House bill seeks to make road rules fair to law-abiding drivers

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Tue, 13 Aug 2019 11:40:15 +0000

MANILA, Philippines — Iligan Rep. Frederick Siao has filed a bill seeking to revamp the country’s road laws and protect law-abiding drivers from being initially culpable or fully at fault in road accidents. House Bill No. 1987 or the proposed “Philippine Responsible Driving and Accountability Act” states that the driver of a vehicle would be […]

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Bong Go prefers face-to-face debate with De Lima

Credit to Author: acerojano| Date: Tue, 13 Aug 2019 09:00:45 +0000

Bong Go prefers face-to-face debate with De Lima

MANILA, Philippines— Neophyte Senator Christopher “Bong” Go said he is ready to debate with opposition Senator Leila de Lima but he wants to do it in person. On Tuesday, Go playfully answered queries of reporters about his stand on a resolution, allowing De Lima to participate in plenary debates through video conference. READ: De Lima open […]

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Palace: Restoring anti-subversion law requires study

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Tue, 13 Aug 2019 08:53:43 +0000

MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang on Tuesday said the proposal of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) to reinstate the anti-subversion law would necessitate study. Presidential spokesman Salvador Panelo issued the statement after DILG Secretary Eduardo Año called for the revival of the Anti-Subversion Act to counter the leftist groups’ alleged recruitment of […]

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Alarm sounded on possible escalation of terror attacks

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Tue, 13 Aug 2019 03:22:33 +0000

MANILA,  Philippines – Philippine security forces are fearing a possible “chilling escalation in tactics, damage and barbarity” of  terrorists after the reported collapse of the ISIS / Daesh in Syria and Iraq.

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Marcos eyes barangay and SK polls in January or February 2023

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Wed, 07 Aug 2019 06:11:24 +0000

The May 2020 barangay and SK elections could be postponed and instead be held either January or February 2023, a senator said.

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Parents appeal for passage of medical marijuana bill in 18th Congress

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Mon, 05 Aug 2019 07:10:57 +0000

Several parents of patients suffering from different debilitating diseases have appealed for the passage of the medical marijuana bill.

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Lacson shares advice he got as newbie senator: Watch and learn 

Credit to Author: jvicente| Date: Thu, 01 Aug 2019 05:55:07 +0000

A piece of advice for newbie senators: Don’t just stand up and take the floor if you don’t want to end up being grilled by veterans.

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Senate reorganization: Newbie senators get 2 to 3 committee chairmanships

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Wed, 31 Jul 2019 11:36:38 +0000

In just less than two weeks since the 18th Congress opened last July 22, the Senate has completed its reorganization of 40 committees with neophyte senators either getting two to three chairmanships. 

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House stalwarts push for creation of dep’t for OFWs, foreign recruitment

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Wed, 31 Jul 2019 06:13:21 +0000

The idea to create a government department that will solely tackle issues concerning OFWs is moving at the lower chamber.

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