Senate of the Philippines

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Name: Senate of the Philippines
First reported 35 mins ago - Updated 35 mins ago - 1 reports

U.S. and the Philippines launch joint military exercises

JTW News, Yağmur ErşanJoint military exercises between the US and the Philippines called "Philippine Bilateral Exercises", or “Phiblex” for short, began in the Philippine province of Palawan near the disputed areas of the South China Sea on Monday. Around ... [Published Turkish Weekly - 35 mins ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 2 reports

Gov’t signs OECD multilateral tax treaty

According to the DOF, an amending protocol of the MAC that was introduced in 2011 “aims to help developing countries secure the benefits of the new cooperative tax environment, including a multilateral approach for the automatic exchange of informati ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - 20 hours ago]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

A Lawmaker for a Day

I am just a third year high school student and, often, my biggest problem is my schoolwork. But at this year’s Philippine Model Congress (PMC), I got a taste of how our legislators work.Founded on the goal of “Redefining the Role of the Filipino Youth,” ... [Published Manila Bulletin - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

OFWs, supporters demand return of Comelec OAV 2015 budget

InterAksyon.comThe online news portal of TV5MANILA - Hundreds of overseas Filipinos and their supporters have signed a petition on Change.org that seeks to return the P89.6-million budget needed in 2015 for the proper implementation of overseas votin ... [Published Interaksyon - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

Senate okays PhilHealth automatic coverage to senior citizens

Philhealth says its 600 members nationwide may stop honoring Philhealth benefits because of the delayed release of reimbursements for services rendered but assures that all regional offices have made a commitment to pay claims of all providers faster ... [Published Balita - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Senate okays PhilHealth automatic coverage to senior citizens

INQUIRER FILE PHOTO / NIÑO JESUS ORBETAMANILA, Philippines–Seeking to make health care more accessible to citizens, the Senate of the Philippines on Wednesday passed on second reading a bill aiming to extend the coverage of the Philippine Health Insurance ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Young lawmakers

It’s the students’ turn to churn up bills they think will benefit Filipinos for the greater good.Share this:Anti-Selfie Bill? Puhlease! Anti-Koreanovela Bill? Srsly?! These are probably the silliest, most ridiculous bills that were recently proposed by ... [Published Manila Bulletin - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

DAR land distribution extended

Philippine Daily InquirerSenate of the Philippines. INQUIRER FILE PHOTOMANILA, Philippines–The Senate has approved on third and final reading the measure that would allow the Department of Agrarian Reform to continue acquiring and distributing land covered ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Student leaders to gather at 3rd Philippine Model Congress

400 high school and college leaders will experience how to be a legislator in a 2-day congress endorsed by DepEd and CHEDMANILA, Philippines – On September 13, Friday, student leaders from around the country will participate in the 3 rd Philippine Model ... [Published Rappler - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 07 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Copper futures move higher

Copper prices rose to their highest level in more than a week on Friday, as investors bet that an apparent speed bump in the US recovery will be outweighed by an expected boost in demand from Europe.Copper for December delivery, the most actively traded ... [Published NineMSN Finance - Sep 07 2014]
First reported Sep 06 2014 - Updated Sep 06 2014 - 1 reports

How can I save effectively?

DEAR KUYA ROMANQ: I am an accountant by profession in the state of Virginia, and I make decent income. The problem is that I can’t seem to save. Can you give me an advice on how I can save effectively? —CandyA: You are in one profession I consider very ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Sep 06 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Preparing businesses for Senate investigations

MANILA, Philippines - When you, your client or your boss are called or invited to a Senate investigation to testify as a witness or as an expert resource person, do you know what to do, how to behave or answer the questions without getting into troub ... [Published Philippine Star - Aug 31 2014]

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The agreement "eliminates dual or burdensome coverage under two social security systems of contract workers deployed in either of these countries,” de Quiros said, adding that the deal will also improve the processing of claims."
"It's most fulfilling to see that we are transforming lives for the better - from our homebuyers, suppliers, contractors, marketing group and entire staff. I believe in God's grace, lahat ay biyaya ng Diyos at hindi dapat ipagdamot. Therefore, always share" JJ said
noting that "the Philippines ... has made breathtaking concessions in"
...the 1987 Constitution explicitly provides that the two legislative chambers – the Senate and the House of Representatives – each have the power to "punish its members for disorderly behavior, and with the concurrence of two-thirds of all its members, suspend or expel a member." – Rappler.com

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U.S. and the Philippines launch joint military ... [Published Turkish Weekly - 35 mins ago]
Gov’t signs OECD multilateral tax treaty [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - 20 hours ago]
Philippines signs treaty on tax info sharing [Published Business World - 22 hours ago]
Philippines, Germany sign deal on mutual recogn... [Published Interaksyon - Sep 29 2014]
‘Leaking’ Senate scouts for a new home [Published Manila Bulletin - Sep 27 2014]
Transforming lives [Published Sun Star Network - Sep 26 2014]
A Lawmaker for a Day [Published Manila Bulletin - Sep 26 2014]
OFWs, supporters demand return of Comelec OAV 2... [Published Interaksyon - Sep 25 2014]
Proponents see Bangsamoro Law as “shield agains... [Published Business Week Mindanao - Sep 25 2014]
What now for Mindanao? [Published Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism - Sep 23 2014]
Senate okays PhilHealth automatic coverage to s... [Published Balita - Sep 22 2014]
Young lawmakers [Published Manila Bulletin - Sep 18 2014]
Senate okays PhilHealth automatic coverage to s... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Sep 18 2014]
DAR land distribution extended [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Sep 17 2014]
China Owns the Entire South China Sea? What are... [Published Philnews.com - Sep 16 2014]
Jejomar Binay Should Never Become President of ... [Published Philnews.com - Sep 16 2014]
International call to tear down ‘Torre de Manila’ [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Sep 16 2014]
Court asks House Speaker: Have you suspended Ar... [Published Rappler - Sep 15 2014]
News Analysis: Kidnapping warning sirens whistl... [Published China.org.cn - Sep 15 2014]
Communications surveillance sa traditional at n... [Published Bulatlat.com - Sep 14 2014]
Consciousness of ‘Malaysia’ [Published New Straits Times - Sep 14 2014]
Senate investigation readiness program for gove... [Published Philippines Daily Tribune - Sep 13 2014]
Student leaders to gather at 3rd Philippine Mod... [Published Rappler - Sep 10 2014]
Senate tackles ban on small kids riding bikes [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Sep 09 2014]
Three in one [Published The Daily Guardian - Sep 09 2014]
Raul M. Gonzalez Sr., 83 [Published Panay News - Sep 08 2014]
Former DOJ chief Gonzalez dies [Published Philippine Star - Sep 08 2014]
Copper futures move higher [Published NineMSN Finance - Sep 07 2014]
How can I save effectively? [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Sep 06 2014]
What is the future of work for Southeast Asia’s... [Published E27 - Sep 04 2014]
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China creates an enemy – Philippine Star [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Aug 13 2014]
How China made the Philippines an enemy when the two countries could have been close collaborators in this part of Asia is the topic of one chapter in the book “The Rise of China vs. The Logic of Strategy” by Edward N. Luttwak. The book was recommended ...
Manila Welcomes U.S. Muscle to Counter Beijing [Published Foreign Policy BlogsForeign Policy Blogs | The ... - May 02 2014]
Photo: The Filipino Times After an absence of more than 20 years, American forces will return to the Philippines under a 10-year agreement reached between the two countries on Monday in conjunction with U.S. President Barack Obama’s recent visit to ...
U.S.-Philippines Pact Could Boost Arms Sales [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Apr 28 2014]
A new 10-year security pact between the United States and the Philippines could lead to modest increases in U.S. weapons sales in coming years, especially for maritime surveillance equipment, analysts said on Sunday.The agreement, to be signed on Monday, ...
U.S.-Philippines pact could modestly boost Amer... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Apr 28 2014]
/p> By Andrea Shalal WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A new 10-year security pact between the United States and the Philippines could lead to modest increases in U.S. weapons sales in coming years, especially for maritime surveillance equipment, analysts ...
US-Philippine security pact could modestly boos... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Apr 28 2014]
WASHINGTON – A new 10-year security pact between the United States and the Philippines could lead to modest increases in U.S. weapons sales in coming years, especially for maritime surveillance equipment, analysts said on Sunday. The agreement, to be ...
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