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Belmonte: House to pass P2.6-T budget next week

House Speaker Sonny Belmonte Jr. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO / LEO M. SABANGAN II

The House of Representatives is ready to pass on third reading next week the proposed P2.606-trillion budget for 2015, with minimal changes.

Posted: October 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Gov’t to retain control of Bangsamoro defense

Muntinlupa Representative Rodolfo Biazon. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The defense and security of the proposed Bangsamoro territory will remain with the national government, officials assured lawmakers on Tuesday.

Posted: October 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Bill filed vs steep parking fees


A bill has been filed in the House of Representatives that would protect customers of malls, shops and other establishments from “unjust” and excessive parking fees.

Posted: October 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Legislator seeks stricter SALN procedure

Sorsogon Rep. Evelina Escudero. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/www.congress.gov.ph

A lawmaker is proposing a more stringent review and compliance procedure in the filing of statements of net worth by public officials and employees to curb corruption in government.

Posted: October 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

UNA slams ‘arrogant’ De Lima for insisting on Binay probe

Navotas Rep. Toby Tiangco.  FILE PHOTO

Justice Secretary Leila De Lima had better stop dragging President Benigno Aquino III’s name in the National Bureau of Investigation’s investigation into the Binay family’s wealth, the United Nationalist Alliance of Vice President Jejomar Binay said Friday.

Posted: October 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »