Help Duterte kick out corrupt officials –– Bong Go

April 11, 2019
“Talagang ini-encourage ko lahat na magsumbong sa lahat ng mga katiwalian, pangingikil, extortion, lahat po ng panggagamit ng pangalan. Marami pong nagrereport sa amin so pinapaimbestigahan natin. In fact yung iba na-file-lan na ng kaso at nae-entrap na po,” Go pointed out.

Hugpong’s Tolentino in Magic 12 — survey

Previously she expressed gratitude for the support of the people for the Hugpong bets. “We are happy na the trust and confidence of the people sa mga senators ng hugpong ng pagbabago and as I said na we hope na hanggang election day nandun na yung kanilang pagsuporta,” the presidential daughter had said.

Budget signed after Holy Week?

April 11, 2019
Asked about the chances of the signing after the Holy Week break, Panelo said: “Mataas ang probability kasi naka-schedule na this week. Baka may pinag-aaralan pa (The probability is high because it was scheduled this week. It might be still under review).”

House to respect Duterte veto on 2019 budget

This was stressed by Camarines Sur Rep. Rolando “Nonoy” Andaya, Jr., who chairs the House Committee on Appropriations, who earlier accused the Senate of sabotaging the programs of President Duterte, especially the “Build, Build, Build Program” after it allegedly snipped unilaterally some P83 billion in the national budget.

Itemized funds

The House leader said that records of the bicameral deliberations on the national budget would show that the fourth book was a condition put forward by the House of Representatives during the initial stage of the bicam conference and accepted by the Senate contingent.

Rare rebuke

April 10, 2019
THE protracted presence of foreign ships in the country’s exclusive waters and near Philippine-occupied islands like Pag-asa would be an “assault” on the nation’s sovereignty, Malacanang said yesterday in a rare rebuke of Beijing.

No temporary restraining order on Philippine-China $62-M loan deal

April 10, 2019
”These assailed provisions open the possibility for China to acquire patrimonial properties in the Philippines (which) is tantamount to ceding in favour of China certain territories in the Philippines by virtue of our default in our contractual obligations. This situation obviously impacts negatively on our national sovereignty, territorial integrity, and is inimical to our national interest,” read the petition.

For public service workers' welfare

TINGOG party-list first nominee and Leyte Rep. Yedda Marie Kittilstvedt-Romualdez yesterday renewed her call for the institutionalization of a compensation package for workers and teachers, teacher aides, barangay health workers, nutrition providers, rural health midwives and other care providers who are behind child development.