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Trillanes, Zubiri nearly trade blows at Senate session

MANILA, Philippines — Senate President Aquilino "Koko" Pimentel III was forced to suspend plenary session on Tuesday afternoon following a heated debate betw.....»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarJan 17th, 2017

Trillanes, Zubiri word war erupts in Senate session - GMA News

Trillanes, Zubiri word war erupts in Senate session - GMA News.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsJan 18th, 2017

Senado, Kamara kasado sa special session

NAKAHANDA ang Senado na aksiyunan ang hirit ni Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte sa Kongreso na magdaos ng special session para magpasa ng supplemental budget na gagamitin sa posibleng evacuation ng mga overseas Filipino worker (OFW) sa Middle East, ayon kay Senate Majority Leader Juan Miguel Zubiri......»»

Category: newsSource:  abanteRelated NewsJan 7th, 2020

Senate to tackle budget as sessions set to resume

The first regular session of the 18th Congress will resume tomorrow, and Senate Majority Leader Juan Miguel Zubiri said the passage of the 2020 national government budget will be the topmost priority......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 2nd, 2019

On a collision course

  IT all started when Baguio City Mayor Benjamin Magalong, a former CIDG chief, spilled the beans in the Senate about the Bilibid drug trade. To limit the impact of his disclosure, he asked for an executive session where detailof illegal transactions in the national penitentiary were revealed. Right after the closed-door session, snippets of […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsOct 10th, 2019

‘Senate camaraderie at its best : Binay offers teaching post to Trillanes; outgoing senators sign off

The members of the Senate depicted “camaraderie” as they concluded the third regular session in the 17th Congress on Tuesday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 5th, 2019

Trillanes, Zubiri almost come to blows

Trillanes, Zubiri almost come to blows.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  pepRelated NewsJan 18th, 2017

Trillanes at Zubiri nagkaayos na

MAKALIPAS ang halos isang oras sa senate lounge, nagkaayos na rin sina Senators Migs Zubiri at Antonio Trillanes IV. Sa pagbabalik ng sesyon, nagmosyon si Senate Majority Leader Tito Sotto na alisin sa Senate records ang unparliamentary words na nabanggit nina Zubiri at Trillanes. Ngunit mananatili naman ang pagtanggi ni Zubiri na bahagi siya ng [&'].....»»

Category: newsSource:  remateRelated NewsJan 18th, 2017

Trillanes, Gordon trade barbs over EJK report

Sen. Antonio F. Trillanes IV and Sen. Richard J. Gordon yesterday clashed anew over the Senate Justice and Human Rights Committee’s controversial committee report that effectively cleared President Duterte’s hand into the rampant extrajudici.....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsDec 9th, 2016

Cayetano-Trillanes rift causes suspension of Senate session

Cayetano-Trillanes rift causes suspension of Senate session.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsSep 26th, 2016

Awkward 'seat mates' at the Senate: Binay, Cayetano, Trillanes

MANILA, Philippines It was the first working session for the new Congress, yet some things from the past just wouldn't fade quietly. As fate would have it, 3 senators who had had clasheswere left with no option but to sit beside each other on Tues.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 27th, 2016

Senate to review ‘endo’ bill

SEN. Emmanuel Joel Villanueva is set to start the review of the “endo” (end of contract) bill that seeks an end to contractualization or the hiring of contractual workers once Congress resumes session on January 20. The senator, chairman of the Committee on Labor, Employment and Human Resources Development said he would continue to pursue […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJan 2nd, 2020

Senate seeks passage of 3 vital measures

THE Senate is hoping that in January 2020, three important measures that promote security, improve public workers’ welfare and economic development will finally be enacted into laws. Congress adjourned session on December 18 for a month-long holiday break. The Senate and the House of Representatives will resume session on Jan. 20, 2020. The Senate had […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJan 1st, 2020

Nikkie up more than 18%

Tokyo, Japan (AFP) — Tokyo’s benchmark Nikkei index finished 2019 more than 18 percent higher over the year, boosted recently by hopes for progress between the US and China over trade talks. In the final trading session of the year, the bellwether Nikkei 225 index closed at 23,656.62 points, an 18.2-percent gain compared to its […] The post Nikkie up more than 18% appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsDec 30th, 2019

Income tier-based CIT ‘makes sense’ 

Corporate income tax (CIT) based on companies’ capacity to pay ‘makes sense’ in lieu of the 10-year CIT reduction to 20 percent proposed under the Comprehensive Income Tax and Incentive Rationalization Act (Citira) bill. Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) secretary Ramon Lopez said this in reference to Senate Bill 595 filed by Sen. Ralph […] The post Income tier-based CIT ‘makes sense’  appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsDec 26th, 2019

Senate goes on holiday break

The Senate adjourned its session yesterday to go on a one-month legislative break for the holidays......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 19th, 2019

China exempts US goods after trade deal

China announced Thursday a list of US chemicals that will be exempted from import tariffs, just under a week after Beijing and Washington agreed a trade agreement that a dialled down tensions between the two. The world’s biggest economies have exchanged blows for more than a year, on Friday announced a mini-agreement to reduce some […] The post China exempts US goods after trade deal appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsDec 19th, 2019

2020 budget tops Senate feat

The passage of the P4.1-trillion 2020 General Appropriations Act, which the Senate ratified and adopted last week, topped the list of the upper chamber's accomplishments in the first four months of the First Regular Session in the 18th Congress following its adjournment Wednesday for a one-month Christmas legislative break......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsDec 18th, 2019

Senate OKs bill for creating separate prisons for heinous crime convicts

Senate Bill No. 1055 was approved with 21 affirmative votes, no negative votes and no abstentation in a plenary session Monday afternoon......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 16th, 2019

De Lima seeks Senate probe on babies for sale

Detained Sen. Leila de Lima is seeking a Senate investigation into the alleged rampant buying and selling of newborn babies in underground black markets in the country. De Lima, chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Social Justice, Welfare, and Rural Development, said she is alarmed over continuing reports of “babies-for-sale” trade as this endangers babies’ […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsDec 4th, 2019

New CITIRA bill version to be filed in Senate

A bill is set to be filed at the Senate for the second package of the government’s tax reform program or the Comprehensive Income Tax and Incentives Rationalization Act which the Department of Trade and Industry hopes would address concerns raised by stakeholders on the version passed at the House of Representatives......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 4th, 2019