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Pacquiao launches esports squad
by Delon Porcalla - December 6, 2021 - 12:00am
Boxing icon, Sen. Manny Pacquiao broke new ground over the weekend by launching his own esports team in the country, anticipating the boom in electronic gaming now led by advanced economies in the world.
House to probe sale of Orthopedic property
by Delon Porcalla - November 22, 2021 - 12:00am
The House of Representatives may conduct an investigation into the alleged anomalous sale of parcels of land owned by the Philippine Orthopedic Center to a couple last year.
Pacquiao to use global stature to lure investors
by Delon Porcalla - November 19, 2021 - 12:00am
Sen. Manny Pacquiao yesterday vowed to help the country catch up with its Asian neighbors in terms of foreign direct investments by using his worldwide influence as an international boxing champion, if he wins the...
COP26 conference ‘nothing but an emission of hot air’
by Delon Porcalla - November 17, 2021 - 12:00am
It was apparently all talk, with no concrete action.
Congressman moves to extend validity of 2021 GAA
by Delon Porcalla - November 16, 2021 - 12:00am
An administration lawmaker has filed a bill seeking to extend until December 2022 the validity of this year’s P4.5-trillion national budget.
Vax card fee deal ‘patently illegal’ – lawmaker
by Delon Porcalla - November 15, 2021 - 12:00am
Hundreds of millions of pesos in fees for vaccination cards might have been collected by a remittance firm with a “patently illegal” contract with the government, a senior administration lawmaker said...
Graft raps against Albayalde junked
by Delon Porcalla - November 11, 2021 - 12:00am
Ex-PNP chief Albayalde cleared of graft, drug raps due to ‘insufficient evidence’
Congress resumes session with 2022 budget as priority
by Delon Porcalla - November 8, 2021 - 12:00am
The Senate and the House of Representatives are set to resume sessions today after a month-long Halloween break, with the ratification of the P5.024-trillion national budget atop the agenda.
Pacquiao: No to bullying in South China Sea
by Delon Porcalla - November 5, 2021 - 12:00am
Sen. Manny Pacquiao made public yesterday his position regarding the West Philippine Sea, saying that China and the Philippines respect each other, but bullying should be out of the question.
G20 urged: Fulfill $100 billion promise to vulnerable countries
by Delon Porcalla - November 3, 2021 - 12:00am
If only member-economies of the G20 make good on their promise to provide $100 billion in annual financing support to “vulnerable countries” like the Philippines, then the impact of climate change will...
Senate urged: Pass 2022 budget early
by Delon Porcalla - November 2, 2021 - 12:00am
With the House of Representatives having “done its job” and passed the P5.024-trillion national budget for 2022, a congresswoman said senators must do the same as soon as possible so that President Duterte...
Public access to SALN ‘subject to regulation’
by Delon Porcalla - November 1, 2021 - 12:00am
The public has the right to access information about a public official’s statement of assets, liabilities and net worth, but this is “not absolute” since no less than the Supreme Court (SC) ruled...
House sends P5.02 trillion budget for 2022 to Senate
by Delon Porcalla - October 28, 2021 - 12:00am
The House of Representatives on Monday sent to the Senate for its concurrence the proposed P5.024-trillion national budget for 2022, ahead of the original schedule as the government tries to have it approved before...
Ex-CamSur governor cleared in ‘anomalous’ fuel deal
by Delon Porcalla - October 25, 2021 - 12:00am
The Sandiganbayan has dismissed the graft charges filed against former Camarines Sur governor now Rep. LRay Villafuerte in connection with the allegedly anomalous purchase of fuel by the provincial government in...
Ombudsman: No censorship in draft bill for SALN reportage
by Delon Porcalla - October 25, 2021 - 12:00am
Ombudsman Samuel Martires stood pat on his position that the draft bill he submitted to the House of Representatives does not stifle the constitutionally guaranteed freedom of the press, because there is no censorship...
More vaccines for provinces pushed
by Delon Porcalla - October 18, 2021 - 12:00am
A key member of the House of Representatives has called on the national government to distribute more vaccines to provinces across the country, especially now that the nation’s capital is approaching herd...
No reenacted budget for 2022 – Speaker
by Delon Porcalla - October 18, 2021 - 12:00am
Speaker Lord Allan Velasco assured the public that the House of Representatives intends to submit to the Senate the approved P5.024-trillion national budget for 2022 on Oct. 27 so that President Duterte can sign...
P910 million earmarked for benefits of teachers
by Delon Porcalla - October 6, 2021 - 12:00am
Some 900,000 public school teachers will each receive P1,000 incentive without any delay as part of the celebration of World Teachers’ Day, a lawmaker said yesterday.
GMA, Alvarez file COCs for House seats
by Delon Porcalla - October 5, 2021 - 12:00am
Former president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo may come back as speaker of the House of Representatives after she filed her certificate of candidacy as representative of the second district of her home province Pampa...
Stop mass migration of nurses – lawmaker
by Delon Porcalla - October 4, 2021 - 12:00am
The government should immediately take the necessary steps to prevent the mass migration of nurses due to the high COVID-19 cases in public and private hospitals, according to a congressman.
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