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House to prioritize 2022 national budget, anti-COVID measures Romualdez

House Majority Leader Rep. Martin Romualdez said he anticipates that most of major concerns needed in the sustained campaign against the COVID-19 pandemic are included under the proposed P5.024-trillion 2022 national budget. He said that the House leadership eyes to pass the General Appropriations Bill before the October deadline of the filing of certificates of candidacies for 2022 national polls....

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Ombudsman evaluating ten corruption complaints from DOJ-led task force

The Office of the Ombudsman is currently evaluating allegation complaints against local officials of Lanao del Norte, Zamboanga del Norte, Batangas, Leyte and Tarlac over their supposed corruption in public works, Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra who heads the Task Force against Corruption said.

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Work isnt over Dutertes to-do list for final year

Ahead of the Presidents sixth and final State of the Nation Address (SONA), Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar recognized the administration still has plenty on his to-do list, from addressing the coronavirus outbreak, stimulating economic recovery, to fighting illegal drugs and corruption in the country. #In60words

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Belmonte, organizers agree on conduct of SONA rallies

The Quezon City government, the Quezon City Police District and several progressive groups agreed to put a premium on health protocols during the latters respective programs on Monday, President Rodrigo Dutertes last State of the Nation Address (SONA).

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Final SONA modest, memorable Andanar

Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Martin Andanar said President Rodrigo Dutertes sixth and final State of the Nation Address (SONA) on July 26 will be modest yet memorable. Something that reflects President Duterte as a leader, Andanar said in a press statement. #In60words

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No political plans in Duterte SONA

President Duterte is not expected to talk about his political plans during his final State of the Nation Address (SONA) on July 26, MalacaƱang said yesterday. Perhaps his political plans will not be included. What is important is the roadmap for his last year in office, presidential spokesman Harry Roque Jr. said at a press briefing. The 76-year-old leader also raised the possibility that he might become inutile....

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Go PDP-Laban party unity needed

Senator Christopher Bong Go stressed that unity among members of the ruling Partido Demokratikong Pilipino (PDP)-Laban party is needed as its senatorial slate begins to take shape, July 22. We need to strengthen the party. Strengthen in the sense na kailangan poy magkaisa at hindi po magkawatak-watak, Go said. #In60words

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Sotto bares #Halalan2022 senatorial candidates joining Ping-Tito tandem

Senate President Tito Sotto on Wednesday announced some of the potential senatorial candidates that will join him and Senator Panfilo Lacson for the 2022 elections. Sotto, who is also the chairman of the Nationalist People's Coalition, revealed the potential senatorial lineup under the Ping-Tito tandem for Halalan 2022, consisting mostly of current and veteran lawmakers. #In60words...

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PRRD inakusahan ng treason si Del Rosario

Inakusahan ni Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte si Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario ng treason sa pagsasabing pinagyayabang ng Chinese officials ang kinalabasan ng 2016 Philippine elections. Pag nasilip ko lang, I will charge you. Marami akong idedemanda sayo Kung at war lang tayo sana, you are guilty of treason, lahad ni Pangulong Duterte. #In60words...

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ITODO NA ANG TULONG SA MAHIHIRAP BONG GO

Nanawagan si Senator Bong Go sa lahat ng ahensya ng pamahalaan na ibigay ang lahat ng makakaya nitong tulong sa mga mahihirap na mamamayan ng bansa. Ayon kay Sen. Go, pigain na dapat ng ating pamahalaan ang ayudang maibibigay nito sa mahihirap kasama na ang small and medium enterprises nang sa gayon ay maalalayan ang mga ito upang makaalpas sa mga pagsubok na dala ng coronavirus disease 2019....

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NUPL Vice president not immune from suit

National Union of Peoples' Lawyers President Edre Olalia asserted that a vice president is not cloaked with immunity from suit. The rights lawyer noted that only the president is cloaked with immunity from suit following prevailing jurisprudence.

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Robredo deplores gov't-backed trolls

Vice President Leni Robredo on Sunday, July 18, welcomed Senate Resolution No. 768, which seeks to look into state-funded trolls farms that spread misinformation. Speaking on her weekly radio show, BISErbisyong Leni, Robredo called the inquiry a long-time coming since this has been happening since 2016. #In60words

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Pacquiao-Pimentel PDP faction calls Clark assembly illegal

The Manny Pacquiao-Koko Pimentel-led faction of the PDP-Laban party denounced the Alfonso Cusi-led assembly in Clark, Pampanga on Saturday. In a statement, the Pacquiao-Pimentel faction said it does not recognize the purported assembly at Royce Hotel and Casino, which staged an election of new party officials. The assembly was attended by President Rodrigo Duterte, who backed the Cusi camp....

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PDP-Laban balik-jeepney kung patatalsikin si PDU30 Roque

Ayon kay Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque, sakaling ituloy ng PDP-Laban ang di umano'y planong pagpapatalsik kay Pangulong Rodrigo Roa Duterte sa partido, ito'y balik-isang jeepney. Ani ni Roque, Pag nagdesisyon ang Presidenteng tumakbo ng Bise Presidente kahit anong partido pa, kahit walang partido tatakbo po iyan. Dagdag 'nya, bago naging presidente si PRRD ay kaunti lamang ang mga miyembro ng PDP-Laban....

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House launches dedicated website for Duterte final SONA

House Speaker Lord Allan Velasco said the new website contains not only the latest news and updates about President Rodrigo Dutertes sixth and final State of the Nation Address, but also the legislative accomplishments of his administration. The Presidents last SONA is slated on July 26. #In60words

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