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Duterte calls for special session of Congress on martial law extension - Manila Bulletin

Duterte calls for special session of Congress on martial law extension - Manila Bulletin.....»»

Category: newsSource: googlenews googlenewsJul 18th, 2017

Congress set for special session on martial law extension

MANILA, Philippines — Majority Leader Rodolfo Fariñas said on Monday that President Rodrigo Duterte would call Congress to a special session on Saturday to c.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 17th, 2017

LIVE: Congress joint session on martial law extension in Mindanao for 2019

Bookmark to watch at 9 AM MANILA, Philippines – The Senate and the House of Representatives will convene in a joint session on Wednesday, December 12, to discuss  President Rodrigo Duterte's request  for yet another year-long extension of martial law in Mindanao. The 12-month extension Congress earlier granted Duterte expires on  December 31 this year. Prior to ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 12th, 2018

LIST: How the House voted on martial law extension in Mindanao

MANILA, Philippines – One more year.  Congress on Wednesday, December 13, voted in favor of extending the proclamation of martial law and the suspension of the privilege of the writ of habeas corpus in Mindanao, as requested by President Rodrigo Duterte.  During a joint session of the House and the Senate at ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 13th, 2017

Nominal, viva voce: How Congress votes

MANILA, Philippines – The whole of Mindanao will be under martial law until the end of 2018 after the 17th Congress, with both the Senate and the House of Representatives in joint session, approved on Wednesday, December 13, the request for extension of President Rodrigo Duterte......»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 13th, 2017

WATCH: Congress joint session on martial law extension in Mindanao

Bookmark this page to watch the Congress joint session live on Rappler on Wednesday, December 13 MANILA, Philippines – The Senate and the House of Representatives will convene in a joint session on Wednesday, December 13, to discuss  President Rodrigo Duterte's request  for a one-year extension of martial law in Mindanao. The 5-month extension  Congress earlier granted Duterte ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 12th, 2017

Congress to hold joint session on martial law extension

MANILA, Philippines – Congress is set to convene a joint session on Wednesday, December 13, to discuss President Rodrigo Duterte's request for a one-year extension of martial law in Mindanao. "Wednesday morning joint session. 'Yan ang plano. Morning ang start, 'di ko masabi ang end eh," Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 11th, 2017

Roque says Duterte did not put any timeframe for Congress to convene special session for BBL - Manila Bulletin

Roque says Duterte did not put any timeframe for Congress to convene special session for BBL - Manila Bulletin.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsNov 28th, 2017

Approval of martial law extension seen at joint session today

MANILA, Philippines - The two chambers of Congress convene today in a special session to vote on President Duterte’s request for the extension of his martial.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 21st, 2017

House: No need for martial law briefing

MANILA, Philippines -  Security officials need not brief the House of Representatives ahead of the special Congress session on martial law extension this wee.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 19th, 2017
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Sen. Pangilinan calls for joint session of Congress on martial law - Manila Bulletin

Sen. Pangilinan calls for joint session of Congress on martial law - Manila Bulletin.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

Govt to operate on reenacted budget in 2019 as Duterte won’t call special session — Diokno

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte’s administration is set to operate under a reenacted budget next year as the Chief Executive decided not to call for a special session in Congress to deliberate…READ The post Govt to operate on reenacted budget in 2019 as Duterte won’t call special session — Diokno appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsDec 14th, 2018

Senate goes on Christmas break without passing 2019 budget

MANILA, Philippines --- As expected, the Senate adjourned its session on Thursday without passing the 2019 budget. Congress will go on Christmas break and will resume on January 14, 2019. The Senate will resume its session at 10 a.m. on January 14 and will continue its plenary deliberations on the budget. Even before its adjournment, Senate leaders had already predicted that the budget would not be approved within the year. "We really tried our best," Majority Leader Juan Miguel Zubiri told reporters. But Zubiri noted that even House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya Jr. announced during the joint session on martial law extension on Wednesday that the bicameral conference com...Keep on reading: Senate goes on Christmas break without passing 2019 budget.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 13th, 2018

On what grounds? Netizens question martial law extension in Mindanao

MANILA, Philippines– After the 17th Congress approved the extension of martial law in Mindanao until the end of 2019, netizens were left wondering about the basis and necessity of the move. In a joint session on Wednesday, December 12, the Senate and the House of Representatives ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 13th, 2018

No time to pass budget bill, say Senate leaders

A reenacted national budget for at least January is all but certain, according to Senate President Vicente Sotto III.   Senate leaders on Wednesday ruled out any chance of passing the proposed P3.8-trillion national budget for 2019 this month, even if President Rodrigo Duterte were to call a special session of Congress.   The last session day for this year is today.   The joint session on Wednesday to tackle the President's request to extend martial law in Mindanao for another year has added to the delay in budget hearings in the Senate.   Sotto said there was simply no time to finish plenary debates, incorporate all the amendments proposed by ...Keep on reading: No time to pass budget bill, say Senate leaders.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 12th, 2018

Martial law in Mindanao extended from 60 days to 222 to 587 to 952

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 12 December) -- As expected, the Joint Session of Congress, voting 235 in favor, 28 against and one abstention, approved President Rodrigo Duterte's request for a "further extension" of martial law and suspension of the privilege of the writ of habeas corpus until yearend 2019, even as Senator Francis Escudero asked the body if they had authority to extend martial law beyond the end of their terms on June 30, 2019......»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsDec 12th, 2018

No actual rebellion, no data to back martial law extension – lawmakers

MANILA, Philippines – Two opposition lawmakers said the government has failed to provide sufficient evidence to prove a third extension of martial law in Mindanao is needed to quell rebellion and develop the southern island. During the joint Congress session on Wednesday, December 12, Senate Minority Leader Franklin ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 12th, 2018

Hello, martial law extension; goodbye, 2019 budget

Congress' joint session for martial law extension has added to the delay in passing next year's P3.757 trillion national budget which a Senate leader said could no longer be done this year. The Senate and House of Representatives would hold a joint session to deliberate on President Rodrigo Duterte's request for a third extension of martial law in Mindanao. Senators said it would be impossible for them to approve the 2019 budget on second and third reading by Thursday, Congress' last session day. Time consuming As a result, a reenacted budget would be adopted in January as senators also planned to insert a provision exempting from the election ban all projects under the P...Keep on reading: Hello, martial law extension; goodbye, 2019 budget.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 11th, 2018

Senators raise legal issues on one-year martial law extension

MANILA, Philippines – Some senators raised legal concerns on the proposed extension of martial law in Mindanao, citing the end of the 17th Congress by June 2019. (DOCUMENT: Duterte asks Congress for another 1-year martial law extension in Mindanao ) Senators and security officials, including Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, Armed Forces of the Philippines chief General Carlito Galvez ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 10th, 2018

DOCUMENT: Duterte asks Congress for another 1-year martial law extension in Mindanao

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte formally asked Congress to extend for another year the declaration of martial law ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 10th, 2018