Category Archives: Politi-ko News

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2016 Budget | ‘Not a campaign fund, pork-free’ — Abad

Friday, 31 July 2015 | Written by
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The proposed 2016 national budget will not be used to bankroll the electoral campaigns of administration bets and will not include allocation for pork barrel items. This is what Department of Budget and Management (DBM) Secretary Florencio Abad said after submitting the P3-trillion proposed budget at the House of Representatives. The proposed budget is the highest budget proposal in history…Read More »

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Scenes from #SONA2015

Tuesday, 28 July 2015 | Written by
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On President Benigno S. Aquino’s last State of the Nation Address (SONA) progressive sectors and militant groups showed their fury over what they regarded as “failed leadership.” An estimate of more than 10,000 people joined the anti-SONA protests along Commonwealth Avenue. Heavy rains drenched the rallyists but the protest march and program took place as scheduled at the south bound of Commonwealth Avenue, a…Read More »

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[FULL TEXT] President Benigno Aquino III State of the Nation Address

Monday, 27 July 2015 | Written by
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Benigno S. Aquino III, State of the Nation Address, July 27, 2015 July 27, 2015, Delivered at the Session Hall of the House of Representatives, Batasang Pambansa Complex   Maraming salamat po. Maupo ho tayo lahat.   Bago po ako magsimula, hihingi ako ng paumanhin, dahil hindi natin nagawa ang tradisyonal na processional walk. Hindi na rin po natin nakamayan ang…Read More »

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[Full Text] Speech of Vice President Jejomar Binay

Thursday, 25 June 2015 | Written by
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Statement of Vice President Jejomar C. Binay June 24, 2015, Coconut Palace Mga kababayan, Ngayon ang bagong simula ng laban sa kahirapan. Nagbitiw po ako sa Gabinete dahil hindi ako makapapayag na ipawalang-saysay at siraan ang aking mga programang pang-masa na nagtagumpay sa Makati at nais kong mapalawak sa buong bansa. Hindi ako papayag na magpatuloy ang kawalan ng katarungan…Read More »

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Grace Poe grabs lead from Binay in SWS, Pulse Asia polls

Sunday, 21 June 2015 | Written by
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Senator Grace Poe has overtaken Vice President Jejomar Binay in the latest presidential surveys done by Pulse Asia and Social Weather Stations (SWS). Poe led Binay by eight points in both surveys conducted early this month even as Binay’s camp questioned the senator’s residency and citizenship status. Based on the June 5-8 SWS poll, 42 percent of the respondents named…Read More »

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Majority of Pinoys unaware of Cha-cha

Wednesday, 10 June 2015 | Written by
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Asked if they were familiar with Cha-cha, 61.6% of 1,496 respondents answered no, while 37.9% said they are aware of the proposal to amend the Constitution. The House of Representatives is set to vote on a resolution to amend the 1987 Philippine Constitution but a nationwide survey says majority of Filipinos are unaware of this latest move for Charter change…Read More »

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Fight for Mary Jane continues, groups vow

Friday, 1 May 2015 | Written by
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Despite a stay in her execution yesterday, April 29, Mary Jane Veloso remains on death row and could still face execution, according to a report.   Indonesian Attorney General HM Prasetyo has announced that Mary Jane remains a convict and that her death penalty was only stayed to give way for the Philippine government to pursue legal proceedings against her…Read More »

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Binay mulls appeal to Indo president Widodo over Mary Jane Veloso case

Tuesday, 21 April 2015 | Written by
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Vice President Jejomar Binay may make a personal appeal to Indonesian President Joko Widodo to spare the life of Filipino migrant worker Mary Jane Veloso, who will be executed April 24 on drug trafficking charges. Binay, who will attend the Asian-African Summit in Bandung on April 22, expressed dismay over the Indonesian Supreme Court’s decision refusing a judicial review of…Read More »

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