Gov. Vi Receives Presidential Lingkod Bayan Award

19 September 2012, Comment are Off
Batangas Governor Vilma Santos-Recto was bestowed the Presidential Lingkod Bayan Award by President Benigno Noynoy Aquino III at the Malacañang Palace yesterday. Along...

With Smart-Gilas Team

10 September 2012, Comment are Off
Members of the Senate yesterday commended Philippine basketball team Smart-Gilas for winning the 34th William Jones Cup held in Taiwan. (photos by Alex Nuevaespana of PRIB)

Outstanding Teachers Soldiers and Policemen Feted by the Senate

04 September 2012, Comment are Off
Sen. Ralph G. Recto introduces to his Senate colleagues the winners of the Ten Outstanding Teachers for 2012 organized by Metrobank Foundation Inc who paid a courtesy...

Hearing on Rice Smuggling

29 August 2012, Comment are Off
Sen. Ralph G. Recto, during a hearing on alleged rice smuggling, proposed that government, through the NFA, assumes full control of rice importation instead of farming...

Senate Hearing on the Proposed Amendments to Sin Tax Law

03 August 2012, Comment are Off
Senator Ralph G. Recto hears the positions of liquors and tobacco firms on the proposed amendments to the Sin Tax law. Recto, chair of the Ways and Means committee, is...

3rd Hearing on Sin Tax Bill

03 August 2012, Comment are Off
SIN TAX BILL, 3RD HEARING – It was the turn of Civil Society groups, academe, NGOs, workers’ unions, farmers’ groups and health advocates to express...

Hearing on PAGCOR and the Proliferation of Gambling and Casinos

07 June 2012, Comment are Off
Sen. Ralph G. Recto explains to Pagcor officials and gaming industry stakeholders the merit of his bill seeking to transform Pagcor into a full regulatory commission...

Senate Hears K12 Program of Department of Education

05 June 2012, Comment are Off
Sen. Ralph G. Recto asks DepEd officials where government would source the estimated P80B “new money” in five years to implement the K + 12 program. He...

Hearing on the Rationalization of Fiscal Incentives

30 April 2012, Comment are Off
Senator Ralph G. Recto, chairman of the Ways & Means committee, conducts a hearing on the rationalization of fiscal incentives. During the hearing attended by...

Sen. Recto’s Proposal to Reduce VAT from 12 percent to 10 percent

13 March 2012, Comment are Off
Media briefing on Sen. Rectoís proposal to reduce VAT from 12% to 10% amid rising oil and commodity prices.