Lapid wants poor college graduates spared from gov’t professional exams fees

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Wed, 17 Jul 2019 12:49:53 +0000

Senator Manuel “Lito” Lapid has filed a bill that seeks to exempt indigent college graduates from paying fees for professional examinations administered by the government.

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Lacson: Marcos-era decree on obstruction of justice needs to be revisited

Credit to Author: jvicente| Date: Wed, 17 Jul 2019 07:34:20 +0000

Lacson: Marcos-era decree on obstruction of justice needs to be revisited

Senator Panfilo Lacson said the Congess needs to revisit the presidential decree issued during the time of former President Ferdinand Marcos that penalizes obstruction of apprehension and prosecution of criminal defenders. 

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Pulse: Duterte remains most trusted government official

Credit to Author: mfrialde| Date: Wed, 17 Jul 2019 02:15:48 +0000

Pulse: Duterte remains most trusted government official

President Rodrigo Duterte remains the most trusted government official, the latest Pulse Asia survey released on Wednesday showed.

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Albayalde hopes Senate will prioritize amendments to Human Security Act

Credit to Author: acerojano| Date: Mon, 15 Jul 2019 09:11:35 +0000

Albayalde hopes Senate will prioritize amendments to Human Security Act

Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Gen. Oscar Albayalde on Monday said he hopes the Senate would prioritize the bill seeking amendments to the Human Security Act of 2007 as part of the efforts to counter terrorism once the 18th Congress opens on July 22.

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Senate bill seeks emergency powers for President to address traffic crisis

Credit to Author: eestopace| Date: Wed, 10 Jul 2019 08:46:44 +0000

A bill granting the President emergency powers for two years to address the traffic crisis in the country has been filed at the Senate.

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Hontiveros on Dela Rosa’s ‘epal’ remark: ‘Sino ba ang nagdrama?’

Credit to Author: hniitsu| Date: Wed, 10 Jul 2019 04:59:19 +0000

Hontiveros on Dela Rosa’s ‘epal’ remark: ‘Sino ba ang nagdrama?’

“Sino ba ang nagdrama?” This was opposition Senator Risa Hontiveros’ quick reply during the regular Kapihan sa Senado on Wednesday when asked about neophyte Senator Ronald “Bato” Dela Rosa’s “epal” remark.

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Incentives for award-winning indie films, film tourism promotion pushed

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Wed, 10 Jul 2019 00:58:03 +0000

MANILA, Philippines – Senator Grace Poe, daughter of the late movie icon Fernando Poe Jr., filed bills aimed at further promoting local movies and film tourism.

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Duterte: I’ll take full responsibility if Go, Dela Rosa misbehave

Credit to Author: Alexander Magno| Date: Mon, 08 Jul 2019 16:11:47 +0000

Duterte: I’ll take full responsibility if Go, Dela Rosa misbehave

President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday said he would take full responsibility if two of his closest allies in the Senate — Christopher “Bong” Go and Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa — would misbehave.

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More senators mourn loss of ‘kind, fair’ former sergeant-at-arms Balajadia

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Mon, 08 Jul 2019 06:42:28 +0000

Senate President Vicente “Tito” Sotto mourned the passing of former Senate Sergeant-at-Arms Jose Balajadia Jr., saying senators would always be “indebted” to him for keeping them safe.

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Dela Rosa hurt by ‘insensitive’ tag

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Mon, 08 Jul 2019 05:49:50 +0000

Neophyte Senator Ronald “Bato” Dela Rosa admitted being hurt by criticisms after his “shit happens” remark on a child killed in a drug buy-bust in Rodriguez, Rizal.

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