AUTHORS
Jess Diaz
Jess Diaz
  • Articles
  • Authors
Palace changes tune on P16 billion frigates deal — Alejano
by Jess Diaz - October 21, 2018 - 12:00am
Magdalo Rep. Gary Alejano yesterday accused Malacañang of changing its tune on the controversial P16-billion frigates procurement by the Philippine Navy.
Inflation produces 2 million more poor Filipinos — lawmaker
by Jess Diaz - October 21, 2018 - 12:00am
Rising inflation has produced at least two million more poor Filipinos, Marikina Rep. Romero Quimbo said yesterday.
‘Concocted ouster plots an excuse to tap intel funds’
by Jess Diaz - October 20, 2018 - 12:00am
The military has been “concocting” ouster plots against President Duterte to justify its use of “billions” in intelligence funds, congressmen said yesterday.
Gloria Arroyo: ‘Youth must be encouraged to take science, technology’
by Jess Diaz - October 19, 2018 - 12:00am
Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo urged global parliamentarians yesterday to encourage the youth to go into science and technology to attain peace and address the growing need for innovation.
Disqualify insane, drug-dependent poll bets — lawmaker
by Jess Diaz - October 19, 2018 - 12:00am
A party-list congressman wants more qualifications prescribed for candidates for public office.
Philippines UN rights council seat silences Duterte critics – lawmaker
by Jess Diaz - October 17, 2018 - 12:00am
The country’s reelection to the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) has silenced President Duterte’s critics “who have been bellyaching about human rights non-issues ever since he won the...
House OKs 327 bills
by Jess Diaz - October 14, 2018 - 12:00am
The House of Representatives has approved a total of 327 bills on final reading since July 23, when former president and Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo was elected Speaker.
House names Rep. Rosemarie Arenas as Batanes caretaker
by Jess Diaz - October 13, 2018 - 12:00am
The House of Representatives has designated Pangasinan Rep. Rosemarie Arenas as caretaker of the lone district of Batanes.
Consultative committee writes to Duterte on House federalism draft
by Jess Diaz - October 12, 2018 - 12:00am
Members of the consultative committee (Concom) tasked to review the 1987 Constitution will formally inform President Duterte in a letter that the draft charter of the House of Representatives is questionable and...
House reprimands Rep. Aniceto Bertiz lll over airport outburst
by Jess Diaz - October 11, 2018 - 12:00am
Voting 159-1 with three abstentions, the House of Representatives reprimanded yesterday ACTS-OFW party-list Rep. Aniceto Bertiz lll who drew flak after he was caught on video bullying an airport screener.
Fuel tax suspension seen in January 2019
by Jess Diaz - October 11, 2018 - 12:00am
New and higher taxes on diesel and other oil products will most likely be suspended in January next year, Albay Rep. Joey Salceda said yesterday.
House restores VP Leni Robredo to succession line
by Jess Diaz - October 11, 2018 - 12:00am
The House of Representatives last night restored Vice President Leni Robredo to the line of succession to the presidency during the transition to the envisioned federal system.
House OKs franchise for Iloilo power company
by Jess Diaz - October 10, 2018 - 12:00am
The House of Representatives approved on third and final reading on Monday night a bill granting More Minerals Corp. a franchise to distribute electricity in Iloilo City, now serviced by Panay Electric Co. (Pec...
House draft charter takes VP Leni Robredo out of succession
by Jess Diaz - October 10, 2018 - 12:00am
A draft federal charter prepared by administration lawmakers excludes Vice President Leni Robredo from the presidential line of succession and designates the Senate president as the automatic successor to the president...
House ethics panel urged: Hear Bertiz’s side
by Jess Diaz - October 7, 2018 - 12:00am
The House of Representatives ethics committee should give ACTS-OFW party-list Rep. Aniceto Bertiz III his day in court, another party-list lawmaker said yesterday.
Another bill scrapping fuel taxes filed in House
by Jess Diaz - October 7, 2018 - 12:00am
Another bill calling for the scrapping of fuel taxes imposed under the controversial Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) law was introduced over the weekend in the House of Representatives.
Dept. of Agriculture, NHA hit over P1-trillion unspent funds
by Jess Diaz - October 6, 2018 - 12:00am
The Department of Agriculture and National Housing Authority have failed to spend a combined amount of P1 trillion, Rep. Lito Atienza of party-list group Buhay said yesterday.
Bong Revilla to run again for senator in 2019
by Jess Diaz - October 6, 2018 - 12:00am
Detained former senator Ramon Revilla Jr. is again seeking a Senate seat in the May 2019 elections, former Leyte congressman Martin Romualdez, Lakas-Christian Muslim Democrats president, announced yesterday.
Liberal Party takes House minority leadership row to Supreme Court
by Jess Diaz - October 6, 2018 - 12:00am
The Liberal Party group of Marikina Rep. Romero Quimbo yesterday brought its claim to the minority leadership in the House of Representatives to the Supreme Court, questioning the recognition of Quezon Rep. Danilo...
‘Higher inflation should lead to fuel tax suspension’
by Jess Diaz - October 6, 2018 - 12:00am
Opposition lawmakers in the Senate and House of Representatives prodded the government anew yesterday to suspend fuel taxes under the controversial Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) law as inflation...
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | ... | 38 | 39 | 40 | 41 | 42
Are you sure you want to log out?
X
Login

Philstar.com is one of the most vibrant, opinionated, discerning communities of readers on cyberspace. With your meaningful insights, help shape the stories that can shape the country. Sign up now!

SIGN IN
or sign in with