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Manila Standard Today
Ramirez to pool student athletespartnership between universities, colleges, athletic associations and the PSC.
Manila Standard Today / Posted yesterday
partnership between universities, colleges, athletic associations and the PSC. Senator Juan Edgardo “Sonny” Angara, Sen. Loren Legarda, Sen. Emmanuel “Manny” D. Pacquiao will also be around with school officials from 140 universities and colleges... Read more
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Sun Star
Senator: SUCs would have P10-M rise in capital outlayadditional funds will be retained even after the period of amendment scheduled
Sun Star / Posted yesterday
additional funds will be retained even after the period of amendment scheduled in November, because no less than Senator Loren Legarda, finance committee chair, has expressed her full support to it. The proposed appropriations for SUCs in 2018... Read more
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The Manila Times
First PPP for disaster resilience launchedlives and protect properties,” said former Ambassador Roberto Romulo, who spear
The Manila Times / Posted 2 days ago
lives and protect properties,” said former Ambassador Roberto Romulo, who spearheaded the launching of the group. Sen. Loren Legarda, meanwhile, served as the main speaker for the event. “There should be increased investment in disaster... Read more
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Pilipino Star
New Philippines - European Union partnership, cooperation accord in the offingMANILA, Philippines — Sen. Loren Legarda is confident that relations between th
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
MANILA, Philippines — Sen. Loren Legarda is confident that relations between the Philippines and the European Union (EU) will remain strong despite the latest tirades of President Duterte against its members. As this developed, the Department of... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Senate plans realignment of P900M in drug war fundsincluded in the National Expenditure Program and the House version of the Gener
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 days ago
included in the National Expenditure Program and the House version of the General Appropriations Bill,” Lacson said. Sen. Loren Legarda, finance committee chair, hinted on Wednesday night that the PNP might entirely or partially lose its drug war... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
PDEA vows ‘less bloody’ war on drugsthe P900-million budget for the PNP’s Oplan Tokhang could be removed as a resul
Manila Standard Today / Posted 5 days ago
the P900-million budget for the PNP’s Oplan Tokhang could be removed as a result of the latest development. “I and Senator Loren [Legarda] talked about it. We still have one month because amendments will be made by Nov. 20 so we will look at what... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Drilon: Bautista impeachment will delay critical legislationin funding the bold infrastructure program of the government, is undergoing its
Pilipino Star / Posted 5 days ago
in funding the bold infrastructure program of the government, is undergoing its period of amendments, he said. Sen. Loren Legarda, the chairperson of the Senate Finance committee, said that the debates on the budget would continue upon the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Senate eyes review of PNP P900-M 'Double Barrel' budgetDuterte's order designating the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency to take the
Pilipino Star / Posted 5 days ago
Duterte's order designating the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency to take the lead in the government’s war on drugs. Sen. Loren Legarda, Senate Finance committee chair, said the allocation for the Philippine National Police’s anti-narcotics... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Beat plunder charge by subtracting P1,000 from P50-M threshold2018 budget of the DOJ on Tuesday. Citing Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 days ago
2018 budget of the DOJ on Tuesday. Citing Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II, who attended the deliberation, Sen. Loren Legarda, chair of the finance committee, told Drilon that the two former BI commissioners were dismissed and that... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Budget deliberations suspended as Senate goes on breakon the proposed P3.8-trillion national budget for 2018 as Congress goes on a mo
Pilipino Star / Posted 5 days ago
on the proposed P3.8-trillion national budget for 2018 as Congress goes on a month-long break starting today. Sen. Loren Legarda, who chairs the Senate finance committee, said debates on the proposed national budget would continue when... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
P1K missing can’t make plunder case, Drilon fretsI was just commenting on the facts that were presented to us.” It was Aguirre
Manila Standard Today / Posted 6 days ago
I was just commenting on the facts that were presented to us.” It was Aguirre who told the Senate finance committee led by Loren Legarda that the total amount returned was P49,999,000, an amount short of P1,000. Drilon initially thought it was a... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Gordon clams up, Trillanes cries ‘cover-up’ over reportRecto and Senators Sonny Angara, JV Ejercito, Sherwin Gatchalian, Juan Miguel Z
Manila Standard Today / Posted 6 days ago
Recto and Senators Sonny Angara, JV Ejercito, Sherwin Gatchalian, Juan Miguel Zubiri, Francis Escudero, Manny Pacquiao, Loren Legarda and Cynthia A. Villar. Senator Antonio Trillanes, a member of the opposition, vowed to block the Gordon... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Dela Rosa on PNP’s exit from drug war: ‘Hayahay na!’PNP officials went to the Senate plenary debate on Wednesday to tackle the budg
Inquirier.net / Posted 6 days ago
PNP officials went to the Senate plenary debate on Wednesday to tackle the budget of the PNP for 2018. According to Sen. Loren Legarda, chair of the Senate finance committee, she had spoken with Dela Rosa before the budget debates and she told... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Blue Ribbon eyes lifestyle check on Paolo, Mansmembers. As of last night, those who had signed were Gordon, Sonny Angara, Jose
Pilipino Star / Posted 6 days ago
members. As of last night, those who had signed were Gordon, Sonny Angara, Joseph Victor Ejercito, Sherwin Gatchalian, Loren Legarda, Ralph Recto, Vicente Sotto III, Juan Miguel Zubiri, Francis Escudero and Manny Pacquiao.Fishing... Read more
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The Manila Times
Senate proposes P20-M budget for Robredo anti-poverty programasked about the budget for the nationwide anti-poverty program of the vice pres
The Manila Times / Posted 8 days ago
asked about the budget for the nationwide anti-poverty program of the vice president, which was launched in 2016. Sen. Loren Legarda, finance chairman, told Sotto that there was P177.6 million for subsidies and operating expenses for the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
P20-M additional budget for Robredo’s office proposed in Senatefund a nationwide anti-poverty program was proposed in the Senate to augment it
Inquirier.net / Posted 8 days ago
fund a nationwide anti-poverty program was proposed in the Senate to augment its P443.95 million budget for 2018. Senator Loren Legarda, chair of the Senate finance committee, proposed a P20 million additional fund for the Office of the Vice... Read more
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Sun Star
Drilon highlights drop in foreign direct investmentsthis year. “Why such a huge drop? Is this an indication of anything?” Drilon a
Sun Star / Posted 8 days ago
this year. “Why such a huge drop? Is this an indication of anything?” Drilon asked. Senate committee on finance chair Loren Legarda said that Neda has told the panel that the 90.3 percent plunge in FDI was caused by some restrictions. Legarda... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
AFP: Marawi crisis over in OctoberRecto described “as more damaged than Mosul,” the northern city in Iraq recentl
Manila Standard Today / Posted 9 days ago
Recto described “as more damaged than Mosul,” the northern city in Iraq recently liberated from ISIS. Earlier, Senator Loren Legarda said more funds have been allocated for the quick recovery and rehabilitation of war-torn Marawi City under the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Drilon twits statistics authority over lack of drugs dataselected administrative recording systems and compilation of the national accou
Inquirier.net / Posted 9 days ago
selected administrative recording systems and compilation of the national accounts. Senate finance committee Chair Senator Loren Legarda responded that the PSA “merely relies on the data submitted by an inter-agency body composed by the Philippine... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Senate readies rules for Sereno impeachment trialother senators are former Senate President Franklin Drilon and Senators Francis
Inquirier.net / Posted 9 days ago
other senators are former Senate President Franklin Drilon and Senators Francis Escudero, Gregorio Honasan, Panfilo Lacson, Loren Legarda, Francis Pangilinan, Ralph Recto, Vicente Sotto III and Antonio Trillanes IV. Pimentel said the Senate was... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Rememberingof himself and the senators in the hall just smirked. They had already made the
Pilipino Star / Posted 9 days ago
of himself and the senators in the hall just smirked. They had already made their choice and I was at the house of Sen. Loren Legarda by chance when it was organized. It has to be a unanimous vote I heard her repeat whoever it was she was... Read more
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The Manila Times
Drilon worried over drop in foreign investmentsindication of anything?” Drilon asked. In response to Drilon’s questions regar
The Manila Times / Posted 9 days ago
indication of anything?” Drilon asked. In response to Drilon’s questions regarding the huge drop in new investment, Sen. Loren Legarda, Senate Committee on Finance chairwoman, relayed NEDA’s explanation that it was caused by some... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Drilon raises concern over decline in PH foreign investmentswould not come in unless we are able to raise the investors’ confidence level i
Inquirier.net / Posted 10 days ago
would not come in unless we are able to raise the investors’ confidence level in our country,” Drilon said. Senator Loren Legarda said Neda had cited restrictions on investments as one of the reasons for the decline. “I am told that it is... Read more
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Sun Star
Drilon worries over drop in foreign direct investmentvery alarming. Why such a huge drop? Is this an indication of anything?" Drilon
Sun Star / Posted 10 days ago
very alarming. Why such a huge drop? Is this an indication of anything?" Drilon asked. Senate committee on finance chair Loren Legarda said Neda has told the panel that the 90.3 percent plunge in FDI was caused by some restrictions. Even Legarda... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Senators push for higher chalk and clothing budget, pay scale for teachersto push for higher allowances for teachers to improve the conditions educators
Pilipino Star / Posted 11 days ago
to push for higher allowances for teachers to improve the conditions educators face in classrooms and schools. Senators Loren Legarda and Ralph Recto are pushing for higher chalk and clothing allowances and funding for their professional... Read more
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Inquirier.net
There’s pork in budget— Lacsonbillion for student financial assistance of the DSWD. “Is DSWD also financing
Inquirier.net / Posted 11 days ago
billion for student financial assistance of the DSWD. “Is DSWD also financing students?” Lacson asked, prompting Sen. Loren Legarda, who sponsored the 2018 GAA on the floor, to say that the budget would fund school-related expenses of indigent... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
ISIS plan to replicate ‘Marawi’ exposedFund for 2018 for the recovery, reconstruction, and rehabilitation Marawi City.
Manila Standard Today / Posted 12 days ago
Fund for 2018 for the recovery, reconstruction, and rehabilitation Marawi City. Finance committee chairperson Senator Loren Legarda said this during her sponsorship speech on the proposed P3.767-trillion 2018 budget. She said the Senate stood... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Senate finance body eyes P10B of NDRRM budget for Marawi rehabSenator Loren Legarda. FILE PHOTO In light of the crisis in Marawi City, the S
Inquirier.net / Posted 12 days ago
Senator Loren Legarda. FILE PHOTO In light of the crisis in Marawi City, the Senate committee on finance has earmarked the P10 billion from the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (NDRRM) 2018 fund to the rehabilitation of the war-torn... Read more
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The Manila Times
Cimatu gets CA nod as environment secretaryof the CA Committee on Environment and Natural Resources, sponsored Cimatu’s co
The Manila Times / Posted 13 days ago
of the CA Committee on Environment and Natural Resources, sponsored Cimatu’s confirmation, which was seconded by Senators Loren Legarda, Juan Miguel Zubiri and Vicente Sotto 3rd. “He is a lover of the environment. It was reported that Secretary... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Cimatu gets CA nodof this commission, confirming and affirming the ad interim appoint of [Cimatu]
Inquirier.net / Posted 13 days ago
of this commission, confirming and affirming the ad interim appoint of [Cimatu],” Pacquiao said. ADVERTISEMENT Senator Loren Legarda manifested her support for Cimatu’s confirmation, saying that the country needed the might of a general to... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Irked senators hit 'fake news' on not signing EJK resolutionmajority bloc — Sens. Juan Edgardo Angara, Nancy Binay, JV Ejercito, Francis Es
Pilipino Star / Posted 13 days ago
majority bloc — Sens. Juan Edgardo Angara, Nancy Binay, JV Ejercito, Francis Escudero, Sherwin Gatchalian, Panfilo Lacson, Loren Legarda, Grace Poe and Ralph Recto — also signed SR 518, the new resolution. But Sen. Francis Pangilinan, for his... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Businessto give 50 fiber glass pump boats to coastal local government units of Negros O
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 14 days ago
to give 50 fiber glass pump boats to coastal local government units of Negros Occidental. Piñol also announced that Senator Loren Legarda will also donate 2 patrol boats to these 25 LGUs to protection of ensure marine resources in Negr... Read more
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Sun Star
Senate expects approval of 2018 national budget before ChristmasSENATE President Aquilino Pimentel and Senate committee on finance chair Senato
Sun Star / Posted 15 days ago
SENATE President Aquilino Pimentel and Senate committee on finance chair Senator Loren Legarda vowed to fast-track the 2018 budget amounting to P3.676-trillion as they are hopeful to pass it into law before Christmas. "By December 15 we are hopeful... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Senate eyes passage of tax reform bill, 2018 budgetis holding floor deliberations on the measure presented by Sen. Sonny Angara.
Inquirier.net / Posted 15 days ago
is holding floor deliberations on the measure presented by Sen. Sonny Angara. For the proposed 2018 national budget, Sen. Loren Legarda, chair of the Senate finance committee, said she would sponsor the measure on Thursday, or exactly a week after... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Recto wants performance guarantees in 2018 budgetRalph Recto wants agencies to put “performance guarantees” to make sure they de
Pilipino Star / Posted 15 days ago
Ralph Recto wants agencies to put “performance guarantees” to make sure they deliver timely services to Filipinos. Sen. Loren Legarda, chair of the Senate finance committee, is expected to sponsor for plenary approval the proposed national... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Senate assures ombudsman of 2018 budget approvalfrom Malacañang, the Office of the Ombudsman is assured of its funding next yea
Pilipino Star / Posted 15 days ago
from Malacañang, the Office of the Ombudsman is assured of its funding next year aimed at strengthening the agency, Sen. Loren Legarda said yesterday. Legarda, chair of the Senate finance committee deliberating on the proposed P3.7-trillion... Read more
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The Manila Times
‘Trillanes bid to unseat Pimentel, Gordon will fail’Senate majority bloc includes Senators Juan Edgardo “Sonny” Angara, Nancy Binay
The Manila Times / Posted 17 days ago
Senate majority bloc includes Senators Juan Edgardo “Sonny” Angara, Nancy Binay, Francis Escudero, Gregorio Honasan 2nd, Loren Legarda, Sherwin Gatchalian, Grace Poe, Joel Villanueva and Cynthia Villar. Trillanes’ fellow minority bloc members... Read more
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The Manila Times
Palace seeks swift passage of 2018 budgetthe Senate received House Bill 6215 or the 2018 General Appropriations Bill (GA
The Manila Times / Posted 18 days ago
the Senate received House Bill 6215 or the 2018 General Appropriations Bill (GAB) from the House of Representatives. Sen. Loren Legarda, head of the Senate Committee on Finance, said she is ready to sponsor the budget measure next week if the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
DSWD got too much budgethow they will be implemented, or if the projects can be implemented at all. And
Pilipino Star / Posted 18 days ago
how they will be implemented, or if the projects can be implemented at all. And I have the Senate budget hearing led by Sen Loren Legarda to thank for shedding light on this anomaly. Over the last two columns, we have learned that DOTr and DepEd... Read more
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The Manila Times
Senate sets marathon sessions on P3.767-T budget after receiving House versionfrom the House of Representatives as both chambers hope to pass the proposed P3
The Manila Times / Posted 19 days ago
from the House of Representatives as both chambers hope to pass the proposed P3.767 trillion before December 25. Sen. Loren Legarda, chairman of the Senate Committee on Finance, said she was ready to sponsor the 2018 GAB next week if the... Read more
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Sun Star
Palace wants swift passage of budget bill at SenateBill 6215 or the 2018 General Appropriations Bill (GAB) from the House of Repre
Sun Star / Posted 19 days ago
Bill 6215 or the 2018 General Appropriations Bill (GAB) from the House of Representatives. Senate finance committee chair Loren Legarda has promised to conduct marathon sessions to complete the budget deliberations of all government agencies... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Kiko’s sneaky movedeath and that Pangilinan could have very well approached him if he really want
Manila Standard Today / Posted 19 days ago
death and that Pangilinan could have very well approached him if he really wanted Zubiri’s signature. Likewise, Senator Loren Legarda said that she remembers telling Pangilinan to secure the signature of Gordon. “Don’t forget my seat mate,”... Read more
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Inquirier.net
7 senators angry at ‘prostitution’ of Senate resolutionJV Ejercito, Antonio Trillanes IV, Win Gatchalian, Panfilo Lacson, Grace Poe, N
Inquirier.net / Posted 19 days ago
JV Ejercito, Antonio Trillanes IV, Win Gatchalian, Panfilo Lacson, Grace Poe, Nancy Binay, Francis Escudero, Sonny Angara, Loren Legarda and Leila de Lima. "Visit Inquirer Sports' The Pacquiao Files (www.inquirer.net/pacquiao-files) for news,... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Rody on EJKs: Just the factsAquino IV, Joel Villanueva, Risa Hontiveros, Ralph Recto, Franklin Drilon, JV E
Manila Standard Today / Posted 20 days ago
Aquino IV, Joel Villanueva, Risa Hontiveros, Ralph Recto, Franklin Drilon, JV Ejercito, Antonio Trillanes IV, Sherwin Gatchalian, Panfilo Lacson, Grace Poe, Nancy Binay, Francis Escudero, Sonny Angara, Loren Legarda and Leila de Lima. With Bill C... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Proposed 2018 nat’l budget transmitted to SenateRepresentatives the 2018 General Appropriations Bill (GAB), which is expected t
Inquirier.net / Posted 20 days ago
Representatives the 2018 General Appropriations Bill (GAB), which is expected to be brought to the plenary next week. Sen. Loren Legarda said the Senate committee on finance will sponsor the 2018 GAB after the subcommittee reports were submitted... Read more
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Pilipino Star
After drawing flak, 7 senators also file resolution on EJKsbloc members Sens. Juan Edgardo Angara, Nancy Binay, JV Ejercito, Francis Escud
Pilipino Star / Posted 20 days ago
bloc members Sens. Juan Edgardo Angara, Nancy Binay, JV Ejercito, Francis Escudero, Sherwin Gatchalian, Panfilo Lacson, Loren Legarda, Grace Poe and Ralph Recto also signed the resolution. Pimentel said the Senate would not surrender its duty... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Cimatu confirmation deferred anewthat the machines of the DENR will be compliant to the provisions of the Clean
Inquirier.net / Posted 20 days ago
that the machines of the DENR will be compliant to the provisions of the Clean Air Act. During the hearing, Senator Loren Legarda, chair of the committee on climate change, said Cimatu should be confirmed immediately because of an ongoing... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Legarda fumes over unliquidated P15B DSWD fundsSenator Loren Legarda FILE PHOTO / INQUIRER.net Senate committee on finance ch
Inquirier.net / Posted 20 days ago
Senator Loren Legarda FILE PHOTO / INQUIRER.net Senate committee on finance chair Senator Loren Legarda has blown her fuse on Tuesday over the P15 billion Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) fund that the local government units... Read more
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Pilipino Star
DepEd underspends tooused to explain why public school pupils hold classes under the mango trees. Du
Pilipino Star / Posted 20 days ago
used to explain why public school pupils hold classes under the mango trees. During a hearing for next year’s budget, Sen Loren Legarda found out that DPWH has been too slow in building the classrooms for DepEd. According to DepEd they still have... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Senate to govt: Stop ‘senseless killings,’ protect the youthEjercito, Antonio Trillanes IV, Sherwin Gatchalian, Panfilo Lacson, Grace Poe,
Manila Standard Today / Posted 21 days ago
Ejercito, Antonio Trillanes IV, Sherwin Gatchalian, Panfilo Lacson, Grace Poe, Nancy Binay, Francis Escudero, Sonny Angara, Loren Legarda and Leila de Lima. Commission on Human Rights chief Jose Luis Martin “Chito” Gascon The senators who did not... Read more
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