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Romualdez wants more benefits for elderly

SENATORIAL candidate and Leyte Rep. Martin Romualdez vowed yesterday to push for more benefits to all senior citizens throughout the country should he win a Senate seat. “We must acknowledge the contributions of all senior citizens to nation-building and their role in strengthening the Filipino family and our society as…

Romualdez urges Congress to institutionalize CCT

TO eliminate poverty, senatorial candidate Leyte Rep. Martin Romualdez yesterday pressed anew the next Congress’ support to pass his measure institutionalizing the Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT). Romualdez, who has been endorsed by presidential candidate Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte, said his proposal expanding the CCT program aims to enhance the…

TUCP endorses Romualdez for being champion of labor

THE 1.2-million-strong Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (TUCP) yesterday endorsed senatorial candidate Leyte Rep. Martin Romualdez because of his “malasakit” (compassionate) platforms for ordinary workers especially his commitment to end contractualization. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); TUCP President Raymond Mendoza, currently a party-list congressman, said the group endorsed 12…

Quiboloy backs Romualdez

INFLUENTIAL televangelist Pastor Apollo Quiboloy has endorsed Leyte Rep. Martin Romualdez. Quiboloy, founder of the religious group “Kingdom of Jesus Christ, The Name Above Every Name with more than three million members, said the Senate needs a “compassionate leader” like Romualdez who can serve the electorate especially the poorest of…

There they go!

LEYTE Rep. Martin Romualdez today joins the race for 12 Senate seats as he seeks the people’s “trust and support” for him to fulfill his platform and programs aimed at returning “malasakit” (compassion) to public service. Romualdez, a lawyer and president of the Philippine Constitution Association (Philconsa), has vowed to…

Senators running in 2016 must resign — Atienza

INCUMBENT senators running for higher office in 2016 elections must resign upon filing their Certificate of Candidacy, Buhay Rep. Lito Atienza said as he challenged the candidates to show their genuine character and integrity. Atienza, a member of House Independent Minority bloc led by Leyte Rep. Martin Romualdez, said that…
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Mainit na pagsalubong kay Cong. Martin Romualdez

MAY bagong “Darling of the Movie Press” na ngayon. Ang incumbent representative ng first district of Leyte na si Martin Romualdez. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Hindi inaasahan ni Cong. Martin ang napakainit na pagsalubong sa kanya ng movie press na nagtapos sa mainit na halikan (sa pisngi lang naman)…
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Lower income tax pressed

OPPOSITION and administration House leaders yesterday urged concerned government and Congress leaders to hold a series of dialogues aimed at polishing the proposal to reduce personal and corporate income taxes despite President Benigno Aquino III’s rejection of the revenue plan. House Independent Bloc leader and Leyte Rep. Martin Romualdez and…

'Yolanda' aid funds handling deplored

HOUSE Independent Bloc leader and Leyte Rep. Martin Romualdez yesterday deplored what he described as the Aquino administration’s “awful standard” of disaster response after hundreds of millions of pesos of donated funds for the victims of super-typhoon “Yolanda” and for its anti-poverty program were allegedly kept idle in bank accounts…

Deped not ready for K-12 program

SENATORIAL candidate Leyte Rep. Martin Romualdez said yesterday the Department of Education (DepEd) should have the courage to admit that it is not ready to implement “a potentially good” K to 12 Program this June as “malasakit” (compassion) to public school students. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Romualdez, a lawyer…
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