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OCT
19
2011

Pacquaio deserves promotion as reserved army lieutenant colonel

Sen. Ralph G. Recto today said the country should feel safer with boxing sensation and Sarangani Rep. Manny Pacquiao in the reserved force holding the rank of lieutenant colonel than entrusting its freedom to the hordes of skeptics. Recto stressed Pacquaio deserves his promotion
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OCT
19
2011

Statement on the Supreme Court’s decision on the ARMM polls deferment

The Supreme Court has finally locked arms with the executive and the legislative departments in sowing the first seeds of reforms in ARMM. By upholding the constitutionality of the ARMM polls deferment, the high court’s magistrates have humbly corrected themselves. It did the
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OCT
10
2011

Hearing on the Proposed 2012 Budget of DOTC and NTC

Sen. Ralph G. Recto, chairman of the Finance Sub-Committee C, hears the proposed budget of the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) as presented to the Senate panel by DOTC Sec. Mar Roxas. Also taken up was the proposed budget of the National Telecommunications
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OCT
05
2011

Hearing on the Proposed Budget of Philhealth

The Senate Finance committee hears the proposed 2012 budget of Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (Philhealth). (Photos by Alex Nuevaespana of PRIB)
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OCT
05
2011

Hearing on Proposed 2012 Budget of NEDA and Attached Agencies

Sen. Ralph G. Recto, chairman of the Finance Sub-Committee C, hears the proposed budget of the NEDA and its attached agencies for fiscal year 2012. Present during the hearing are NEDA officials led by Director General Cayetano Paderanga Jr. (Photos by Alex Nuevaespana of PRIB)
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OCT
04
2011

Sponsorship Speech on Alternative Fuel Vehicles Incentives (AFV)

Sen. Ralph G. Recto, chairman of the committee on Ways and Means, delivers his sponsorship speech on Alternative Fuel Vehicles Incentives (AFV) Act of 2011 (SBN 2856 under Committee Report No. 44) which seeks to provide fiscal and non-fiscal incentives on the importation and
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OCT
03
2011

Sponsorship Speech On GSIS Members’ Rights and Benefits Act of 2011

Sponsorship Speech On GSIS Members’ Rights and Benefits Act of 2011 (Senate Bill No. 2854, under Committee Report No. 41) By Sen. Ralph G. Recto Chairman, Committee on Government Corporations and Public Enterprises Mr. President: Every month, the Senate forks over to its landlord
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OCT
03
2011

Sen. Recto Sponsors GSIS Members Rights and Benefits Act of 2011

Sen. Ralph G. Recto, chairman of the committee on Government Corporations and Public Enterprises, delivers his sponsorship speech on GSIS Membersí Rights and Benefits Act of 2011 (Senate Bill No. 2854, under Committee Report No. 41). The bill, in summary, seeks to improved the
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SEP
30
2011

Unspent budget is virtual ‘calamity fund’

Use ‘Pedring’ to correct underspending. Sen. Ralph G. Recto today said government could use the devastations wrought by typhoon Pedring and the ensuing tropical storms as catalyst to correct its under spending. “Not only croplands and properties were toppled by typhoon Pedring
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