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Leila Benitez: I’m so blessed

The name Leila Benitez still rings a bell…as it should......»»

Category: entertainmentSource: philstar philstarJan 13th, 2018

Mayor to ‘wait’ for SK president’s visit

MAYOR Joe Espinosa III said he will “wait” until Iloilo City Sangguniang Kabataan Federation president Leila Luntao decides to pay him a courtesy visit. Luntao earlier apologized for her failure to make a courtesy call on the mayor more than two weeks since she assumed her post as an ex-officio member of the Sangguniang Panlungsod. […] The post Mayor to ‘wait’ for SK president’s visit appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJul 20th, 2018

SK federation head in city avoiding mayor?

IS THE new Sangguniang Kabataan Federation president in Iloilo City distancing herself from Mayor Joe Espinosa III? The question came to fore as City Councilor Leila Luntao has yet to pay a courtesy call on Espinosa more than two weeks since she assumed as an ex-officio member of the Sangguniang Panlungsod. Luntao said she was […] The post SK federation head in city avoiding mayor? appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJul 19th, 2018

Youth leader backs ‘TokGang’

The president of the Sangguniang Kabataan federation in Iloilo City, Leila Luntao, backed the TokGang program launched by the Women and Children’s Protection Desk of the Iloilo City Police Office (ICPO). TokGang (Toktok Hangyo sa mga Gang) aims to identify youths below 18 years old who are involved in gangs and have violated several ordinances […] The post Youth leader backs ‘TokGang’ appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJul 18th, 2018

It’s final: SC voids De Lima watchlist order

The Supreme Court has struck down with finality the 2010 order of then justice secretary and now detained Sen. Leila de Lima granting herself the authority to prevent suspects and personalities facing criminal charges from leaving the country......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 17th, 2018

De Lima files bill to shield campus journalists from harassment

MANILA, Philippines – Senator Leila de Lima filed a bill to replace  the Campus Journalism Act of 1991  with a law that shields campus journalists from harassment and intimidation, and "genuinely upholds campus press freedom." In a statement on Sunday, July 15, De Lima's office said she has filed Senate Bill 1868. De Lima explained that the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 15th, 2018

PNP: De Lima working in jail up to court

  The Philippine National Police (PNP) said only the courts could allow Sen. Leila de Lima to carry out her legislative duties in detention as requested by Senate President Vicente Sotto III, a stand which De Lima said was ill-advised.   In a handwritten statement posted on Facebook by her staff, De Lima said PNP Chief Oscar Albayalde was "given the wrong legal advice" when Albayalde rejected Sotto's request for De Lima, who chairs the Senate Committee on Social Justice, Welfare and Rural Development, to hold hearings in the PNP Custodial Center where she has been detained since last year on drug charges.   Sotto cited the case of Sen. Antonio Trillanes ...Keep on reading: PNP: De Lima working in jail up to court.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 14th, 2018

Sen. Leila M. de Lima s question for the Consultative Committee

July 12, 2018. I have a question for the Consultative Committee. How come the phrase “human rights” is no longer found in the Article on Declaration of Principles and State Policies? Sec. 11, Art. II of the 1987 Constitution reads: “The State values the dignity of every human person and guarantees full respect… Source link link: Sen. Leila M. de Lima's question for the Consultative Committee.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJul 12th, 2018

De Lima restricted from lawmaking

THE Philippine National Police has turned down Senate President Vicente “Tito” Sotto’s request to allow Senator Leila de Lima to conduct congressional hearings inside the Custodial Center at Camp Crame, Quezon City. In his response letter dated July 11, PNP chief Director General Oscar Albayalde told Sotto that he cannot….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJul 11th, 2018

PNP rejects Sotto’s request for De Lima jail hearings

The Philippine National Police rejected yesterday the request of Senate President Vicente Sotto III to allow detained Sen. Leila de Lima to hold legislative hearings at the PNP Custodial Center at Camp Crame in Quezon City......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 11th, 2018

PNP rejects Sotto request for De Lima to hold panel hearings

The Philippine National Police on Wednesday rejected the request of Senate President Vicente Sotto III to allow opposition Sen. Leila De Lima to conduct committee hearings while in detention at Camp Crame......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 11th, 2018

De Lima bats for audible pedestrian signals for blind, visually-impaired people

July 10, 2018. Opposition Senator Leila M. de Lima has filed a measure requiring all traffic signal poles to be equipped with Accessible Pedestrian Signals (APS) to ensure road safety for pedestrians, especially among the blind and visually-impaired people. De Lima, who chairs the Senate Committee on Social… Source link link: De Lima bats for audible pedestrian signals for blind, visually-impaired people.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJul 11th, 2018

Piñol: P28-B rice subsidy under 4P

By Leila Marie Rodriguez “CCT covers 17 regions, 79 provinces, 143 cities and 1,484 municipalities.” The Duterte administration is allocating over P100 billion for the government’s Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4P), Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol said yesterday. Of the amount, Piñol said P28 billion would be in the form of rice subsidy for the poorest […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJul 10th, 2018

De Lima proposes hazard pay for journalists

SENATOR LEILA M. de Lima has filed a bill requiring media companies to provide insurance coverage and hazard pay to journalists and other workers, especially those assigned in conflict or disaster areas......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJul 9th, 2018

 Minority senators seek probe of Chinese military planes’ ‘technical stops’ in Davao

The Senate minority bloc has called for an inquiry intothesuccessive "technical stops" of Chinese military aircraft at the Davao City International Airport to establish whether the incidents have violated the constitutionalprohibition ofthe presence offoreign troopsin the country. Theminority group, composed of Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon, Senators Leila de Lima,BamAquino, Risa Hontiveros, Francis "Kiko" Pangilinan, and Antonio "Sonny" Trillanes IV, filed their resolutionon Monday. "The successive occurrence of Chinese military planes making technical stops in Davao City raises the question of whether the Constitution's proscription against the presence of foreign troops...Keep on reading:  Minority senators seek probe of Chinese military planes’ ‘technical stops’ in Davao.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 9th, 2018

Vindicated Vina moves on

While Vina Morales is still wary of getting into detail about winning her kidnapping case against her ex-partner Cedric Lee, the singer-actress let on that she felt "vindicated" and that she's now "moving on" with her life. "I'm thankful to God and to my family, who are always there to support me. I draw strength from them ... I feel blessed," Vina told reporters at the sidelines of the recent concert/launch of Universal Records' film production arm, Bell Films. In May, the Mandaluyong Regional Trial Court found Cedric "guilty be yond reasonable doubt" of violating his visitation rights to his and Vina's now 9-year-old daughter, Ceana, in 2016. Vina said Ceana did "know abou...Keep on reading: Vindicated Vina moves on.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 8th, 2018

De Lima slams fake news on YouTube

DETAINED Senator Leila de Lima yesterday urged Google Philippines to stop the spread of fake videos in its YouTube platform, specifically attacks against her from trolls. De Lima said that there is a continued proliferation of online fake news directed at her as part of the well-oiled and orchestrated campaign….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJul 8th, 2018

De Lima wants to reduce credit units needed to renew professional licenses

Senator Leila de Lima has filed a bill proposing a maximum of 36 credit units as a requisite for license renewal for 41 professions for every three-year compliance period. Source link link: De Lima wants to reduce credit units needed to renew professional licenses.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJul 7th, 2018

De Lima urges HR attaches to protect OFWs vs abuses

Opposition Senator Leila M. de Lima pressed the Executive branch to designate human rights attaches in selected Philippine embassies and consulates to address the growing cases of human rights violations committed against OFWs. De Lima urges HR attaches to protect OFWs vs abuses Opposition Senator Leila M. de Lima pressed on Saturday the Executive branch… link: De Lima urges HR attaches to protect OFWs vs abuses.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJul 7th, 2018

De Lima seeks reduction to 36 credit units in renewal of professional licenses

July 7, 2018. Senator Leila M. de Lima has proposed an across-the-board credit units of 36 to at least 41 professionals as a requisite for license renewal under the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) program of the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC). De Lima filed Senate Bill (SB) No. 1853 which… Source link link: De Lima seeks reduction to 36 credit units in renewal of professional licenses.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJul 7th, 2018

Sotto asks PNP: Let De Lima attend Senate hearings

Senate President Vicente Sotto III has formally asked the Philippine National Police to allow opposition Sen. Leila de Lima to hold committee hearings even while in detention at Camp Crame......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 7th, 2018