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Senate stops Charter change train
by Marvin Sy - January 18, 2018 - 12:01am
The speeding Charter change train from the House of Representatives has stopped dead in its tracks as senators vowed to resist pressure to rush the crafting of a constitution for a federal government.
LTFRB ban on small cars for TNCs hit
by Marvin Sy - January 18, 2018 - 12:00am
Sen. Grace Poe yesterday questioned the move of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) to prohibit hatchbacks and compact cars from being registered under transport network companies (TNCs)...
PNP vows ‘transparent’ Tokhang
by Marvin Sy - January 14, 2018 - 12:00am
The Philippine National Police (PNP) will put in place measures to ensure transparency in the conduct of the government’s war on drugs.
Sen. Richard Gordon seeks higher fines vs erring mining firms
by Marvin Sy - January 13, 2018 - 12:00am
In a bid to foster responsible mining in the country, Sen. Richard Gordon is pushing for the imposition of stiffer penalties against erring mining firms.
Bongbong Marcos hit for questioning PET credibility
by Marvin Sy - January 12, 2018 - 12:06am
Some Liberal Party leaders have criticized former senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr. for questioning the credibility of the Presidential Electoral Tribunal by saying Supreme Court Associate Justice Benjamin Caguioa is...
PCSO execs invited to Senate probe on STL
by Marvin Sy - January 12, 2018 - 12:00am
The feuding officials of the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) have been invited to attend a hearing by the Senate committee on games and amusement on small town lottery (STL) operations.
‘Senate won’t back joint voting through con-ass’
by Marvin Sy - January 12, 2018 - 12:00am
The Senate will not allow itself to become irrelevant if and when the proposed amendments to the Constitution are taken up by Congress, specifically through a constituent assembly (con-ass).
Senate can’t simply follow House on bills — Lacson
by Marvin Sy - January 10, 2018 - 12:01am
Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez is unhappy with the “slow pace” at the Senate of the death penalty bills, even as senators pushing for the reinstatement of capital punishment in the country have accepted that...
Senate urged to probe PCSO officials’ row
by Marvin Sy - January 10, 2018 - 12:00am
Sen. Leila de Lima has called for an inquiry into the conflict among the officials of the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office, with particular focus on the allegations that newly appointed director Sandra Cam is...
Drilon to Pimentel: Defend Senate independence
by Marvin Sy - January 7, 2018 - 12:01am
Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon urged Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III yesterday to defend the Senate as a democratic and independent institution amid repeated attacks initiated by House Speaker Pantaleon...
Senate President Pimentel hits back at Speaker Alvarez
by Marvin Sy - January 6, 2018 - 12:00am
Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III brushed aside continued criticisms from PDP-Laban partymate Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez that the upper chamber had been slow in acting on important pieces of legislation.
Binay asks BSP anew: Defer issuing new coins
by Marvin Sy - January 3, 2018 - 12:00am
Saying the concerns raised about the new P5 coins are legitimate, Sen. Nancy Binay yesterday reiterated her appeal for the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas to defer issuing the new coins for at least four months.
Senate sets plenary debates on Road Board abolition
by Marvin Sy - December 26, 2017 - 4:00pm
The Senate is set to start plenary debates on the bill seeking to abolish the Road Board, which has been hounded by complaints about extortion and alleged misuse of billions of funds under its care.
No Christmas, New Year furlough for Faeldon detention Christmas and NY
by Marvin Sy - December 23, 2017 - 4:00pm
Unlike former Aegis Juris fraternity head Arvin Balag who was recently released from detention at the Senate, former Customs commissioner Nicanor Faeldon will spend Christmas and New Year at the Senate building...
Military, uniformed personnel get pay hike in January
by Marvin Sy - December 14, 2017 - 4:00pm
The military and other uniformed personnel (MUP) will finally get an increase in their base pay starting Jan. 1, 2018 after Senate approval of the joint resolution for this purpose.
‘Workers must get full service charge’
by Marvin Sy - December 12, 2017 - 4:00pm
The Senate has approved a bill that will allow employees of hotels and restaurants to get 100 percent of the service charge collected from customers.
Housing for uniformed personnel now for informal settlers
by Marvin Sy - December 12, 2017 - 4:00pm
The Senate has adopted a joint resolution authorizing the National Housing Authority to award unoccupied and unawarded homes for uniformed personnel to other beneficiaries, including informal settlers and calamity...
Miriam deserves Quezon Service Cross — Senate
by Marvin Sy - December 11, 2017 - 4:00pm
The Senate has given its concurrence to President Duterte’s nomination of the late senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago for the Quezon Service Cross, the highest recognition that can be given to a Filipino ci...
Compromise on jeepney modernization, DOTr, transport groups told
by Marvin Sy - December 11, 2017 - 4:00pm
Sen. Grace Poe called on both the Department of Transportation and the drivers and operators of public utility jeeps to be flexible for the success of the jeepney modernization program of the Duterte administra...
Grace Poe wants Duterte to certify emergency powers urgent
by Marvin Sy - December 8, 2017 - 4:00pm
If President Duterte is truly concerned about decongesting Metro Manila, then the time to act is now, Sen. Grace Poe said yesterday.
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