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Dutertes wild proposal: Change the name of the Philippines

Dutertes wild proposal: Changing the name of the Philippines PRI Rodrigo Duterte, president of the Philippines and no stranger to startling proposals, already has a preferred new name: The Republic o.....»»

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Thai junta shoots down proposal to slash defense spending

BANGKOK, Thailand – Thailand's junta defended its $7 billion defense budget and annual draft on Monday, February 18, after political opponents proposed slashing military spending by 10% and ending conscription after elections. The country spends among the most on defense in Southeast Asia and recent big purchases – including submarines and ........»»

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Proposal to ease bank secrecy still a hurdle for general tax amnesty

SENATOR Panfilo M. Lacson on Monday said he will support the passage of a general tax amnesty bill in the 18th Congress, but noted that lawmakers may still be “wary” of easing bank secrecy laws, as requested by President Rodrigo R. Duterte in his veto message last Friday on this measure......»»

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DOTr, Naia Consortium ready talks on details of airport rehab proposal

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) is meeting with representatives of the private sector consortium seeking to upgrade and operate Manilas Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia) in the hope of.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: News16 hr. 22 min. ago Related News

Dani Barretto engaged to boyfriend

MANILA, Philippines – "I prayed for this. I prayed for you." Blogger and social media influencer Dani Barretto on Sunday, February 17, announced that she was now engaged to her boyfriend, Xavi Panlilio.  The 26-year-old, daughter of former actress Marjorie Barretto, shared photos of the proposal and said: "I love you [Xavi]!! ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsFeb 17th, 2019Related News

Guarantee issues delay NAIA rehab

Government guarantee issues continue to delay progress in the unsolicited proposal to rehabilitate the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA), the country’s main international gateway......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: FinanceFeb 17th, 2019Related News

Rice import proposal a death trap - The Manila Times Online

A proposal calling for a shift to high-value crop production could lead to the death of the domestic rice industry, a Cabinet officialsaid on Thursday. [A proposed] policy to justREAD The post Rice im.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsFeb 15th, 2019Related News

NEDA committee to deliberate P30B Davao monorail proposal by Dennis Uy’s Udenna Corp.

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 15 Feb) – The Investment Coordination Committee (ICC) of the National Economic Development Authority (NEDA) is set to deliberate within the month the unsolicited proposal of the company owned by Davao-based business tycoon Dennis Uy for the construction of a P30-billion monorail project in Davao City. NEDA 11 director Maria Lourdes […].....»»

Source: Mindanews MindanewsCategory: NewsFeb 15th, 2019Related News

Rice import proposal a ‘death trap’

A proposal calling for a shift to high-value crop production could lead to the death of the domestic rice industry, a Cabinet official said on Thursday. “[A proposed] policy to just…READ The post Rice import proposal a ‘death trap’ appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: NewsFeb 15th, 2019Related News

‘From Philippines to Maharlika? Referendum needed’

Changing the Philippines’ name would require a new law and the public’s approval in a referendum, Malacañang said yesterday after President Duterte revived a proposal to rename the Philippines “Maharlika.”.....»»

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

Sugar industry stakeholders seek changes to improve competitiveness

MANILA, Philippines – With the support of the Senate, sugar industry stakeholders will be sending a number of recommendations to economic managers following the proposal to liberalize sugar imports .  Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol told reporters on Tuesday, February 12, that the stakeholders reiterated their stance against the deregulation of sugar imports , as it would hurt sugarcane farmers, 80% ........»»

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

Duterte’s ‘Maharlika’ proposal is from Ferdinand Marcos’ fictitious guerrilla unit

President Rodrigo Duterte’s plan to change the name of Philippines to the “Republic of Maharlika” is actually based on the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos’ “fictitious” guerrilla unit which he used to fake his war records. Duterte said that Marcos was right all along on his supposed plan to change the name of the country from […] The post Duterte’s ‘Maharlika’ proposal is from Ferdinand Marcos’ fictitious guerrilla unit appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Source: Interaksyon InteraksyonCategory: TopFeb 12th, 2019Related News

Department of Transportation finalizing rules for Angkas pilot run

The Department of Transportation is in the process of finalizing details for a pilot run of motorcycle ride-hailing app Angkas, in compliance with a proposal made by a House of Representatives panel, an official said yesterday......»»

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

Israeli firm to submit P44-billion solar irrigation proposal

ISRAELI agro-industrial firm LR Group is set to submit a P44 billion proposal to the Philippine government this month to fund the deployment of 6,200 Solar-Powered Irrigation Systems (SPIS)......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: NewsFeb 10th, 2019Related News

P14-B budget cut sends DoH reeling

Health Secretary Francisco Duque III on Friday said his agency is set to lose P14 billion in its annual budget for 2019 amid the rising number of measles cases in the country. Duque explained the budget department had initially proposed to cut P31 billion from his office’s initial P140-B proposal before eventually settling for P14 […].....»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsFeb 9th, 2019Related News

DOH pushes for compulsory vaccine shots; Malacañang shoots it down

  The Department of Health (DOH) on Friday pushed for mandatory immunization of children in the wake of a measles outbreak but a senior Malacaang official said this was not necessary and the proposal could face legal challenge.   Health authorities have given varying figures for the number of measles cases and fatalities, including 60 deaths as of Friday morning at San Lazaro Hospital in Manila.   Health Secretary Francisco Duque III said the government should seriously consider mandatory vaccination of children following the outbreak of measles in the National Capital Region (NCR), Central Luzon, Calabarzon (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal and Quezon), ...Keep on reading: DOH pushes for compulsory vaccine shots; Malacañang shoots it down.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Feb 8th, 2019Related News

PHOTO ESSAY: Peaceful plebiscite in Lanao del Norte

Despite the explosions that rocked three municipalities of Lanao del Norte the day before the February 6 plebiscite, voters still trooped to the polling places in large numbers. The province voted on the proposal to include 6 of its 22 municipalities in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao. MindaNews’s Froilan Gallardo and Bobby Timonera […].....»»

Source: Mindanews MindanewsCategory: NewsFeb 8th, 2019Related News

EDITORIAL - Poverty and children

Congress is going on recess for the election campaign with the proposal to lower the age of criminal responsibility unresolved......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsFeb 8th, 2019Related News

PHOTOS: Peaceful plebiscite in Lanao del Norte

Despite the explosions that rocked three municipalities of Lanao del Norte the day before the February 6 plebiscite, voters still trooped to the polling places in large numbers. The province voted on the proposal to include 6 of its 22 municipalities in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao. MindaNews’s Froilan Gallardo and Bobby Timonera […].....»»

Source: Mindanews MindanewsCategory: NewsFeb 7th, 2019Related News

DepEd: Higher tobacco tax to make cigarettes less available to youth

MANILA, Philippines --- The Department of Education (DepEd) has expressed support to the proposal to impose a higher tax on tobacco products, saying it would make cigarettes "less available and affordable" to the youth. "Significant increase in tobacco tax will lead to higher prices of cigarettes, making them less affordable and less available especially for the youth," Education Secretary Leonor Briones said in a statement on Thursday after President Rodrigo Duterte agreed to certify as urgent Senate Bill No. 1599, which seeks to increase the tax on tobacco to P60 per pack. READ: Duterte OKs proposal to increase excise tax on alcohol, cigarettes DepEd said tobacco taxation is h...Keep on reading: DepEd: Higher tobacco tax to make cigarettes less available to youth.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Feb 7th, 2019Related News