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Tulfo brothers, Bangsamoro Basic Law, Dua Lipa in Manila | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: Malacañang expects Ben and Erwin Tulfo to make good on their promise to return the P60 million paid by the Department of Tourism or DOT for ad placements in their show. President Rodrigo Duterte sets a 'bare minimum' condition for the Bangsamoro Basic Law or BBL: no separate Bansamoro police and armed forces for the autonomous region. ........»»

Category: newsSource: rappler rapplerMay 31st, 2018

Tulfo brothers to return P60M, Robredo backs Sereno, Mayweather to visit Manila | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: The Tulfo brothers  are returning the 60 million pesos paid to them by the Tourism Department.  Vice President Leni Robredo  backs Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno, who faces potential ouster from the Supreme Court.  Rappler Holdings Corporation and Rappler CEO Maria Ressa  accuse the Bureau of Internal Revenue of 'selective justice' in the 133-million-peso tax evasion complaint it filed against the social news network and ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 8th, 2018

Tulfo brothers, Aegis Juris, Dingdong Dantes | Evening wRap

  Today on Rappler: The Tulfo brothers said they are not returning the P60-million payment they received from the questionable advertisement deal. The 4 giant magnetic lifters, which were suspected to have contained illegal drugs, have tested negative from swab testing. Aegis Juris fraternity member Marc Anthony Ventura broke down in tears when he took the witness stand. President ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 14th, 2018

Guevarra on Calida, Puyat on Tulfo brothers, ABC cancels Roseanne | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra says he will now review his department's contracts awarded in 2017 to the family-owned security firm of Solicitor General Jose Calida.  Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat says the brothers of resigned tourism secretary Wanda Teo have not yet returned the controversial P60 million they received from the Tourism ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 30th, 2018

Duterte certifies BBL as urgent, LTFRB on Grab, COA on OGCC | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: President Rodrigo Duterte certifies as urgent the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law. President Rodrigo Duterte voices an interest in the vote recount for the 2016 vice presidential race.  The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board says it was 'not informed' that ride-hailing company Grab is charging passengers minimum fares.  The Commission on Audit says 5 government corporate ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 29th, 2018

Senate on BBL, Malacanang on Marawi rehab, Carpio and Del Rosario on Chinese bombers | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: The Senate asks President Rodrigo Duterte to certify the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law as urgent.  Former Special Action Force chief Benjamin Lusad tries to save himself from the P59.8-million SAF allowances mess by passing the blame to his staff.  Malacañang says it is satisfied with the rehabilitation of Marawi city so ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2018

Dela Rosa, Supreme Court, Bangsamoro Basic Law | Evening wRap

Dela Rosa, Supreme Court, Bangsamoro Basic Law | Evening wRap.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 6th, 2017

In photos: Dua Lipa heats up Manila stage

Typhoon Ompong did not prevent Filipino fans of British-Albanian pop star Dua Lipa from enjoying her first solo concert in Manila as they flocked the Mall of Asia Arena on Friday evening and watched the queen performed. Source link link: In photos: Dua Lipa heats up Manila stage.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsSep 15th, 2018

SC chief justice shortlist, MMDA driver-only car ban, Asian Games 2018 | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: JBC shortlists De Castro, Peralta, Bersamin for chief justice . Metro Manila Council will not suspend driver-only car ban in EDSA. Bongbong Marcos to 'move on' critics: 'What else do you want to do?' Scott Morrison sworn in as new Australian PM after bitter coup. ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 24th, 2018

Time in Manila bar, Ampatuan, Crazy Rich Asians | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: Lawmakers want two House committees to investigate the recent arrest of 3 lawyers monitoring a police search of a bar in Makati City. Maguindanao massacre suspect and former ARMM governor Zaldy Ampatuan was allowed to leave jail to attend the wedding of his daughter. Galunggong or round scad imported from China may come ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2018

National ID, Federalism Budget, Kris Aquino | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: A big majority of Filipinos support a national identification system. Senators Loren Legarda and Francis Escudero question the country's economic managers on the P90-million budget for the information drive on federalism. The Manila Regional Trial Court or RTC Branch 19 clears Satur Ocampo, Rafael Baylosis, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 9th, 2018

Duterte to present 2 landmark laws on Monday

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte will present two landmark laws on Monday, Malacanang said on Sunday. Duterte will sign the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys) Act into law and officially present the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL). Once signed, the Philippine government will issue national IDs containing basic details of the holder, such as name, sex, birthdate, birthplace, address [...] The post Duterte to present 2 landmark laws on Monday appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsAug 5th, 2018

Trillanes to file plunder complaint vs Wanda Teo, Tulfo brothers

MANILA, Philippines – Opposition senator Antonio Trillanes IV is set to file a plunder complaint against former tourism secretary Wanda Teo and her brothers, Ben and Erwin Tulfo, over the unreturned P60 million in the controversial deal between the Department of Tourism (DOT) and their production company. Trillanes ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 30th, 2018

BBL, House Speaker Arroyo, SOGIE | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: The House of Representatives ratifies  the bicameral conference committee report on the Bangsamoro Organic Law. House Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo  vows to carry out the legislative agenda of President Rodrigo Duterte. Opposition leaders warn  the election of former president Gloria Macapagal Arroyo as House Speaker is a prelude to her rise ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 24th, 2018

Philippines Senate, House agree on Bangsamoro Law

MANILA: A bicameral committee of the Senate and House of Representatives finally threshed out their differences and agreed to pass the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) which could lead to its si.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJul 20th, 2018

BBL proves self-governance possible without federalism – Drilon

MANILA, Philippines – Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon said the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) is proof that a region can achieve self-governance without a shift to federalism.  “The Bangsamoro Basic Law, which we are about to finish today, is proof that we do not need federalism or ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 18th, 2018

Plebiscite, preamble, PH laws among last issues at Bangsamoro bicam

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – Three issues consumed the bicameral conference committee on the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) on its targeted last day of deliberations Tuesday, July 17. Senate Majority Leader Juan Miguel Zubiri, the bicam chair, was initially confident of the speedy approval of the bill. The mood, however, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 17th, 2018

10 things to expect at Duterte’s SONA 2018

MANILA, Philippines – The nation will be watching as President Rodrigo Duterte delivers his 3rd State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Monday, July 23. Duterte’s 3rd SONA is set to be a historic one, with the President expected to sign the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law  in the morning, just ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 16th, 2018

Filipino lawmakers iron out differences in BBL

MANILA: A bicameral conference committee, composed of members of the Senate and House of Representatives, have ironed out their differences in the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) aimed at bring.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJul 15th, 2018

Fariñas: Final Bangsamoro version out next week

THE Bicameral Conference panel on the proposed Bangsamoro Basic law (BBL) will approve its final version of the BBL on July 17, Majority Leader Rodolfo Fariñas of the House of Representatives said on Friday. Fariñas made the announcement a day after Chairman Ghazali Jaafar of the Bangsamoro Transition Commission (BTC) accepted the bicameral conference committee’s amendment on [...] The post Fariñas: Final Bangsamoro version out next week appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJul 13th, 2018

Bicam approves creation of Shari ah High Court in Bangsamoro

MANILA, Philippines – The bicameral conference committee on the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) approved the creation of the Shari'ah High Court in the new region. Bicam chairperson and Senate Majority Leader Juan Miguel Zubiri said they already adopted Article 10, which stipulates provisions on the Bangsamoro justice system, on ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 12th, 2018