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NP has no consensus yet for 2016 polls –Cynthia Villar

The Nacionalista Party has yet to make a consensus on their presidential and vice presidential bets for the 2016 elections even after their eight-day trip to Japan.“Walang consensus. Malayo pa at saka marami pang mangyayari so we decided not to mak...
by Tech Pinoy on May 4, 2015

House to shelve discussions on pending bills when BBL reaches plenary

House leaders have agreed to suspend deliberations on pending priority measures once the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) reaches the plenary to ensure it will be passed before Congress adjourns sine die on June 11.The agreement was reached Monday...
by Tech Pinoy on May 4, 2015

U.S. SENATE - Human Trafficking vs Confirmation of Loretta Lynch

"Was the human trafficking compromise worth delaying vote on Loretta Lynch?" PBS NewsHour 4/21/2015ExcerptSUMMARY:  Senate negotiators struck a deal to tweak the human trafficking bill that has held up the confirmation proceedings for President...
by Mage Soapbox on Apr 27, 2015

NP to discuss 2016 options during Japan cruise –Trillanes

The Nacionalista Party would most likely have an idea who its presidential, vice presidential, and senatorial candidates for next year's elections would be after its Japan cruise scheduled later this month, Senator Antonio Trillanes  IV said Wednesd...
by Tech Pinoy on Apr 22, 2015

LP working to improve Roxas' ratings 

President Benigno Aquino III's statements that he wants someone to continue the reform he started could be hint that he is paving the way for Interior Secretary Mar Roxas to succeed him.  Senate President Franklin Drilon said Monday that the Liberal...
by Tech Pinoy on Apr 20, 2015

Drilon: Mar Roxas has ‘expressed interest’ in being LP standard bearer in 2016

Interior Secretary Mar Roxas wants to be the next president of the Philippines, Senate President Franklin Drilon said Sunday. The post Drilon: Mar Roxas has ‘expressed interest’ in being LP standard bearer in 2016 appeared first on TechP...
by Tech Pinoy on Apr 19, 2015

Junjun Binay asks Court of Appeals to cite Trillanes in contempt

Makati Mayor Junjun Binay has asked the Court of Appeals to cite Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV in indirect contempt over the lawmaker’s claim that two CA associate justices accepted P50 million in exchange for restraining the mayor’s six-month preven...
by Tech Pinoy on Apr 16, 2015

Nancy Binay: Did Trillanes get DAP funds to bankroll attack on my family?

Senator Nancy Binay on Thursday raised the possibility of Senator Antonio Trillanes IV getting funds under the controversial Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) to “bankroll” attacks against her family.In an interview, Binay said Trillanes se...
by Tech Pinoy on Apr 16, 2015

COA finds Boy Scouts on the losing end in Alphaland deal

The transaction between the Boy Scouts of the Philippines (BSP) and property developer Alphaland Corp. is disadvantageous to the youth organization, initial findings by the Commission on Audit (COA) show The post COA finds Boy Scouts on the losing en...
by Tech Pinoy on Apr 16, 2015

Two former Makati residents claim receiving P1,500 to vote for Binay

Two former Makati City residents who were relocated to Laguna said Thursday that they were given P1,500 each to vote for Vice President Jejomar Binay in the 2010 elections.  Edison Rivera and Domeng Arcillas told the Senate Blue Ribbon subcommittee...
by Tech Pinoy on Apr 16, 2015

Binay camp blames ex-Makati vice mayor for lack of electricity, water in relocation site

The camp of Vice President Jejomar Binay on Thursday blamed former Makati Vice Mayor Ernesto Mercado for the lack of electricity and water in a P1.2-billion relocation site in Laguna bought by the Makati city government under Binay’s leadership. T...
by Tech Pinoy on Apr 16, 2015

A Politician Threw A Snowball On The Senate Floor To Try To Disprove Climate Change

As you may know, that’s not how the science works. 1. Sen. Jim Inhofe, a Republican from Oklahoma, has taken a number of stands against the idea that human actions are dangerously changing the climate. View this image › Sue Ogrocki / AP 2...

VP Binay accused of converting housing for urban poor to hotel for guests

Lawyer Renato Bondal on Thursday accused Vice President Jejomar Binay of converting housing meant for the urban poor to a hotel for his guests. The post VP Binay accused of converting housing for urban poor to hotel for guests appeared first on Tech...
by Tech Pinoy on Apr 15, 2015

Trillanes admits no paper trail in alleged payoffs to CA justices, but… 

Senator Antonio Trillanes IV on Wednesday said he has no paper trail to prove that some Court of Appeals justices received money from the Binays, but he has other evidence to back up his allegations about the supposed payoffs. Trillanes said that he...
by Tech Pinoy on Apr 15, 2015

Trillanes to present 2 more explosive issues vs. VP Binay on Thursday

Senator Antonio Trillanes IV is set to present Thursday two more issues against Vice President Jejomar Binay. The senator, however, refused to provide further details saying it might preempt the expose. The post Trillanes to present 2 more explosive...
by Tech Pinoy on Apr 14, 2015

Sen. Marco Rubio calls 2016 White House race a ‘generational choice’

Republican Sen. Marco Rubio announces bid for the White House. US Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) announces his bid for the Republican nomination in the 2016 US presidential election race during a speech in Miami, Florida on Monday (Tuesday, PHL time) Apr...
by Tech Pinoy on Apr 13, 2015

Pony government entered into a deal with a ghost who maintains bank accounts

Who will save us from this stupidity? I am so ashamed not as a Filipino but as a citizen of this Republic.For years, government reportedly knew his "real name", and so claims this person known as Mohaqher Icbal. However, the military admits they simp...
by New Philippine Revolution on Apr 13, 2015

Intl observers to Senate: SAF violated ceasefire agreement in Mamasapano

MILF's Iqbal attends Senate hearing on BBL. Senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr The post Intl observers to Senate: SAF violated ceasefire agreement in Mamasapano appeared first on TechPinoy.
by Tech Pinoy on Apr 13, 2015

Drilon tells Iqbal: Reveal true name as confidence-building measure for peace

Since the use of alias will not invalidate the peace agreements, Senate President Franklin Drilon on Monday urged Moro Islamic Liberation Front chief peace negotiator Mohagher Iqbal to disclose his true identity as a confidence-building measure. “W...
by Tech Pinoy on Apr 13, 2015

MILF’s Iqbal attends Senate hearing on BBL

Moro Islamic Liberation Front chief negotiator Mohagher Iqbal showed up Monday at the Senate for the resumption of the hearing on the Bangsamoro Basic Law. Senator Ferdinand Marcos, chairman of the committee on local government, earlier said that he...
by Tech Pinoy on Apr 12, 2015


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