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Solon wants 4-day work week for gov’t offices nationwide to save energy

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INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

A lawmaker wants to have a four-day work week for government offices not just in Metro Manila, but for the whole country, in a bid to save energy in light of the looming power shortage in 2015.

Posted: October 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

DOE eyes mandatory energy saving measures

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ENERGY Secretary Carlos Jericho Petilla. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

With Congress seemingly not keen on approving additional authority for President Benigno Aquino III, the Department of Energy (DOE) is now looking at mandatory energy saving measures.

Posted: September 30th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Party-list lawmaker doubts need for Aquino emergency powers

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arnel-ty

The LPG Marketers’ Association (LPG-MA) party-list lawmaker on Monday questioned the need for President Benigno Aquino III to be granted emergency powers to address the looming power crisis next year.

Posted: September 29th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Gov’t, energy players miles apart–Umali

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reynaldo umali

Congress is having a tough time hammering out a law granting President Aquino special powers to address next year’s expected power crisis because the energy authorities and the players are miles apart on their projected costs and supplies.

Posted: September 29th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Marathon hearings pay off for P2.6-T budget in House

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Lawmakers attend a session at the House of Representatives Monday, opting to end debate on the controversial Reproductive Health Bill. AP FILE PHOTO

The House of Representatives passed the proposed P2.6-trillion national budget for 2015 on second reading at a little before midnight on Friday, following two weeks of marathon deliberations.

Posted: September 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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