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                    [Title] => UNA hits Valte: Quit, join LPcampaign
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The opposition United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) yesterday advised deputy presidential spokesperson Abigail Valte to resign from her post if she insists on campaigning for candidates of the ruling Liberal Party (LP).

[DatePublished] => 2016-02-05 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1804764 [AuthorName] => Janvic Mateo [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => http://media.philstar.com/images/the-philippine-star/headlines/20160206/Mon-Ilagan.jpg ) [1] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1550241 [Title] => Palace to ask next admin for P54.3 B for pay hike [Summary] =>

Malacañang will ask the next administration to allocate P54.3 billion for the second tranche of the Salary Standardization Law 4 Bill pending in Congress.

[DatePublished] => 2016-02-05 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => ) [2] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1550038 [Title] => Weathermen urge Noy to retain benefits [Summary] =>

Workers at the state weather bureau asked President Aquino not to remove their magna carta benefits should the latter decide to come up with an executive order as an alternative to the doomed Salary Standardization Law.

[DatePublished] => 2016-02-05 03:03:40 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1804764 [AuthorName] => Janvic Mateo [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => http://media.philstar.com/images/the-philippine-star/other-sections/starweek-magazine/20140803/fearless-forecast-4.jpg ) [3] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1549524 [Title] => Congress adjourns without approving pay standardization [Summary] =>

The two chambers of Congress adjourned session last night for the election campaign without approving the proposed Salary Standardization Law (SSL) 4.

[DatePublished] => 2016-02-03 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1097047 [AuthorName] => Jess Diaz [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => ) [4] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1549201 [Title] => Health workers walk out over salary law [Summary] =>

Workers in Metro Manila hospitals run by the Department of Health (DOH) walked out of work at noon yesterday to protest the proposed Salary Standardization Law (SSL) 4 and the possible repeal of the Magna Carta of public health employees.

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There are more factors that can push economic growth faster this year than pull it lower, the country’s budget chief said Friday.

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Budget Secretary Florencio Abad confirmed yesterday that there is lack of funds for the Senate version of the proposed Salary Standardization Law (SSL) 4 or the pay hike for government personnel and military retirees.

[DatePublished] => 2016-01-28 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1097047 [AuthorName] => Jess Diaz [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => http://media.philstar.com/images/the-philippine-star/headlines/20141128/Butch-Abad-DBM-Department-of-Budget.jpg ) [7] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1547230 [Title] => Economy grows 5.8% in 2015 [Summary] =>

(UPDATED) The domestic economy grew at a pace of 6.3 percent in the fourth quarter of 2015, bringing the full-year growth of 5.8 percent, the government announced Tuesday.

[DatePublished] => 2016-01-27 19:52:58 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1212169 [AuthorName] => Camille Diola [SectionName] => Business [SectionUrl] => business [URL] => http://media.philstar.com/images/the-philippine-star/nation/20160128/makati-skyline.jpg ) [8] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1546972 [Title] => State firms disburse 95% of 2015 budget [Summary] =>

State agencies posted the fastest disbursement rate in at least three years in 2015, generating optimism on economic growth which will be reported today.

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State agencies ended last year with the fastest disbursement rate in at least two years, generating optimism on economic growth which will be reported on Thursday.

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