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Con-Com wants VP s cabinet post mandatory

Con-Com wants VP s cabinet post mandatory.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource: pep pepApr 12th, 2018

Con-Com eyes reelection for president, mandatory Cabinet post for VP

MANILA, Philippines – The Consultative Committee (Con-Com) on revising the constitution is considering a 4-year term for both the president and vice president with the possibility of reelection for a second term. This was announced by Con-Com member and former justice Antonio Nachura Jr ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 12th, 2018

Sea dispute remains top ‘security challenge’ for PH — Esperon

THE West Philippine Sea (South China Sea) dispute remains to be the top concern to the country’s sovereignty and territorial integrity, according to the government’s security cluster. “The dispute over the West Philippine Sea remains to be the foremost security challenge to the Philippines’ sovereignty and territorial integrity,” the Cabinet cluster said in its National [...] The post Sea dispute remains top ‘security challenge’ for PH — Esperon appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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Duterte certifies Universal Healthcare Bill as urgent

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte on Monday certified the Universal Healthcare (UHC) Bill as urgent. Palace spokesman Harry Roque Jr., in a tweet on Monday night, said Duterte certified the bill as urgent during a Cabinet meeting. Roque, as Kabayan party-list representative, was one of the primary authors of House Bill 5784 or the UHC bill, which [...] The post Duterte certifies Universal Healthcare Bill as urgent appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJul 10th, 2018

Duterte OKs P3.7-T budget for 2019

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has approved the proposed P3.757 trillion national budget for 2019. In a news conference in Cavite, Palace spokesman Harry Roque Jr. confirmed that Duterte gave his go-signal to submit the budget to Congress on Monday’s Cabinet meeting, which ended at 2 a.m. the next day. Roque said personnel services would get P1.185 [...] The post Duterte OKs P3.7-T budget for 2019 appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJul 10th, 2018

UPDATE: Duterte approves P3.757 trillion national budget for 2019

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has approved the proposed P3.757 trillion national budget for 2019, Malacañang said on Tuesday. Palace spokesman Harry Roque said Duterte approved the national budget during the 27th Cabinet meeting in Malacañang on Monday night. “Kahapon din po ay na-approve po ng Gabinete ‘yung ating budget for 2019. At ang ating budget po [...] The post UPDATE: Duterte approves P3.757 trillion national budget for 2019 appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsJul 10th, 2018

May clings to power amid Brexit resignation turmoil

LONDON: British Prime Minister Theresa May chairs a meeting of her new-look cabinet on Tuesday as she clings to power following the resignation of her foreign and Brexit ministers in protest at her strategy for leaving the European Union. May has faced a backlash over the plan from Brexit hardliners in her Conservative Party who [...] The post May clings to power amid Brexit resignation turmoil appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsJul 10th, 2018

Boat captains told to implement mandatory wearing of lifejackets

THE Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) in Iloilo reminded boat captains that failure to implement the mandatory wearing or holding of lifejackets by passengers before departure will lead to penalties. Lt. Rodolfo Dela Peña, PCG-Iloilo station commander, issued the warning after he noticed in one of his inspections that lifejackets are hanging on the seats or […] The post Boat captains told to implement mandatory wearing of lifejackets appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJul 10th, 2018

US open to trade deal but tags concerns – DoF

The United States has cited several concerns that need to be addressed before it enters into free trade talks with the Philippines, a Cabinet official said on Monday. In message to reporters, Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez 3rd said that US Deputy Trade Secretary Jeffrey Gerrish had raised the matter in May while also expressing Washington’s [...] The post US open to trade deal but tags concerns – DoF appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsJul 9th, 2018

The seven key points of Britain’s post-Brexit trade plan

The Brexit compromise deal thrashed out by Theresa May’s cabinet over Britain’s contentious exit from the EU has been dealt a blow by the resignation of David Davis, the minister in charge of the process. Here are the key points of the plan agreed Friday between warring factions within the cabinet, long divided between those […].....»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJul 9th, 2018

Angara pushes drug awareness program

SEN. Juan Edgardo “Sonny” Angara pushed for the passage of a bill creating a nationwide education and awareness program on illegal drugs to prevent drug addiction among the youth. The senator made the call after the Department of Education (DepEd) opposed the plan of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) to conduct mandatory drug testing [...] The post Angara pushes drug awareness program appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2018

DOT slates inter-agency meet on tourism measures

TOURISM Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat on Friday, June 22, 2018, hosts an inter-agency meeting with top officials of at least four Cabinet departments to tackle comprehensive measures to sustain tourism growth. Puyat points out that it is imperative to fully engage the other agencies concerned with the implementation of the objectives of the National Tourism Development […] The post DOT slates inter-agency meet on tourism measures appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2018

Get DOT accreditation, NegOr stakeholders told

DUMAGUETE City – Stakeholders in the tourism industry in this city and Negros Oriental province must comply with the Tourism Act of 2009 requiring them to get accreditations from the Department of Tourism (DOT). In view of the mandatory accreditation, DOT-Region 7 accreditation officers headed by Judy dela Cruz Gabato, chief tourism operations officer, conducted […] The post Get DOT accreditation, NegOr stakeholders told appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2018

Senators question PDEA’s mandatory drug testing of Grade 4 students

Senators on Friday questioned the plan of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) to conduct mandatory drug testing for teachers and students from Grade 4 and up. Senate President Vicente C. Sotto III, who also formerly chaired the Dangerous Drugs Board (DDB) said he wanted the drug testing to be raised up to Grade 6. […] The post Senators question PDEA’s mandatory drug testing of Grade 4 students appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2018

UPV conducts mandatory training for SK officials

By: Lyncen M. Fernandez IN RESPONSE to Republic Act 10742 (An Act Establishing Reforms in the Sangguniang Kabataan to Create Enabling Mechanisms for Meaningful Youth Participation in Nation Building), UP Visayas, in partnership with DILG Region VI and the UPV Foundation Inc., conducted Mandatory Training for newly elected SK officials on May 17, 2018. The UPV […] The post UPV conducts mandatory training for SK officials appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJun 21st, 2018

‘NO ADDICTS ALLOWED’: Group backs mandatory drug test on PUV drivers

THE Iloilo City Loop Alliance of Jeepney Operators and Drivers Association (ICLAJODA) backed the proposal of President Rodrigo Duterte for mandatory drug testing of all public utility vehicle (PUV) drivers. ICLAJODA president Raymundo “Boyet” Parcon said that prior to the proposal of the President, they have already signed in 2016 and 2017 a joint memorandum […] The post ‘NO ADDICTS ALLOWED’: Group backs mandatory drug test on PUV drivers appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJun 15th, 2018

PH replicating SKorea growth path – Dominguez

The Philippines’ “economic emergence” is being propelled in part by South Korea, a Cabinet official said, via funding support for key projects under the Duterte administration’s “Build Build Build” program. Speaking before South Korean business leaders, Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez 3rd expressed confidence that bilateral ties would continue to grow, citing a longstanding relationship. South [...] The post PH replicating SKorea growth path – Dominguez appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJun 6th, 2018

Boracay Water ready to accept, treat sewage from non-customers

BORACAY Water said it has begun fast-tracking the implementation of wastewater expansion projects to accommodate all establishments in the island including non-Boracay Water customers or those who are currently being served by island’s other water service provider. The move is in support of President Duterte’s Executive Order No. 53 directing the mandatory connection of all […] The post Boracay Water ready to accept, treat sewage from non-customers appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMay 30th, 2018

Top Cabinet execs visit wakes in Iloilo

WAS he Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go, the Special Assistant to the President or the senator-wannabe? This question arose as Go, the so-called Man Friday (an efficient and devoted aide or employee) of President Rodrigo Duterte, visited two funeral wakes in Cabatuan, Iloilo on May 27, 2018. Tarpaulin posters plastered with Go’s photo and the words […] The post Top Cabinet execs visit wakes in Iloilo appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMay 30th, 2018

Saudi Arabia seeks to criminalize sexual harassment

Saudi Arabia is preparing to outlaw sexual harassment, officials said Tuesday, less than a month before the conservative kingdom lifts its decades-long ban on women driving. The kingdom’s Shura Council, which advises the cabinet, approved a draft law on Monday which would introduce a prison term of up to five years and a penalty of [...] The post Saudi Arabia seeks to criminalize sexual harassment appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsMay 30th, 2018

‘Jobs Jobs Jobs’ portal launched

The Duterte government’s “Build Build Build” is expected to create thousands of well-paying jobs that could prompt overseas Filipino workers to return home, a Cabinet official said on Tuesday. The Department of Public Works and Highways launched its “Jobs Jobs Jobs” employment portal, which initially cites a little over 11,000 positions sought by 10 contractors [...] The post ‘Jobs Jobs Jobs’ portal launched appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsMay 29th, 2018