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PANGILINAN THANKS MEDIA FOR ‘ODETTE’ COVERAGE

Senator Kiko Pangilinan thanked Filipino journalists and their companies for their coverage of Typhoon Odette and the ongoing relief and rehabilitation operations in Cebu, Leyte, Surigao, Dinagat Island, and Palawan. “Napakahalaga ng role ng media, at nagpapasalamat tayo. Napakahalagang nandyan kayo sa frontlines para malaman ng mga kababayan natin ang mga problema,” Pangilinan said. “Mahalaga […]

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DITO SHOULD IMPROVE INTERNET SPEED, COVERAGE IN 5 YEARS – POE

Senator Grace Poe reminded the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) on the commitments of Dito Telecommunity (formerly Mislatel), the country’s third mobile player, to improve internet speed and coverage in the country in the next five years. During plenary deliberations of the proposed 2020 DICT budget, Poe said Dito will face penalties if […]

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ISABELA SOLON PUSHES FOR GSIS COVERAGE OF BARANGAY EXECS

“From whom much is expected, much should  be given.” This, said Isabela 6th District Rep. Faustino “Inno” Dy V, is the rationale behind House Bill 2298, a measure that if enacted into law would provide barangay officials in the country’s 42,000 barangays with Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) coverage. “Unfortunately, unlike other government employees, they […]

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SY EGCO TO PNP: PLACE UNITS ON ALERT TO PROTECT MEDIA WORKERS COVERING POLLS

The Presidential Task Force on Media Security (PTFoMS) has requested the Philippine National Police (PNP) to place all of its units on heightened alert nationwide from May 10 to 15 to protect media workers who are either running for office or covering the elections. Undersecretary Jose Joel Sy Egco, PTFoMS Executive Director, made the request […]