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Possible Jamjam Baronda vs Lex Tupas House duel ‘disheartening’

“Youth has no age.” – Pablo Picasso NEW YORK CITY — I am one of those who expressed “sadness” when I heard from the grapevine recently that if the “rift” between Iloilo City Rep. Geronimo “Jerry” Treñas and Mayor Jose “Joe III” Espinosa III is not settled amicably, two of the most dynamic and young […] The post Possible Jamjam Baronda vs Lex Tupas House duel ‘disheartening’ appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource: thedailyguardian thedailyguardianJun 13th, 2018

Disheartening, Grace Poe says of Gloria Arroyo s rise to Speaker

MANILA, Philippines – Senator Grace Poe expressed dismay at the election of former president and now Pampanga 2nd District Representative Gloria Arroyo as House Speaker. Poe said it is disheartening that Arroyo, who had been accused of corruption and fraud during her presidency from 2001 to 2010, is again holding ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 24th, 2018

Joe is my priority – Jerry

IT’S A waiting game, too, for former city councilors Julienne “Jamjam” Baronda and Nielex “Lex” Tupas. Iloilo City Rep. Jerry Treñas said the two are aware that he is still waiting for the decision of Mayor Joe Espinosa III to run for congressman under his ticket. Treñas earlier declared he will reclaim the office of […] The post Joe is my priority – Jerry appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJul 4th, 2018

Two Ilonggo lawmakers differ on divorce bill

TWO Iloilo congressmen have contrasting views on the legalization of divorce in the Philippines. Voting 134-57, the House of Representatives approved on third reading last March 19, 2018 House Bill 7303 or the Absolute Divorce Act of 2018. Fifth district Rep. Raul Tupas voted against the bill saying that while there is no perfect marriage, […] The post Two Ilonggo lawmakers differ on divorce bill appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMar 21st, 2018

OFW center to be established in 5th district

ILOILO Rep. Raul Tupas is pushing for the establishment of an Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) Center in the 5th district. Tupas said he will formalize the proposal with Overseas Workers Welfare Association (OWWA) administrator Hans Leo Cacdac as well as Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) secretary Silvestre Bello when the House of Representatives resumes […] The post OFW center to be established in 5th district appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMar 6th, 2018

Iloilo lawmaker mum on Cha-cha rift

REP. Raul Tupas (5th district, Iloilo) refused to comment for now on the rift between the House of Representatives and the Senate on Charter change (Cha-Cha). Tupas said he cannot comment on the claim of House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez that congressmen can continue amending the 1987 Constitution sans the participation of the Senate. While the […] The post Iloilo lawmaker mum on Cha-cha rift appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJan 24th, 2018

Customs, House seek 2nd UNTV wins

MANILA, Philippines - Newcomer Bureau of Customs faces Judiciary in a duel of fancied teams tomorrow even as House of Representatives also goes for its secon.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 24th, 2016

MB Rundown: 3rd week of August 2018

Here is this week’s #MBRundown: 1. Public lauds level-up evacuation shelters of some LGUs for flood victims 2. MMDA continues dry run for driver-only ban 3. House to resume budget deliberations 4. US Embassy in Manila confirms planned return of Balangiga bells 5. Cavs guard Clarkson joins Gilas in Asian Games Source link: MB Rundown: 3rd week of August 2018.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated News43 min. ago

EDITORIAL - Efficient budgeting

The House of Representatives has resumed deliberations on the P3.757-trillion national budget proposed by Malacañang for 2019......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News2 hr. 42 min. ago

House bucking Duterte’s legislative agenda

The pro-Duterte supermajority at the House of Reps keeps saying it supports the President’s legislative agenda. Yet on three major admin bills it defies him. And he relents......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News2 hr. 42 min. ago

House to adopt hybrid budget system for 2019

The House of Representatives under Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo will adopt a hybrid budgeting system – or a mix of the cash- and obligation-based schemes – when it resumes deliberations on the proposed 2019 national budget on Aug. 28......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News5 hr. 21 min. ago

Scratchers edge closer to crown

Paul Desiderio drove past Levi Hernandez in the last 3.4 seconds, capping Go for Gold’s fightback from 16 points down for a 98-96 victory over Che’Lu Bar and Grill and a pivotal 2-1 lead in their PBA D-League Foundation Cup title duel at the Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig last night......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated News5 hr. 42 min. ago

Bataan investors defend need for incentives

BATAAN, Philippines – The Department of Finance (DOF) said the second batch of tax reforms that hurdled a House committee was already amended to cater to the concerns of both foreign and local investors in the Philippines. This was Finance Undersecretary Karl Chua's message ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated News9 hr. 8 min. ago

MPs clear Aquino over dengue vaccine mess

MANILA: Former president Benigno 'Noynoy' Aquino has been cleared by two committees of the House of Representatives over his alleged involvement in the use of a controversial vaccine to s.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated News11 hr. 8 min. ago

House panel mulls hearing on new EDSA traffic scheme

The House Committee on Transportation can conduct a motu proprio hearing on the Metro Manila Development Authority’s implementation of the ban on driver-only vehicles along EDSA, its panel chairman said. House panel mulls hearing on new EDSA traffic scheme The House Committee on Transportation can conduct a motu proprio hearing on the Metro Manila Development… link: House panel mulls hearing on new EDSA traffic scheme.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated News12 hr. 42 min. ago

Hot start

JAKARTA – Days before their duel against Kazakhstan, head coach Yeng Guiao and his assistants made sure the team will watch game videos of its opening round foe, something that showed how much the Filipinos respected their first round rival. Up to the moment they stepped into the court to….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated News13 hr. 21 min. ago

2019 P3.7T budget signed in December

A House leader has assured that the 2019 P3.757-trillion national budget will be signed into law by President Rodrigo “Rody” Duterte by December 2018. House Majority Leader and Camarines Sur Rep. Rolando “Nonoy” Andaya Jr. also reiterated that the House of Representatives is pushing for a hybrid budgeting system, which….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated News13 hr. 21 min. ago

Lack of prep time, Clarkson absence don t concern Guiao ahead of Kazakhstan duel

The Philippine men's basketball team holds practice on the eve of its opening game against Kazakhstan in the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO........»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsAug 16th, 2018

House bill filed to naturalize Justin Brownlee

Barangay Ginebra forward Justin Brownlee gestures during the 2018 PBA Commissioner's Cup Finals against San Miguel Beer. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net Justin Brownlee once said he wants.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsAug 16th, 2018

NCAA Season 94: Lions in duel with Stags

Games Today (The Arena, San Juan City) 10 a.m. – Mapua vs Perpetual (Jrs) 12 noon – SSCR vs San Beda (Jrs) 2 p.m. – Mapua vs Perpetual (Srs) 4 p.m. – SSCR vs San Beda (Srs) #NCAASeason94 NCAA Season 94: Lions in duel with Stags By KRISTEL SATUMBAGA Games Today (The Arena, San Juan… link: NCAA Season 94: Lions in duel with Stags.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsAug 16th, 2018

Five wanted persons nabbed in Capiz

ROXAS CITY, Capiz – POLICE arrested five persons wanted for various crimes in separate operations on August 13, 2018. Randy Llupar, 29, of Brgy. Pangabuan, was arrested by the Jamindan police at his relatives’ house in Barangay Poblacion, Jamindan town. Llupar is facing a frustrated homicide charge in Criminal Case Number C-10-1054-07. Regional Trial Court Branch 20 […] The post Five wanted persons nabbed in Capiz appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsAug 16th, 2018