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House OKs bill allowing married women to keep maiden surnames
by Edu Punay - December 5, 2021 - 12:00am
The House of Representatives has passed a measure allowing women to retain their surnames after marriage.
Philippines stand on climate crises lauded
by Edu Punay - November 28, 2021 - 12:00am
A House leader has lauded the climate agenda pushed by the Duterte administration in the recently concluded 26th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Glasgow,...
LGUs to get P959.04 billion tax share next year
by Edu Punay - November 25, 2021 - 12:00am
Local government units will get their share of national taxes amounting to P959.04 billion next year when the so-called Mandanas ruling takes effect.
House OKs one-year extension of 2021 budget
by Edu Punay - November 23, 2021 - 12:00am
The House of Representatives yesterday approved the measure that would extend the validity of this year’s P4.5-trillion national budget for one year.
Lakas-CMD reaffirms support for Duterte
by Edu Punay - November 19, 2021 - 12:00am
The once ruling and now re-emerging Lakas-Christian Muslim Democrats has reaffirmed its support for President Duterte amid rumors of a falling-out due to the decision of Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio to run...
House panel approves bill suspending oil excise tax
by Edu Punay - November 13, 2021 - 12:00am
The House ways and means panel has passed the measure seeking to suspend excise tax imposed on oil products amid soaring market prices.
DOH gearing for ‘endemic COVID-19’ status as cases drop
by Edu Punay - November 11, 2021 - 12:00am
The Department of Health is gearing up for “endemic COVID-19” status even as the number of cases continues to drop.
Bongbong unfazed by DQ petition
by Edu Punay - November 4, 2021 - 12:00am
Presidential aspirant Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. is unfazed by the disqualification petition filed against him before the Commission on Elections over a tax conviction 26 years ago.
Full opening of NCR businesses pushed
by Edu Punay - October 31, 2021 - 12:00am
A House leader is pushing for full reopening of business in Metro Manila as vaccination of target population inches closer to 100 percent.
Bill seeks tablets for all public school students
by Edu Punay - October 31, 2021 - 12:00am
A bill has been filed in the House of Representatives seeking to provide tablets to all students of public school and state universities and colleges.
House bill seeks P150K cash aid to poor Pinoys in crisis
by Edu Punay - October 31, 2021 - 12:00am
A bill seeking to grant financial assistance of up to P150,000 to poor Filipinos in emergency situations has been filed in the House of Representatives.
Bongbong tops another survey
by Edu Punay - October 30, 2021 - 12:00am
Presidential aspirant Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. has topped another preferential survey for the May 2022 elections.
PAF to get 5 new cargo planes
by Edu Punay - October 24, 2021 - 12:00am
The Philippine Air Force will get five new C-130J cargo planes to boost its fleet next year for humanitarian and disaster relief operations.
TUPAD gets P12 billion budget hike in 2022
by Edu Punay - October 21, 2021 - 12:00am
The Department of Labor and Employment Tulong Pangkabuhayan sa Ating Disadvantaged/Displaced Workers or TUPAD program will get a funding increase of P12 billion for next year despite alleged anomalies in the distribution...
DOTr gets P6 billion more in 2022 budget
by Edu Punay - October 20, 2021 - 12:00am
The government’s “Libreng Sakay” and service contracting program for public utility vehicles, which benefited over three million passengers during the pandemic, will continue next year.
1,238 bets running under Miriam’s PRP
by Edu Punay - October 16, 2021 - 12:00am
The People’s Reform Party founded by the late senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago will field 1,238 national and local candidates in next year’s elections.
House increases DOH pandemic response budget
by Edu Punay - October 16, 2021 - 12:00am
The House of Representatives has increased the budget of the Department of Health for pandemic response programs next year by P29.5 billion.
Duque willing to face Senate probe anew
by Edu Punay - October 14, 2021 - 12:00am
Health Secretary Francisco Duque III expressed willingness yesterday to again face the Senate Blue Ribbon committee “to ferret out the truth,” despite a directive from President Duterte barring his appointees...
Another major party taps placeholder for Sara
by Edu Punay - October 13, 2021 - 12:00am
Another major political party has reserved a spot for Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio in case she changes her mind and decides to run for president in the May 2022 elections.
More lawmakers in Metro Manila seek reelection
by Edu Punay - October 8, 2021 - 12:00am
Several incumbent lawmakers in Metro Manila seeking reelection have filed their certificates of candidacy.
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