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Senators urge change in bidding process for MRT maintenance system

Posted on: November 17th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Senate Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III is not buying the idea of stopping or suspending the operation of MRT Line-3 just to give way for assessment and...

Senate expedites passage of proposed 2018 national budget, tax reform package

Posted on: November 17th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Senate went straight to deliberation of priority bills of the Duterte administration as soon as the session opened on Thursday. The upper chamber of Congress targets...

Malacañang: LP, afraid of its own ghost

Posted on: October 27th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang criticized the Liberal Party for stating that the Duterte administration is all-out in demonizing Senator Franklin Drilon and former DILG Secretary Mar Roxas. Malacañang said they...

Drop in President Duterte’s ratings, expected — Malacañang

Posted on: October 9th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The net satisfaction rating of President Duterte dropped by 18 points based on the latest survey of Social Weather Station. From 66 % in June, it dropped...

AFP assures it won’t join destabilization plot against Duterte administration

Posted on: October 6th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — This was the statement of Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Spokesperson Major General Restituto Padilla when asked about the issue of destabilization against the current administration....

Malacañang: Office of the Ombudsman should not be part of the demolition job vs President Duterte

Posted on: October 4th, 2017 | No Comments
  MANILA, Philippines — Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella said the ombudsman seems to be showing its political color and siding with the opposition against President Rodrigo Duterte. “The Office of...

Makabayan bloc quits alliance with House Super Majority

Posted on: September 15th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Makabayan bloc describes the Duterte administration as pro-imperialist and anti-people. To intensify their opposition to the administration, the bloc has announced its separation from the majority...

Senators plan to increase Defense Department’s intel fund

Posted on: September 14th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The proposed intelligence fund of the Department of National Defense (DND) for 2018 is 1.5 billion pesos. Some senators noticed that the amount would not suffice for...

Malacañang respects opinions of the heads of constitutional commissions

Posted on: September 14th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The House of Representatives’ approval of a 1,000-peso budget for the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) for next year has been in the headlines. The controversy even...

Witness positively identified two Caloocan cops in the killing of Kian delos Santos

Posted on: September 6th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines —  During Tuesday’s Senate hearing on the controversial death of Kian delos Santos, 31 year-old ‘MC’, (not the witness’ real name), pointed at two of the four present...