TURNING POINT: Quo Vadis Legislative Inquiries

NAAWAN, Misamis Oriental (MindaNews / 20 February) – The Senate or the House of Representatives or any of its respective committees may conduct inquiries in aid of legislation in accordance with Section 21, Article VI of the 1987 Constitution. The filing or pendency of a case before any court, tribunal or quasi-judicial or administrative body […].....»»

Category: lifestyleSource: abscbn abscbnFeb 20th, 2024

Roque bares Duterte, China agreement to respect status quo in WPS

Roque bares Duterte, China agreement to respect status quo in WPS.....»»

Category: newsSource:  sunstarRelated NewsMar 28th, 2024

Roque: Xi, Duterte agreed to keep West Philippines Sea status quo

The Philippines under former president Rodrigo Duterte had a “gentleman’s agreement” with China to keep the status quo in the West Philippine Sea, a former Cabinet official said yesterday, as fresh tensions surround the WPS due to recent incursions by Beijing that targeted a Filipino resupply mission and a research team......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 27th, 2024

Executive, legislative dept. motuki sa RPT ordinance

Executive, legislative dept. motuki sa RPT ordinance.....»»

Category: newsSource:  sunstarRelated NewsMar 31st, 2024

Senate concurrence needed to revoke SMNI franchise’

The revocation of the legislative franchise of Sonshine Media Network Inc. by the House of Representatives would have to be approved by the Senate first before it can take effect – in accordance with the usual legislative route, lawmakers said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 21st, 2024

House panel to summon Quiboloy, warns of arrest

The House of Representatives committee on legislative franchises yesterday decided to issue a subpoena to Pastor Apollo Quiboloy with regard to the defiant stance of his Sonshine Media Network International despite a temporary shutdown order for violations of its legislative franchise. .....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 7th, 2024

Go attends new legislative building inauguration in Nueva Ecija

Sen. Bong Go, adopted son of Nueva Ecija, attended the inauguration of the new legislative building of Quezon town in Nueva Ecija on Thursday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 3rd, 2024

Katrina Velarde tumanggi sa Britain’s Got Talent; inoperahan sa appendix

NAIMBITAHAN ang tinaguriang “Suklay Diva” at certified Birit Queen na si Katrina Velarde para makipaglaban sa “Britain’s Got Talent.” Natanggap daw ni Kat ang invitation mula sa naturang reality talent competition nitong January, 2024 pero tinanggihan daw niya ito. “I’m still getting inquiries to join some international competitions pero para po sa akin, tapos na.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 11th, 2024

Online booking fare slightly higher: Dcott

DURING the AFP-PNP-ISpeak press conference on Wednesday morning, March 20, 2024, at the Royal Mandaya Hotel, Aisa Usop, the manager of Davao City Overland Transport Terminal (Dcott), said that the fare for online booking is slightly higher than traditional fares, prompting inquiries from passengers......»»

Category: newsSource:  sunstarRelated NewsMar 21st, 2024

LWUA firm on intervention as MCWD water leakage increases

CEBU CITY, Philippines –The battle over authority continues in the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) as the Local Water Utilities Administration (LWUA) stands firm in its decision on the six-month intervention, despite the status quo stance. The LWUA expressed confusion as to why the incumbent MCWD board would not honor the partial intervention, clarifying that.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 21st, 2024

Why Israel must win the war against Hamas

Hamas’ ongoing aggression against Israel has reached a critical turning point following its vicious attack on Oct. 7, 2023......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 11th, 2024

TURNING POINT: Too Poor Against Poverty

NAAWAN, Misamis Oriental (MindaNews / 06 March) – Poverty is unquestionably the key driver of human trafficking. Crime syndicates, including religious groups, use the poor to advance their interest. Traffickers exploit women and children from rural communities, conflict- and disaster-affected areas, and impoverished urban centers in sex trafficking, forced domestic work, forced begging, and other […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsMar 10th, 2024

TURNING POINT: Resolving a Stalemate

NAAWAN, Misamis Oriental (MindaNews / 28 February) – After two years of bitter fighting, the Russo-Ukraine war turns to a stalemate, that is, no one is winning. But in such condition, the great expense and damage in terms of manpower and war material are incurred, as usual, by the invading forces. If the effects of […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2024

TURNING POINT: The Rabid Clash of Titans

NAAWAN, Misamis Oriental (MindaNews / 31 January) – Their alliance in shambles, the incumbent and the former president of our blighted land, started trading barbs, calling each other a drug addict. Sebastian Duterte, the mayor of Davao City, came to his father’s aid demanding Marcos Jr’s resignation for incompetence. Indeed, the country’s politics has gone […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsFeb 4th, 2024

TURNING POINT: The Sword of Damocles

NAAWAN, Misamis Oriental (MindaNews / 03 February) – Last November when the House of Representatives passed a resolution urging the palace to cooperate with the International Criminal Court (ICC) on its probe of the war on drugs in the country, President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. declared to study the possibility of rejoining the Court. Yet, he […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsFeb 4th, 2024

Finally, a complete 7-member Monetary Board

Last Friday, Jan. 26, marked a turning point for Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Governor Eli Remolona, with him finally comfortably hosting this year’s annual reception for the banking community outdoors at the BSP compound’s historic Fort San Antonio Abad on a cool early evening, with a relaxed business casual suit but no tie dress code, and finally with a complete seven-member Monetary Board......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 2nd, 2024

SkyGarden’s JaPinoy music journey continues with Historia

“Last year, when we joined GMA Music, we thought it was like a turning point.”.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 24th, 2024

TURNING POINT: One China Bully Principle

NAAWAN, Misamis Oriental (MindaNews / 23 January) – President Ferdinand Marcos, Jr. (PBBM) was called out recently by Beijing for congratulating Lai Ching, the newly elected President of the Republic of China (Taiwan). The People’s Republic of China (PRC) was visibly irked by PBBM for expressing closer collaboration with Taiwan to advance mutual interest. The […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJan 23rd, 2024

TURNING POINT: K-12 Program: A Dismal Failure

NAAWAN, Misamis Oriental (MindaNews / 19 January) – The K-12 curriculum was adopted, supposedly to improve the quality of education in the country, mimicking the system in some countries in Europe and that of our ASEAN neighbors. Unfortunately, only the addition of two grade rungs, grade 11 and grade 12, otherwise known as the senior […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJan 20th, 2024

TURNING POINT: Is the Wheel of Justice in Motion?

NAAWAN, Misamis Oriental (MindaNews / 10 January)—The information attributed to Harry Roque, former spokesperson of Ex-President Rodrigo Duterte, that the International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutors are already here in the Philippines and have started their investigation on Duterte’s catastrophic drug war, has apparently scared the shit out of Senator Bato de la Rosa. Bato said […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJan 14th, 2024

Oftana new 3-point King

TNT’s Calvin Oftana’s career is really on an upward trajectory. From PBA champion to Asian Games gold medalist, Oftana now owns the title PBA Three-point King......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 24th, 2024