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Palace: the Filipino suicide bomber a cause for concern

Posted on Thursday, 11 July 2019 05:31 PM | No Comments
One of the two suicide bombers who was confirmed to be Filipino is a cause for concern according to Malacañang. The attacker was identified as Norman Lasuca, 23 years old....

DOH lauds tobacco tax bill passage in Congress

Posted on Thursday, 6 June 2019 04:21 PM | No Comments
The Department of Health (DOH) lauded Congress for approving the bill that seeks to increase taxes in tobacco and alcohol. The Senate has approved the said bill, 21-0 during the...

Palace on Congress’ failure to pass ROTC bill: ‘Not a problem’

Posted on Wednesday, 5 June 2019 12:44 AM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Malaca؜ñang on Tuesday said it would not mind if the proposal seeking to implement a mandatory Reserved Officers Training Corps (ROTC) program in the public and private...

How the ‘Super Majority’ can affect passage of proposed bills

Posted on Wednesday, 22 May 2019 06:44 PM | No Comments
Having proposed bills approved in Congress is and has always been a numbers game. Majority votes by members of the Senate and the House of Representatives are always needed for...

Congress resumes sessions, to tackle priority bills

Posted on Monday, 20 May 2019 12:47 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Senate and the House of Representatives are set resume their sessions today in a bid to pass several priority bills before the 17th Congress formally adjourns...

Congress to probe poll glitches on June 4

Posted on Thursday, 16 May 2019 03:29 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Senate and the House of Representatives are planning to hold an inquiry on the technical glitches and other issues that marred the 2019 midterm elections. Senator...

GIS EXCLUSIVE: Vote for track record, not popularity — Edu Manzano

Posted on Wednesday, 27 March 2019 07:28 PM | No Comments
QUEZON CITY, Philippines – Actor Edu Manzano believes that public service is not just about popularity. Manzano is running for a congressional seat for the lone district of San Juan...

Congress eyes investigation on water crisis

Posted on Friday, 15 March 2019 10:46 AM | No Comments
The Senate and House of Representatives called on the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS), Maynilad, Manila Water, and the National Water Regulatory Board to explain the water service interruptions...

Congress ratifies bill penalizing catcalling, other forms of sexual harassment in public spaces

Posted on Friday, 8 February 2019 10:46 AM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Congress has ratified the bicameral conference report for the Safe Spaces Bill which seeks to penalize catcalling and gender-based sexual harassment in streets, public and online spaces,...

Lower House reminds ex-solons to surrender protocol license plates

Posted on Thursday, 15 November 2018 12:18 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya reminds all former members of the House of Representatives to surrender their protocol license plates. Andaya said the order is due to reports...