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AMIN rep. resigns, appeals passage of BBL

AMIN Sitti Djalia resigns
Philippines Politics
MANILA — Anak Mindanao (AMIN) Partylist Rep. Sitti Djalia Turabin-Hataman on Monday announced her resignation from her post in the House of Representatives. Her post will be assumed by ...
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DOF hopes for TRAIN implementation by Jan. 1 2018

Business News Philippines
This week, exactly one year after the Department of Finance (DOF) formally submitted to Congress the first package of the Duterte administration’s Comprehensive Tax Reform Program (CTRP), the ...
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Duterte, Congress to pass general amnesty for NPA

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Peace Philippines
DAVAO CITY — President Rodrigo Duterte said he will ask Congress to pass a general amnesty for the New People’s Army (NPA) rebels who will surrender to the ...
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House committee OKs traffic crisis bill

News
MANILA, January 18, 2017 (PNA) — The bill seeking to grant special powers to the Duterte administration in addressing the country’s worsening traffic problem has hurdled the committee ...
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Congress to approve joint resolution on P2,000 increase in SSS pension

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The House of Representatives is set to approve next week the Joint Resolution increasing by P2,000 the monthly pension of the Social Security System (SSS) pensioners under the ...
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DOF urges Congress to let sin tax law ‘run its course’

Finance news
Economy
December 8, 2016 — Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III has urged the congressional oversight committee on the Sin Tax Reform Act to allow Republic Act No. 10351 or the Sin ...
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Rep. Akbar of Basilan passes away

News
ZAMBOANGA CITY, November 11, 2016 (PNA) — Rep. Jum Akbar of the lone district of Basilan Province passed away due to heart failure on Friday in Manila. Lawyer Quirino ...
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Duterte rethinking anti-drug strategy

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The sheer magnitude of the drug problem in the Philippines is forcing President Rodrigo Duterte to rethink his strategies. For one thing, he said, rehabilitating the drug personalities ...
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House holds marathon consultation on emergency powers

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The House committee on transportation consulted the private sector and the various government agencies during its marathon hearings last week on their role and contribution in enforcing the ...
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Congress reacts to Duterte SONA

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President Duterte’s SONA showed his sincerity to ease the plight of Filipinos according to solons More lawmakers lauded the first State of the Nation Address SONA (SONA) of ...
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