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President Duterte signs 2019 budget, vetoes P95.3B

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has finally signed the very much controversial PhP 3.757 trillion national budget for the Fiscal Year 2019, also known as the 2019 General Appropriations Act (GAA) or the Republic Act No. 11260, at the Study Room in Malacañan Palace.  However, the President vetoed the P95.3 billion worth of appropriations of the Department […]

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Passage of mandatory ROTC for senior high students pressed

A House leader urges Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo to consider the swift passage into law of his measure seeking to revive the mandatory Reserved Officers Training Corps (ROTC) for Grades 11 and 12 in public and private schools nationwide. Responding to President Rodrigo “Rody” Duterte’s advocacy to protect the country, Deputy Speaker and Batangas Rep. […]

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Finality sa IRA case decision, hiniling sa SC

By JOENALD MEDINA RAYOS INAASAHANG tuluyan nang maipatutupad ang Desisyon ng Kataas-taasang Hukuman para sa just share ng mga local government units (LGUs) sa mga buwis na nakokolekta ng pamahalaang nasyunal sa malapit na hinaharap. Ito’y matapos maghain ng mosyon si Batangas Gov. Hermilando I. Mandanas para magkaroon na ng Entry of Finality of Judgement […]

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President Duterte holds caucus to unite PDP-Laban factions

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte presided over a party caucus among members of the ruling PDP-Laban to unite the different factions that emerged recently. The President reiterated to the leaders of both factions, as well as to all the members of the party, that they should resolve all their concerns without animosity and with the end goal […]

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Sana panoorin ni Duterte ang video footage ng libing ni Mayor Thony Halili

SASAKLOLOHAN daw ng Pilipinas ang binabahang Japan. Aba’y hanep talaga ang Palasyo! Sana saklolohan muna nila ang mga binabahang mga mahihirap na Pinoy. Tuloy pa rin ang Workd Trade War ng US at China. Ang Pilipinas ang battleground. Nagpahayag si Duterte ng pagtanggi na magsilbing transition president sa  federal government. Asahan na magpapahayag uli ang Palasyo na […]

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Jobs crisis intensifying under Duterte – IBON

Over 700,000 jobs lost in agriculture and fisheries RESEARCH group IBON said that despite recently hyped growth of 6.8% in first quarter 2018 the country’s jobs situation continues to worsen under the Duterte administration. The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) reported that the employment rate grew slightly to 94.5% in April 2018, while the unemployment rate […]