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Maricel Cruz

China warships in WPS ‘worrisome’

President Marcos said Wednesday the presence of Chinese warships in waters off the Southeast Asian country’s coast was “worrisome.” His comments came after the Philippine...

PBBM wants plebiscite simultaneous with elections

President Marcos on Wednesday said the government is looking for ways to hold the plebiscite on the proposed economic Charter changes alongside the 2025...

House to parry ‘Cha-cha’ legal queries

The House of Representatives is prepared to confront any challenge in the effort to amend the 1987 Constitution, especially concerning its economic provisions. Rep. Rodge...

Speaker: P500 discount for seniors set

Speaker Ferdinand Martin G. Romualdez on Wednesday revealed that senior citizens and persons with disabilities will be able to enjoy the increase to P500...

Proposed law eyes tax-free hazard pay for fiscals, judges

THE House Committee on Ways and Means has approved the tax provisions of two unnumbered substitute bills that exempt state prosecutors and other members...

Bill aims to save small businesses from 5-6 lending scheme

A BILL filed at the House of Representatives seeks to rescue micro entrepreneurs from predatory ‘five-six” money lenders by offering them a better way...

P438m for senior high assessment program

A total of P438.16 million has been allocated to fund the assessment of senior high school (SHS) students in the technical-vocational livelihood (TVL) track. Pasig...

Comelec shifts Cha-cha tack

Now favors plebiscite to go with 2025 polls, cites P13b in savings The Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Tuesday said it now favors holding a...

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