PHA member-doctors back ‘asin’ bill – Manila Standard

Reference: Araja, R. N. (2017, June 24). PHA member-doctors back ‘asin’ bill. manilastandard.net. Retrieved June 27, 2017 from http://manilastandard.net/news/national/240165/pha-member-doctors-back-asin-bill.html PHA member-doctors back ‘asin’ bill posted June 24, 2017 at 12:01 am by Rio N. Araja DOCTORS belonging to the Philippine Heart Association have thrown their fully support to the proposed “asin” tax. In an interview, … Continue reading

Solon hits ‘anti-poor’ tax on salt proposal – Manila Standard

Reference: Cruz, M. (2017, June 21). Solon hits ‘anti-poor’ tax on salt proposal. manilastandard.net. Retrieved June 21, 2017 from http://manilastandard.net/news/national/239903/solon-hits-anti-poor-tax-on-salt-proposal.html Solon hits ‘anti-poor’ tax on salt proposal posted June 21, 2017 at 12:01 am by Maricel Cruz A LAWMAKER said Tuesday the proposed excise tax on processed products with salt was “anti-poor” as it would … Continue reading

9 House members join PDP-Laban | The Manila Times Online

9 House members join PDP-Laban BY MA. REINA LEANNE TOLENTINO, TMT ON MAY 11, 2017 Reference: Tolentino, R. L. (2017, May 11). 9 House members join PDP-Laban. Manila Times. Retrieved May 11, 2017 from http://www.manilatimes.net/9-house-members-join-pdp-laban-2/326563/ Nine members of the House of Representatives were sworn in Wednesday as members of the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino – Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban).

10 congressmen join PDP-Laban | Manila Bulletin News

10 congressmen join PDP-Laban Published May 11, 2017, 12:05 AM By Ben R. Rosario Reference: Rosario, B. R. (2017, May 11). 10 congressmen join PDP-Laban.  Manila Bulletin. Retrieved May 11, 2017 from http://news.mb.com.ph/2017/05/11/10-congressmen-join-pdp-laban/ Ten congressmen, five of them from erstwhile ruling Liberal Party (LP), bolted their respective political parties to join President Duterte’s PDP-Laban, which further strengthened its … Continue reading

Bill bans punitive measures against non-participants in educational field trips | Manila Bulletin

Bill bans punitive measures against non-participants in educational field trips | Manila Bulletin Published April 14, 2017, 3:40 PM By Ben Rosario Reference: Rosario, B. (2017, April 14). Bill bans punitive measures against non-participants in educational field trips. Manila Bulletin. Retrieved April 17, 2017 from http://news.mb.com.ph/2017/04/14/bill-bans-punitive-measures-against-non-participants-in-educational-field-trips/ Punitive measures imposed by schools against students who refuse … Continue reading

Duterte renews appeal to Congress to pass bill restoring death penalty

Duterte renews appeal to Congress to pass bill restoring death penalty | mb.com.ph | Philippine News by Genalyn Kabiling July 10, 2016 (updated) Source: Kabiling, G. (2016, July 10). Duterte renews appeal to Congress to pass bill restoring death penalty. Manila Bulletin. Retrieved July 10, 2016 from http://www.mb.com.ph/duterte-renews-appeal-to-congress-to-pass-bill-restoring-death-penalty/ To boost his campaign against drugs and … Continue reading

Rody pitches death penalty anew to lawmakers

Rody pitches death penalty anew to lawmakers (The Philippine Star) | Updated July 11, 2016 – 12:00am Reference: Regalado, E., Punay, E., Porcalla, D. (2016, July 11). Rody pitches death penalty anew to lawmakers. Philstar. Retrieved July 11, 2016 from http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2016/07/11/1601676/rody-pitches-death-penalty-anew-lawmakers DAVAO CITY, Philippines – President Duterte pushed anew for revival of the death penalty … Continue reading

Lawmaker calls for establishment of humor wards in all hospitals | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Lawmaker calls for establishment of humor wards in all hospitals | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Source: http://www.tribune.net.ph/metro/lawmaker-calls-for-establishment-of-humor-wards-in-all-hospitals retrieved on March 2, 2015 from The Daily Tribune website Written by Charlie V. Manalo Sunday, 15 February 2015 00:00 Laughter is the best medicine. With such in mind, a neophyte lawmaker made her … Continue reading

Gov in plunder case surrenders | Malaya Business Insight

Gov in plunder case surrenders | Malaya Business Insight. Source: http://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/gov-plunder-case-surrenders retrieved on February 24, 2015 from Malaya Business Insight website By RAYMOND AFRICA on February 20, 2015 HOURS after learning that a warrant of arrest for plunder was issued against her by the Sandiganbayan, Masbate Gov. Rizalina Seachon-Lanete voluntarily turned herself in to the … Continue reading

House Panel Eyes Bills’ Consolidation | The Manila Bulletin Newspaper Online

House Panel Eyes Bills’ Consolidation | The Manila Bulletin Newspaper Online. By CHARISSA M. LUCI February 27, 2012, 4:50pm MANILA, Philippines — The technical working group (TWG) of the House Committee on Health is eyeing to consolidate next month the eight measures seeking to regulate organ donation and transplantation in the country. Iloilo Rep. Janette … Continue reading

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