Belmonte assures OIC delegation of Bangsamoro Law approval Created on April 27, 2015, 1:19 pm Posted by nup

Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. has assured the visiting delegation of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) that the House of Representatives would continue with and “give due importance to”  its deliberations on the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) when the Congress resumes session on May 4, 2015. 

NUP leaders warn Comelec against reverting to manual polls in 2016 Created on April 27, 2015, 1:13 pm Posted by nup

Leaders of the National Unity Party (NUP) have cautioned the Commission on Elections  (Comelec) against plans to revert to manual counting in the 2016 national elections, pointing out that such a move would violate existing laws. 

Bravo pushes creation of Masbate Institute of Fisheries and Technology Created on April 20, 2015, 9:55 am Posted by nup

Masbate Representative Maria Vida Bravo has filed a measure seeking the creation of the Masbate Institute of Fisheries and Technology in Ticao Island in the Bicol Region to provide young Filipinos living there easy and affordable access to technical education. 

Gunigundo hits BIR for burdening taxpayers with double filing of ITRs Created on April 20, 2015, 9:53 am Posted by nup

Filipinos now have to be doubly burdened with the manual and electronic filing of  their income tax returns (ITRs)  instead of expecting streamlined and simplified steps from the government to encourage them to religiously pay their taxes. 

Nograles files bill expanding coverage of students’ special jobs program Created on April 13, 2015, 10:18 am Posted by nup

Davao City Representative Karlo Alexei Nograles wants to expand the coverage of the government’s special employment program for students to include out-of-school youth (OSY) and children of displaced workers. 




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