Nograles steers House approval of reforms in Nat’l Apprenticeship Program Created on January 26, 2015, 3:13 pm Posted by nup

Davao City Representative Karlo Alexei Nograles has helped steer the passage of a priority measure in the House of Representatives instituting reforms in the country’s labor training program, with the aim of improving the competitiveness and skills of Filipino manpower, particularly the youth. 

Solon proposes amendments to Domestic Shipping Law Created on January 22, 2015, 11:26 am Posted by nup

A partylist lawmaker is pushing the Congress to approve his measure granting the Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA)  full authority to set policies, rules and guidelines in accrediting only one local classification society in the domestic shipping industry. 

Bill allows community DENR officers to issue tree-cutting permits Created on January 22, 2015, 11:24 am Posted by nup

A  National Unity Party (NUP) lawmaker is pushing the swift approval of a measure authorizing the community office of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)  to issue permits to landowners for the cutting, gathering and use of naturally grown trees, but only for personal and private purposes.

Barzaga says PCSO liable for graft if it refuses to pay lotto winner Created on January 12, 2015, 10:39 am Posted by nup

Officials of the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) could be charged with graft  if it continues to refuse to pay a lotto player  who won but whose ticket was  rendered unreadable by the agency’s validating machine, Cavite Rep. Elpidio Barzaga Jr. said. 

Puno urges House support for Philippines’ 2019 FIBA Cup hosting bid Created on January 12, 2015, 10:38 am Posted by nup

Deputy Speaker Roberto Puno is drumming up support for the Philippines’ bid to host the  FIBA Basketball World Cup in 2019 by filing a resolution in the House of Representatives urging his colleagues to commend and back this effort. 




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