DOTr, LTO told: Review, find ‘defects’ in child car seat law, MVIS implementation

Christia Marie Ramos - Reporter / @CMRamosINQ 02/11/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Several senators on Thursday called on transport authorities to review and find “defects” in the implementation of the Child Safety in Motor Vehicles Act and the privatized Motor Vehicle Inspection System (MVIS). This, after…

Poe to DA: Include galunggong in price freeze, punish profiteering

Inquirer.net 01/25/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Senator Grace Poe on Monday urged the Department of Agriculture (DA) to include galunggong (round scad) in its price freeze, as well as to identify and punish those manipulating prices. Poe issued the call…

Senators back ABS-CBN franchise revival

Maila Ager - Reporter / @MAgerINQ 01/04/2021

MANILA, Philippines— Several senators rallied behind a bill reviving the franchise of ABS-CBN with the head of the committee on public services promising to give “utmost priority” once it is referred to the panel. No less than…

Robredo, Go, Ramon Ang among names Filipinos eyeing to run as president for 2022 — research firm

Katrina Hallare - Reporter / @KHallareINQ 12/19/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Vice President Leni Robredo, Senator Christopher “Bong” Go and businessman Ramon Ang are some of the big names Filipinos are eyeing to run as President Rodrigo Duterte’s successor in the 2022 national polls, according…

Senate probe uncovers PhilHealth leadership’s gross incompetence – Poe

Christia Marie Ramos - Reporter / @CMRamosINQ 08/20/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The marathon Senate hearings on alleged corruption within the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) showed the “gross incompetence” among the agency’s leadership, Senator Grace Poe said. “I think it’s pretty obvious, not just to…

TUCP backs 12 Senate bets who will further workers’ agenda

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/07/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (TUCP) has announced on Tuesday, May 7, their endorsement of 12 senatorial candidates whom they believe can further their cause for the welfare of the labor…

Poe to file resolution for inquiry into Cebu killings

Jessa Mae O. Sotto, Rosalie O. Abatayo 10/27/2018

Senator Grace Poe says she will file a resolution on Monday calling for a senate inquiry into the recent spate of killings in Cebu. “I’m also curious  about that kasi I’ve heard it happens almost daily,” Poe,…

Poe endorses Magpale-Davide

Rosalie O. Abatayo 10/27/2018

Poe calls the two as progressive, clean leaders who are good symbols for Cebu The tandem of Vice Gov. Agnes Magpale and Gov. Hilario Davide III for the 2019 midterm elections got a major boost on Saturday…

Poe alarmed over rising oil prices

Inquirer.net 10/02/2018

Senator Grace Poe has expressed alarm over the continuous increase in the price of oil in the market, as she urged the government to fully implement relief measures for consumers and act against possible abuses of petroleum…

Poe: Release calamity fund to affected food-producing regions

Inquirer.net 09/15/2018

SENATOR Grace Poe has asked government to speed up the release of calamity funds for typhoon-hit Cagayan Valley, to ensure that the region can “replant, rebuild, and restore its farm output and facilities.” “One-fourth of the corn…

Poe: Xiamen Air should pay for damages for NAIA closure

Inquirer.net 08/21/2018

Xiamen Air should pay for damages caused by the closure of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport’s (NAIA) runway after one of its passenger aircraft skidded off the runway last week and paralyzed operations for two days, Senator…

Poe wants probe on Naia runway incident

Inquirer.net 08/19/2018

Nearly 700 flights have flown in and out of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia) since the runway was reopened on Saturday afternoon, the Manila International Airport Authority (Miaa) said on Sunday. Miaa General Manager Ed Monreal…

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