Paolo Romero

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Name: Paolo Romero
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Palace hopes to submit Bangsamoro Law to Congress in May

MANILA - Malacañang is hopeful the draft Bangsamoro Basic Law will be submitted to Congress in time for its reopening on the first week of May so it could be taken up by President Aquino when he delivers his fifth State of the Nation Address this Jul ... [Published ABS-CBN News - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

RH battle shifts to funding

MANILA, Philippines - The battle between advocates of reproductive health (RH) and those opposed to it is apparently not yet over.With the Supreme Court (SC) declaring the RH Law constitutional, lawmakers yesterday said they expect the fight to shift ... [Published ABS-CBN News - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

No more stopping RH Law implementation

BAGUIO CITY, Philippines – With its legality upheld by the Supreme Court (SC), Republic Act 10354 or the Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health Act can now be implemented.Court sources said the status quo ante order earlier issued by the high ... [Published ABS-CBN News - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 1 reports

Palace welcomes US support

MANILA - Malacañang welcomed yesterday the United States’ expression of support for the Philippines’ peaceful moves to settle the dispute in the West Philippine Sea.“We note the US affirmation of its commitment to abide by its Mutual Defense Treaty with ... [Published ABS-CBN News - Apr 06 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Senate won't stop members' arrest

MANILA, Philippines - The Senate will not prevent the arrest of three of its members accused of plunder in the pork barrel fund scam.Senate President Franklin Drilon said Senators Juan Ponce Enrile, Ramon Revilla Jr. and Jinggoy Estrada could be placed ... [Published ABS-CBN News - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Philippines confident of support on sea row

MANILA, Philippines - Malacanang reiterated yesterday that right is might as the Philippines fights for its territorial integrity and sovereignty through peaceful means.Speaking to reporters, Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio ... [Published ABS-CBN News - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 30 2014 - Updated Mar 30 2014 - 1 reports

PH to probe arms smuggling

MANILA - The government is preparing to investigate alleged arms trafficking involving an unnamed military captain, California senator Leland Yee and a faction of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF).“It cannot be taken lightly,” deputy presidential ... [Published ABS-CBN News - Mar 30 2014]
First reported Mar 30 2014 - Updated Mar 30 2014 - 1 reports

DND plan to buy 2 anti-submarine helicopters hit

MANILA - A lawmaker questioned the plan of the Department of National Defense (DND) to acquire two brand-new anti-submarine helicopters worth P5.4 billion.Isabela Rep. Rodolfo Albano III said the House of Representatives, the chamber that primarily allocates ... [Published ABS-CBN News - Mar 30 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

Gov't open to resuming peace talks with NDF

MANILA, Philippines - Government peace panel chief Alexander Padilla clarified yesterday that the Aquino administration is open to resuming the peace talks with the communist-led National Democratic Front (NDF), provided it would not be about the Joint ... [Published ABS-CBN News - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Rep. Gus Tambunting wants Pacman's next fight to be held in PH

Paolo Romero of The Philippine Star reports that one of Manny Pacquiao’s colleagues in the House of Representatives wants his next fight to be held in the Philippines instead of in the United States or other international venues.According to the report, ... [Published Spot.ph - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

COA: 141 congressmen funneled 'pork' to TRC

MANILA - Almost half of the 289 members of the House of Representatives funneled their Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) to non-government organizations (NGOs) using the Technology Resource Center (TRC) as conduit agency, records from the Commission ... [Published ABS-CBN News - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 11 2014 - Updated Mar 12 2014 - 1 reports

SC orders House: Submit comment on Velasco petition

MANILA, Philippines - The Supreme Court (SC) has ordered the House of Representatives to answer the bid of former Marinduque congressman Lord Allan Jay Velasco to assume his post as representative of the lone district of the province after the disqualification ... [Published Philippine Star - Mar 11 2014]

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Palace hopes to submit Bangsamoro Law to Congre... [Published ABS-CBN News - Apr 14 2014]
RH battle shifts to funding [Published ABS-CBN News - Apr 10 2014]
No more stopping RH Law implementation [Published ABS-CBN News - Apr 09 2014]
Palace welcomes US support [Published ABS-CBN News - Apr 06 2014]
Senate won't stop members' arrest [Published ABS-CBN News - Apr 02 2014]
Philippines confident of support on sea row [Published ABS-CBN News - Apr 01 2014]
PH to probe arms smuggling [Published ABS-CBN News - Mar 30 2014]
DND plan to buy 2 anti-submarine helicopters hit [Published ABS-CBN News - Mar 30 2014]
Gov't open to resuming peace talks with NDF [Published ABS-CBN News - Mar 26 2014]
Rep. Gus Tambunting wants Pacman's next fight t... [Published Spot.ph - Mar 26 2014]
COA: 141 congressmen funneled 'pork' to TRC [Published ABS-CBN News - Mar 24 2014]
Meralco: Supply tight this summer [Published ABS-CBN News - Mar 17 2014]
SC orders House: Submit comment on Velasco peti... [Published Philippine Star - Mar 11 2014]
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