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Palace mum on Duterte’s response to US invitation
by Cecille Suerte Felipe - January 21, 2020 - 12:00am
Malacañang has kept mum on whether or not President Duterte will accept an invitation from US President Donald Trump to visit America as one of the Southeast Asian leaders scheduled for a summit in March...
National government to fully support Taal-affected LGUs
by Cecille Suerte Felipe - January 19, 2020 - 12:00am
Sen. Christopher “Bong” Go said President Duterte has instructed concerned government agencies to support the recovery efforts of local government units affected by Taal Volcano.
Creation of Taal Commission pushed
by Cecille Suerte Felipe - January 19, 2020 - 12:00am
Lawmakers called yesterday for the creation of a commission or task force that would oversee the rehabilitation and recovery of areas in Batangas and Cavite affected by Taal Volcano’s eruption.
‘Use P707 billion unutilized funds for Taal victims’
by Cecille Suerte Felipe - January 18, 2020 - 12:00am
The government still has P707 billion of unutilized funds from the 2019 national budget which can be used to help thousands of families affected by Taal Volcano’s phreatic explosion, Sen. Sonny Angara said...
NAIA partially opens
by Cecille Suerte Felipe - January 14, 2020 - 12:01am
The Ninoy Aquino International Airport resumed partial operations yesterday morning after being closed due to the eruption of Taal Volcano, which affected even President Duterte’s Sunday night flight to Manila....
Go wants Pasig River ferry service convenient, comfortable
by Cecille Suerte Felipe - January 9, 2020 - 12:00am
Government agencies concerned with upkeep of the newly reopened Pasig River ferry service should ensure that it remains convenient and comfortable for commuters, Sen. Christopher Go said yesterday.
Gatchalian cites need for incentives for top quality teachers
by Cecille Suerte Felipe - January 9, 2020 - 12:00am
Sen. Sherwin Gatchalian urged the Department of Education to offer incentives to top-performing teachers to teach in public schools where they are most needed.
Lacson seeks to amend wiretapping law
by Cecille Suerte Felipe - January 8, 2020 - 12:00am
Sen. Panfilo Lacson is seeking to amend the wiretapping law, to allow the recording of private conversations with the consent of at least one of the participants.
Duterte’s drug war running out of time – Bato
by Cecille Suerte Felipe - January 5, 2020 - 12:00am
With only two years left before President Duterte steps down, his war on drugs may be running out of time, administration Sen. Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa said yesterday.
De Lima hits more fake news against her
by Cecille Suerte Felipe - January 5, 2020 - 12:00am
Sen. Leila de Lima denounced anew the resurgence of misleading content and fake news stories that are part of a well-oiled and well-orchestrated campaign to discredit her.
Partial deployment ban to Kuwait eyed
by Cecille Suerte Felipe - January 3, 2020 - 12:00am
The Philippines may suspend deployment of overseas Filipino workers to Kuwait following the death of another Filipina worker in the Middle Eastern country, whose diplomatic ties with the Philippines would be affected...
Rizal Day: Duterte urges Pinoys to keep nationalism alive
by Cecille Suerte Felipe - December 31, 2019 - 12:00am
President Duterte yesterday expressed hope that the freedom fought for by Jose Rizal would strengthen Filipinos’ nationalism as they fight the social ills plaguing the country.
Duterte’s men on the spot in Senate probes
by Cecille Suerte Felipe - December 28, 2019 - 12:00am
This year, senator-allies of President Duterte led probes on corruption and drug scandals involving some of his trusted officials. Such moves partly contributed to the steady rise in the chamber’s public approval...
Leila: US ban on accusers a ‘wonderful blessing’
by Cecille Suerte Felipe - December 26, 2019 - 12:00am
Detained Sen. Leila de Lima said she has received the “most wonderful Christmas blessing” with the passage into law of the United States 2020 Appropriations Bill, which includes the imposition of an entry...
Airports on alert during holidays
by Cecille Suerte Felipe - December 24, 2019 - 12:00am
Airports are on heightened security alert in anticipation of the expected surge of passengers during the holiday season, the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines announced yesterday.
Senate expects Duterte to sign budget on January 6
by Cecille Suerte Felipe - December 22, 2019 - 12:00am
The Senate is hopeful President Duterte will be able to sign by Jan. 6 the P4.1-trillion national budget after Senate President Vicente Sotto III signed the final copy of the national spending program on Friday...
Senate goes on holiday break
by Cecille Suerte Felipe - December 20, 2019 - 12:00am
The Senate adjourned its session yesterday to go on a one-month legislative break for the holidays.
Senate approves resolutions on extradition, legal assistance with Russia
by Cecille Suerte Felipe - December 19, 2019 - 12:00am
The Senate has approved on third and final reading resolutions concurring with the ratification of the extradition and mutual legal assistance treaties with Russian.
Senate revisions of Human Security Act seen this week
by Cecille Suerte Felipe - December 16, 2019 - 12:00am
The Senate is targeting the approval of several proposed measures, including the Human Security Act, before Congress goes on Christmas break this week, Senate President Vicente Sotto III said yesterday.
US Senate panel backs calls to free De Lima
by Cecille Suerte Felipe - December 13, 2019 - 12:00am
A panel of the US Senate has unanimously approved a bipartisan resolution calling on the Philippine government to release Sen. Leila de Lima, who they believe was illegally detained, and drop the “politically...
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