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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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SEP
29
2011

Hearing on the Proposed 2012 Budget of the Department of Energy

On the issue of households in the country still with no electricity, Sub-Committee C chairman Sen. Ralph G. Recto asked DOE Secretary Jose Rene Almendras, ” So anong itatanong natin sa kanila, do they want condoms (RH bill) or electricity?” (Photos by Alex Nuevaespana
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SEP
20
2011

Switch to alternative fuel vehicles (AFVs) to dampen need for transport strikes

Sen. Ralph G. Recto today said one concrete solution to unbridled oil price increases is for government to gear up its promotion of alternative fuel vehicles (AFV) in public transport. “We won’t be having frequent transport strikes if only drivers and operators are earning enough
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