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Senate winners may be proclaimed tomorrow
by Paolo Romero - May 18, 2019 - 12:00am
Winning senatorial candidates and party-list representatives may be proclaimed simultaneously tomorrow, with poll officials reportedly already sending out informal invitations to the event to sure election vict...
Probe on glitches to push through
by Paolo Romero - May 17, 2019 - 12:00am
While the automated midterm elections last Monday were generally credible, a congressional inquiry into the reported glitches and other problems that marred voting at some precincts must still push through, Senate...
6 House members win as governors
by Paolo Romero - May 15, 2019 - 12:00am
At least six members of the House of Representatives appear to have won as governors in their provinces.
Duterte gets midterm thumbs up as allies rule
by Paolo Romero - May 15, 2019 - 12:00am
Unofficial results of the midterm elections showed big wins for President Duterte’s candidates, indicating a resounding public endorsement of his rule, political analysts said.
Even senators not spared from vote-counting glitches
by Paolo Romero - May 14, 2019 - 12:00am
Some senators experienced glitches in the use of vote-counting machines (VCMs) when they cast their ballots yesterday.
De Lima to cast vote in Parañaque
by Paolo Romero - May 13, 2019 - 12:00am
Opposition Sen. Leila de Lima will temporarily leave her cell at the Philippine National Police Custodial Center at Camp Crame in Quezon City today to vote at a polling precinct in Parañaque City, where she...
Lacierda: Grade school matrix does not constitute proof
by Paolo Romero - May 9, 2019 - 12:00am
Former presidential spokesman Edwin Lacierda yesterday mocked the latest pronouncements from Malacañang on the supposed involvement of the Liberal Party and its supporters in alleged attempts to destabilize...
Senate panel calls off hearing on Bikoy claims
by Paolo Romero - May 9, 2019 - 12:00am
The Senate committee on public order and dangerous drugs cancelled its scheduled inquiry today into the claims of ex-convict Peter Joemel Advincula, the self-confessed “Bikoy” in the online videos that...
Party-list group seeks to plant 10 million trees
by Paolo Romero - May 8, 2019 - 12:00am
Luntiang Pilipinas party-list launched on Monday a campaign to plant 10 million trees as part of a nationwide regreening effort and to help improve the country’s environment.
Bong Go strips anew: No tattoos, just PSNBB
by Paolo Romero - May 7, 2019 - 12:00am
Senatorial candidate Christopher “Bong” Go yesterday belied accusations of Bikoy that he was involved in illegal drugs and took off his shirt during a party-list press conference in Calamba, Laguna to...
Senate set to approve 3 key economic bills
by Paolo Romero - May 6, 2019 - 12:00am
The Senate aims to approve at least three key economic bills that their proponents say will help the country adapt to and benefit from changing global economic and business trends before the 17th Congress finally...
Wetland center for students to rise south of Manila
by Paolo Romero - May 2, 2019 - 12:00am
A wetland center that will help educate students on the importance of wetland and wildlife conservation will open at the Las Piñas-Parañaque Wetland Park before the end of the year, Sen. Cynthia Villar...
Metro tricycle drivers support Bong Go
by Paolo Romero - May 1, 2019 - 12:00am
Former special assistant to the president and 2019 senatorial candidate Christopher “Bong” Go on Saturday got the pledge of support from the National Capital Region-Tricycle Operators and Drivers Association...
P23 B for health facilities escape veto
by Paolo Romero - April 30, 2019 - 12:00am
Allocations totalling P23 billion made by senators for health facilities and hiring of medical personnel have been spared from President Duterte’s veto of over P95 billion worth of amendments made by lawmakers...
Agencies face legal sanctions if rice tariffication fails
by Paolo Romero - April 29, 2019 - 12:00am
The Department of Agriculture (DA) and other agencies tasked to carry out the Rice Tariffication Law may face legal sanctions if they fail to fully implement its provisions, Sen. Cynthia Villar has warned.
‘Probe syndicate bringing foreign doctors into country’
by Paolo Romero - April 29, 2019 - 12:00am
Sen. Richard Gordon has asked authorities to investigate what he believes is a syndicate that brings foreign doctors into the country to practice medicine in certain hospitals without the necessary permits, which...
Penalties for erring power plant operators sought
by Paolo Romero - April 29, 2019 - 12:00am
Operators of power plants that conk out, especially when they are most needed, should have their licenses revoked and their customers compensated, Sen. Sherwin Gatchalian said yesterday.
‘Prioritize Pinoy workers in China-funded projects’
by Paolo Romero - April 29, 2019 - 12:00am
Senators are working on drafting amendments to the Official Development Assistance Act in an effort to ensure local jobs are protected amid growing concerns on the influx of Chinese workers in the country.
Report on possible collusion among power operators out soon
by Paolo Romero - April 27, 2019 - 12:00am
The results of the joint probe of the Department of Energy (DOE) and the Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) into possible collusion among power plant operators in connection with the spate of blackouts in Luzon...
‘Resolution of government, Shell tax case to boost investments’
by Paolo Romero - April 27, 2019 - 12:00am
The resolution of the $1.1-billion (P53.14-billion) tax arbitration case between the Philippine government and Shell Philippines Exploration B.V. (SPEX) is expected to boost investments in the country’s oil...
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