Senator Loren Legarda assured that the proposed socio-economic reforms of Communist rebels would be supported by the national budget, as she pushed for the resumption of peace talks between them and the Philippine government which President…
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Senator Loren Legarda on Sunday assured that there would be no re-enactment of this year’s budget for next year’s national expenditure program.
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Senator Loren Legarda is changing her tune on the presence of pork barrel funds in the proposed P3.767 trillion national budget next year.
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Senator Loren Legarda on Monday called for an evaluation of structural buildings and major roads, bridges, airports, train stations and the like, following an earthquake last week and a strong aftershock recorded Monday morning in Leyte.
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The alleged existence of pork barrel funds in the P3.3-trillion national budget for 2017 was not brought up when 15 of 24 senators met Wednesday night (Jan. 11) for a caucus in Makati City, Senate Majority Leader Vicente “Tito” Sotto III…
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All Filipino centenarians— whether in the Philippines or living abroad— are set to receive a P100,000 cash gift this year because there’s already funding for it in the P3.3-trillion national budget, Senator Loren Legarda has confirmed.
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A realization of the campaign promises of President Duterte, that’s how Sen. Alan Peter Cayetano described the P3.35 trillion national budget for 2017, the first for his administration.
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Citing pork-like insertions in the proposed budget for 2017, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Wednesday he may resign from his post as vice chairman
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Senators have crossed party lines to boost the Philippine National Police’s equipment budget next year by P5 billion.
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Sen. Cynthia Villar might just get the powerful Senate committee on finance once Sen. Alan Peter Cayetano becomes Senate President during the 17th Congress.
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The Aquino administration finally acknowledged Thursday that the importation of Canadian waste, which has been in the country since 2013, is a violation of the Basel Convention. “It is a violation of the Basel Convention. We have…
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Senator Grace Poe denied Tuesday that Senator Francis Escudero’s decision to resign as chairman of the powerful Senate finance committee is connected with her political plans in 2016. “Iyan ay personal niyang desisyon, hindi po yan…
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Senator Francis “Chiz” Escudero has vowed to put in place the necessary safeguards to ensure the P3-trillion budget proposed by Malacañang will be used for necessary projects and programs, not to further the Liberal Party’s campaign plans.…