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Lapeña’s promotion questioned
by Marvin Sy - October 28, 2018 - 12:00am
Former Bureau of Customs (BOC) chief Isidro Lapeña should not have been given a new position while an investigation is ongoing regarding the smuggling of P11 billion worth of shabu into the country, a senator...
Discussions set on Martial Law extension
by Marvin Sy - October 26, 2018 - 12:00am
The military will start assessing the implementation of martial law in Mindanao next week to determine if there is a need to extend it.
No warrant, no arrest for Customs intelligence officer
by Marvin Sy - October 26, 2018 - 12:00am
Former Bureau of Customs intelligence officer Jimmy Guban will remain in the Senate unless an arrest warrant is issued against him or he is placed under the witness protection program of the Department of Just...
Koko Pimentel says law on his side to seek reelection
by Marvin Sy - October 24, 2018 - 12:00am
Sen. Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III said yesterday the law is on his side when it comes to his eligibility to run for reelection next year.
Grace Poe: More LTO offices set up nationwide
by Marvin Sy - October 20, 2018 - 12:00am
The long lines at the Land Transportation Office are expected to be reduced with the opening of new LTO offices around the country, Sen. Grace Poe said yesterday.
Leila De Lima: 'Probe Michael Yang'
by Marvin Sy - October 20, 2018 - 12:00am
Sen. Leila de Lima has called for an inquiry into the alleged appointment of a foreigner as economic adviser of President Duterte, saying this raises questions on national security.
Nancy Binay gives up UNA’s top post after sibling war
by Marvin Sy - October 19, 2018 - 12:00am
A little over a month into her term as president of the United Nationalist Alliance, Sen. Nancy Binay announced yesterday that she is giving up the post.
Tindig Pilipinas rallies opposition candidates
by Marvin Sy - October 13, 2018 - 12:00am
Cause-oriented group Tindig Pilipinas officially endorsed yesterday three senatorial bets from the opposition: Magdalo party-list Rep. Gary Alejano, human rights lawyer Jose Manuel Diokno and Marawi civic leader...
‘Higher inflation should lead to fuel tax suspension’
by Marvin Sy - 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...
Congress ratifies longer Maternity Leave bill
by Marvin Sy - October 5, 2018 - 12:00am
The Senate and the House of Representatives ratified Wednesday the 105-day Expanded Maternity Leave bill, which is now up for signature or enactment into law by President Duterte.
Senate to institutionalize transport discount for students
by Marvin Sy - September 30, 2018 - 12:00am
Here’s good news for students.
Political miracle? Trillanes comes home
by Marvin Sy - September 30, 2018 - 12:00am
After close to a month of living inside his office at the fifth floor of the Senate, Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV is back home and feeling grateful for the “political miracle” since he was not ordered arrested...
Duterte fraternity brother, new Army exec get CA nod
by Marvin Sy - September 27, 2018 - 12:00am
The Commission on Appointments has confirmed Antonio Kho as commissioner of the Commission on Elections.
Democracy died today – Trillanes
by Marvin Sy - September 26, 2018 - 12:00am
Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV described the order for his arrest as the “defeat of democracy in the country.”
Tell youth of martial law horrors — Pimentel
by Marvin Sy - September 23, 2018 - 12:00am
Senator Aquilino Pimentel III urged all individuals who have personal knowledge about the human rights abuses during the martial law years of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos to come out and remind the current...
Senate vows to restore DepEd classroom budget
by Marvin Sy - September 20, 2018 - 12:00am
The Senate has vowed to restore part of the proposed 2019 budget of the Department of Education (DepEd) for the construction of classrooms that was slashed by Malacañang.
Palace slams Trillanes over surveillance ‘paranoia’
by Marvin Sy - September 19, 2018 - 12:00am
Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV is just paranoid in claiming that suspicious-looking men are casing his residence in Antipolo City after he refused to be placed under government custody following President Duterte’s...
Sen. Tito Sotto wants slight revision to Philippine national anthem
by Marvin Sy - September 19, 2018 - 12:00am
Senate President Vicente Sotto III yesterday proposed a revision in the lyrics of the Philippine national anthem.
Ex-military officers warn vs amnesty revocation
by Marvin Sy - September 16, 2018 - 12:00am
Two former military officers warned the administration of the implications of President Duterte’s move to revoke the amnesty granted to Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV on the future efforts of the government to attain...
Economic managers say prices of goods to stabilize soon
by Marvin Sy - September 16, 2018 - 12:00am
The administration’s economic managers assured the public that prices of basic goods would stabilize soon now that the government has started introducing key interventions.
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