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AME pushes oldtimer for Marina OIC post

THE Alliance of Marina Employees has written President Rodrigo Duterte anew, this time to endorse their most senior, longest-serving and most skilled employee in the agency. In a one page letter sent to Malacanang, the group pushed for the appointment of Director Roberto Arceo as officer-in-charge of the agency. Arceo….....»»

Category: newsSource: journal journalJan 12th, 2018

‘No Cabinet reshuffle’

THE MANILA TIMES ROUNDTABLE NO Cabinet resuffle is planned for now, a Palace official said on Friday a day after Malacañang announced the firing of Marina Administrator Marcial Amaro 3rd. In a roundtable discussion with The Manila Times editors and reporters, Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar said the President has so far made no mention [...] The post ‘No Cabinet reshuffle’ appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJan 5th, 2018

Duterte fires Marina chief

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has fired Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) administrator Marcial Quirico Amaro 3rd for frequent unofficial foreign trips in 2016 and 2017. Palace spokesman Harry Roque Jr. said on Thursday Amaro had traveled abroad seven times in 2016 and 17 times in 2017, or 24 trips in two years, based on records from the [...] The post Duterte fires Marina chief appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJan 4th, 2018

Axed official is MARINA administrator, Palace says

By Arjay L. Balinbin AFTER a day’s delay, Malacañang finally announced on Thursday, Jan. 4, that President Rodrigo R. Duterte has fired Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) administrator Marcial Quirico C. Amaro III for his “excessive foreign trips.” In a press briefing in Davao City aired on national television, Presidential Spokesperson Herminio Harry L. Roque, Jr. […] The post Axed official is MARINA administrator, Palace says appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJan 4th, 2018

Subangdaku Chief Pushes for Children’s Welfare and the Environment

Before Ernie Manatad was elected barangay captain, Subangdaku was known for its “carton girls” and a dumpsite for garbage. “Our challenge before was the illegal disposal of garbage. In the past, there were piles of... The post Subangdaku Chief Pushes for Children’s Welfare and the Environment appeared first on MetroCebu News......»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJan 4th, 2018

Pangilinan echoes ‘whispers’ about 10-year extension for Duterte

A possible 10-year extension of President Duterte and lawmakers was among the alleged plan of the supermajority in Congress as it pushes for a federal government, Senator Francis "Kiko" Pangilinan revealed citing "whispers within Congress."   In a Facebook post on Thursday, the minority lawmaker urged people to fight for democracy as he listed five possible scenarios once Charter change comes into effect.   This included the planned 10-year transition period to a federal government, which would extend the term of President Duterte, who will be turning 73 on March 28.   Duterte, whose health has been questioned by the opposition, has repeatedly said th...Keep on reading: Pangilinan echoes ‘whispers’ about 10-year extension for Duterte.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 4th, 2018

2019 mid-term polls unlikely if federalism pushes through — Alvarez

THERE will be no need for mid-term elections in 2019 if there will be a shift to a federal form of government from the current presidential system — a priority measure for deliberation and approval at least at the House of Representatives in 2018, its leaders said on Wednesday. “Anything is possible. You know why? [...] The post 2019 mid-term polls unlikely if federalism pushes through — Alvarez appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJan 3rd, 2018

House Pushes P2K Travel Allowance for Gov’t Workers

The House of Representatives has adopted a resolution seeking to increase the travel allowance of government officials and workers from Php800 to Php2,000. According to a statement on Thursday, the House adopted House Resolution 243... The post House Pushes P2K Travel Allowance for Gov’t Workers appeared first on MetroCebu News......»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsDec 29th, 2017

NEDA pushes for gender-sensitive language

By: Isabella Marie A. Zerrudo WORDS are not just mere words. Senior Economic Development Specialist Ira Pahila of the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Region VI discussed gender-sensitivity in the use of language for media professionals during the Philippine Information Agency (PIA) Region VI press conference on Dec 28, 2017. “Words are not just mere […] The post NEDA pushes for gender-sensitive language appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsDec 29th, 2017

Marina chief hit for 11 ‘junkets’

ANOTHER government official was accused on Thursday of excessive travel – Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) Administrator Marcial ‘Al’ Amaro 3rd – who, a group of seafarers claimed, made 11 foreign trips just this year. The United Filipino Seafarers (UFS) wants the Senate to investigate the “globe-trotting” Amaro, citing a complaint made by the Alliance of [...] The post Marina chief hit for 11 ‘junkets’ appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsDec 28th, 2017

Improved Fitch rating pushes index up 0.65%

INVESTORS went buying on Monday following an international debt watcher’s upgrade of the country’s credit rating. The bellwether Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) added 0.65 percent or 53.87 points to close at 8,358.57. The broader All Shares similarly rose by 0.55 percent or 26.59 points to finish at 4,885.45. “Locally, the markets cheered as Fitch [...] The post Improved Fitch rating pushes index up 0.65% appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsDec 11th, 2017

Subangdaku Chief Pushes for Children’s Welfare and the Environment

Before Ernie Manatad was elected barangay captain, Subangdaku was known for its “carton girls” and a dumpsite for garbage. “Our challenge before was the illegal disposal of garbage. In the past, there were piles of... The post Subangdaku Chief Pushes for Children’s Welfare and the Environment appeared first on MetroCebu News......»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsDec 8th, 2017

Phoenix Petroleum opens Singapore office in push to secure fuel supplies

SINGAPORE — Fuel retailer Phoenix Petroleum Philippines Inc has set up a trading office in Singapore, expanding in the region as it pushes to secure refined fuel to sell in its local market, a senior company executive said. The Singapore office, which had its “soft opening” in the first week of November, has hired 7 […] The post Phoenix Petroleum opens Singapore office in push to secure fuel supplies appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsNov 30th, 2017

Military pushes LGU negotiations

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) on Saturday threw its support behind localized peace talks with communist rebels after President Rodrigo Duterte’s decision to cancel negotiations with the National Democratic Front (NDF). AFP Chief of Staff General Rey Leonardo Guerrero issued a statement a day after the military’s declaration of all-out offensives against the [...] The post Military pushes LGU negotiations appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsNov 26th, 2017

GOVT PUSHES FOR JEEPNEY MODERNIZATION

The post GOVT PUSHES FOR JEEPNEY MODERNIZATION appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsOct 22nd, 2017

Lawmaker pushes ISCOF’s conversion to university

ILOILO 4th district Rep. Ferjenel Biron is optimistic that the Iloilo School of Fisheries (ISCOF) will be converted into a full-fledged university during his term. Biron, who graced the investiture of ISCOF’s new president on Oct 13, 2017, told reporters that he started the effort way back in 2010 when he filed a bill converting […] The post Lawmaker pushes ISCOF’s conversion to university appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsOct 17th, 2017

Pimentel urges Duterte not to resign if federal form of govt pushes through

In a statement sent to the Manila Bulletin, former Senator Aquilino Pimentel Jr. has appealed to the President not to give up his post even if the federal system of government is adopted during his term......»»

Category: newsSource:  mb.com.phRelated NewsOct 13th, 2016

Senate Bill Pushes for 150 Days Maternity Leave

With the hope to par the country’s maternity law with the international standards, ‘Expanded Maternity Leave Law of 2016′ was filed at the Senate. Senate Bill No. 205 or otherwise known as the ‘Expanded Maternity...The post Senate .....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJul 21st, 2016

Sheena Halili, kinamumuhian ng fans ni Kris Bernal

Level up na talaga si Sheena Halili. After niyang mag-post ng sexy photos wearing her swimsuits, sa acting naman niya siya nanggulat. Matapos niya kasing mapasama sa tinututukang Afternoon Prime series na Impostora, marami na ngayon ang naiinis sa kanya dahil sa mapagpanggap na karakter nito bilang Rafaela. Sa likod kasi ng maganda niyang mukha… link: Sheena Halili, kinamumuhian ng fans ni Kris Bernal.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated News22 min. ago

‘Bloated bureaucracy, poor to become poorer’ under federalism, says Davide

Former chief justice Hilario Davide Jr. on Wednesday painted a bleak picture of the country if the shift to federal of government pushes through.   Source link link: ‘Bloated bureaucracy, poor to become poorer’ under federalism, says Davide.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated News22 min. ago

Davide warns against charter change; Puno pushes for federalism

TWO former chief justices on Wednesday, January 17, expressed contradicting opinions on moves to amend the 1987 Constitution. Hilario Davide Jr., who was also a member of the 1971 Constitutional Convention, warned against charter change, describing this as a “lethal experiment” and “a leap to hell.” He said there is no need to amend the… link: Davide warns against charter change; Puno pushes for federalism.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated News22 min. ago