Teofisto TG Guingona III - updates

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Higher salary for Filipino nurses sought

Feb 05, 2015 - 1:51 PM

A Senate bill seeks to increase the entry level salary of Filipino nurses to P24 887

GOING ABROAD? Many unemployed nurses seek better opportunities abroad.

Discrimination 'still rampant’ vs Filipinos with Hepatitis B

Jan 28, 2015 - 9:45 AM

Aside from dealing with the disease itself Filipinos with Hepatitis B also suffer from discrimination at the workplace or at home

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Sotto: Why bigger fund for contraceptives than drug rehab?

Nov 25, 2014 - 6:16 PM

Senator Vicente Tito Sotto III a staunch critic of the reproductive health law also questions why funds are being allocated for contraceptives that have yet to be approved by the Food and Drug Administration

'MISLEADING PROPOSAL.' Senator Vicente "Tito" Sotto III says proponents of legalizing marijuana are just "camouflaging" their proposal by using the term "medical marijuana" when it will just promote substance abuse. File photo from Senate website

Aquino signs law giving health insurance to all seniors

Nov 11, 2014 - 5:20 PM

The new law removes the qualification that a senior citizen has to be an indigent before being covered by PhilHealth

ELDERLY CARE. A new new guarantees health care for all senior citizens of the country. File photo by Roy Lagarde

Some PH hospitals not confident about Ebola detection

Oct 22, 2014 - 4:06 PM

Philippine Hospital Association president Jaime Almora says their hospitals only have the capability to do the initial screening of potential Ebola patients

EBOLA-FREE PH. Other health officials join Health Secretary Enrique Ona on October 22 during the Senate hearing on the Philippines' preparatios for Ebola. Photo by Mark Cristino

POEA stops OFWs from returning to Ebola-hit countries

Oct 22, 2014 - 2:51 PM

The suspension comes after the Department of Foreign Affairs announced its plan to raise alert level 3 over Guinea Liberia and Sierra Leone by mid November

EBOLA-FREE PH. Health Secretary Enrique Ona talks about the department's efforts to prevent the entry of Ebola in the Philippines. Photo by Mark Cristino

Pascual: UP needs P3B to replace retiring PhDs

Sep 11, 2014 - 4:15 PM

UP President Alfredo Pascual says improving the compensation of faculty members will make them less vulnerable to higher paying universities or more lucrative jobs abroad

Most senators want ‘pork’ deleted, few opt for disaster aid

Nov 11, 2013 - 7:08 PM

14 senators want their pork barrel allocation deleted from the 2014 budget while 4 want it realigned for various purposes

Senators want to probe DAP, Malampaya scam next

Oct 14, 2013 - 7:35 PM

With the PDAF scam investigation unfinished Sen JV Ejercito and Alan Peter Cayetano want Senate probes into the DAP and Malampaya scam

Guingona: Senate won’t end probe until Napoles appears

Sep 26, 2013 - 3:35 PM

The chairman of the Senate blue ribbon committee says they will exercise our options if Senate President Drilon continues to refuse issuing a subpoena to Napoles

MAIN ACTOR. Senate blue ribbon committee chair Teofisto Guingona III says it is imperative that they hear alleged pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Napoles. Photo by Alex Nuevaspaña/PRIB

Guingona wins: Whistleblowers to attend Senate hearing

Sep 25, 2013 - 10:49 PM

Justice Secretary De Lima heeding the subpoena issued by the Senate blue ribbon committee will bring along Benhur Luy and 3 other whistleblowers Thursday

Napoles in Senate? Ombudsman to decide

Sep 23, 2013 - 4:35 PM

Senate President Franklin Drilon asks the Ombudsman s opinion on the request to subpoena Napoles in the Senate probe

MARATHON HEARINGS. The Senate blue ribbon committee, chaired by Teofisto 'TG' Guingona III, is holding two hearings on the PDAF scam this week, Sept 24 and 26.