Medical groups ask Duterte anew to veto vape bill

Tina G. Santos 01/25/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Medical societies on Monday renewed their call to President Rodrigo Duterte to veto entirely the proposed Vaporized Nicotine Products Regulation Act, or the Vape Bill. “Mr. President we appeal to you to veto the…

Palace: Duterte not inclined to veto ABS-CBN franchise renewal bill

Krissy Aguilar 05/07/2020

MANILA, Philippines— President Rodrigo Duterte is not inclined to veto ABS-CBN’s franchise renewal bill once it arrives on his desk if it has no constitutional infirmity, Malacañang said Thursday. “Unless there is any Constitutional infirmity, I don’t…

Chan vetoes ordinance requiring SP reso for issuance of permits for foreshore businesses 

Rosalie Abatayo 08/21/2019

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Requiring the approval of the city council for the issuance of permits for foreshore businesses runs contrary to the Ease of Doing Business Law. This was cited by Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong”…

Tomas nixes P4K stipend bid for army reserves

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 11/22/2016

CEBU City Mayor Tomas Osmeña turned down a proposal from the City Council to grant reservists of the Armed Forces a P4,000 honorarium from the city government. In his veto message, the mayor said he’s not convinced…

Cebu seniors protest veto on SSS pension increase

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 01/28/2016

At least 60 senior citizens were outside the Social Security System (SSS) building at Osmeña Building, Cebu City on Thursday morning to protest on the move of President Aquino to veto the increase in pension. The protest…

Mayor’s VETO keeps out moratorium on demolitions

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 11/26/2015

The Cebu City Council  yesterday failed to override the veto of Mayor Michael Rama who refused to approve an ordinance for  one-year moratorium on demolitions in the city. The outcome disappointed  urban poor groups hoping for relief…

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