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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

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

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

Hague ruling anniversary, Tulfo audit, Kylie Jenner | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: Seven out of 10 Filipinos want the Duterte administration to assert the Philippines' rights over the West Philippine Sea. Ben Tulfo's Bitag Media gets 75% of the cut of the total airing cost of tourism segments paid by Department of Tourism to People's Television Network. A tarp that reads 'Welcome ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 12th, 2018

BBL s hot issue: Who gets to control rich Sulu Sea, Moro Gulf?

MANILA, Philippines – It has been 4 gruelling days for the bicameral conference committee on the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL), but a deadlock remains over provisions covering the Sulu Sea and the Moro Gulf.  It’s a resource-rich area, with several provinces in Mindanao benefitting from these fishing ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 12th, 2018

Bicam OKs joint powers for Bangsamoro, DOE on energy sources

MANILA, Philippines – The bicameral conference committee on the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) gave the green light for the Bangsamoro and the Department of Energy (DOE) to jointly explore, develop, and utilize fossil fuels and uranium in the new region. This was announced by bicam chairperson and Senate ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 12th, 2018

Duterte breaks BBL impasse

President Rodrigo Duterte helped speed up the passage of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) on Wednesday when he broke the impasse on the issue of territory, the Palace said. “[Malacañang is] pleased to announce that the President facilitated the passage of the BBL by convincing the two houses of congress to adopt the House version [...] The post Duterte breaks BBL impasse appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJul 11th, 2018

Bicam OKs freedom of religion in proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law

MANILA, Philippines – The bicameral conference committee has adopted the provision guaranteeing religious freedom in the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law. The Senate version has a provision requiring the Bangsamoro government to  promote religious freedom, which is not in the House version. Senator Joel Villanueva, member of the Jesus Is Lord Church, said ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 10th, 2018

Bicam to seek Duterte help to solve Bangsamoro plebiscite deadlock

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – Members of the bicameral conference committee on the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law are set to consult President Rodrigo Duterte in solving the deadlock on territory and plebiscite issues. Isabela 1st District Representative Rodolfo Albano III said panel members are set to go to Malacañang on Wednesday, July 11. “Pinaka-contentious diyan ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 10th, 2018

Why Drilon didn t push for anti-dynasty in BBL bicam

MANILA, Philippines – Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon consistently pushed for an anti-dynasty provision in the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law, yet when other lawmakers pushed for its deletion, he deliberately didn't defend it. On Monday, July 9, during the first day of the closed-door deliberations, members of the bicameral ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 10th, 2018

Bicam makes release of funds easier for Bangsamoro

MANILA, Philippines – Lawmakers in the bicameral conference committee agreed to make the budget release process less stringent under the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL). After the lawmakers met for about 13 hours on Monday, July 9, Senate Majority Leader Miguel Zubiri said the bicam removed provisions requiring the Bangsamoro to specify its ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 10th, 2018