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about 6 months ago

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about 6 months ago

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about 10 months ago

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about 10 months ago

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about 1 year ago

Rep. Neri Colmenares was disappointed that he was unable to deliver a speech in Congress on Wednesday (February 3) declaring his position on why the amount given to SSS pensioners must be raised. However, he says the fight is not over.

about 1 year ago

Rep. Neri Colmenares says while he was surprised at not being able to deliver a speech on Wednesday (February 3) over the issue of raising the amount given to SSS pensioners, the fight to override Pres. Aquino's veto was not over.

about 1 year ago

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about 1 year ago

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about 1 year ago

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