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Senate leadership supports call for Duterte to veto ‘pork insertions’

Posted on Wednesday, 6 February 2019 05:52 PM | No Comments
PASAY CITY, Philippines – Lawmakers are racing against time to finally pass the P3.7 trillion proposed 2019 national budget as they have until Friday (February 8) to extend session and...

GIS EXCLUSIVE: Atty. Larry Gadon wants lower energy rate, free books for students if elected

Posted on Monday, 4 February 2019 03:49 PM | No Comments
QUEZON CITY, Philippines – Senatorial candidate Atty. Lorenzo ‘Larry’ Gadon wants to focus on lowering the price of electricity if elected to the Senate in the 2019 midterm polls. On...

GIS EXCLUSIVE: Atty. Erin Tañada to espouse workers’ pay, lower power rate if elected

Posted on Wednesday, 30 January 2019 02:07 PM | No Comments
QUEZON CITY, Philippines — Former House Deputy Speaker Atty. Lorenzo ‘Erin’ Tañada III is eyeing measures that will ease the burden of common Filipinos if re-elected to public office. On...

Protests welcome Senate hearing on tobacco excise tax

Posted on Tuesday, 29 January 2019 05:21 PM | No Comments
PASAY CITY, Philippines – The Senate’s inquiry on the proposed excise tax on tobacco products was welcomed by protesters who are advocates of the bill. Sin-tax supporters called on legislators...

Senate moves to semi-finals after routing Malacañang-PSC

Posted on Tuesday, 29 January 2019 12:21 PM | No Comments
UNTV cup Season 6 champion Senate Defenders snapped Malacañang-PSC Kamao’s chances of taking this season’s title after their explosive hardcourt showdown at the Pasig City Sports Center on Sunday. Senate...

GIS EXCLUSIVE: Rep. Gary Alejano wants to strengthen PH maritime affairs if elected in Senate

Posted on Tuesday, 15 January 2019 01:18 PM | No Comments
QUEZON CITY, Philippines – Magdalo Party list Representative Gary Alejano wants to push for the establishment of a Department of Maritime and Oceanic Affairs if given a seat in the...

GIS EXCLUSIVE: Dr. Willie Ong to prioritize improvements in PH health care system when elected

Posted on Thursday, 10 January 2019 04:24 PM | No Comments
QUEZON CITY, Philippines – Veteran physician Dr. Willie Ong became a social media sensation for his helpful tips on almost every health condition. His knowledge in the medical field has...

Malacañang-PSC frustrates PITC at UNTV Cup

Posted on Tuesday, 11 December 2018 01:54 PM | 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 Monday, 10 December 2018 04:53 PM | 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 Thursday, 6 December 2018 12:28 PM | 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...