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// October 12, 2016
OCT
12
2016

“Of ‘ADD’ and a DOLE on Auto-Pilot”

On the confirmation of Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III   Mr. President:   The nominee is our real peace czar. He is waging peace in two fronts: labor and rural insurgency. This has forced him to be our first Labor secretary in history to moonlight in another job, or work two
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OCT
12
2016

‘The Best Taxman Is the One Who Is Not Intaxicated’

On the confirmation of the Appointment  of Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III Mr. President: While the nominee is not the youngest conscript in the Cabinet, he certainly is among the wisest. If the present crew of secretaries has been referred to as the professors who had
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OCT
12
2016

Senate Hearing on Emergency Powers for President Duterte

Senate hearing last October 12, 2016 on the proposed emergency powers for President Rodrigo Duterte to address the traffic problem in the Philippines. HIGHLIGHTS: 1. Senator Recto questions Section 7 of the DOTr bill re emergency powers for President Duterte 2. Senator Recto to
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