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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.
DOT tells airlines: 'Limit flights to Boracay'
by Marvin Sy - September 14, 2018 - 12:00am
The Department of Tourism is asking various airlines to limit their flights to Boracay to help maintain the carrying capacity of the island.
Almost a week at Senate, Trillanes still in high spirits
by Marvin Sy - September 9, 2018 - 12:00am
On his sixth day as a “temporary resident” of the Senate and apart from the inconvenience of having to sleep on his couch, Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV has adjusted well to his situation.
Trillanes: No arrest order another lie
by Marvin Sy - September 9, 2018 - 12:00am
Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV yesterday said he has no intention to leave the Senate at this time in spite of assurances from Malacañang that he will not be arrested.
Sell rice at P42, government urged
by Marvin Sy - September 8, 2018 - 12:00am
The private sector is calling on the government to impose a suggested retail price on all well-milled rice in the market at P42 per kilogram to arrest profiteering by some traders and slowly stabilize the price of...
Supplemental budget covers dengue patients
by Marvin Sy - September 7, 2018 - 12:00am
The P1.161-billion supplemental budget approved by the Senate would cover not only individuals injected with the anti-dengue vaccine Dengvaxia, but all patients of dengue in the country.
Leni Robredo condemns ‘persecution’ of opposition
by Marvin Sy - September 6, 2018 - 12:00am
Citing glaring legal infirmities of the proclamation issued to revoke the amnesty of Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV and cause his arrest, Vice President Leni Robredo, several senators and lawyers rallied behind the embattled...
Senate approves P1.16-billion supplemental budget for dengue assistance
by Marvin Sy - September 6, 2018 - 12:00am
The Senate has approved on third and final reading the P1.161-billion supplemental budget for assistance to people injected with the controversial Dengvaxia vaccine.
Trillanes panel proceeds with probe of Jose Calida
by Marvin Sy - September 5, 2018 - 12:00am
The presidential order for the immediate arrest of Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV did not stop his panel’s inquiry yesterday into the contracts with different government agencies awarded to the security agency owned...
Ping Lacson: ‘Martial law, BOL do not guarantee peace in Mindanao’
by Marvin Sy - August 31, 2018 - 12:00am
The bombing incident in Sultan Kudarat suggests that neither martial law nor the Bangsamoro Organic Law could guarantee peace in Mindanao, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said yesterday.
Senate approves P100-billion coco levy trust fund
by Marvin Sy - August 30, 2018 - 12:00am
The Senate has ratified the bicameral conference committee report on the bill creating the P100-billion coconut levy trust fund.
‘PCOO should have campaign plans for federalism’
by Marvin Sy - August 26, 2018 - 12:00am
Sen. Aquilino Pimentel III yesterday said he does not know what Malacañang, through the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO), is doing to promote a shift in the form of government from unitary...
DICT urged: Speed up free Wi-Fi in SUCs
by Marvin Sy - August 25, 2018 - 12:00am
Only two out of the country’s state universities and colleges have free Wi-Fi despite Congress’ allocation of P280 million for the Department of Information and Communications Technology to implement...
No Charter change before polls, says Tito Sotto
by Marvin Sy - August 24, 2018 - 12:00am
Senate President Vicente Sotto III said that any discussion regarding the proposed shift in the form of government to a federal system would best be done after the May 2019 elections.
Kiko Pangilinan, Bam Aquino slam Imee Marcos: 'Admit guilt'
by Marvin Sy - August 23, 2018 - 12:00am
There can be no moving on unless there is an admission of guilt.
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