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Solon eyes close study of bill postponing bgy, SK elections

A lawmaker yesterday said the House of Representatives may not be able to approve before Congress goes on sine die adjournment on June 2 the proposed law seeking to postpone the barangay elections this October in support of the anti-drug campaign of President Rodrigo Duterte. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});…

House okays new date for bgy and SK polls

BACKED by 213 solons, the measure that seeks to postpone the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections this year was approved on third and final reading in the House of Representatives. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Only 10 lawmakers, mostly members of the Makabayan bloc, opposed the passage of House…

Digong anger at Iloilo mayor seethes

“BOBOLAHIN pa ko,” President Rodrigo Duterte said as he slammed Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog who had supposedly offered a P1 million bounty for the arrest of alleged drug lord Richard Prevendido. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); “Wala ako bilib ako kay Mabilog kasi — hindi ako nag-iba ang…

Code of Conduct needed for peace in SCS -- DU30

THE South China Sea (SCS) will remain a flashpoint, President Rodrigo Duterte yesterday said, stressing that the situation will remain hostile without a regional code of conduct (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); “We are also asking for the conduct. That's about it. No terms of preference except that we want…

Free college education awaits DU30 okay

FREE education in state universities and colleges (SUCs) and local universities and colleges (LUCs) is expected to be enforced in the second semester of school year 2017-2018. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The Senate and the House of Representatives on Tuesday ratified the bicameral conference committee report scrapping tuition in…

Subic revenues, imports go up under Diño

Now, the truth unfolds. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority Chairman Martin Diño yesterday said SBMA bagged its single biggest foreign direct investment (FDI) in recent years, scored a record six new revenue increases this year, and doubled its fuel-storage capacity in 24 years after the Americans…
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Pusher timbog sa droga, boga

DASMARIÑAS City, Cavite -- Timbog ang 29- anyos na tulak sa Muslim Area sa isinagawang buy-bust operation ng Dasma PNP sa ilalim ng Project Double Barrel ni PNP chief Director General Ronald ‘Bato’ dela Rosa at sa utos ni Presidente Rodrigo Duterte, ayon sa panayam kay Senior Supt. Arthur Bisnar,…

Digong ‘affirms’ trust in Dulay

DU30’s support frustrates cabal seeking to oust BIR chief EFFORTS by a cabal within and outside of the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) to oust Comm. Caesar R. Dulay from his post for allegedly granting “favor” to a multinational company has been stymied anew with President Rodrigo Duterte affirming his…

Palace vows to abide by Paris climate agreement

MALACAÑANG yesterday assured the public it will push for a “climate-change resilient living” for Filipinos, symbolic of the Philippines’ commitment to the Paris climate pact, which took effect yesterday coinciding with the celebration of Earth Day. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); “This occasion is a good reminder of the Philippines’…

From the heart

Duterte’s second State of the Nation Address will be ‘frank, challenging but hopeful’ PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte is expected to be “frank, challenging and realistic, but hopeful” as he speaks his heart out in his second State of the Nation Address (SONA) at the joint session of Congress at the Batasang…
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