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Bill eyes prison sentence, fines vs stalkers

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Stalkers, be warned – you may be imprisoned and fined with half a million pesos if found guilty of what this house bill calls “subtle harassment.”

Posted: October 24th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Mindanao farmers call for passage of stronger agrarian reform bill

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THE NATIONAL Statistical Coordination Board recently declared that farmers are among the least paid workers in the country with an average daily wage and salary of P156.8. KARLOS MANLUPIG/INQUIRER MINDANAO

Hundreds of farmers from Misamis Oriental and Bukidnon are pressing for the passage in Congress of the Genuine Agrarian Reform Bill (GARB), saying it would be the only way to free them from poverty and debts.

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

Militant lawmaker opposes gov’t buyout of MRT-3

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MRT Train. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO/RAFFY LERMA

A militant lawmaker vowed to block the government’s plan of equity buyout on the operator of the Metro Rail Transit line 3 (MRT-3), saying the government has spent so much already for the railway system that is prone to constant breakdowns.

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

Osmeña backs moves to use Malampaya funds for ILP to avert power shortage

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Senator Sergio Osmeña III. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Senator Sergio Osmeña III said on Tuesday he would support moves to authorize President Benigno Aquino III to use P1 billion in Malampaya gas royalty funds to support the interruptible load program (ILP), rather than giving him more powers to establish additional generating capacity.

Posted: October 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Solon eyes wider security powers for gov’t under Bangsamoro Basic Law

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A former military chief-turned- lawmaker wants to amend the Bangsamoro Basic Law that will widen the security powers of the government to include not only against the external but internal threats as well.

Posted: October 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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