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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...

Fratmen’s “cover-up attempt” revealed through a group chat presented in Senate

Posted on Wednesday, 18 October 2017 09:19 PM | No Comments
  MANILA, Philippines – For the first time since the tragic death by hazing of UST Law student Horacio Castillo III, members of the Aegis Juris Fraternity allegedly involved in...

Teachers’ alliance calls for increase in monthly salary, allowance

Posted on Tuesday, 10 October 2017 08:04 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT) has asked President Rodrigo Duterte to certify as urgent the House Bill No. 56 that seeks to increase the salary of...

Senators plan to increase Defense Department’s intel fund

Posted on Thursday, 14 September 2017 06:00 PM | 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...

Special joint session likely to focus on length of martial law extension – Senators

Posted on Friday, 21 July 2017 01:00 AM | No Comments
Some senators have expressed reservations on the issue of a five-month extension or up to the end of the year for the declaration of martial law. Senator Joel Villanueva said...

Antipolo City government offers free land for Senate use

Posted on Thursday, 6 July 2017 07:04 AM | No Comments
  MANILA, Philippines — A 25-hectare free land with no strings attached. This is the offer of the local government of Antipolo City to the Senate of the Philippines, as...

Senators worry over alleged war threats of China in the West Philippine Sea

Posted on Tuesday, 23 May 2017 12:03 PM | No Comments
MANILA — Liberal Party Senator Bam Aquino wants the Senate to look into details of the independent foreign policy of the Duterte Administration. This comes after President Rodrigo Duterte in...

Almost 100% transmission: Count continues for three remaining COC’s

Posted on Tuesday, 17 May 2016 02:00 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The poll body is close to achieving 100 percent transmission of votes for the national and local polls as there are only three Certificates of Canvass (COC)...