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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

Andaya hits DBM for bidding P168-B transpo projects in 2018

MANILA, Philippines – House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya Jr questioned why the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) led the procurement for P168-billion transportation projects in 2018, his latest attack against Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno.  On Wednesday, January 16, Andaya zeroed in on the Procurement Service of the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 16th, 2019

DOJ denies Rappler Holdings and Maria Ressa appeal over tax charges | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: The Department of Justice or DOJ denies the appeal of Rappler Holdings Corporation and its president Maria Ressa over 4 counts of alleged failure to supply correct information in the tax returns, and one count of tax evasion. The Senate and the House of Representatives finally arrives at a compromise on the bill abolishing the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 16th, 2019

DBM now a ‘superbody’ for procurement – Andaya

HOUSE Majority Leader Rolando Andaya Jr. has launched a new line of attack against Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno, accusing the Cabinet official of turning his department into a “super-bidding body”…READ The post DBM now a ‘superbody’ for procurement – Andaya appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJan 16th, 2019

House passes Road Board abolition bill on second reading again

House passes Road Board abolition bill on second reading again.....»»

Category: newsSource:  cnnphilippinesRelated NewsJan 16th, 2019

Power duel up as PGTA Pradera unwraps | The Manila Times Online

Emphasis will be on power as the long hitters from the stellar international field gear up for an all-out assault on the Pradera Verde layout in todays start of theREAD The post Power duel up as PGTA.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJan 16th, 2019

Bottling the character of Piedmont

PIEDMONT is an Italian region soaked in history — and wine. It was here that the House of Savoy held court, the royal house that waged wars to unite the fragmented Italian states into one, the basis of Italy as we know it today. Piedmont is also home to the Nebbiolo grape, which goes into the production of one of Italy’s most famed wines, the Barolo......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJan 16th, 2019

British PM faces confidence vote after Brexit humiliation

LONDON, United Kingdom --- Prime Minister Theresa May was expected to win a confidence vote on Wednesday despite a crushing defeat over her Brexit deal that triggered warnings of a chaotic "no-deal" divorce. MPs on Tuesday rejected May's deal on leaving the European Union, leaving the Brexit process in limbo with just 73 days to go before the official departure date. May suffered the biggest government defeat in modern British history when the House of Commons rejected by 432 votes to 202 the deal she struck with Brussels last year after 18 months of negotiation. The EU immediately warned that the vote raises the risk of a hugely disruptive "no deal" Brexit where Britain cou...Keep on reading: British PM faces confidence vote after Brexit humiliation.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 16th, 2019

Barr seeks to assure senators he won’t be a Trump loyalist

    WASHINGTON - Vowing "I will not be bullied," President Donald Trump's nominee for attorney general asserted independence from the White House, saying he believed that Russia had tried to interfere in the 2016 presidential election, that the special counsel investigation shadowing Trump is not a witch hunt and that his predecessor was right to recuse himself from the probe. The comments by William Barr at his Senate confirmation hearing Tuesday pointedly departed from Trump's own views and underscored Barr's efforts to reassure Democrats that he will not be a loyalist to a president who has appeared to demand it from law enforcement. He also repeatedly sought to ass...Keep on reading: Barr seeks to assure senators he won’t be a Trump loyalist.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 16th, 2019

Bruno Mars being eyed to perform at 2019 SEA Games opening

America's highest-paid musician is being booked to bring the house down during the opening ceremony of the 30th Southeast Asian Games. A reliable source confirmed to the Inquirer that Filipino organizers have begun to touch base with the handlers of Bruno Mars for a performance to remember that can send the country's SEA Games hosting to a phenomenal level. Getting Mars, whose mother is Filipino, on board can definitely boost the marketing side of organizing the 11-nation sportsfest, which the Philippines has brought on local turf for the fourth time since 1981. Forbes announced in July 2018 that Mars was the top earner in the American music industry for 2017 with estimated ...Keep on reading: Bruno Mars being eyed to perform at 2019 SEA Games opening.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 16th, 2019

Allowing motorcycles-for-hire needs thorough study, says DOTr

Allowing motorcycles to function as public transport services needs further deliberation, the Department of Transportation said Wednesday, after a House panel urged the agency to legitimize the operation of motorcycle taxis......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 16th, 2019

Oro-based Light Industry Launches Innovative Building System

A pioneering light metal manufacturing company is launching an innovative building system that aims to provide stronger, “faster to complete”, and more economical buildings for the construction industry in the Philippines. On January 17-20, 2019, Priometal Mindanao Corporation will be conducting an open house for industry stakeholders at its demo unit located at Dove Street, Barangay Kauswagan (just across the Kauswagan Barangay Hall)......»»

Category: newsSource:  kagay_anRelated NewsJan 16th, 2019

Anti-Trump Senator Kirsten Gillibrand launches presidential bid

WASHINGTON DC, USA – Democratic US Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, an outspoken Donald Trump critic and champion of women's issues including the #MeToo movement, announced Tuesday, January 15, she is running for president. Nearly 22 months before the 2020 election, the battle for the White House is already firming up, as ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 16th, 2019

That was a fireworks show, Kerr on record-breaking Warriors

  LOS ANGELES, USA – Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr described his defending champions' first-quarter display as "beautiful, beautiful basketball." The Warriors amassed an NBA record 51 first-quarter points on the way to a 142-111 win over Denver in a duel for the Western Conference lead on Tuesday, January 15 (Wednesday, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 16th, 2019

SWS: net satisfaction ratings decline for Robredo, Arroyo | Midday wRap

Today on Rappler: The latest Social Weather Stations survey shows House Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo and Vice President Leni Robredo’s net satisfaction ratings decline  at the end of 2018. Daraga Mayor Carlwyn Baldo is facing a corruption case before the Office of the Ombudsman after he was implicated in the killing of AKO ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 16th, 2019

Congress ends deadlock on Road Board abolition

MANILA, Philippines – After a weeks-long standoff , the Senate and the House of Representatives arrived at a compromise on the bill abolishing the graft-riddled Road Board.   The House approved the amended House Bill (HB) 7436 on second reading on Wednesday, January 16, a day after House ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 16th, 2019

Ronald Ang takes oath as AKO Bicol congressman

MANILA, Philippines – Ronald Ang has replaced slain congressman Rodel Batocabe as AKO Bico ,representative in the House. Ang, the fourth nominee of the party list, took his oath as party-list representative on Wednesday, January 16. Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo administered ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 16th, 2019

3 lawmakers eye ‘quick’ bicam on Road Board abolition

THREE lawmakers from the Senate and the House of Representatives agreed that a quick bicameral (bicam) meeting on the Road Board Abolition bill was possible and that this proposal would…READ The post 3 lawmakers eye ‘quick’ bicam on Road Board abolition appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsJan 16th, 2019

3 lawmakers eye quick bicam on Road Board abolition | The Manila Times Online

THREE lawmakers from the Senate and the House of Representatives agreed that a quick bicameral (bicam) meeting on the Road Board Abolition bill was possible and that this proposal wouldREAD The post 3.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJan 16th, 2019

Azkals battle debutant Kyrgyz Republic in must-win duel

The Philippine Azkals play the biggest game of their lives against fellow debutant Kyrgyz Republic as they try to keep their ambitious bid to reach the AFC Asian Cup Round-of-16 alive tonight at Rashid Stadium in Dubai......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 16th, 2019

COMMENT: Burden of Two Cities

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/15 January) – The cities of Isabela and Cotabato are odd. They live in the House they were born in; have legally denied through election kinship with the members of the House they were born with; but, by necessity, have grown by and enjoyed the blessings they were born to. Now, they […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJan 16th, 2019