Just like any ordinary individual, the late Senate President Edgardo Angara also has his moments where he would easily lose temper, his son Sen. Sonny Angara on Wednesday said.
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It’s the majority of senators who will decide on the “fate” of either Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III and Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III as the upper chamber leader in the weeks to come.
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Teacher-volunteers with annual basic salary of P250,000 and below who served in the just-concluded barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections should receive tax-free honoraria and allowances, Sen. Sonny Angara on Monday said.
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Senator Bam Aquino on Monday highlighted the need for a dissenting voice amid contentious reforms and controversies hounding the Duterte administration.
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Senators, including former upper chamber members, will pay tribute to former Senate President Edgardo J. Angara on Wednesday, May 16.
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It wasn’t all work and no play for the late Senate President Edgardo Angara when he was still a member of the upper chamber.
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A true public servant and a pillar of the upper chamber was how Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III regarded the late Senate President Edgardo J. Angara.
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While the acts of Philippine embassy officials in Kuwait in rescuing distressed overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) were well-intentioned, they broke diplomatic rules and protocols, Sen. Sonny Angara on Wednesday said.
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Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III on Thursday downplayed the snowballing number of senators who have been coming out against the findings of the Senate blue ribbon committee on the Dengvaxia mess that seeks criminal charges…
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Sen. Sonny Angara is hoping that National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) chief Dir. Oscar Albayalde as chief of the Philippine National Police (PNP) would make human rights a major consideration in fighting against crime.
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Only four social welfare officers have been deployed by the government to attend to the needs of the more than two million overseas Filipino workers (OFWs).
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Senators were not surprised by the Supreme Court decision upholding the constitutionality of the one-year extension of martial law declaration in Mindanao.
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Sen. Sonny Angara on Sunday said the education of children with special needs and disabilities should be integrated in regular classes and be made free in public schools nationwide.
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With the new tax reform law already in place, Sen. Sonny Angara on Tuesday said Transportation Secretary Art Tugade has no more excuse to delay the rehabilitation of the Metro Rail Transit (MRT) cannot be carried out.
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Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III and Sen. Sonny Angara attributed the Senate's high satisfaction rating in a survey conducted by the Social Weather Station to the hard work of its members.
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Senators merely laughed at the threat of House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez to take a hard stance against any amendments in the proposed P3.767-trillion national budget for next year and hinted at a possible re-enacted budget if the upper…
Angara hopeful no deadlock in bicam on tax reform bill: Taxes on fuel, sugar, cars, senior citizens…
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Sen. Sonny Angara said members were hopeful of avoiding a deadlock in the bicameral conference committee meeting on the proposed Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN).
Not so fast! Drilon moves to restore 20% ‘vanity tax’ in TRAIN bill because it would affect the rich…
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Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon is moving to re-insert the 20% excise tax on cosmetic procedures and surgeries that was earlier excised by his colleagues from the inclusion in the government's initial proposed tax reforms.
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The Senate junked the imposition of additional taxes on cosmetic surgeries in its version of the bill carrying the first tax reform package of the Duterte administration.
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Former Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Winnie Monsod believes the Philippines will be hard pressed to achieve its target growth rate of seven to eight percent next year and even beyond.
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The appointment of former Kabayan party-list Rep. Harry Roque as presidential spokesman will help strengthen the Duterte administration in terms of international law, Sen. Sonny Angara on Thursday said.
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The Senate’s version of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) provides for a flat tax rate, simpler and one-time tax filing to self-employed and professionals, Sen. Sonny Angara on Monday said.
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“We will all lose.”