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2014/09/23 17:14
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At least 20 lawmakers crossed party lines on Tuesday to demand higher funding for 113 state universities and colleges (SUCs). Kabataan party-list Rep. Terry Ridon, main proponent of the unified...
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2014/09/23 17:14
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CITING lack of time, a lawmaker said Tuesday the House will file a resolution tomorrow giving President Benigno Aquino III “limited power” to deal with the impending power crisis in the summer of...
2014/09/23 10:43
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MANILA - House Majority Leader Neptali Gonzales II said the House of Representatives intends to limit the additional powers President Aquino is requesting from Congress to address a power crisis in...
2014/09/23 05:40
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... should have an honest to goodness analysis of the national budget because we owe it to the Filipino people, who want the pork barrel system and lump sums abolished.” – Bayan Muna Rep. Neri...
2014/09/23 03:43
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There is no clear cut reason for the 2016 power problem, Bayan Muna Rep. Neri Colmenares said. He said Energy Secretary Jericho Petilla failed to justify the need for Congress to grant additional...
2014/09/22 17:14
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FOR the fifth time in as many session days, House Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. appealed to members of the ruling Liberal Party to attend the plenary debates on the national budget, which have been...
2014/09/19 17:14
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LAWMAKERS on Friday claimed the illegal “manna” from the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) just came to them without their asking for it, and that the Palace simply told them the funds were...
2014/09/18 17:14
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One of the most regrettable decisions Mang Celso did was to ask for a refund of his contributions from the Social Security System. As a consequence, he forfeited his right to a lifetime old-age...
2014/09/16 17:14
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Perhaps the President requires emergency powers to enrich some of his business cronies. Or perhaps he’s just using a supposed power crisis to test if Congress will keep giving him whatever he wants,...
2014/09/16 10:45
2014/09/16 10:45
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MANILA - Bayan Muna Rep. Neri Colmenares thinks the proposed emergency powers for President Benigno Aquino III are unnecessary. He twitted the government for not preparing for the power crisis early...
2014/09/16 10:43
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MANILA - Bayan Muna Rep. Neri Colmenares is urging the House leadership to implement the 90-day suspension order of the Sandiganbayan against detained former President and Pampanga Representative...
2014/09/16 10:43
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Ungab says lump sums have been broken down, but Colmenares insists otherwise MANILA - The Aquino administration claims to have itemized most of the lump sums in the proposed P2.6 trillion national...
2014/09/16 00:43
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MANILA, Philippines - The government intends to take over the breakdown-prone Metro Rail Transit (MRT) line along EDSA in 2015, Davao City Rep. Isidro Ungab, House appropriations committee chairman,...
2014/09/14 08:40
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By JOHN RIZLE L. SALIGUMBA September 12 2014 DAVAO CITY — Groups behind a Congressionally-recognized people’s initiative to abolish the pork barrel system are targeting to gather ten percent of all...
2014/09/13 16:14
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Lawmakers are demanding a revamp of the Aquino Cabinet since some of its members are deemed to be non-performing assets or have been accused of misuse of public funds. The revamp-call targets...
2014/09/07 16:14
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Solons, activists see through ruling party fund-raising moves LAWMAKERS and anti-pork activists on Sunday accused President Benigno Aquino III of seeking emergency powers to divert money from the...
2014/09/06 17:14
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Lawmakers demand Petilla’s proof of energy crisis Congressional leaders and militant lawmakers on Saturday expressed apprehension over the proposal put forth by Energy Secretary Jericho Petilla...
2014/09/06 04:28
2014/09/06 04:28
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NOT a single cent from the proposed Philippine national budget for 2015 was allocated for plebiscites on Charter change (Cha-cha) and the Bangsamoro political entity, the Commission on Elections...
2014/09/05 16:02
2014/09/05 16:02
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MANILA, Philippines - The government is ready to defend before the Supreme Court (SC) the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA) forged by the Aquino administration with the US government last...
2014/09/04 17:02
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MANILA, Philippines - The Commission on Elections (Comelec) does not have funds for a Charter change-related activity like the conduct of a plebiscite on proposed constitutional amendments, Chairman...
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