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Senate approves postponement of village polls

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The Senate of the Philippines approved on third and final reading on Monday, September 30, Senate Bill No. 1043, which seeks to postpone the 2020 synchronized barangay and ...
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Go ready to serve the Senate, guarantees active and transparent service for all Filipinos

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July 22, 2019 – At the opening of the 18th Congress of the Senate of the Philippines, the newly elected Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go expressed his excitement ...
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Senate OKs using Malampaya fund to lower electric bills

Consumer Philippines
The Senate on Monday unanimously voted to pass a bill seeking to reduce electricity rates. Senate Bill No. 1950, known as the “Murang Kuryente Act”, would utilize the ...
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Funding assured for May polls, state worker’s pay hike: Legarda

Philippines Politics
No budget has yet been approved for 2019, despite it being over a month into the new year. The government has been operating on a partially reenacted budget, ...
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Lacson: Nat’l government should fund “Bahay Pag-asa” centers

Philippines Youth
Senator Panfilo Lacson on Wednesday that the current system of funding for “Bahay Pag-asa” child-caring reform centers needs to be rethought. In a radio interview, Senator Lacson proposed ...
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National cancer control program gets approval from House

Philippines
House Bill 8636, or the proposed National Integrated Cancer Control Act, was approved Monday on its third and final reading by the House of Representatives through an overwhelming ...
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President Duterte confident in Bong Go’s Senate bid

Philippines Politics
President Rodrigo Duterte has expressed his confidence in the senatorial campaign of his former top aide, SAP Christopher “Bong” Go. Go filed his certificate of candidacy on October ...
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PRRD shares “origin story” of Bong Go, says he believes aide will run in 2019

Philippines Politics
MANILA, October 9, 2018 — President Rodrigo Roa Duterte today opened up about the ‘origin story’ of his most trusted aide, Special Assistant to the President (SAP) Christopher ...
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Foundation for Economic Freedom Pleads for Original TRAIN

Former officials of the DOF appealed the Senate to preserve the revenue requirements under the TRAIN intended to support the program for inclusive growth.
Business Politics
Original TRAIN backed by Former DOF Executives Former high-ranking officials of the Department of Finance (DOF) have appealed to the Senate to preserve the revenue requirements under the Duterte ...
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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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