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Malacañang-PSC frustrates PITC at UNTV Cup

Posted on: December 11th, 2018 | No Comments
The Malacañang-PSC Kamao team is tightly clinging onto the second spot after narrowly pounding the PITC Global Traders, 69-64 at Thursday’s match. Michael Ignario and ‘Bigman’ Martin Lloyd Antonio shared...

Senate likely to consider second extension of Martial Law

Posted on: December 10th, 2018 | No Comments
PASAY CITY, Philippines – Security officials met with members of the Senate on Monday (December 10) to defend their recommendation of extending the implementation of Martial Law in Mindanao for...

House Speakership hit for ‘railroading’ Cha-Cha; Senate closes doors due to lack of time

Posted on: December 6th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – After only three session days, the Lower House of Congress passed on 2nd reading the proposed charter change on Tuesday, (December 4). Makabayan congressmen hit the House...

Gov’t grants farmers P10-B under the Rice Tarrification Bill

Posted on: November 30th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Senate on Wednesday (November 28) ratified the report of the bicameral conference committee on the rice tariffication bill. The bill aims to lift quantitative restrictions on...

Disqualification threatens 3rd telco Mislatel Consortium

Posted on: November 27th, 2018 | No Comments
  PASAY CITY, Philippines – Losing bidders PT&T and Sear Telecom have brought their complaints to the Senate against the country’s winning third telco Mislatel Consortium. Sear Telecom’s chairman and...

Senate recommends crackdown on foreign illegal workers

Posted on: November 26th, 2018 | No Comments
PASAY CITY, Philippines – The Senate has launched an investigation into the alleged growing number of illegal foreign workers in the country. The Senate, in particular, is concerned about the...

Senate extends availability of funds for Martial Law victims until end of 2019

Posted on: November 26th, 2018 | No Comments
PASAY CITY, Philippines – The Senate on Monday (November 26) approved on third and final reading an extension to the availability of funds for the indemnification of victims of human...

Budget deliberations resume as Senate session reopens

Posted on: November 12th, 2018 | No Comments
  PASAY CITY, Philippines – At the resumption of Senate session on Monday (November 12) the lawmakers went straight to the discussion of budget appropriations for key government agencies. First...

Senate on ex-Customs officer Jimmy Guban: No warrant, no arrest

Posted on: October 25th, 2018 | No Comments
    PASAY CITY, Philippines – The Senate of the Philippines maintained that it will not allow the arrest of former Customs intelligence officer Jimmy Guban without any arrest warrant....

PNP snaps Senate’s winning streak at UNTV Cup 7

Posted on: October 22nd, 2018 | No Comments
  Games on Sunday, October 28 2PM – Judiciary vs Ombudsman 3:30PM – PITC vs DOJ 5PM – AFP vs GSIS Venue: Pasig City Sports Center   The Senate’s three-game...