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After ABS-CBN’s merger, Marcoleta now sets sight on TV5: Congress must probe deal

The Philadelphia Inquirer 15 Aug 2022
MANILA, Philippines --- Sagip party-list Rep ... The lawmaker said the PLDT Beneficial Trust Fund, on the other hand,... .

PCC, NTC, BIR officials to be summoned by House over ABS-CBN, TV5 deal?

Manila Bulletin 12 Aug 2022
SAGIP Party-list Rep. Rodante Marcoleta warned officials of three agencies that they would be summoned by the House of Representatives “in proper time” if they fail to address the issue on the deal between shuttered media giant ABS-CBN and TV5. SAGIP Party-list Rep. Rodante Marcoleta (Ellison Quismorio/ MANILA BULLETIN).

Youth rep likens proposal expanding cancellation of party-lists to bringing Terror Law in Congress

The Philadelphia Inquirer 09 Aug 2022
MANILA, Philippines --- Senator Ronald dela Rosa's proposal to widen the grounds for cancellation of party-list groups to possibly include ...

Tulfo calls Angara bashers as killjoys; says it’s only human to go partying

Manila Standard 08 Aug 2022
He asserted that it was charity that drove government officials to a night of partying last Saturday at the Manila Polo Club in ...

Stars descend on BGC for the glitzy GMA Thanksgiving Gala

Manila Standard 07 Aug 2022
(From left) GMA President and COO Gilberto R ... (From left) Manila Standard Entertainment Editor Nickie Wang, GMA VP for Corporate Affairs and Communications Angel Javier Cruz, and Manila Times Entertainment Editor Tessa Mauricio-Arriola. Another highlight of the party was the fundraising for the benefit of the GMA Kapuso Foundation ... Sanya Lopez ... ....

Pelosi hijacks Biden's war, to win votes in a losing election?

The Manila Times 07 Aug 2022
For now, the Marcos administration and the Department of Foreign Affairs have repeatedly announced that the Philippines remain committed to the One China policy and urges restraint by all parties concerned ... Blinken's visit to Manila following Pelosi's visit to Taiwan forecasts brewing storms ahead.

A party to remember

The Manila Times 06 Aug 2022
Renowned Interior designer Luis "Cocoy" Cordoba celebrated his epic 66th birthday bash at the Cove Bar, Okada Manila Hotel. With his penchant for being flamboyant and dramatic, Cocoy wanted an ultra-spectacular party with non-stop excitement that will stimulate all senses bringing his "wickedly wild party" concept to the fore.

Solon says Pinoys could be less fearful of Dengvaxia due to successful Covid-19 jab rollout

Manila Bulletin 06 Aug 2022
The successful rollout of Covid-19 vaccines in the country, which included children, should be reason enough for the Philippine government to take another look at the controversial dengue fever vaccine, Dengvaxia. (MANILA BULLETIN, PNA). Thus, said Kabayan Party-list Rep ... “Nangyari kasi sa Dengvaxia, hindi nasunod ang protocol ... .

Here’s what Makabayan solons think of ‘Maid in Malacañang’

Manila Bulletin 04 Aug 2022
(From left to right) Kabataan Party-list Rep. Raoul Manuel, ACT Teachers Party-list Rep. France Castro, and Gabriela Women’s Party-list Rep. Arlene Brosas (Makabayan photo) ... 4 after Manila Bulletin asked for their thoughts on the film. Kabataan Party-list Rep ... Gabriela Women’s Party-list Rep ... Read ... Meanwhile, ACT Teachers Party-list Rep ... .

House bill seeks rental subsidy for informal settlers

Manila Bulletin 03 Aug 2022
A bill seeking to grant rental subsidy for informal settler families (ISFs) has been filed by a party-list representative before the House of Representatives. (JANSEN ROMERO / MANILA BULLETIN / FILE PHOTO). Authored by AGRI Party-list Rep ... in Metro Manila a flat rate of P3,500.

Guam Visitors Bureau visits Manila to bolster travel from PH

The Manila Times 02 Aug 2022
THE Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) visited Manila from June 22 to 27, 2022 to promote and strengthen Guam's tourism industry ... Aside from playing an active role in the PTAA TravelTour Expo, GVB conducted meetings with Philippine Airlines and United Airlines, both of which have operated direct flights from Manila to Guam.

FVR was the military pillar of martial law

The Manila Times 02 Aug 2022
It was the PC's dreaded Constabulary Security Units in each region which captured most of the Communist Party's leaders, in my case, with members of the Manila-Rizal regional committee, the 5th CSU.

Vignettes on FVR

Manila Standard 01 Aug 2022
Ramos, Chief of Constabulary, flew with his party from Manila to Loakan Airport in Baguio City and possibly farther northward and deeper into the Cordilleras in Natonin, Mountain Province, where the Constabulary’s most elevated detachment was at 3,957 feet above sea level.

Price freeze sought on essential commodities in earthquake-hit areas

The Philadelphia Inquirer 31 Jul 2022
MANILA, Philippines --- A party-list representative called on government agencies to implement a price freeze on essential commodities ...

Think tank urges SEC to probe Binance operations

Manila Standard 30 Jul 2022
A think tank group has called on the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to exercise its regulatory powers to clamp down on the cryptocurrency exchange’s activities in the country ... “Based on reports, Binance has no office in Manila and only uses third-party companies that employ Filipinos for its technical and customer support services ... ....

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