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Senate asked to probe ‘high price’ of sugar

BACOLOD City – The Sugar Regulatory Administration (SRA) asked the Senate to investigate the alleged manipulation of sugar prices. The  request was made  through a letter addressed to Senator Juan Miguel Zubiri and signed by Atty. Emilio Bernadino Yulo, Sugar Board Farmers’ Representative; and Atty. Roland Beltran, Sugar Board Millers Representative In the letter, Yulo […] The post Senate asked to probe ‘high price’ of sugar appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsApr 28th, 2019

Probe on violent dispersal of anti-US rallyists called

Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III asked yesterday the police leadership to investigate the alleged violent dispersal of demonstrators in front of the US Embassy in Manila last Wednesday......»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsOct 20th, 2016

Senate asked to probe social media use in schools

MANILA, Philippines – The Senate was asked to conduct an inquiry on the proper education and development of responsible social media use in schools......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 2nd, 2016

Pimentel Expects President Duterte to Push Federalism in His First SONA

Presumptive Senate President Aquilino ‘Koko’ Pimentel III is expecting President Rodrigo Duterte to push the shift of the form of government to federalism in his first state of the nation address (SONA) on Monday. “I’m...The post P.....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJul 21st, 2016

Pimentel expects President Duterte to push federalism in his first SONA

Presumptive Senate President Aquilino 'Koko' Pimentel III is expecting President Rodrigo Duterte to push the shift of the form of government to federalism in his first state of the nation address (SONA) on Monday......»»

Category: newsSource:  mb.com.phRelated NewsJul 21st, 2016

NV lawmaker seeks probe on DepEd fees, contributions

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, July 16 (PIA)--Board member Elma Pinao-an-Lejao here has asked Parents Teachers Associations (PTAs) among public elementary and secondary schools in the province to submit.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJul 16th, 2019

NV lawmaker seeks probe on DepEd fees, contributions

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, July 16 (PIA)--Board member Elma Pinao-an-Lejao here has asked Parents Teachers Associations (PTAs) among public elementary and secondary schools in the province to submit.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJul 16th, 2019

On Duterte s 4th SONA, Hontiveros wishes end to EJK, Cha-Cha

MANILA, Philippines – At the upcoming State of the Nation Address, Senator Risa Hontiveros wishes President Rodrigo Duterte would announce the end of the campaign against illegal drugs and charter change. At the weekly Kapihan with Senate reporters, Hontiveros on Wednesday, July 10, was asked what would she want to ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 10th, 2019

Dela Rosa says he won t hold epal Senate hearings

MANILA, Philippines – Senator Ronald dela Rosa said on Thursday, July 4, that he will not be like other senators who hold "epal" hearings or inquiries just for show. Dela Rosa made the statement in a news briefing, when asked for his planned hearings as the expected chairperson of the Senate ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 4th, 2019

Senate to probe PhilHealth anomalies

The Senate will start an inquiry into the alleged multi-billion-peso dialysis scam involving funds from the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) and other alleged anomalies in the agency when the 18th Congress opens on July 22......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 4th, 2019

Angara wants Senate probe into Philhealth scam

MANILA, Philippines – Senator Juan Edgardo Angara on Wednesday, July 3, filed a Senate resolution seeking an inquiry into the dialysis treatment controversy at the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (Philhealth). Angara, one of the authors of the Universal Health Care Law , filed Senate Resolution No.  3 directing the appropriate Senate committee ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 3rd, 2019

Lapid wants investment scams covered under economic sabotage

MANILA, Philippines – Senator Lito Lapid has filed a bill seeking to expand the coverage of economic sabotage to include those involved in investment scams. Lapid on Tuesday, July 2, filed Senate Bill No. 53 to amend Marcos-era Presidential Decree 1689, which increased the penalty in some forms of swindling ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 3rd, 2019

Sotto doubts senators will support death penalty for plunder

MANILA, Philippines – While he supports the proposal to reimpose the death penalty on plunder convicts, Senate President Vicente Sotto III doubts whether the measure would gain enough support in the Senate. Sotto made the statement on Wednesday, July 3, when asked about the chance of the bill seeking to ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 3rd, 2019

Locsin says Philippines not allowing China to fish in EEZ

MANILA, Philippines — Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. said Wednesday that the Philippines is not allowing China to fish in the country’s Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) in the West Philippine Sea. “That’s right, I’m saying, we’re not,” Locsin said when asked in an ABS-CBN News Channel interview. President Rodrigo Duterte earlier said he had […] The post Locsin says Philippines not allowing China to fish in EEZ appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 3rd, 2019

Pimentel sa pagpayag na makapangisda ang China sa WPS: ‘walang masama’

Cagayan de Oro – Walang masama sa pagpayag ni Pangulong Duterte na magisda ang Chinese vessels sa exclusive economic zone (EEZ) ng bansa sa West Philippine Sea. Ito ang naging pahayag ni Former Senate President Aquilino “Nene” Pimentel Jr kaugnay sa ginawang anunsyo ni Pangulong Duterte na maaari ng makapangisda ang China sa West Philippine […] The post Pimentel sa pagpayag na makapangisda ang China sa WPS: ‘walang masama’ appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Category: newsSource:  remateRelated NewsJul 2nd, 2019

Dating Senate President Enrile, kinuwestyon ang barko ng China sa Reed Bank

SMNI NEWS   KINUWESTYON ni dating Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile ang presensiya ng barko ng China sa Reed Bank. Kasunod ito ng naganap pagbangga ‘di umano ng Chinese vessel sa fishing boat ng 22 mangingisdang Pinoy sa lugar sa dis-oras ng gabi. Ayon kay Enrile, sakop ng 200 nautical miles exclusive economic zone ng bansa ang Reed […] The post Dating Senate President Enrile, kinuwestyon ang barko ng China sa Reed Bank appeared first on PINAS......»»

Category: newsSource:  pinasglobalRelated NewsJul 1st, 2019

Government not giving up on federalism

Malacañang is not giving up on its push for federalism even if President Duterte himself has raised the possibility that the proposed shift to a federal government may not gain support under his watch......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 30th, 2019

Region 8 SUCs Asked to Study Coral Reefs Restoration

The Regional Development Council (RDC) has asked state universities and colleges (SUCs) in Eastern Visayas to conduct research on micro fragmentation technology for coral reefs restoration. The destructive typhoons that struck the region from 2013 to 2015, which severely damaged coral reefs, justified the conduct of research, said Meylene Rosales, National Economic and Development Authority […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJun 29th, 2019

‘Federalism still alive, feasible under Duterte’

Despite President Duterte’s declaration that the shift to federalism won’t happen under his term, the issue is not yet dead......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 27th, 2019

Robredo refutes Duterte: EEZ is for exclusive use of Filipinos

MANILA, Philippines – Vice President Leni Robredo said the Constitution clearly states that the Philippines’ exclusive economic zone (EEZ) is for the “exclusive use and enjoyment of Filipino citizens,” refuting the statement of no less than President Rodrigo Duterte.  On Thursday, June 27, Robredo was asked in a ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 27th, 2019