicles ban on EDSA By Hananeel Bordey, DT ON September 18, 2019 Two Senate leaders rejected the suggestion of a fellow lawmaker to ban private vehicles … Continue reading

Less hurdles seen for other tax reforms | BusinessWorld

Reference: Tadalan, C. A. (2019, July 17). Less hurdles seen for other tax reforms. BusinessWorld. Retrieved July 17, 2019 from https://www.bworldonline.com/less-hurdles-seen-for-other-tax-reforms/ Less hurdles seen for other tax reforms July 17, 2019 | 12:33 am THE GOVERNMENT is confident the remaining packages of its tax reform program will encounter less obstacles in the 18th Congress that convenes … Continue reading

Dengue alert nationwide | Manila Standard

Reference: Ramos-Araneta, M. (2019, July 16). Dengue alert nationwide. manilastandard.net. Retrieved July 16, 2019 from http://manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/299923/dengue-alert-nationwide.html Dengue alert nationwide posted July 16, 2019 at 01:50 am by Macon Ramos-Araneta Health department says 4 regions breach epidemic threshold The Department of Health declared a national dengue alert Monday due to the rapidly rising number of cases … Continue reading

Recto: Isko’s efforts to fix Manila show charter change not sole solution | Philstar.com

Reference: Diaz, J. (2019, July 10). Recto: Isko’s efforts to fix Manila show charter change not sole solution. Philstar.com. Retrieved July 11, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/07/10/1933604/recto-iskos-efforts-fix-manila-show-charter-change-not-sole-solution Recto: Isko’s efforts to fix Manila show charter change not sole solution Gaea Katreena Cabico  (philstar.com) – July 10, 2019 MANILA, Philippines — Manila Mayor Isko Moreno actions in his … Continue reading

Recto to check unfilled vacancies in 2020 budget debates | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Nonato, V. (2019, July 11). Recto to check unfilled vacancies in 2020 budget debates. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved July 11, 2019 from https://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/recto-check-unfilled-vacancies-2020-budget-debates Recto to check unfilled vacancies in 2020 budget debates BY VINCE NONATO – July 11, 2019 SENATE President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto yesterday said the Senate will check if government has filled up … 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

Finance chief seeks to assure new lawmakers on tax reform | BusinessWorld

Reference: Tadalan, C. (2019, July 02). Finance chief seeks to assure new lawmakers on tax reform. BusinessWorld. Retrieved July 02, 2019 from https://www.bworldonline.com/finance-chief-seeks-to-assure-new-lawmakers-on-tax-reform/ Finance chief seeks to assure new lawmakers on tax reform By Charmaine A. Tadalan, Reporter – July 2, 2019 | 12:31 am ‘The message from the electorate is that if the tax reform is … Continue reading

Medical marijuana bill refiled at House | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Vigilia, W. & Nonato, V. (2019, July 02). Medical marijuana bill refiled at House. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved July 02, 2019 from https://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/medical-marijuana-bill-refiled-house Medical marijuana bill refiled at House BY Wendell Vigilia and Vince Nonato – July 02, 2019 THE bill seeking to legalize marijuana use for medicinal purposes was among the first measures filed at … Continue reading

DoF, Congress amenable to weekly talks | BusinessWorld

Reference: (2019, June 28). DoF, Congress amenable to weekly talks. BusinessWorld. Retrieved June 28, 2019 from https://www.bworldonline.com/dof-congress-amenable-to-weekly-talks/ DoF, Congress amenable to weekly talks By Charmaine A. Tadalan, Reporter – June 28, 2019 Finance Secretary Carlos G. Dominguez III believes closer coordination with Congress will facilitate reform legislation. THE DEPARTMENT of Finance (DoF) on Thursday proposed more frequent … Continue reading

New senators back Sotto leadership | Philstar.com

Reference:Romero, P. (2019, May 21). New senators back Sotto leadership. Philippine Star. Retrieved May 21, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/05/21/1919683/new-senators-back-sotto-leadership New senators back Sotto leadershipPaolo Romero (philstar.com) – May 21, 2019  MANILA, Philippines — Senate President Vicente Sotto III is expected to retain his post despite the entry of new senators in the coming 18th Congress. Senate … Continue reading

5 UHC humps stall bicam | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Mallari, M. (2018, November 20). 5 UHC humps stall bicam. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved March 19, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2018/11/20/5-uhc-humps-stall-bicam/ 5 UHC humps stall bicam By Mario J. Mallari – November 20, 2018 12:05 AM Five contentious issues held up the bicameral conference committee in crafting a reconciled version of the Universal … Continue reading

Head-on Sabah collision | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Maralit, K. (2019, March 08). Head-on Sabah collision. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved March 12, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/03/08/head-on-sabah-collision/ Head-on Sabah collision By Kristina Maralit – March 8, 2019 12:05 AM It was bound to happen. Malaysia’s Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said there was no claim to speak of on Sabah which the Philippines … Continue reading

Budget replay squanders gains | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Maralit, K. (2019, February 1). Budget replay squanders gains. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved February 19, 2019 from http://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/02/01/budget-replay-squanders-gains/ Budget replay squanders gains By Kristina Maralit – February 1, 2019 12:05 AM The economy faces “lost opportunities” if the government operates on a reenacted budget for the rest of the year, Malacañang … Continue reading

UHC has funds other than sin tax | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: TDT. (2019, February 18). UHC has funds other than sin tax. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved February 18, 2019 from http://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/02/18/uhc-has-funds-other-than-sin-tax/ UHC has funds other than sin tax By TDT – February 18, 2019 01:07 AM Amid fierce lobbying and warnings by health and anti-tobacco advocates, Senate leaders have assured that the … Continue reading

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