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Netizens’ response to govt actions

THE Bayanihan to Heal as One Act was passed by both chambers of Congress during a special session on Monday. This bill seeks to...

Emergency powers

THERE is no quibbling about it. There is no more compelling reason to declare a state of national emergency than the existence of a...

Congress eyes special powers for Duterte

Congress will most likely provide President Rodrigo Duterte with special powers; so, he can more effectively spearhead the fight against the coronavirus epidemic when...

Duterte asks Congress for ‘powers’ to deal with Covid-19 crisis

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte is seeking authority from Congress to exercise powers needed to deal with the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) outbreak. "Pursuant to the powers...

Tugade pitches for Duterte emergency powers to solve PH traffic woes

TRANSPORTATION Secretary Arthur Tugade on Thursday batted for emergency powers for President Rodrigo Duterte to help him solve the country’s traffic woes. During the budget briefing of the Department of...

Sanders drops 2020 bid, leaving Biden as likely nominee

WASHINGTON, D.C.: Sen. Bernie Sanders, who saw his once strong lead in the Democratic primary evaporate as the party’s establishment lined swiftly up behind...

Duterte institutionalizes comprehensive social benefits program for state forces

PRESIDENT Rodrigo has issued an executive order institutionalizing the government's Comprehensive Social Benefits Program (CSBP)‬ for police, military and their support units. Through Executive Order...

National ID system pushed to ease delivery of social services

A lawmaker pushed for the immediate implementation of the National Identification (ID) System to help the government deliver services to the people in times...

Tap reservists for Covid-19 response — lawmaker

A lawmaker at the House of Representatives urged the Interagency Task Force (IATF) on Emerging Infectious Diseases, the Department of National Defense and the...

Britain’s Johnson enters third day in intensive care

LONDON: Prime Minister Boris Johnson began a third day in intensive care on Wednesday battling the coronavirus, which has struck at the heart of...

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