The Senate on Wednesday moved the proposed P3 billion budget of the Commission on Higher Education (CHED)’s Tulong Dunong program to the free college education program.
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Government has more than enough funds to shoulder the needs of the so-called Dengvaxia victims, Sen. Loren Legarda on Sunday said.
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The Senate will begin to start the ball rolling, so to speak, on the proposal to have the P1.16-billion refunded by French pharmaceutical company, Sanofi Pasteur, used to fund the medical needs of children who received Dengvaxia anti-dengue…
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Senators mourn the passing of former Senate President Edgardo J. Angara, who died from an apparent heart attack Sundaymorning.
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Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III on Monday stood in approval of the move taken by the House of Representatives in urging for the resumption of the stalled peace negotiations with the communist groups.
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The Sustainable Livelihood Program (SLP) should undergo "performance audit" to check whether the program has really helped the poor families in terms of the success or progress of their livelihood ventures.
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It is about time that the base pay of soldiers and policemen is increased to better compensate for the hazards they face in the course of performing their duties to protect the Filipino people.
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The P60.628 billion PhilHealth budget for 2018 carried P3.5 billion allocation for health insurance of government employees under the executive department.
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Energy conservation must be a “way of life,” Sen. Loren Legarda said on Wednesday.
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Former Bureau of Immigration (BI) officials accused of allegedly extorting casino mogul Jack Lam some P50 million last year are seen to be charged with an offense lower than plunder, all because the “cash" being used as evidence is “short”…
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Senator Dick Gordon wants to grant the Bureau of Customs (BoC) additional P1.5 billion budget so it can buy more x-ray machines and computers to combat smuggling activities.
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At least 112 state universities and colleges (SUCs) have received a “double treat” from senators after being given additional P10 million each for their capital outlay for 2018 as well as promised them “free wi-fi” in their campuses.
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The 112 state universities and colleges (SUCs) on Thursday received a “double treat” from senators after they granted them additional P10 million each for their capital outlay for 2018 as well as promised them “free wi-fi” in their…
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The police must show restraint in conducting anti-drug operations in order to safeguard innocent Filipinos, especially children, who are treated as “collateral damage” in the war against drugs.
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No government agency will be unfunded in the next year’s proposed P3.767 trillion national budget, Sen. Loren Legarda assured on Sunday.
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National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon on Friday said the Philippine National Police (PNP) deserves the P900 million intelligence budget that it needs to enforce the war on drugs next year.
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Here's one misconception people have about the Senate: that all senators' offices are located at the Senate building's fifth floor.
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Senator Risa Hontiveros is hoping the military will heed the call of Filipino-Muslim communities to end the “indiscriminate” aerial bombings of Marawi City in order to pulverize the Maute terrorists.
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The observance of Earth Day on Saturday (April 22) will be historic for the Philippines as it will coincide with the Paris agreement officially taking effect in the country on the said day, Sen. Loren Legarda announced Friday (April 21).
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Sen. Ralph Recto is too much of a pragmatist to take all credit for shepherding a bill through the Senate that he makes sure every one who chipped
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The Senate is ready to scrutinize the proposed P3.35 trillion national 'budget for change' for 2017, according
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Anton San Diego and his stylish crew at Tatler Philippines has just released its "The 400 List: Who's Who of the Philippines 2016" and boy are we overwhelmed.