House OKs bill keeping informal settlers in or near their former homes Created on June 1, 2015, 10:44 am Posted by nup

The House of Representatives has approved on third and final reading a measure that requires informal settlers to be relocated in or near cities where they reside. 

Removal of Constitution’s restrictive economic provisions approved on 2nd reading Created on June 1, 2015, 10:43 am Posted by nup

Proposed amendments to the 1987 Constitution that aim to strike out its restrictive economic provisions have hurdled the second reading stage of the House of Representatives. 

House approves 3 key economic measures and 25 other national bills Created on May 25, 2015, 10:52 am Posted by nup

Three weeks before adjourning its session, the House of Representatives approved on third and final reading several bills aimed at curbing monopolies, eliminating  unfair business practices and reenergizing the Philippine shipping industry, among other measures. 

Negros lawmaker wants amendment to tax law provision on raw cane sugar Created on May 25, 2015, 10:50 am Posted by nup

Negros Occidental Representative Jeffrey Ferrer is pushing for the amendment of the Tax Code to ensure that the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) complies with the true intent of Congress in exempting raw cane sugar from the value-added tax (VAT). 

Top NUP official says Aquino won’t sideline Roxas Created on May 18, 2015, 2:26 pm Posted by nup

A top official of the National Unity Party (NUP) said he believes Secretary Mar Roxas of the Department of the Interior and Local Government remains President Benigno Aquino III’s choice as the administration’s standard bearer in 2016. 




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