12 senators believe BBL unconstitutional

TWELVE of the 14 members of the Senate Committee on Constitutional Amendments and Revision of Codes believe that the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) is unconstitutional and will not withstand scrutiny at the Supreme Court. Sen. Miriam Santiago said 11 … Read more »

  • Four missing in Philippine trash avalanche

    MANILA: Four people were missing after a huge garbage dump collapsed just outside the Philippine capital on Friday, the provincial police chief said. The four maintenance men who work on the dump site in the town of Rodriguez could not … Read more »

  • AQUINO’S BRUNEI TRIP TO COST TAXPAYERS P7M

      The Philippine government will be spending P7 million for President Benigno Aquino 3rd’s overnight trip to Brunei, where the 22nd high-level meeting of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) will be held. Last year, the government allocated P11 … Read more »

  • Maceda: Only more jobs can ease poverty

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    THE failure of the government to provide employment to about four million jobless Filipinos nationwide is the reason why the incidence of poverty in the country remains high and unless it is addressed the number will continue to grow up. … Read more »

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12 senators believe BBL unconstitutional

TWELVE of the 14 members of the Senate Committee on Constitutional Amendments and Revision of Codes believe that the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) is unconstitutional and will not withstand scrutiny at the Supreme Court. Sen. Miriam Santiago said 11 … Read more »

Regions

DOH suspends Cebu syringe distribution

THE Department of Health (DOH) has suspended a program that entails distribution of syringes in a village in Cebu City to prevent the spread of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Senator Grace Poe, after the Senate public order and dangerous drugs … Read more »

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  • JV doubts LTO plate supplier

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  • West PH Sea critical to US security

    The situation in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea) is critical to the national security interest of the United States, the White House has said. “The President [Barack Obama] has often talked about how critically important the security situation … Read more »

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  • Green lights on for K-to-12 implementation – Luistro

    Green lights on for K-to-12 implementation – Luistro

    IT’s all systems go for the nationwide implementation of the Kindergarten to Grade 12 (K-to-12) program by next year despite opposition from various groups, Education Secretary Armin Luistro said on Wednesday. Luistro added that there is no compelling reason to … Read more »

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    DAVAO CITY: Mayor Rodrigo Duterte has punched back at Justice Secretary Leila de Lima, challenging her to file a case against him over his supposed ties to a “death squad” allegedly responsible for the summary executions of around 1,000 suspected … Read more »