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4 transport coops oppose Angkas return to Cagayan de Oro

Feb 20, 2020 - 11:27 PM

The transport coops fear that the arrival of Angkas will affect their incomes

NOT SO FAST? LTFRB can apprehend Angkas drivers again, a Supreme Court order says. Angkas file photo

Angkas set to hit the streets of Cagayan de Oro again

Feb 06, 2020 - 7:48 PM

So far, only Angkas signifies its intention to join the pilot testing in CdO

The LTFRB-TWG has halted the pilot testing period for motor taxi hailing services. All motor taxi ride hailing service groups like Angka, Joy Ride and Move-It are therefore asked to cease operations and follow the government ruling or be appprehended starting next week. January 20, 2019. Photo by Jire Carreon/Rappler

Sereno impeachment: SC benefits committee sidelined 'Justice Midas'

Dec 06, 2017 - 9:00 PM

House members gang up on Supreme Court personnel over a benefits committee that took away the powers of Court Administrator Midas Marquez

Supreme Court, Court Administrator Jose Midas Marquez testifies before the House Committee on Justice hearing on the impeachment complaint against Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes Sereno on Tuesday, December 5, 2017. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Marquez: Groups created by Sereno delayed benefits for judges, justices

Dec 05, 2017 - 3:03 PM

(UPDATED) Sereno's lawyer insists the creation of the working groups was intended to implement a consistent process

BELATED ACTION? Court Administrator Jose Midas Marquez tells the House justice committee on Tuesday, December 5, 2017, that the committee created by Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno approved the long pending applications for survivorship benefits after the matter was mentioned in the impeachment complaint against her. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

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Jul 26, 2017 - 8:12 PM

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Congress eyes charter change working group, won’t wait for Con-Com

Jul 26, 2017 - 2:35 PM

House Majority Leader Rodolfo Fariñas says the technical working group will recommend amendments to the Constitution to pave the way for federalism

FOR FEDERALISM. House Majority Leader Rodolfo Fariñas explains the planned TWG on charter change by the 17th Congress. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

House forms technical working group on medical marijuana bill

Aug 11, 2015 - 4:57 PM

Advocates say the creation of the technical working group is an important step toward the passage of the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Bill but the Dangerous Drugs Board thinks the bill is unnecessary

Interim offices of new Negros region open in October

Jun 19, 2015 - 8:30 PM

The technical working group for the Negros Island Region says regional offices will be in Bacolod Negros Occidental and in Dumaguete Negros Oriental

CHED: School calendar should follow the law

Feb 07, 2014 - 2:00 PM

According to law the school year should start on the first Monday of June but not later than the last day of August

FURTHER STUDY. CHED Chairperson Dr Patricia Licuanan creates a technical working group that will study academic calendar shifts further. File photo by Jee Geronimo/Rappler

CBCP 'unlikely' to help amend RH bill

Sep 06, 2012 - 12:57 PM

Bishops will not compromise on the RH bill that is beyond redemption a CBCP official explains

NO COMPROMISE. The RH bill is 'beyond redemption,' says CBCP official Fr Melvin Castro. Photo from