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Senate majority leader to file petition to open probe on Comelec chair Andres Bautista

Posted on: August 8th, 2017 | No Comments
Senate Majority Leader Tito Sotto will file a resolution that seeks to investigate  Comelec chief Andres Bautista. Bautista might face plunder charges following the revelation of his wife about his...

Duterte stands by the cops who raided the Parojinogs of Ozamiz City

Posted on: August 3rd, 2017 | No Comments
President Rodrigo Duterte has finally spoken up on the controversial raid of the residences of Ozamiz City Mayor Reynaldo Parojinog that killed the local chief executive and 14 others. The...

Ex-Customs officer denies involvement in smuggling of billion-peso worth of shabu

Posted on: August 3rd, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Former Bureau of Customs (BOC) Risk Management acting chief Larrybert Hilario strongly denied having a hand on why the cargo of  EMT Trading containing 600 kilograms of...

President Duterte still trusts BOC Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon

Posted on: August 2nd, 2017 | No Comments
President Rodrigo Duterte still trusts Bureau of Customs Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon. This, after some lawmakers called for the resignation of the Customs official because of the controversial P6.4 billion worth...

Comelec assures to meet the necessary preparations in time for the local polls in October

Posted on: July 28th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — “We still have sufficient time. But ifWE  still see no direction, we will have no other choice but to purchase equipment, and to print ballots, and thus,...

Senators study amendments on provisions of tax reform package

Posted on: July 28th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Senate Committee on Ways and Means chairman, Senator Sonny Angara said the impact of proposed excise tax on petroleum products on poor families is a concern to...

Education, Infra Dev’t get biggest shares in proposed 2018 national budget

Posted on: July 27th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has already endorsed to Congress the proposed national budget for next year. P691.1 billion is the proposed budget for the Department of Education, Commission...

PNP chief maintains no cover up of police involved in Espinosa slay case

Posted on: July 27th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Some senators believe there was an apparent cover-up in the Espinosa slay case. “Part of the cover-up, particularly in the case of Undersecretary Orceo, maliwanag naman talagang...

Full transcript of President Duterte’s 2nd State of the Nation Address

Posted on: July 25th, 2017 | No Comments
State of the Nation Address of Rodrigo Roa Duterte President of the Philippines To the Congress of the Philippines Session Hall of the House of Representatives [Delivered at the Batasang...

House to support bigger allocation for infra projects in 2018 budget

Posted on: July 17th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Lower House lawmakers pin-point four priority legislation for the 2nd regular session of the 17th Congress. House Deputy Speaker Gwendolyn Garcia said they will initially focus on...