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P1.2 billion to be added to dengue budget
by Jess Diaz - May 20, 2018 - 12:00am
The House of Representatives committee on appropriations is set to approve early next week the additional P1.2-billion funding for children inoculated with the dengue vaccine Dengvaxia who show symptoms of dengue...
Bill exempts poll allowance from tax
by Jess Diaz - May 20, 2018 - 12:00am
Quezon City Rep. Winston Castelo has filed a bill that would exempt from income tax the P6,000 allowance the Commission on Elections gives to public school teachers for election duty.
House asks DOH: Seek out 900,000 Dengvaxia recipients
by Jess Diaz - May 19, 2018 - 12:00am
The House of Representatives committee on appropriations asked the Department of Health yesterday to seek out the 900,000 schoolchildren who had been inoculated with the controversial dengue vaccine Dengvaxia.
House OKs 25 years in prison for car vandals
by Jess Diaz - May 18, 2018 - 12:00am
A person throwing any hard object at a vehicle could soon face imprisonment of up to 25 years.
P1.2-billion dengue fund approval seen by end of May 2018
by Jess Diaz - May 18, 2018 - 12:00am
The House of Representatives is set to approve within this month the proposal to allocate an additional P1.2 billion for schoolchildren who get sick after they were inoculated with the controversial dengue vaccine,...
House OKs SIM card registration bill
by Jess Diaz - May 17, 2018 - 12:00am
The House of Representatives has approved on third and final reading a bill requiring the registration of all postpaid and prepaid mobile phone subscriber identify module cards.
Customs, NBI told: Find smuggling brains
by Jess Diaz - May 16, 2018 - 12:00am
The House committee on ways and means asked the Bureau of Customs and the National Bureau of Investigation yesterday to locate a certain Kimberly or Julie Gamboa, who is suspected to be behind the “illegal...
House gives SolGen Calida more power
by Jess Diaz - May 16, 2018 - 12:00am
The House of Representatives voted last night to give more power to Solicitor General Jose Calida, who is still basking in his victory in having the Supreme Court oust its own chief justice, Maria Lourdes Seren...
TRAIN law may be reviewed due to rising prices
by Jess Diaz - May 16, 2018 - 12:00am
The House of Representatives is open to reviewing the controversial Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion law in view of rising prices of products and services.
Include salary hike in 2019 budget, lawmakers urge Duterte
by Jess Diaz - May 12, 2018 - 12:00am
Lawmakers representing public school teachers urged President Duterte yesterday to “walk the talk” on increasing government salaries by including funds for the promised adjustment in next year’s...
House won’t transmit Sereno impeachment to Senate
by Jess Diaz - May 12, 2018 - 12:00am
The House of Representatives will no longer transmit the impeachment complaint against ousted chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno to the Senate for trial, unless the Supreme Court ruling is reversed.
Sereno hahatulan na
by Jess Diaz - May 11, 2018 - 12:00am
Patatalsikin ng Supreme Court sa puwesto ang sarili nitong chief justice na si Maria Lourdes Sereno sa pamamagitan ng botong (11-3) pabor sa quo warranto petition ni Solicitor General Jose Calida na humihiling na...
Rep. Reynaldo Umali: ‘SC to oust Sereno, 11-3’
by Jess Diaz - May 11, 2018 - 12:00am
As a “foregone conclusion” to ouster moves against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno, her fellow magistrates will have her removed by voting in favor of the solicitor general’s petition declaring...
House mulls karaoke ban in residential areas
by Jess Diaz - May 6, 2018 - 12:00am
The House of Representatives has moved closer to approving a bill that seeks to ban karaoke and videoke systems in residential areas.
Workers see tougher fight over ‘endo’ in Congress
by Jess Diaz - May 3, 2018 - 12:00am
Workers see a tougher fight ahead after President Duterte tossed to Congress the ultimate resolution of their call to end contractualization.
West Philippine Sea joint exploration is treason — lawmaker
by Jess Diaz - May 2, 2018 - 12:00am
President Duterte’s offer for China to have joint exploration projects in the West Philippine Sea is a “treasonous act,” Rep. Gary Alejano of party-list group Magdalo said yesterday.
House panel to probe housing projects
by Jess Diaz - April 28, 2018 - 12:00am
A day after falling into murky water while inspecting a resettlement site in Zamboanga City, the chairman of the House committee on housing and urban development vowed to look into all projects undertaken by the...
Palace unfazed by drop in Duterte’s trust rating
by Jess Diaz - April 28, 2018 - 12:00am
Malacañang is unfazed by the 10-percent drop in President Duterte’s trust rating, thanking Filipinos yesterday for their continued confidence in him.
Lawmakers seek House probe of activist’s ‘torture’
by Jess Diaz - April 27, 2018 - 12:00am
United States immigration agents allegedly tortured activist Jerome Succor Aba, whom they detained upon arrival at the San Francisco Airport on April 17, according to leftist party-list lawmakers.
Vehicle vandals face 25 years in prison
by Jess Diaz - April 27, 2018 - 12:00am
Persons throwing stones or hard objects at moving or stationary motor vehicles could face imprisonment of up to 25 years.
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