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Romualdez: Unity is theme of incoming Congress
by Delon Porcalla - May 16, 2022 - 12:00am
Expect unity to be the theme of the incoming 19th Congress, which is likely to be headed in the House of Representatives by Majority Leader and Leyte 1st District Rep. Martin Romualdez, who encourages harmony among...
House official presses vape bill passage
by Delon Porcalla - May 9, 2022 - 12:00am
President Duterte can help the country recover from harsh economic effects of the two-year pandemic if he signs the Congress-approved bill that will regulate the vape industry, which provides imprisonment and penalty...
Sign vape bill, Duterte urged
by Delon Porcalla - May 6, 2022 - 12:00am
Going against recommendations of the World Health Organization, the Department of Health and medical organizations, an alliance of vape consumers and retailers urged President Duterte to sign the Congress-approved...
Vargas brods get death threats
by Delon Porcalla - May 4, 2022 - 12:00am
Quezon City District 5 Rep. Alfred Vargas revealed yesterday that he and his brother, District 5 Councilor Patrick Michael “PM” Vargas, received death threats from still unidentified persons.
Pacquiao to voters: Use your discernment vs bets’ deceptions
by Delon Porcalla - May 3, 2022 - 12:00am
Presidential aspirant Sen. Manny Pacquiao yesterday made what appeared to be a final appeal to 67 million Filipino voters to use their “God-given discernment” in choosing the country’s next leaders...
Marcoleta drops out of Senate race
by Delon Porcalla - April 29, 2022 - 12:00am
Lagging in all pre-election surveys among pollsters, Deputy Speaker Rodante Marcoleta dropped his senatorial bid under the UniTeam of former senator Bongbong Marcos and Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-C...
‘Police powers’ mulled for DA vs agricultural smuggling
by Delon Porcalla - April 28, 2022 - 12:00am
A committee leader in the House of Representatives hinted at giving “police powers” to the Department of Agriculture (DA) to solve the country’s multibillion-peso smuggling of agricultural pro...
Roque: Providing free health services a state obligation
by Delon Porcalla - April 26, 2022 - 12:00am
UniTeam senatorial candidate Harry Roque said he would ensure the full implementation of the Universal Health Care law once elected to the Senate.
Probe on utilization of Bayanihan funds pressed
by Delon Porcalla - April 19, 2022 - 12:00am
A senior administration lawmaker has urged his colleagues in the House of Representatives to verify the fund utilization of the two Bayanihan laws that Congress approved during the pandemic so as to prevent a repeat...
Have faith in God – Duterte
by Delon Porcalla - April 18, 2022 - 12:00am
President Duterte yesterday called on Christian Filipinos to have faith in God and in one another as they strive for a brighter future.
Pacquiao to voters: Trust Comelec
by Delon Porcalla - April 13, 2022 - 12:00am
Presidential aspirant Sen. Manny Pacquiao has expressed confidence in the way the Commission on Elections will hold the May 9 national and local elections, even if there were some isolated concerns on the first...
Pacquiao confident ‘true Christians,’ poorest will vote for him
by Delon Porcalla - April 11, 2022 - 12:00am
Sen. Manny Pacquiao is banking on “true Christians” and Filipinos in social classes D and E to deliver for him the votes he needs to win the presidency.
8 party-list groups to get 2% of votes – Pulse
by Delon Porcalla - April 8, 2022 - 12:00am
Top pollster Pulse Asia hinted that eight of 177 party-list groups accredited by the Commission on Elections (Comelec) would have the support of at least two percent of Filipino voters in the May 9 elections.
Pacquiao eyes creation of new water agency
by Delon Porcalla - April 7, 2022 - 12:00am
It is imperative for the next administration to create a new and separate department that will be tasked solely to address the country’s dwindling water resources as a result of environmental abuse and overpopulation,...
Pacquiao to build ‘mega prison’ for corrupt execs
by Delon Porcalla - April 6, 2022 - 12:00am
Sen. Manny Pacquiao has renewed his promise to build what he described as a “mega prison” for all public officials involved in shenanigans in the government, making sure as well that they serve time in...
LGUs with mining sites to get tax income share
by Delon Porcalla - April 4, 2022 - 12:00am
A senior administration lawmaker from Mindanao yesterday revealed that provinces, cities, municipalities and barangays that host mining operations would get an extra P5.6 billion in fresh development funding from...
Group wants medical aid for indigents
by Delon Porcalla - April 4, 2022 - 12:00am
A key leader of the House of Representatives, along with her party-list group seeking reelection in the May 9 elections, has vowed to push for the institutionalization of medical aid for indigent patients confined...
Pacquiao warns of repeat of Marcos-era ‘Jabidah massacre’
by Delon Porcalla - April 4, 2022 - 12:00am
Filipinos should be wary of another Marcos returning to Malacañang, and should bear in mind that history might repeat itself where the secessionist movement in Muslim Mindanao started with the so-called Jabidah...
Include water woes in your platforms, presidential bets told
by Delon Porcalla - March 25, 2022 - 12:00am
Presidential candidates should include in their platforms of government what they intend to do about the problem of water supply, as the country is likely to suffer from another water crisis, a House official said...
Jeepney drivers get P701.5 million fuel subsidy
by Delon Porcalla - March 23, 2022 - 12:00am
The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board has disbursed a total of P701.5 million worth of fuel subsidy to public utility vehicle drivers affected by oil price hikes.
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