House to investigate "Recto University" forgeries Created on August 10, 2015, 2:03 am Posted by nup

A member of the House of Representatives is calling for an investigation into the blatant forgery of documents such as school diplomas and government-issued identification cards at the infamous “Recto University” in Manila. 

Castro proposes amendments to law on election expenditure limits Created on August 10, 2015, 2:02 am Posted by nup

The chairman of the House Committee on Suffrage and Electoral Reforms is pushing amendments to the law that sets limits on election campaign expenses  to make it more attuned to economic realities. 

House to start hearings on P3.002-T proposed 2016 budget on Aug. 10 Created on August 3, 2015, 5:48 am Posted by nup

The House of Representatives is set to start its hearings on the proposed P3.002-trillion national budget for 2016 on August 10, Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. said, even as he lauded the Department of Budget for the early submission of the proposal. 

SONA: Aquino asks Congress to pass Bangsamoro law, anti-dynasty bill Created on August 3, 2015, 5:47 am Posted by nup

In his final State of the Nation Address (SONA), President Benigno Aquino III asked the Congress to help guarantee a permanent peace deal in Mindanao by passing the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL), and to limit the hold of political families on power by enacting an anti-dynasty bill. 

NUP, other parties assure Belmonte of retaining speakership Created on July 27, 2015, 2:14 am Posted by nup

Representatives from both the majority and minority blocs in the Congress have assured Feliciano Belmonte Jr. of retaining his speakership post amid rumors about a supposed plot to oust him. 




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