K-12 program review eyed

November 14, 2019
SENATOR Win Gatchalian will convene a joint congressional oversight committee by January next year to review the K-12 program which, according to the lawmaker, is vital to ensure that it is meeting its objectives to boost Filipinos’ competitiveness and readiness to join the workforce.

‘Compassionate’ budget

November 11, 2019
SENATOR Sonny Angara yesterday sponsored the 2020 national budget bill as he praised his fellow senators for further raising the “compassion index” of the 2020 national appropriations measure by hiking allocations for social services.

Senate hurries 2020 budget okay

November 10, 2019
Committee on Finance Chairman Sen. Sonny Angara said the Senate is on track to pass the budget measure based on a timetable that would put the General Appropriations Bill (GAB) on the desk of the President by mid-December or the third week at the latest.

Industrialist Gokongwei’s death mourned

November 10, 2019
“In 1981, I instructed him not to sound intimidated while negotiating for Robina’s ransom snapped at her kidnappers, ‘P10M? Do you know how long it’ll take me to count that much money? You can have my daughter!’ I said, not too bold either Mr. John. Rest In Peace, John Gokongwei Jr.,” Lacson said on Twitter.