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Senate Panel Pushes Another Round Of Fuel Subsidies

The Senate committee on energy pushed another round of “Pantawid Pasada”, a government program that distributes fuel subsidies to sectors affected by the oil...

New Bureaus Under DOLE Eyed To Assist Job Seekers

Returning Senator Jinggoy Estrada on Wednesday said he plans to file bills creating two bureaus under the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) to...

Senator Appeals For Removal Of Fuel Taxes Amid Rising Prices

Senator Aquilino Pimentel III on Monday sent his appeal to the incoming Marcos administration to identify and remove taxes and other fees in fuel...

Another Tranche Of Fuel Subsidy More Economical: Lawmaker

Reelected Senator Sherwin Gatchalian on Wednesday said he supports additional fuel subsidies for the transport sector, saying it is more efficient amid successive oil...

Angara Urges IATF And Cebu Local Gov’t To Settle Face Mask Mandate

Senator Sonny Angara urged the national government and Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia to hold a meeting to settle their differences on the enforcement of...

Padilla Learns Basic Senate Lessons

Neophyte Senator-elect Robin Padilla still remembers a conversation he had with President Rodrigo Duterte several months back. Duterte told him that he always has a...

Zubiri As Senate President ‘Would Know What To Do’

Reelected Senator Juan Miguel Zubiri will do well as his replacement in the 19th Congress, outgoing Senate President Vicente Sotto III said on Monday. Sotto...

Legarda Says the Ukraine Crisis is a Wake-up Call for Regenerative Agricultural Systems

Amid the looming food crisis brought about by the war in Ukraine, re-elected Senator Loren Legarda urged the government to deliberate on changing the...

Senators Seek More Cash Aid for PUV Drivers Amid Oil Price Hikes

Senators called on Wednesday to expedite the assistance to public utility vehicle (PUV) drivers and operators amid the latest big-time oil price hike implemented...

Local Autonomy First Before Federalism, Says Escudero

Returning Senator Francis "Chiz" Escudero will bat for full local government autonomy, saying it needs to be addressed first before a shift to a...

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