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December 26, 2018 12:52 PM Drilon: No need to convene bicam on Road Board

Senate Minority Leader Franklin M. Drilon insisted on Wednesday that there is no need to convene a bicameral conference committee on the abolition of the Road Board. "With all due respect to Senate Majority Leader Juan Miguel Zubiri, the Senate has already taken the position that the bill to abolish the Road Board is already approved by virtue of its adoption 134

November 7, 2018 6:10 AM PH, Japan finalize details of P18-billion MRT3 rehab loan

The signing of the P18-billion loan agreement will be done on Thursday, November 8 On Wednesday, November 7, Philippine Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr and Japanese Ambassador to the Philippines Koji Haneda exchanged notes on the MRT3 rehabilitation loan deal at the Department of Foreign Affairs, witnessed by Railways Undersecretary Timothy John Batan 101

October 31, 2018 4:22 AM Senator JV Ejercito on the approval funds for Marawi Rehab

As Chairman of the Senate Committee on Urban Planning, Housing and Resettlement, I congratulate the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Investment Coordination Committee-Cabinet Committee (ICC-CabCom) for the approval of new road and drainage projects for the rehabilitation of Marawi City which is part of the P6.52-billion Rehabilitation 100

October 28, 2018 10:41 AM Lacson: Incoming BOC Chief Has Big Boots to Fill

Newly appointed Bureau of Customs Commissioner Leonardo Rey Guerrero will have big boots to fill as he replaces the newly "promoted" Isidro Lapeña, Sen. Panfilo M. Lacson said Friday. But Lacson also noted that while Lapeña was promoted in rank and position, his transfer to a new post may well be a demotion in trust and confidence. "It may well be a promotion 116

October 18, 2018 4:03 AM Roque says ‘stress’ of being Duterte spokesman made him leave Cabinet

The stress of being the official mouthpiece of President Rodrigo Duterte was one of the reasons why he decided to part ways with the administration, senatorial aspirant Harry Roque said Thursday. “Sa totoo lang po mula nung ako ay naging spokesperson, ako po ay diabetic, grabe po talaga ‘yung stress, ‘yung sugar ko hindi naging normal,” the former Presidential 87

October 17, 2018 10:17 AM Battle of Duterte allies looms in Bohol gubernatorial race

TAGBILARAN CITY – It will be battle royal in the province’s gubernatorial race. Outgoing Bohol Rep. Arthur Yap of Bohol’s 3rd district filed his certificate of candidacy for governor at the Commission on Elections (Comelec) provincial office on Thursday, the last day of filing of COCs. He will face resigned Cabinet Secretary Leoncio Evasco Jr., a former 83

October 17, 2018 9:40 AM Duterte wants Honasan to be next DICT secretary

President Rodrigo Duterte has offered Senator Gregorio Honasan the post of Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) secretary, two reliable sources have confirmed to One of the sources said Honasan is being eyed to take over as head of the DICT in January 2019. Honasan, a former Philippine Army officer, is on his last term as senator 94

October 16, 2018 10:51 AM Familiar names in admin’s Senate slate prompts Robredo to urge Roxas to run

Vice President Leni Robredo revealed on Tuesday that familiar names in the administration’s senatorial slate prompted her to urge former Interior Secretary Manuel Roxas II to run for senator. According to Robredo, she felt responsible for providing a senatorial line-up which would ensure the betterment of the country, after the current administration 95

October 16, 2018 8:48 AM BSP: Inflation to peak in October or November

Inflation is seen peaking in October or November but would unlikely hit 7 percent, a member of the central bank’s policy-making Monetary Board said Tuesday. The Cabinet-level Development Budget Coordination Committee raised its 2018 inflation forecast range to 4.8-5.2 percent from 4-4.5 percent during its previous meeting in July. For 2019, economic 74

October 11, 2018 2:19 PM Evasco: No plans to run for public office

Cabinet Secretary Leoncio “Jun” Evasco Jr. on Thursday said he has no plans to run for public office. “Wala pa naman (So far, none),” he told reporters when asked if he has plans to run for a local position, on the sidelines of the 25th Galing Pook awarding ceremony in Quezon City. Some reports said Evasco, former mayor of Maribojoc, Bohol, has been eyeing 58