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Sabio: Opposition plotted to topple Rody, install Leni
by Edu Punay - January 19, 2020 - 12:00am
The opposition had plotted to topple President Duterte and install Vice President Leni Robredo in his place.
Creation of Taal Commission pushed
by Edu Punay - 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.
De Lima behind ICC case vs Duterte ­­— Sabio
by Edu Punay - January 18, 2020 - 12:00am
After recanting his complaint for mass murder against President Duterte, lawyer Jude Sabio yesterday implicated detained Sen. Leila de Lima in what he claimed were politically motivated cases against the Chief ...
SWS: 44% satisfied with Robredo's ICAD stint
by Edu Punay - January 17, 2020 - 12:00am
Vice President Leni Robredo has received a “moderate” satisfaction rating for her performance as co-chairperson of the Inter-agency Committee on Anti-Illegal Drugs, according to a Social Weather Stations...
Senate, House budgets increased by P3 billion each
by Edu Punay - January 16, 2020 - 12:00am
The Senate and House of Representatives will each get a P3-billion increase in their annual budget for this year.
‘Budget for Taal calamity may not be enough’
by Edu Punay - January 16, 2020 - 12:00am
House leaders admitted yesterday that additional funds could be needed to address needs in the relief and rehabilitation operations in areas affected by the eruption of Taal Volcano.
Lawmaker seeks deliberations on ABS-CBN franchise renewal
by Edu Punay - January 15, 2020 - 12:00am
A lawmaker yesterday asked the House of Representatives to start deliberations on measures seeking renewal of the ABS-CBN franchise.
DPWH overtakes DepEd, get bigger budget this year
by Edu Punay - January 11, 2020 - 12:00am
The Department of Public Works and Highways is the biggest gainer in the P4.1-trillion national budget for this year, overtaking the Department of Education for the first time in years.
DOTr budget cut by P63 billion
by Edu Punay - January 10, 2020 - 12:00am
The Department of Transportation is the biggest loser in the P4.1-trillion national budget signed by President Duterte last Monday after getting a P63-billion cut.
P13 billion contingency fund may be used for OFW repatriation
by Edu Punay - January 9, 2020 - 12:00am
President Duterte can tap the P13-billion contingency fund in the P4.1-trillion national budget for this year for repatriating overseas Filipino workers in the Middle East particularly in Iraq amid rising tensions...
9 ‘bookies’ collectors nabbed in Quezon City
by Edu Punay - January 8, 2020 - 12:00am
Nine collectors of illegal gambling operations were arrested in Quezon City by operatives of the Philippine National Police - Criminal Investigation and Detection Group last Monday night.
House pursues shift to federal government
by Edu Punay - January 5, 2020 - 12:00am
The House of Representatives is pursuing the shift to a federal form of government that was proposed by the consultative committee headed by retired chief justice Reynato Puno and earlier approved by President Duterte...
Zaldy Ampatuan requests transfer to infirmary
by Edu Punay - January 5, 2020 - 12:00am
Maguindanao massacre convict Zaldy Ampatuan has asked the court to allow his transfer to the infirmary of the New Bilibid Prison.
Duterte allies, House leaders back ABS-CBN franchise renewal
by Edu Punay - January 4, 2020 - 12:00am
In a rare instance, several leaders and administration allies in the House of Representatives have opposed the position of President Duterte not to renew the franchise of TV giant ABS-CBN.
Government urged to defer Kuwait deployment ban
by Edu Punay - January 4, 2020 - 12:00am
A ranking party-list lawmaker yesterday urged the government to defer plans of banning deployment of overseas Filipino workers to Kuwait following the recent killing of domestic helper Jeanelyn Villavende.
ABS-CBN franchise a privilege – lawmaker
by Edu Punay - January 3, 2020 - 12:00am
The franchise of ABS-CBN is a matter of privilege and should not be linked to press freedom, which is a matter of right, a ranking lawmaker in the House of Representatives said yesterday.
‘Duterte attack vs ABS-CBN a threat to press freedom’
by Edu Punay - January 1, 2020 - 12:00am
A militant lawmaker yesterday slammed President Duterte for threatening TV giant ABS-CBN as the network’s franchise is set to expire in March.
US senator insists De Lima detention politically motivated
by Edu Punay - December 29, 2019 - 12:00am
One of the two US senators banned by the Duterte administration from entering the Philippines has insisted the prosecution of Sen. Leila de Lima on drug charges was politically motivated.
PCC urged: Probe LTFRB cap vs Angkas
by Edu Punay - December 28, 2019 - 12:00am
The Philippine Competition Commission should investigate the latest regulation of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board on motorcycle ride-hailing app Angkas, a House of Representatives official...
CHED, Tesda to get P1 billion more next year
by Edu Punay - December 26, 2019 - 12:00am
The Commission on Higher Education and the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority have each received an additional P1 billion for next year.
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