News Recap January 31

News Recap January 31

January 31, 2019 Headlines: Gov’t Wants 500B Infra Projects Unbanned (GMA Network) The Duterte administration’s economic managers are seeking to exempt around P500 billion of big-ticket infrastructure projects from the government spending ban during the campaign...
News Recap January 29, 2019

News Recap January 29, 2019

Headlines: The Press & Truth Telling (Washington Times) Donald Trump doesn’t like The New York Times. Everybody knows that. So when a former executive editor of the newspaper of record offered a biting criticism of its performance the president thought he had...
News Recap Jan 28, 2019

News Recap Jan 28, 2019

Headlines: Mindanao: 27 Dead In Terror Attack! (Express UK) AT LEAST 27 people were killed and dozens more injured after two huge blasts went off near a Catholic cathedral on the Philippine island of Mindanao on Sunday. India’s Strongman Losing His Grip (Asia Nikkei)...
News Recap Jan 25, 2019

News Recap Jan 25, 2019

Headlines: Trump-Kim Talks Resume (Bloomberg) North Korean leader Kim Jong Un lauded U.S. President Donald Trump and said he expects nuclear negotiations to advance “step-by-step,” state media said, a sign the regime anticipates sanctions relief as the two leaders...
News Recap

News Recap

January 24, 2019 Headlines: Medical Marijuana Bill Passes 2nd Reading (Philstar) The House of Representatives on Wednesday approved on second reading a bill legalizing and regulating the use of medical marijuana. House Bill 6517, backed by House Speaker Gloria...