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Politics

MANDATE TANDEM VOTE FOR PRESIDENT, VP – GATCHALIAN

Senator Win Gatchalian is mulling to file a bill mandating a “tandem vote” for presidential and vice-presidential candidates. Gatchalian cited the need to have the election for president and vice president patterned after a similar practice in the United States to ensure that the selection of the two highest officials of the country will come […]

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Government

PALACE APPOINTS ALVAREZ AS IBC-13 PRESIDENT AND CEO

In a letter addressed to the Board of Directors of the Intercontinental Broadcasting Corporation (IBC-13), Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea relayed that President Rodrigo Duterte has approved the nomination of Hexilon Alvarez, son of former Senator Heherson Alvarez and PETA founder and DZRH Radyo Balintataw host-producer Cecile Guidote Alvarez, as the network’s new president and CEO. Before joining IBC-13, Alvarez […]

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Politics

EMPOWER PRESIDENT TO DEFER SSS RATE HIKE — GORDON

Senator Dick Gordon, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Government Corporations and Public Enterprises, proposed a bill granting the President of the Republic the power to defer the increases in contributions of the Social Security System (SSS) in times of declared national emergency or state of calamity. “The President should be given the authority during […]

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Politics

PREXY ANTI-RED TAPE EMERGENCY POWERS NOW A LAW

President Rodrigo Duterte has signed into law Republic Act 11517, or an act authorizing the President to expedite the processing and issuance of national and local permits, licenses and certifications in times of national emergency. “This is such great news to start the year with,” said Senate Majority Leader Migz Zubiri, sponsor and one of […]

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Sports & Entertainment

CARLO DI BLASI NAMED PRESIDENT OF ONE CHAMPIONSHIP ITALY

The largest global sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), has just announced that Carlo Di Blasi has been named President of ONE Championship Italy. As a member of the ONE Championship senior leadership team, Di Blasi is responsible for developing business strategies and plans, executing strategic B2B and marketing activities, acquiring and managing relationships […]