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DOFW: Anticipated justice for OFWs

Opinion
The creation of a Department solely dedicated to the needs and concerns of Overseas Filipino Workers has been trending lately. However, while it currently carries the support of ...
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SPEAKER CAYETANO DEFENDS PRESS, DESPITE FAKE NEWS ATTACKING HOUSE

Philippines
OZAMIZ CITY – In an ambush interview on Friday, House Speaker Cayetano recognized and defended the vital role of the media in Philippine democracy while also acknowledging the ...
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Watch: House Members skip holiday to continue working on 2020 National Budget

Philippines Politics
The entire country is taking today off work today to commemorate the death of former Senator Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino, Jr., except for the House of Representatives. Despite the ...
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PRRD optimistic Congress will pass measures for workers’ rights

Philippines
By Lilian Mellejor, PNA DAVAO CITY – President Rodrigo Duterte is optimistic Congress will consider passing needed legislative measures that will fully protect workers’ rights, especially to security of ...
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2019 budget key to gov’t workers’ pay hike

Philippines
Department of Budget and Management (DBM) officials said that the funding needed for the fourth trance of government workers’ pay hike awaits the approval of the proposed 2019 ...
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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

News
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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