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Courtesy Call – Mindanao State University, Maguindanao

Courtesy call from the students and faculty staff of Mindanao State University  

STSRO Visits the Former Chair of Ways and Means Committee

The Senate Tax Study & Research Office (STSRO) employees pay a courtesy call to Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph...

Bus Driver Who Saved Lives in Sinking RoRo Ship Honored

The hero driver of sunken MV Our Lady of Mount Carmel who saved some of its passengers was feted in the Senate Monday...

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NOV
21
2014

Senate OKs funding for 51,000 free WiFi spots

The Senate version of the 2015 national budget funds the setting up of free Wi-Fi spots all over the country so Internet
NOV
20
2014

DSWD to get P3.4 B for free meals for 2 M underweight kids

Government’s massive feeding program for undernourished children next year will cover even those not yet in school, as
NOV
19
2014

Budget needs rearview mirror

The 5,947-page national budget package may be as thick as an encyclopedia set, but it has one fault: It doesn’t tell
NOV
19
2014

Recto: Higher tax cap on 13th month pay merely recovers what was lost to inflation

The senator who introduced the amendment to raise to P82,000 the tax exemption cap for 13th month pay and other bonuses
NOV
18
2014

Time to Install a Rearview Mirror on the National Budget

Sponsorship Speech on the 2015 National Budget by Senate President Pro-Tempore Ralph G. Recto One hundred years ago the
NOV
17
2014

Senate panel to fund full implementation of poor seniors’ pension

All indigent senior citizens will be covered by the social pension program once a Senate amendment to the 2015 national
NOV
11
2014

Senate bill granting automatic PhilHealth coverage to senior citizens signed into law

The country’s more than six million senior citizens could now look forward to spending their robust years as bonafide
OCT
29
2014

Recto wants P17.5 B ‘mega lump-sum’ for civil society used in fight vs hunger

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) will disburse P17.5 billion worth of grants to civil society and
OCT
28
2014

Recto : Use part of P7.6B CCT overhead for school feeding

Budget space can be carved out of the P7.6 billion administrative cost of the government’s Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino
OCT
22
2014

Raise the tax exemption on 13th month pay – Co-sponsorship speech on SB No. 2437 under Committee Report No. 84

Senate President Pro-Tempore Ralph G. Recto Co-sponsorship speech on SB No. 2437 under Committee Report No. 84 No tax
SEP
19
2014

Tap unspent P180-B Malampaya, energy royalties for emergency power needs

Unspent royalty payments from Malampaya and other energy projects are expected to reach P180 billion by the end of year
SEP
18
2014

Senate OKs bill granting PhilHealth insurance to all seniors

The Senate on Wednesday has passed on second reading the measure providing mandatory PhilHealth coverage to all senior

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