Proposed Marine Resources Protection Act hurdles committee deliberations Created on June 22, 2015, 10:25 am Posted by nup

A bill establishing Marine Protected Areas and ensuring the participation of communities in maintaining them has been reported out for plenary deliberations by the Committees on Aquaculture and Fisheries Resources and the Committee on Appropriations of the House of Representatives. 

Puno bill protecting student athletes soon to become a law Created on June 16, 2015, 1:55 pm Posted by nup

A measure preventing the commercialization of student athletes and shielding  them from unfair residency requirements and penalties will soon become a law.

Abueg wants Palawan excluded from proposed Bangsamoro region Created on June 16, 2015, 1:54 pm Posted by nup

Representative Frederick Abueg has expressed concern over the possible inclusion of Palawan in the proposed new Bangsamoro entity, as he called on his colleagues in the House to strike out the province from its coverage. 

Rural Employment Assistance Program approved on third reading Created on June 8, 2015, 2:55 pm Posted by nup

The House of Representatives has passed on third and final reading a measure  that would help qualified heads of families and unmarried adults of poor families in rural areas find jobs. 

House OKs Free Wifi Act Created on June 8, 2015, 2:53 pm Posted by nup

A proposed  law that aims to provide free wireless Internet access in certain public areas has been approved by the House of Representatives on third and final reading, a month before the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) is set to offer the same complimentary service across the country. 




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