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Go recommends cash incentives for barangay officials
by Cecille Suerte Felipe - December 4, 2019 - 12:00am
The Office of the President is doing everything it could to give P3,000 Christmas incentives to barangay officials and employees nationwide in appreciation of their work in communities, Sen. Christopher “Bong”...
More elderly getting employed
by Cecille Suerte Felipe - November 29, 2019 - 12:00am
More senior citizens nationwide are getting employed, the Department of Labor and Employment said.
Senate OKs basic salary increase for nurses
by Cecille Suerte Felipe - November 29, 2019 - 12:00am
The Senate yesterday approved the basic salary increase for Filipino nurses, with P3.173 billion of the P4.1-trillion 2020 national budget appropriated to upgrade the salaries of Nurse I and Nurse II positions.
Senate extends MOOE 2019
by Cecille Suerte Felipe - November 27, 2019 - 12:00am
With a vote of 19-0-0, the Senate approved on third reading the measure extending the availability of funds for maintenance and other operating expenses and capital outlays under the 2019 budget until Dec. 31, ...
Senate eyes slash in budgets of 3 departments
by Cecille Suerte Felipe - November 22, 2019 - 12:00am
The Senate is eyeing cuts in the budgets of three major departments found underspending and realigning these funds to health, national ID system and education, specifically the Free Tuition Act, Sen. Panfilo Lacson...
Revilla pushes for road safety education in K-12
by Cecille Suerte Felipe - November 21, 2019 - 12:00am
Alarmed over reports that a lot of people have little or no knowledge of basic road safety and traffic rules and regulations, Sen. Bong Revilla Jr. is pushing for road safety and comprehensive drivers’ education...
Challenges hound K-12
by Cecille Suerte Felipe - November 21, 2019 - 12:00am
Sen. Sherwin Gatchalian will convene a joint congressional oversight committee by January next year to review the K-12 program to ensure that the objectives to boost Filipinos’ competitiveness and readiness...
1,000th day in detention: Robredo seeks De Lima’s release
by Cecille Suerte Felipe - November 21, 2019 - 12:00am
Vice President Leni Robredo and other opposition leaders called on the government anew to free Sen. Leila de Lima, who marked her 1,000th day in jail yesterday over what they called politically motivated drug charges....
Faeldon tried to realign P1 billion BuCor funds — Drilon
by Cecille Suerte Felipe - November 21, 2019 - 12:00am
Around P1 billion in Bureau of Corrections funding supposedly allocated to improve regional prisons for this year has not been released after sacked BuCor chief Nicanor Faeldon tried to realign the budget to his...
2020 budget will have funds for implementation of new laws
by Cecille Suerte Felipe - November 17, 2019 - 12:00am
All the new laws signed by President Duterte early this year would be funded from the P4.1-trillion budget for 2020, Sen. Sonny Angara said yesterday.
‘Spend MVUC collections for road safety projects’
by Cecille Suerte Felipe - November 17, 2019 - 12:00am
Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto said taxes paid for road use must end up in projects seen on the road as Metro Manila, the country’s “biggest car pool,” recorded one vehicular accident...
Senator pushes EO regulating e-cigs, vaping
by Cecille Suerte Felipe - November 17, 2019 - 12:00am
Sen. Christopher “Bong” Go said he would recommend to President Duterte to issue an executive order regulating the manufacture, distribution, sale and use of all types of e-cigarettes in the absence of...
Congress urged to amend Rice Tariffication law
by Cecille Suerte Felipe - November 16, 2019 - 12:00am
Butil party-list is calling on Congress to defy the Duterte administration’s economic managers and amend the Rice Tariffication law.
Go supports additional budget for Robredo-led drug war
by Cecille Suerte Felipe - November 15, 2019 - 12:00am
Sen. Christopher Go has expressed support for Vice President Leni Robredo’s request for an additional budget in the fight against drugs, which she now leads as co-chairperson of the Inter-Agency Committee on...
Officials not keen on disaster resilience department
by Cecille Suerte Felipe - November 14, 2019 - 12:00am
Government officials are not keen on a proposal to create a new department of disaster resilience that will handle the preparation, prevention mitigation response and rehabilitation in disaster-stricken areas.
Barangay, SK polls postponement bill ready for enactment
by Cecille Suerte Felipe - November 12, 2019 - 12:00am
The bill postponing the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections is now ready for signing into law.
Robredo to discuss drug war with US, UN
by Cecille Suerte Felipe - November 10, 2019 - 12:00am
Vice President Leni Robredo will meet with officials of the United States and the United Nations, as well as other stakeholders, to discuss the government’s campaign against illegal drugs.
Senate approves Malasakit Center Act
by Cecille Suerte Felipe - November 8, 2019 - 12:00am
The Senate approved on second reading the bill that seeks to institutionalize Malasakit Centers or one-stop shop centers for government health and social services, a pet project of Sen. Christopher “Bong”...
P100 billion additional budget realignments sought
by Cecille Suerte Felipe - November 8, 2019 - 12:00am
The House of Representatives is seeking additional realignments of up to P100 billion in the proposed P4.1-trillion national budget for next year.
Duterte hopes Leni will see drug war ‘realities’
by Cecille Suerte Felipe - November 8, 2019 - 12:00am
With Vice President Leni Robredo at the helm of the government’s anti-drug campaign, she is in a better position to see the “realities” of the war against illegal drugs, presidential spokesman Salvador...
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