INQToday: Escudero OK with Marcos Bagong Pilipinas hymn order; Oil prices to roll back on June 11 | INQToday | Inquirer News

INQToday: Escudero OK with Marcos Bagong Pilipinas hymn order; Oil prices to roll back on June 11 | INQToday

/ 06:00 PM June 10, 2024

Here’s a quick roundup of today’s top stories:

Diesel prices down by P1.20 per liter, gasoline by 60¢

Good news awaits motorists as oil companies announced a rollback in local pump prices of oil products effective Tuesday, June 11.


Firms announced they will cut the price of gasoline by 60 centavos per liter and diesel by P1.20 per liter. Kerosene will also decrease by P1.30 per liter.


Escudero OK with Marcos Bagong Pilipinas hymn order

Senate President  Francis Escudero sees nothing wrong with President Ferdinand “Bongbong” R. Marcos  Jr.’s order to include the “Bagong Pilipinas” (New Philippines) hymn and pledge in the weekly flag-raising rites of government offices and institutions.

As an independent branch of government, however,  the Senate is not covered by the President’s new directive, as Escudero pointed out.

Escudero wants P23-billion new Senate building reviewed: Parang OA

Employees of the Senate may have to wait a little longer before they can transfer to their new home in Taguig City.

This may be so as the new leadership of the upper chamber disclosed a “shocking” discovery, with Senate President Francis Escudero informing Senate employees of the sort of bad news during Monday’s flag-raising ceremony.

Pacquiao set for July exhibition, in talks for title bout vs Barrios

Boxing great Manny Pacquiao said Monday that he is in negotiations to make a comeback but cautioned that a potential world title fight against Mario Barrios was “far away.”

The 45-year-old multiple world champion from the Philippines quit the sport in 2021 and made a failed tilt at his country’s presidency.

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TAGS: Bagong Pilipinas, Chiz Escudero, diesel, Fights of Manny Pacquiao, Francis Escudero, gasoline, oil price, Pacquiao, Senate

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