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Alvarez bill wants couples tying the knot to forsake notion of conjugal property SPEAKER Pantaleon “Bebot” Alvarez has vowed to prioritize at the resumption of session the passage of his proposed law seeking to guarantee true love and deter marriage for money. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); While observers said…

House body finds P16B for free tuition law

NO more sleepless nights for President Rodrigo “Rody” Duterte on the implementation of Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act after the chairman of the House committee on appropriations has found an initial P16 billion out of an estimated P30 billion under the 2018 P3.76 trillion General Appropriations Bill (GAB)…
  • Published in Nation

Solons hound Faeldon

LAWMAKERS dared yesterday Customs Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon to name the congressmen he alleged were influence peddlers at the Bureau of Customs (BoC), as they insisted that he should go despite claims of Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez that President Rodrigo “Rody” Duterte will not let him go. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle ||…

Romualdez seeks Duterte backing for disaster bill

LEYTE Rep. Yedda Marie Kittilstvedt-Romualdez yesterday wrote to President Rodrigo “Rody” Duterte asking for his endorsement of her bill which seeks to create a separate department that would exclusively manage disasters and calamities in the country. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); In her letter to President Duterte, Romualdez, a vice…

Cha-cha working group welcomed

PHILIPPINE Constitution Association (Philconsa) President Martin Romualdez yesterday welcomed the decision of congressional leaders to create a joint technical working group (TWG) composed of congressmen and senators to draft the proposed revisions to the Constitution in the absence of the 25-man Constitutional Commission (Con-Com) to be created by President Rodrigo…

Visayan solon urges DU30 to include priority reforms in SONA

A Visayan congressman yesterday urged President Rodrigo “Rody” Duterte to include in his priority reforms during his second State of the Nation Address (SONA) this afternoon the necessity to impose stringent measures in the banking industry. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Western Samar Rep. Cesar Mary Sarmiento made the statement…
  • Published in Metro

Lady solon: Legalize divorce to solve troubled marriages

A progressive woman party-list lawmaker yesterday strongly urged Speaker Pantaleon “Bebot” Alvarez to prioritize the immediate passage of a proposed law legalizing divorce in the country as ultimate solution to troubled marriages. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); “Sana po as much as possible ilagay niya (Alvarez) sa priority legislative agenda…
  • Published in Nation

Intensify anti-corruption drive in other gov’t bodies

AN opposition lawmaker yesterday strongly urged President Rodrigo “Rody” Duterte to also intensify his anti-corruption drive in other government departments and agencies after the commendable decision firing Interior Sec. Ismael Sueño from his post. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); House senior Deputy Minority Leader and Buhay Hayaang Yumabong (Buhay) party-list…
  • Published in Nation

Disaster department creation pushed

AMID the devastation caused by the earthquake in Eastern Visayas and the Marawi City crisis, Leyte Rep. Yedda Marie Kittilstvedt-Romualdez strongly urged yesterday President Rodrigo “Rody” Duterte to certify as urgent measure her proposed law creating a separate department that would exclusively manage disasters and calamities in the country. (adsbygoogle…

Philconsa head pushes Con-Ass

PHILIPPINE Constitution Association (Philconsa)president Martin Romualdez said yesterday he is hoping that President Rodrigo “Rody” Duterte will make a strong pitch once again for his advocacy to convene Congress into a constituent assembly (Con-Ass) during his second State of the Nation Address (SONA) this afternoon. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});…
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