Senate to reelect Sotto as its president – Drilon » Manila Bulletin News

Reference: Ramos, M. (2019, July 8). Duterte: Senate to reelect Sotto as its president – Drilon. Manila Bulletin. Retrieved July 9, 2019 from https://news.mb.com.ph/2019/07/09/senate-to-reelect-sotto-as-its-president-drilon/ Senate to reelect Sotto as its president – Drilon By Marjaleen Ramos, MB ON July 8, 2019 Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon on Tuesday said Senate President Vicente “Tito” Sotto will … Continue reading

DOLE warns vs swift passage of 14th month pay bill | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Naval, G. (2019, July 05). DOLE warns vs swift passage of 14th month pay bill. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved July 08, 2019 from https://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/dole-warns-vs-swift-passage-14th-month-pay-bill DOLE warns vs swift passage of 14th month pay bill July 05, 2019 LABOR Secretary Silvestre Bello III yesterday urged lawmakers not to rush the approval of the proposed measure … Continue reading

Malacañang suggests 14th month pay law be made conditional | BusinessWorld

Reference: Balinbin, A. (2019, July 07). Malacañang suggests 14th month pay law be made conditional. BusinessWorld. Retrieved July 08, 2019 from https://www.bworldonline.com/malacanang-suggests-14th-month-pay-law-be-made-conditional/ Malacañang suggests 14th month pay law be made conditional July 7, 2019 | 11:25 pm SENATOR VICENTE C. Sotto III’s proposal requiring private employers to give a 14th-month pay will be beneficial to the … 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

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

Senior citizens bill sent to Malacañang | Manila Standard

Reference: Cruz, M. (2019, July 01). Senior citizens bill sent to Malacañang. manilastandard.net. Retrieved July 02, 2019 from http://manilastandard.net/news/national/298697/senior-citizens-bill-sent-to-malaca-ang.html Senior citizens bill sent to Malacañang posted July 01, 2019 at 10:20 pm by Maricel Cruz The House of Representatives is now awaiting the approval and signature of President Rodrigo Duterte on the proposed “National Commission … Continue reading

Duterte chides ex-DFA secretary | Manila Standard

Reference: PNA. (2019, June 28). Duterte chides ex-DFA secretary. manilastandard.net. Retrieved June 28, 2019 from http://manilastandard.net/news/national/298408/duterte-chides-ex-dfa-secretary.html Duterte chides ex-DFA secretary By PNA – June 28, 2019 Former Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario has “no business” using a diplomatic passport now that he no longer works for the government, President Rodrigo Duterte said Wednesday night.

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

Impeach Duterte? Go file a complaint, says Malacañang | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Hachero, A. & Montemayor, J. (2019, June 28). Impeach Duterte? Go file a complaint, says Malacañang. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved June 28, 2019 from https://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/impeach-duterte-go-file-complaint-says-malaca%C3%B1ang Impeach Duterte? Go file a complaint, says Malacañang BY ASHZEL HACHERO and JOCELYN MONTEMAYOR – June 28, 2019 FORMER Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario yesterday said President Duterte … Continue reading

Romualdez bid gains steam | Manila Standard

Reference: Araja, R. & Ramos-Araneta, M. (2019, June 27). Romualdez bid gains steam. manilastandard.net. Retrieved June 27, 2019 from http://manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/298321/romualdez-bid-gains-steam.html Romualdez bid gains steam By Rio N. Araja and Macon Ramos-Araneta – June 27, 2019 Party-lists, other groups back speakership move Key leaders of various political parties and blocs in the incoming 18th Congress assembled in … Continue reading

Gatchalian hopeful bill imposing higher taxes on cigarettes will be finalized this week | Manila Bulletin News

Reference: Torregoza, H. (2019, May 26). Gatchalian hopeful bill imposing higher taxes on cigarettes will be finalized this week. Manila Bulletin. Retrieved May 27, 2019 from https://news.mb.com.ph/2019/05/26/gatchalian-hopeful-bill-imposing-higher-taxes-on-cigarettes-will-be-finalized-this-week/ Gatchalian hopeful bill imposing higher taxes on cigarettes will be finalized this week By Hannah Torregoza, MB ON MAY 26, 2019 Senator Sherwin Gatchalian said he hopes that … Continue reading

Gatchalian says Senate better off with ‘consensus builder’ like Sotto | Manila Bulletin News

Reference: Torregoza, H. (2019, May 26). Gatchalian says Senate better off with ‘consensus builder’ like Sotto. Manila Bulletin. Retrieved May 27, 2019 from https://news.mb.com.ph/2019/05/26/gatchalian-says-senate-better-off-with-consensus-builder-like-sotto/ Gatchalian says Senate better off with ‘consensus builder’ like Sotto By Hannah Torregoza, MB ON MAY 26, 2019 Senator Sherwin Gatchalian on Sunday said the Senate is better off having a … Continue reading

Sotto: Minority will have committees to chair | Philstar.com

Reference: Romero, P. (2019, May 23). Sotto: Minority will have committees to chair. Philippine Star. Retrieved May 22, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/05/23/1920200/sotto-minority-will-have-committees-chair Sotto: Minority will have committees to chair Paolo Romero (philstar.com) – May 22, 2019  MANILA, Philippines — Senators belonging to the minority bloc are assured of committee chairmanships in the incoming 18th Congress. There … 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

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