Congress to expand government wiretap powers

The Senate committee on national defense and security is finalizing a draft anti-terrorism bill that includes giving authorities wider latitude in conducting surveillance and eavesdropping on suspected enemies of the state......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsAug 16th, 2019Related News

Triple-bill ushers in PVL Collegiate tilt

Reigning UAAP champion Ateneo collides with Letran while Far Eastern University and San Beda square off with St. Benilde and Adamson, respectively, in early clashes of the fancied teams in the Premier Volleyball League Season 3 Collegiate Conference unfolding Saturday at the Filoil Flying V Center in San Juan......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsAug 16th, 2019Related News

Congress urged to regulate ATM transaction charges

Party-list group Bayan Muna yesterday urged Congress to pass a bill regulating fees that banks impose for transactions done through automated teller machines (ATMs) like withdrawals......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsAug 15th, 2019Related News

Villanueva: SOGIE Bill ‘not the right’ measure

Villanueva: SOGIE Bill ‘not the right’ measure.....»»

Source: Pep PepCategory: GossipAug 15th, 2019Related News

House approves refiled alcohol tax hike bill

The House of Representatives approved last night the refiled bill seeking to increase excise taxes on alcohol products......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsAug 15th, 2019Related News

Call them sir or ma am, Risa says amid senators SOGIE confusion

"How would you now call a police LGBTQ?... Police queer? Or if he is a gay police officer?" Sen. Gordon asked......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsAug 15th, 2019Related News

Hontiveros appeals to Senate to pass SOGIE bill amid Cubao discrimination incident

Sen. Risa Hontiveros appealed to her colleagues in the Senate to support the passage of the sexual orientation, gender identity and expression bill after a discrimination incident against a transgender woman in Cubao Tuesday night......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsAug 14th, 2019Related News

Word of caution

During his recent State-of-the-Nation address, President Duterte asked Congress to immediately pass the second package of the comprehensive tax reform program, also known as the TRABAHO or Tax Reform for Attracting Better and High-Quality Opportunities bill......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: FinanceAug 13th, 2019Related News

Duterte signs Murang Kuryente Act

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte has signed a law that spares Filipinos the burden of paying for certain costs in their electricity bill. Senator Sherwin Gatchalian, chairman of the Senate committee on energy, announced on Tuesday, August 13, that Duterte has signed Republic Act No 11371 or the Murang Kuryente Act.  Duterte ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsAug 13th, 2019Related News

Mindanao lawmakers file bill to compensate Marawi siege victims

MANILA, Philippines – Two Mindanao lawmakers have filed a bill that would compensate residents affected by the months-long war ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsAug 13th, 2019Related News

Senate Bill 330 ni Angara napakaganda ng layunin

Maganda ang isinusulong na panukalang batas ni Senador Juan Edgardo ‘Sonny’ Angara na talagang makatutulong sa Philippine sports kapag tuluyang naipasa......»»

Source: Abante AbanteCategory: NewsAug 13th, 2019Related News

House to pass bill creating OFW department next month

The House of Representatives yesterday vowed to pass next month the proposed measure to create a new department that would cater to overseas Filipino workers (OFWs)......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsAug 13th, 2019Related News

Serious irregularities at prison where Epstein died – U.S. attorney general

NEW YORK, USA – US Attorney General Bill Barr said Monday, August 12, there were "serious irregularities" at the jail where Jeffrey Epstein died of an apparent suicide , and pledged to pursue any co-conspirators in the sex trafficking case . "I was appalled and indeed the whole department was, and ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsAug 12th, 2019Related News

Solving ‘endo’ ills

President Duterte’s recent veto of the controversial “anti-endo” bill that Congress submitted for approval into law in June does not mean that militant workers’ clamor is no longer valid, but neither does this mean that the position of the united employers’ rank will carry......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsAug 12th, 2019Related News

Zubiri bill seeks to institutionalize immigration policy

The Philippines must institutionalize and reform its immigration system to help protect national security and earn the respect of the international community, Senate Majority Leader Juan Miguel Zubiri said......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsAug 11th, 2019Related News

[OPINION | Dash of SAS] The Divorce Bill: Legislating love, sex and marriage

To some legislators, the Divorce Bill is like a red flag to a raging bull. They come charging at it with impassioned counter arguments:   “Over my dead body.” Senator Joel Villanueva, son of born again Christian group leader charged with misuse of P10M of Priority Development Authority Funds ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsAug 11th, 2019Related News

Endo bill walang saysay kung walang suporta ni Digong

BALEWALA lang diumano ang pagbuhay sa Security of Tenure Bill o ‘endo’ bill kung hindi ito susuportahan ni Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte, ayon kay Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon......»»

Source: Abante AbanteCategory: NewsAug 10th, 2019Related News

Hindi pa endo ang laban sa Endo

Matapos i-veto ni Pang. Duterte ang Security of Tenure Bill, muling bubuhayin ng blokeng Makabayan sa Kongreso ang totoong panukalang batas na totoong maka-manggagawa......»»

Source: Pinoyweekly PinoyweeklyCategory: NewsAug 9th, 2019Related News

Drilon wants Duterte admin s full support for new anti-endo bill

Malacañang’s full support for a new version of security of tenure bill is needed before lawmakers spend time and resources to revive the proposed legislation, Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon said......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsAug 9th, 2019Related News

Attack vs activist in Ifugao underscores need for passage of rights defenders bill

The attack against a human rights defender in Ifugao highlights the need to immediately pass a bill seeking to prevent violations and abuses against rights activists, the Commission on Human Rights said Friday......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsAug 9th, 2019Related News