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Kabayan party-list representative dies
by Delon Porcalla - September 24, 2018 - 12:00am
Kabayan party-list Rep. Ciriaco Calalang died yesterday after a massive stroke. He was 67.
Release IRR on expanded law over protected areas — lawmaker
by Delon Porcalla - September 20, 2018 - 12:00am
The Duterte administration should release at the soonest possible time the draft implementing rules and regulations on the law that provides stronger and wider protection for protected areas in the country.
Pacquiao-Mayweather fight welcomed
by Delon Porcalla - September 17, 2018 - 12:00am
While they expressed their support for a possible rematch between boxing superstars Sen. Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather, pro-administration members of the House of Representatives said yesterday Mayweather should...
Lawmaker: IRR on ease of doing business a priority
by Delon Porcalla - September 17, 2018 - 12:00am
The Department of Trade and Industry should immediately release the implementing rules and regulations of the new Ease of Doing Business Law that President Duterte signed, which is aimed at enticing foreign investors...
Danilo Suarez unfazed by Pantaleon Alvarez camp’s petition
by Delon Porcalla - September 14, 2018 - 12:00am
House Minority Leader Danilo Suarez brushed aside a petition filed by the camp of ousted speaker Pantaleon Alvarez that raised doubts about his group’s legitimacy, noting that no less than members of the House...
Duterte to issue EO to solve inflation
by Delon Porcalla - September 14, 2018 - 12:00am
President Duterte is set to issue an executive order aimed at resolving the “raging contentious relations” between the National Food Authority and the NFA Council to help arrest runaway inflation, Albay...
House panel OKs ban on microplastics
by Delon Porcalla - September 13, 2018 - 12:00am
A committee of the House of Representatives has approved a bill that seeks to prohibit the use by any company of products such as rinse-off cosmetics and clothing that contain harmful microplastics.
Lito Atienza: ‘Customs collection better than TRAIN 2 for raising revenue’
by Delon Porcalla - September 13, 2018 - 12:00am
Customs collection is better and more efficient in generating additional taxes.
Rep. Romero Quimbo: '4.6 million Filipinos poorer due to inflation'
by Delon Porcalla - September 12, 2018 - 12:00am
Inflation – or the increase in the prices of goods and services – has added at least 4.6 million Filipinos to the ranks of the poor, Marikina Rep. Romero Quimbo said yesterday.
Comelec urged to delay COC filing by one week
by Delon Porcalla - September 11, 2018 - 12:00am
Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo yesterday called on the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to reset the original Oct. 1-5 deadline for the filing of certificates of candidacy (COCs) for the local and national elections...
House gives final approval to TRAIN 2 bill
by Delon Porcalla - September 11, 2018 - 12:00am
Voting 187-14 with three abstentions, the House of Representatives approved on third and final reading yesterday the second phase of the controversial Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) law despite...
Tax Amnesty Bill passes House committee
by Delon Porcalla - September 10, 2018 - 12:00am
A key committee of the House of Representatives has approved the proposed Tax Amnesty Bill whose objective is to help mitigate the skyrocketing prices of basic goods.
House starts plenary debate on DDR bill
by Delon Porcalla - September 7, 2018 - 12:00am
The House of Representatives started Wednesday night plenary deliberations on the Palace-backed measure that would create the Department of Disaster Resilience (DDR), replacing the National Disaster Risk Reduction...
Gloria Arroyo gives House of Representatives employees P35,000 for groceries
by Delon Porcalla - September 4, 2018 - 12:00am
Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo yesterday surprised House of Representatives employees when she announced that the House would give out a grocery allowance of P35,000 this month.
August inflation seen to hit 9-year high
by Delon Porcalla - September 4, 2018 - 12:00am
Inflation in August may have breached the previous month’s level to reach a new nine-year high, according to separate projections made by the Department of Finance and a lawmaker-economist.
‘Alvarez will pay for libel’
by Delon Porcalla - September 3, 2018 - 12:00am
Rep. Tonyboy Floirendo Jr. is promising to go after his estranged buddy and fellow Davao del Norte congressman Pantaleon Alvarez, especially now that he is no longer speaker of the House of Representatives.
Edcel Lagman optimistic of impeachment case vs 7 SC justices
by Delon Porcalla - August 31, 2018 - 12:00am
Independent opposition Rep. Edcel Lagman of Albay is optimistic the impeachment complaints they filed against Supreme Court justices led by now Chief Justice Teresita de Castro will see the light of day.
House OKs bills on 4Ps, timbangan, workers’ welfare
by Delon Porcalla - August 31, 2018 - 12:00am
The House of Representatives passed on Wednesday night three key administration bills – the institutionalization of Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps), mandatory Timbangan ng Bayan for markets and wellness...
Include mental health programs in curriculum, DepEd urged
by Delon Porcalla - August 30, 2018 - 12:00am
The growing number of highly sensitive youth who commit suicide, both nationwide and worldwide, should be nipped in the bud at this early stage when programs dealing with mental health should be introduced in the...
Gloria Arroyo unsure about impeach raps vs SC justices
by Delon Porcalla - August 30, 2018 - 12:00am
To file an impeachment complaint is one thing, but to make it prosper is another.
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