Hontiveros appeals to Senate to pass SOGIE bill amid Cubao discrimination incident

Sen. Risa Hontiveros appealed to her colleagues in the Senate to support the passage of the sexual orientation, gender identity and expression bill after a discrimination incident against a transgender woman in Cubao Tuesday night......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarAug 14th, 2019

Rainbow wave coming : Hontiveros hopeful SOGIE bill will pass 18th Congress

MANILA, Philippines – Senator Risa Hontiveros marched with thousands of members and allies of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ+) community at the 2019 Metro Manila Pride March  on Saturday, June 29. A known champion of the LGBTQ+ community, Hontiveros said she would map out the composition of ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 30th, 2019

Comelec OKs Cardema’s substitutional bid | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: Comelec approves substitution bid of Duterte Youth's Cardema Senate : No time left to pass mandatory ROTC bill despite Malacañang urgency Amid Senate leadership row, Pimentel tells Villar : Mind your own party Grab to deactivate 8,000 drivers by June 10 Empire State of Mind: Jay-Z becomes ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 4th, 2019

ABS-CBN Lifestyle Asks LGBTQIA+ Couples: Why The Passage Of The SOGIE Equality Bill Is Undebatable

The measure has recently been refiled by Senator Hontiveros in the incoming Congress......»»

Category: lifestyleSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJul 8th, 2019

Sotto refiles bill lowering age of criminal liability

MANILA, Philippines – Senate President Vicente Sotto III refiled the controversial bill lowering the age of criminal liability on Monday, July 1, after lawmakers  failed to pass it in the 17th Congress. Senators, according to seniority, started to file their pet bills on Monday, ahead of the opening of the 18th Congress' session on July 22. Senate Bill (SB) No. 5 ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 1st, 2019

Pass the SOGIE bill now

Pass the SOGIE bill now.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJun 6th, 2019

Hontiveros Pushes for Bigger Increase in Tobacco Tax, Says Senate Must Finish Strong on Health

“The Senate must finish strong on health reforms in the closing stretch of the 17th Congress.” This was the statement issued by Akbayan Senator Risa Hontiveros as she pushed for the immediate passage of a bill increasing excise taxes for tobacco products to fund key services under the country’s universal health care program. Hontiveros said […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsMay 29th, 2019

Barr faces tough questions on handling of Mueller report

WASHINGTON DC, USA – US Attorney General Bill Barr faces tough questions in the Senate Wednesday, May 1, after the explosive revelation that Special Counsel Robert Mueller had objected to his downplaying of the Russia investigation report's allegations against President Donald Trump. Barr appears before the Senate Judiciary Committee amid an ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 1st, 2019

After 17 years, LGBT anti-discrimination bill up for Senate debate

After 17 years, LGBT anti-discrimination bill up for Senate debate.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 21st, 2016

Poe: Senate to pass a bill protecting journalists ahead of FOI

Poe: Senate to pass a bill protecting journalists ahead of FOI.....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsNov 9th, 2016

Senate starts plenary debates on FOI bill

MANILA, Philippines – Plenary debates on the Freedom of Information (FOI) bill started yesterday in the Senate with its authors hopeful of the measure’s pass.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 19th, 2016

Lawmaker wants bill protecting freelancers passed

Senator Paolo “Bam” Aquino IV urged the Senate to immediately pass the measure that seeks to protect freelance workers in the country......»»

Category: newsSource: NewsSep 26th, 2016

Emotional Roman urges Congress to pass anti-discrimination bill

Emotional Roman urges Congress to pass anti-discrimination bill.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 19th, 2016

Drilon files anti-political dynasty bill

Outgoing Senate President Franklin M. Drilon asked Congress yesterday to pass his proposed Anti-Political Dynasty Act to finally implement a provision of the 1987 Constitution prohibiting political dynasties......»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsJul 23rd, 2016

BBL is not yet dead – Drilon

By Jelly F. Musico MANILA, Dec. 17 (PNA) – The Senate may not be able to pass the substitute bill of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) this year but it........»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinestodaRelated NewsJul 17th, 2016

Congress to expand government wiretap powers

The Senate committee on national defense and security is finalizing a draft anti-terrorism bill that includes giving authorities wider latitude in conducting surveillance and eavesdropping on suspected enemies of the state......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 16th, 2019

Recto: Hiring more ‘round-the-clock’ traffic personnel should be a priority

Employing additional traffic management personnel should be made a priority amid the worsening situation of traffic in Metro Manila, Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto said......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 16th, 2019

Congress urged to regulate ATM transaction charges

Party-list group Bayan Muna yesterday urged Congress to pass a bill regulating fees that banks impose for transactions done through automated teller machines (ATMs) like withdrawals......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 15th, 2019

Villanueva: SOGIE Bill ‘not the right’ measure

Villanueva: SOGIE Bill ‘not the right’ measure.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  pepRelated NewsAug 15th, 2019

Call them sir or ma am, Risa says amid senators SOGIE confusion

"How would you now call a police LGBTQ?... Police queer? Or if he is a gay police officer?" Sen. Gordon asked......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 15th, 2019

Word of caution

During his recent State-of-the-Nation address, President Duterte asked Congress to immediately pass the second package of the comprehensive tax reform program, also known as the TRABAHO or Tax Reform for Attracting Better and High-Quality Opportunities bill......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 13th, 2019