Senate OKs Malasakit bill | The Manila Times

Reference: Ismael, J. J. (2019, November 12). Senate OKs Malasakit bill. The Manila Times. Retrieved November 12, 2019 from https://www.manilatimes.net/2019/11/12/news/national/senate-oks-malasakit-bill/655261/ Senate OKs Malasakit bill By Javier J. Ismael November 12, 2019 THE Senate approved on Monday a bill that aims to institutionalize the establishment of Malasakit Centers or one-stop centers for medical and financial assistance … Continue reading

Senate holds morning session to tackle 2020 budget | Inquirer News

Reference: Salaverria, L. B. (2019, November 12). Senate holds morning session to tackle 2020 budget. INQUIRER.net. Retrieved November 12, 2019 from https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1188746/senate-holds-morning-session-to-tackle-2020-budget Senate holds morning session to tackle 2020 budget By: Maila Ager – Reporter / @MAgerINQ INQUIRER.net / 10:37 AM November 12, 2019 MANILA, Philippines – Senators started holding morning sessions on Tuesday to … Continue reading

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

41 Senate committee chairmanships distributed | Philstar.com

Reference: Felipe, C. S. (2019, August 13). 41 Senate committee chairmanships distributed. Philstar.com. Retrieved August 13, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/08/13/1942980/41-senate-committee-chairmanships-distributed 41 Senate committee chairmanships distributed Cecille Suerte Felipe (The Philippine Star) – August 13, 2019 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — The Senate has completed distribution of 41 committee chairmanships for the 18th Congress with four senators … Continue reading

Business makes last-ditch plea on ‘endo’ | BusinessWorld

Reference: Cortez, G. M. (2019, July 18). Business makes last-ditch plea on ‘endo’. BusinessWorld. Retrieved July 18, 2019 from https://www.bworldonline.com/business-makes-last-ditch-plea-on-endo/ Business makes last-ditch plea on ‘endo’ July 18, 2019 | 12:32 am MAJOR BUSINESS GROUPS in the country have made a last-ditch call for President Rodrigo R. Duterte to veto a measure now awaiting his signature … Continue reading

Alan Peter Cayetano threatens to cut senators’ term to 3 years | Philstar.com

Reference: Adel, R. (2019, July 13). Alan Peter Cayetano threatens to cut senators’ term to 3 years. Philstar.com. Retrieved July 15, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/07/13/1934353/alan-peter-cayetano-threatens-cut-senators-term-3-years Alan Peter Cayetano threatens to cut senators’ term to 3 years Jess Diaz (philstar.com) – July 13, 2019 MANILA, Philippines — Presumptive House speaker Taguig Rep. Alan Peter Cayetano is threatening … Continue reading

Sotto sure of keeping Senate leadership | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Manuel, E. N. (2019, July 10). Sotto sure of keeping Senate leadership. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved July 10, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/07/10/sotto-sure-of-keeping-senate-leadership/ Sotto sure of keeping Senate leadership By Elmer N. Manuel – July 10, 2019 12:05 AM SOTTO Unlike the fierce battle for the House speakership that needed to be settled … Continue reading

Zero chance for impeach | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Bordey, H. (2019, July 05). Zero chance for impeach. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved July 08, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/07/05/zero-chance-for-impeach/ Zero chance for impeach By Hananeel Bordey – July 5, 2019 12:05 AM Former House Majority Floor Leader Fredenil Castro With administration allies dominant in the House of Representatives and the Senate, impeachment complaints … Continue reading

Gordon starts probe on PhilHealth irregularities | BusinessWorld

Reference: Tadalan, C. (2019, June 27). Gordon starts probe on PhilHealth irregularities. BusinessWorld. Retrieved June 28, 2019 from https://www.bworldonline.com/gordon-starts-probe-on-philhealth-irregularities/ Gordon starts probe on PhilHealth irregularities June 27, 2019 SENATOR RICHARD J. GORDON — PHILSTAR/MICHAEL VARCAS SENATOR RICHARD J. Gordon on Thursday said he plans to hold an investigation on irregularities in the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) when … Continue reading

Duterte pushes Cha-Cha, wavers on federal shift | Manila Standard

Reference: Mariano, N. (2019, June 27). Duterte pushes Cha-Cha, wavers on federal shift. manilastandard.net. Retrieved June 27, 2019 from http://manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/298312/duterte-pushes-cha-cha-wavers-on-federal-shift.html Duterte pushes Cha-Cha, wavers on federal shift By Nathaniel Mariano – June 27, 2019 For the first time, President Rodrigo Duterte seemed to lose heart in campaign promise to shift the country to a federal form of … Continue reading

‘Sin’ tax bill up for crucial vote | Manila Standard

Reference: Ramos-Araneta, M. (2019, June 03). ‘Sin’ tax bill up for crucial vote. Manila Standard. Retrieved June 03, 2019 from http://manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/296317/-sin-tax-bill-up-for-crucial-vote.html ‘Sin’ tax bill up for crucial vote posted June 03, 2019 at 01:40 am by Macon Ramos-Araneta Advocates of a law raising taxes on cigarettes worried that heavy lobbying by tobacco companies over the … Continue reading

PDP beefs up Senate force | Daily Tribune

Reference: Maralit, K. (2019, May 27). PDP beefs up Senate force. Daily Tribune. Retrieved May 27, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/05/27/pdp-beefs-up-senate-force/ PDP beefs up Senate force BY KRISTINA MARALIT, DT ON MAY 27, 2019 The ruling Partido Demokratiko Pilipino (PDP) will be a dominant force in the Senate under the 18th Congress with the entry of three … Continue reading

12 victors OK’d Sunday | Daily Tribune

Reference: Mallari, M. (2019, May 18). 12 victors OK’d Sunday. Daily Tribune. Retrieved May 20, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/05/18/12-victors-okd-sunday/ 12 victors OK’d Sunday BY MARIO J. MALLARI, DT ON MAY 18, 2019 The Commission on Elections (Comelec) targets the proclamation of 12 winning senatorial candidates and partylist groups on Sunday as it projects canvassing to be … Continue reading

Sotto: Senate would stay independent | Manila Bulletin News

Reference: Terrazola, V. (2019, May 15). Sotto: Senate would stay independent. Manila Bulletin. Retrieved May 15, 2019 from https://news.mb.com.ph/2019/05/15/sotto-senate-would-stay-independent/ Sotto: Senate would stay independent By Vanne Elaine Terrazola, MB ON MAY 15, 2019 The election of administration allies in the Senate is no guarantee that controversial measures pushed by President Duterte will breeze through the … Continue reading

Macalintal concedes as Otso Diretso bets face headwinds in Senate race | Philstar.com

Reference: (2019, May 14). Macalintal concedes as Otso Diretso bets face headwinds in Senate race. Philippine Star. Retrieved May 14, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/05/14/1917757/macalintal-concedes-otso-diretso-bets-face-headwinds-senate-race Macalintal concedes as Otso Diretso bets face headwinds in Senate race (philstar.com) – May 14, 2019  MANILA, Philippines — Veteran election lawyer Romy Macalintal — who ran under the Otso Diretso slate … Continue reading

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