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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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Senate puts Faeldon’s ethics complaint on hold

Philippines Politics
MANILA — The Senate Ethics Committee on Monday has put on hold the ethics complaint filed by former Customs Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon against Senator Panfilo Lacson. This, after Senate ...
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Senate postpones 2017 barangay, SK elections to May 2018

News Philippines Politics
MANILA — The Senate on Wednesday passed on third and final reading a bill postponing barangay (village) and Sangguniang Kabataan (youth) elections to May 2018 instead of holding it ...
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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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Senate to pass P3.35-trillion 2017 national budget on Monday

Economy News
MANILA, November 24, 2016 (PNA) — Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III on Thursday said that he expects the Senate to pass the proposed 2017 national budget of ...
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De Lima’s election to Senate let narco-politics in: Duterte

News
September 29, 2016 (PNA) — Before heading to Vietnam on Wednesday, President Rodrigo Duterte renewed his narco-politics charge against Senator Leila de Lima, who had challenged him to ...
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When will the senate act to rid itself of De Lima?

Opinion
The senate has fallen on hard times. Once an august body, home to the country’s best and brightest, it is now the laughingstock of the nation. Not that ...
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Bam Aquino joins senate list of idiots

Opinion
In 2014 I had the opportunity to talk to a well-known personality who was rumored to be eyeing a seat in the Philippine Senate. I asked him if ...
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