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August 24, 2018 5:10 AM MMDA to continue driver-only vehicle policy dry-run along EDSA

MANILA - The carpooling program along EDSA that prohibits driver-only vehicles from passing along the major thoroughfare during rush hour will continue, Quezon City Mayor Herbert Bautista said Friday. "The dry-run and test of the carpooling program of the MMDA will continue, subject to our presentation to the members of Congress," Bautista said in a joint 16

August 14, 2018 6:56 AM Recto opposes budget cut for MMDA amid recent flooding

Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto on Tuesday called on the government not to cut the budget of the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) to boost its disaster response during incidents of flooding. Recto’s suggestion came after intense flooding affected many parts of Metro Manila and nearby provinces due to the southwest monsoon and recent 24

August 10, 2018 5:37 AM Sen. Loren Legarda calls for immediate passage of the SOGIE bill

, “Sen. Loren Legarda on Friday called for the immediate passage of the Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity and Expression (SOGIE) Equality bill.” In a statement she said, “The State should protect the rights of all its citizens, which include members of the LGBTQIA community.” Sen. Legarda also mentioned that a discussion on the bill has been going 18

July 23, 2018 2:42 AM IN PHOTOS: All the looks from the 2018 SONA

While the opening of the 3rd regular session of the 17th Congress and the SONA are political events – officials and their spouses make their fashion moments too MANILA, Philippines – The beginning of the 3rd regular session for the 17th Congress is a decidedly political event. But when red carpets and floor-to-floor media coverage is involved, it's almost 36

July 2, 2018 8:23 AM Recto on Tanauan mayor’s slay: There’s a sniper on the loose in Batangas

Batangueño Senator Ralph Recto on Monday condemned the killing of Tanauan City Mayor Antonio Halili as he assailed the erosion of the rule of law in the country. Halili was gunned down while singing the national anthem during a flag raising ceremony in the city hall grounds. Authorities said it was likely that a sniper killed the mayor. “Tony Halili 13

June 6, 2018 8:20 AM Neda’s ‘P10K a month’ statement draws flak from Lacson, fellow senators

With only P10 a month, Filipinos can survive for as long as they would stop breathing. Senator Panfilo Lacson came out with this argument on Wednesday after the National Economic Development Authority (Neda) reportedly issued a statement saying that a family of five can live with P10,000 a month. However, Neda Undersecretary Rosemarie Edillon immediately 16

May 17, 2018 5:50 PM Villar, Pacquiao Senate’s richest

BASED on their Statement of Assets, Liabilities and Net Worth last year, Senator Cynthia Villar is still the richest member of the Senate followed by world boxing champion Senator Manny Pacquiao. Villar’s declared net worth as of Dec. 31, 2017 was listed at P3,611,260,766. Her wealth increased slightly as her net worth was higher than the P3,606,033,556 she declared 18

May 17, 2018 2:20 PM Liderato ng Senado, nais ilipat kay Tito Sotto

Maaaring mabago na ang uupong Senate president sa susunod na linggo sakaling masunod ang nilalaman ng isang resolusyon sa mataas na kapulungan. Pumirma sa resolusyon ang 15 senador para ilipat na ang liderato ng Senado kay Senador Vicente "Tito" Sotto III mula kay Senate President Aquilino "Koko" Pimentel III. Ang mga pumirma sa resolusyon nitong Huwebes 13

May 16, 2018 6:30 AM Recto: The elder Angara left the nation with a better Angara

The “elder” Angara has passed away, but he left the nation with a “better” Angara. Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph G. Recto noted this on Wednesday in his eulogy at the Senate’s necrological service for the late Senate President Edgardo J. Angara. “Every time we meet, I would tease him as the elder Angara, and refer to his son, Sonny, as the better 10

April 23, 2018 3:39 AM Luis thanks Jessy for bringing his family together on his birthday

MANILA – Luis Manzano credited his girlfriend Jessy Mendiola for gathering both sides of his family in one place for his birthday. As seen on his Instagram post, Manzano got to celebrate his special day not just with Mendiola but also with his father Edu Manzano, mother Vilma Santos-Recto, step-father,Senator Ralph Recto and half-brother Ryan. The family 16