PRESIDENT Duterte will now have the final say on the Filipino citizenship of Ange Kouame and Bienve Maranon after the Senate approved their naturalization on third and final reading on Monday. The Upper House unanimously approved House Bill No. 8632, for the ...
Mar 15, 2021
ONE more reading and both Ange Kouame and Bienve Marañon are just a signature away from being full-fledged Filipinos.Senate Bill No. 1391, filed by Sen. Migz Zubiri for Maranon, and Senate Bill No. 2058, authored by Sen. Dick Gordon ...
Mar 9, 2021
AS his naturalization process moves forward, Angelo Kouame is closely following Gilas' journey. He's also hopeful that his citizenship bid will be approved by legislators in the earliest time possible.The 6-foot-10 Ateneo Blue Eagles center could ...
Mar 9, 2021
TRUE to his vow, Senator Bong Go is extending his all-out support on the naturalization of Gilas Pilipinas training pool member Angelo Kouame.In a manifestation before the Senate on Tuesday, Go co-sponsored the bill granting Flipino citizenship to the ...
Mar 3, 2021
BIENVE Marañon sang the Philippine national anthem in front of Senators after the Committee on Justice and Human Rights recently approved his naturalization bid.The committee headed by Sen. Richard Gordon passed Senate Bill No. 2058 that seeks the naturalization of ...
Feb 25, 2021
ONE needs not to question Ange Kouame's unbridled desire to be a Filipino citizen.After all, the Ivorian center isn't just out there to backstop Gilas Pilipinas for future international competitions, but is also here for the long ...
Feb 24, 2021
ANGE Kouame and Bienve Maranon took another step closer to gaining Filipino citizenship after their naturalization bills were approved in the Senate committee level.The Senate Committee on Justice and Human Rights, chaired by Sen. Dick Gordon, cleared the passing of both ...
Feb 24, 2021
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THE PBA hierarchy took time to personally thank one of the key players that allowed the league to finish the stalled Philippine Cup at the Clark bubble.Board chairman Ricky Vargas and Commissioner Willie Marcial paid Senator Bong Go a visit on ...
Feb 23, 2021
WITH ANGE Kouame and Bienve Marañon's naturalization gaining steam in Congress, it's a good time as ever to take a look at the legal side of citizenship and naturalization. If you were ever curious on what makes a Filipino ...
Feb 19, 2021
BIENVE Marañon showed how grateful he was about his naturalization being passed by Congress through a video message on social media where he reiterated his desire to represent the Philippines in international tournaments.Marañon expressed commitment to join the Azkals ...
Feb 17, 2021
THE House of Representatives has unanimously approved the naturalization bills for Ange Kouame and Bienve Maranon on third and final reading on Tuesday.The House Plenary's decision grants the Ivorian center and the Spanish striker Filipino citizenship in the hope ...
Feb 16, 2021
BIENVE Marañon is looking forward to the day that he becomes a naturalized Filipino.The process of naturalization of the Spanish striker has now passed the second reading with House Bill No. 8631 now pending in the rules committee.The 34- ...
Feb 11, 2021
BIENVE Marañon is closing in on securing his Filipino citizenship.House Bill No. 8631, which is seeking to grant the Spanish striker naturalization status, has passed through the second reading in the House Plenary on Monday.The bill, which was substituted ...
Feb 9, 2021
ANGE Kouame's naturalization bill has passed through the second reading in the House of Representatives.The House Plenary approved House Bill No. 8632 on Monday which seeks to give Filipino citizenship to the Ivorian center, putting him a step closer ...
Feb 9, 2021
DEPUTY House Speaker Rep. Mikee Romero said Justin Brownlee still needs to submit more documents so his naturalization can proceed in Congress.Romero on Tuesday assured the process to make Brownlee a Filipino by law is moving, although he said the longtime ...
Jan 26, 2021
IF Ange Kouame's naturalization process makes it to the February window, the Ateneo center will have the rare chance of making his Gilas Pilipinas debut at home with the third window of the 2021 Fiba Asia Cup qualifiers to be ...
Dec 11, 2020
ANGE Kouame's bid for Filipino citizenship is just the first step in the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas' (SBP) plan to have a pool of naturalized players for Gilas Pilipinas."We would like to ultimately have a pool of players ...
Dec 5, 2020
SAMAHANG Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) chairman Sen. Sonny Angara is hopeful that Ange Kouame can secure his Filipino citizenship in time for the third window of the 2021 Fiba Asia Cup qualifiers in February.Reacting to the news of the Justice Committee ...
Dec 2, 2020
UNITED City FC striker Bienvenido Maranon is taking his first big step toward becoming a Filipino citizen.The Justice Committee of the House of Representatives unanimously approved on Wednesday House Bill No. 7427, which iseeks to grant Filipino citizenship to the Spanish ...
Dec 2, 2020
ANGE Kouame is getting closer to becoming a Filipino citizen.The Justice Committee of the House of Representatives has approved on Wednesday House Bill No. 5951 which seeks to grant Filipino citizenship to the Ivorian center.The bill, which is principally authored ...
Dec 2, 2020
CAN Ateneo have two foreign players in its roster once Ange Kouame secures his Filipino eligibility?For the UAAP's part, the league would rather cross the bridge once they get there.UAAP executive director Rebo Saguisag remains non-committal on ...
Nov 21, 2020
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