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Lawmakers to respect Duterte veto on 2019 budget

Posted on Friday, 12 April 2019 03:08 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Lawmakers will respect President Rodrigo Duterte’s exercise of his veto power on the proposed P3.7-trillion 2019 national budget. Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon said vetoing the entire...

Drop in PRRD’s rating calls for revision of administration policies – senators

Posted on Monday, 9 October 2017 06:57 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — According to some Liberal Party (LP) senators, the approval and trust ratings of the president might further plunge if the government continues to pursue its strategy particularly...

Obama to seek new authority for force against Islamic State next week: congressional aides

Posted on Friday, 6 February 2015 08:12 AM | No Comments
(Reuters) – President Barack Obama will ask Congress for new authority to use force against Islamic State fighters next week, congressional aides said on Thursday. A House Democratic aide said...