October 5, 2016 by balita · Comments Off on Senate hearing on the proposed DA budget of PHP50.6-B for 2017
Senator Cynthia Villar (left), vice chairperson of the Senate Committee on Agriculture and Food, presides over the Finance Subcommittee hearing on the proposed PHP50.6-billion budget of the Department of Agriculture on Tuesday (Oct. 4, 2016) at the Senate in Pasay City. Villar commended Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Pinol (right) for coming up with a budget that has more appropriation for projects rather than administrative expenses. Pinol said the proposed budget will provide free irrigation services to farmers. (PNA photos by Jess M. Escaros Jr.)
October 5, 2016 by balita · Comments Off on Sen. Loren Legarda presides at the Senate hearing on DA’s proposed budget for 2017
Senator Loren Legarda, Chairperson of the Senate Committee on Finance, directs a question to Department of Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel F. Pinol during the Senate hearing on the proposed PHP50.6-billion budget of the DA for 2017 on Tuesday (Oct. 4, 2016). (PNA photos by Jess M. Escaros Jr.)
January 22, 2016 by · Comments Off on Drilon: SK Reform Act proves anti-dynasty law doable
MANILA, Jan. 22 — The signing into law of the Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) Reform Act by President Benigno Aquino III, which contains a landmark provision prohibiting political dynasties, proves that the passage of an anti-political dynasty law is achievable in the near future, Senate President Franklin M. Drilon said on Friday.
January 12, 2016 by · Comments Off on Villar seeks inclusion of farm tourism sports in school field trips
By Jelly F. Musico
MANILA, Jan. 11 (PNA) – Senator Cynthia Villar said on Monday school field trips should include farm tourism destinations in order to promote the career in agriculture as a worthwhile endeavor among the youth.
January 5, 2016 by · Comments Off on Poe calls on authorities to charge persons showing firing weapons on social media
MANILA, Jan. 4 — Lambasting the irresponsibility of some gun owners, Senator Grace Poe asked the Philippine National Police (PNP) on Monday to immediately track down and criminally charge the persons who have “the temerity to brag about firing their weapons” during the New Year revelry on Facebook.
October 19, 2015 by · Comments Off on Solon says PGH as a national university hospital would be more accessible to indigent patients
MANILA, Oct. 18 — The Philippine General Hospital (PGH) may soon have sufficient funds to finance all its essential services.
October 19, 2015 by balita · Comments Off on Villar at MSME industry forum
Las Pinas Lone District Congressman Mark Villar represents his mother Senate Committee on Agriculture and Food Chairperson Senator Cynthia Villar as a keynote speaker at government-sponsored the first-based Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) industry forum held at Hall B, Philippine Trade Training Center (PTTC) in Pasay City on Saturday (Oct. 17, 2015). (PNA photo by Oliver Marquez)
September 29, 2015 by balita · Comments Off on Senate hearing on DepEd’s proposed 2016 budget
Senator Loren Legarda (left), chairperson of the Senate Committee on Finance, directs a question to Department of Education (DepEd) Secretary Armin Luistro (right) during the public hearing on the proposed 2016 budget of the DepEd and its attached agencies on Monday (Sept. 28, 2015) at the Senate Building in Pasay City. (PNA photos by Avito C. Dalan)
September 29, 2015 by balita · Comments Off on Senate Finance Committee hearing on the proposed 2016 budget of DILG
Senator Loren Legarda (right), chairperson of the Senate Committee on Finance, presides at the public hearing on the proposed 2016 budget of the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) on Monday (Sept. 28, 2015) at the Senate Building in Pasay City. Also in photo are new DILG Secretary Mel Senen Sarmiento (2nd from left) and Philippine National Police Chief Gen. Ricardo Marquez. (PNA photos by Avito C. Dalan)
September 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on Osmena wants to check if the country has enough power supply during El Nino
MANILA, Sept. 15 – Senator Sergio Osmena III said on Tuesday his Senate Committee on Energy will check if the energy supply is enough to cover the 400-megawatt deficit when the forecast strongest El Nino phenomenon hits the country next year.