Senate Hearing on Emergency Powers for President Duterte

12 October 2016, Comment are Off
Senate hearing last October 12, 2016 on the proposed emergency powers for President Rodrigo Duterte to address the...

6th Philippine International Motorshow

14 September 2016, Comment are Off
World Trade Center, Pasay City

ICT National Summit 2016

28 June 2016, Comment are Off
ICT National Summit 2016 at Novotel Hotel, Quezon City Keynote Speech: From fighting crime to cutting red tape: How DICT...

Oath-Taking with Supreme Court Chief Justice Sereno

27 June 2016, Comment are Off
Oath-taking with Supreme Court Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno

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MAR
15
2017

On the Confirmation of the Appointment of Education Secretary Leonor Briones

Mr. Chairman, my dear colleagues: My nominee was my teacher at the UP College of Public Administration many moons ago.
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MAR
14
2017

Explanation of Vote on Paris Climate Treaty

‘No Other Treaty Is More Important Than The One For Mankind’s Survival’ Explanation of Vote on the Resolution Concurring
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MAR
14
2017

Recto sponsors P3,000 ‘PERA’ for gov’t employees

Government employees, whether regular or casual, may soon find a raise in their monthly pay slip if the Senate adopts
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MAR
13
2017

‘Why It Is Hard and Heartless to Veto a P3,000 PERA for Public Workers’

One item in the government employee payslip turns 26 this year. In June 1991, pursuant to that year’s General
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MAR
13
2017

Free tuition is not an unrecoverable expense; it is an investment with a high return

Explanation of Vote of Senate President Pro-Tempore Ralph G. Recto On SB No. 1304 – Affordable Higher Education
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MAR
13
2017

Recto: Free public Wi-Fi means faster internet for all Pinoys

The free public Wi-Fi bill approved by the Senate today will not only make internet services available to all Filipinos,
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MAR
13
2017

‘If Internet Access is a Human Right, WiFi is a Basic Public Service’

It is my pleasure to finally vote on a bill which I first filed in May 2014. Although the Free National Wi-Fi Project is
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MAR
13
2017

Recto to GRP-NDF negotiators: Forge ceasefire before Lent

After Communist and government negotiators agreed over the weekend to resume peace talks next month, a senator is
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MAR
13
2017

To secure funding, answer security questions, broadband project must be in ‘18 budget

Senate President Pro-Tempore Ralph Recto is backing the government’s plan to build a national broadband network by 2020,
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MAR
12
2017

Recto bats for Benham Rise protection strategy

Senate President Pro-Tempore Ralph Recto today called on the executive department to immediately craft a comprehensive
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MAR
08
2017

Recto: MMDA’s ‘odd-even’ plan symptomatic of adhoc approach to traffic

MMDA should study carefully if its new “Windows 2” software to decongest EDSA traffic would work. It better
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MAR
07
2017

Dads may get 30-day share of Expanded Maternity Leave

Due to ‘pasa-load’ provision Even men stand to gain from the bill expanding maternity benefits as it allows
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By signing this agreement, countries of the world escaped writing earth’s death warrant. I am voting yes to this resolution of concurrence for many reasons, too many to enumerate. This treaty is earth’s survival manual. It is a declaration that the species that live together in this fragile planet shall not perish. #ParisClimateTreaty ... See MoreSee Less

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Pasado na sa Senado ang #FreePublicWiFi Act na isinulong at ipinaglaban natin noon pang nakaraang Kongreso!

I-share at patuloy na hikayatin ang inyong Kongresista na suportahan at ipasa ang mga panukalang magpapagaan ng buhay ng pamilyang Pilipino! #SenateBIll1277 #BatasRecto
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A COLLEGE DIPLOMA IS A TICKET OUT OF POVERTY

Ang diploma ay hindi lang katibayan ng pagtatapos, ito rin ay resibo ng gastos. Kaya ang panukalang ito ay naglalayong obligahin ang pamahalaan na tumulong sa gastos.

Tapos na ang ating laban sa Senado. I-share at hikayatin ang inyong Kongresista na suportahan ito at ipasa sa Kamara! #SenateBill1304 #GreaterAccessToHigherEducation #BatasRecto
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