Senate of the Philippines

Type: Organization
Name: Senate of the Philippines
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 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Senate investigation readiness program for government and business

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 trouble? Many are humiliated, ... [Published Philippines Daily Tribune - Sep 13 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 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Senate tackles ban on small kids riding bikes

By Leila B. Salaverria | Philippine Daily InquirerTHE FAMILY that rides this way together is a no-no under a proposal reaching the Senate. EDWIN BACASMASAs suggested by a safety advocacy group for kids, the Senate is now considering banning small children ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Sep 09 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 Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Composed and respectful: Senate’s “Mr. Cool”

Philippine Daily InquirerReading Neal H. Cruz’s column “Why is Binay afraid of Senate probe?” (Opinion, 8/25/14) encouraged me to express my appreciation for the guy I consider the Philippine Senate’s “Mr. Cool.”I admire Senator Alan Peter Cayetano for ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Sep 03 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]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 3 reports

Common Principles for Effective Parliamentary Development Assistance (8/28/14)

GENEVA, Aug. 28 -- The Inter-Parliamentary Union issued the following news release:Representatives of Asian parliaments and parliamentary development organizations are meeting in Manila on 28-29 August in on-going work to develop a framework for coordination ... [Published Targeted News Service - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

5 top Senate props: Binay cakes, garlic and wheelchairs

Toys, kitchen ingredients and music videos are ingredients in the recipe mixing comedy and drama with politics for a uniquely Filipino flavor. In a country where actors and comedians are elected president and senators, props and gimmicks became staples ... [Published Rappler - Aug 25 2014]

Quotes

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
"Of course, we want to assure our foreign friends that as our visitors, it is in our culture and tradition that we will do our best to make your stay here worthwhile" Valte said
"He was a responsible husband and father, an indulgent grandfather, a loyal friend, and a courageous public servant. Please remember him in your prayers" the family added

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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]
Seized assets of Marcos aide auctioned [Published The Gulf Today - Sep 04 2014]
Composed and respectful: Senate’s “Mr. Cool” [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Sep 03 2014]
Let those without stench of DAP cast the stones [Published Manila Times - Sep 03 2014]
Filipino lawmaker in graft case suspended [Published The Gulf Today - Sep 02 2014]
PRIB: Outstanding teachers, cops, soldiers get ... [Published Senate of the Philippines - Sep 01 2014]
Joker Arroyo scores Senate investigation as 'on... [Published Rappler - Sep 01 2014]
Preparing businesses for Senate investigations [Published Philippine Star - Aug 31 2014]
Court upholds accused senator’s suspension [Published The Gulf Today - Aug 30 2014]
What should gov’t execs, employees wear to work... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Aug 29 2014]
Common Principles for Effective Parliamentary D... [Published Targeted News Service - Aug 29 2014]
Common principles for effective parliamentary d... [Published Inter Parliamentary Union - Aug 28 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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