Robredo urges Congress to pass law regulating social media to counter fake news

Credit to Author: lalos| Date: Wed, 20 Mar 2019 09:29:11 +0000

Robredo urges Congress to pass law regulating social media to counter fake news

Vice President Leni Robredo cited the need for Congress to pass a law regulating social media, which she said is “being abused in a very negative way” especially during elections. 

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Duterte signs law making GenSan a separate legislative district

Credit to Author: cbibe| Date: Wed, 20 Mar 2019 01:31:01 +0000

Duterte signs law making GenSan a separate legislative district

President Duterte has signed into law a measure creating the lone congressional district of General Santos City in South Cotabato.

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Pimentel affirms Senate’s position to maintain ratified budget bill

Credit to Author: jvicente| Date: Sat, 16 Mar 2019 07:48:44 +0000

Pimentel affirms Senate's position to maintain ratified budget bill

Senator Koko Pimentel on Saturday said Senate was correct on maintaining ratified version of the 2019 national budget and it should not have been itemized after ratification.

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Duterte, Congress meet to break 2019 budget impasse

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Tue, 12 Mar 2019 09:14:42 +0000

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte will meet with leaders of Congress today, Tuesday, to break the impasse that has stalled the passage of the 2019 national  budget. In a press conference, Palace…READ

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Duterte steps in 2019 budget ruckus as meeting with Congress leaders set

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Tue, 12 Mar 2019 07:33:23 +0000

President Duterte finally steps in the budget rumpus as he decided to serve as “moderator” in the House-Senate leaders meet on Tuesday night.

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Duterte on budget impasse: ‘I will not sign anything illegal’

Credit to Author: eestopace| Date: Mon, 11 Mar 2019 13:17:11 +0000

President Duterte on Monday said he will not sign “anything that would be illegal” as the legislative branch has yet to transmit the 2019 budget to Malacañang.

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Trump to seek another $8.6 billion for border wall

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Mon, 11 Mar 2019 02:13:41 +0000

(FILES) In this file photo taken on November 19, 2018 a Customs and Border Protection officer asks travelers for their visas as seen through barriers set by US authorities at San Ysidro port of Entry, at the US-Mexico border, in preparation for the arrival of a Central American migrants' caravan moving towards the United States, as seen from Tijuana, Mexico - US authorities created a secret database of journalists and activists linked to a caravan of Central Americans who tried to enter the US last year from Mexico, NBC reported on March 6, 2019. In some cases authorities flagged their passports for alerts, the San Diego, California affiliate of NBC reported. It cited documents leaked to it by a source in the Department of Homeland Security who requested not to be named. (Photo by Guillermo Arias / AFP) trump

US President Donald Trump is seeking $8.6 billion in fresh funding for a wall on the US-Mexico border, likely triggering another fight with Congress.

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Congress OKs bill cutting electricity costs

Credit to Author: clopez| Date: Thu, 07 Mar 2019 21:16:55 +0000

Congress OKs bill cutting electricity costs

A bicameral committee approved the final version of the bill that could eventually bring down households’ electricity expenses by nearly P1 per kilowatt-hour

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