Ong presses tax relief for Filipino prizefighters Created on January 5, 2015, 12:50 pm Posted by nup

Northern Samar Rep. Emil Ong is urging the Congress to swiftly approve his measure freeing  Filipino boxing champions like Sarangani Rep. Manny Pacquiao from the clutches of the Bureau of Internal Revenue by making their fight prizes and other monetary benefits tax-free. 

NUP solon proposes magna carta for kindergarten teachers Created on January 5, 2015, 12:50 pm Posted by nup

To adequately protect the rights of preschool tutors and pave the way for world-class early childhood education in the country, Nueva Ecija Rep. Magnolia Rosa Antonino-Nadres  has proposed a magna carta for kindergarten teachers. 

Congress approves P22-B supplemental budget after House beats deadline Created on December 22, 2014, 10:35 am Posted by nup

The 16th Congress passed the proposed P22.5 billion supplemental budget for the current fiscal year after the House of Representatives beat its self-imposed deadline on its approval. 

House approves Maritime Zones Act Created on December 22, 2014, 10:34 am Posted by nup

The House of Representatives has approved the Philippine Maritime Zones Act, which defines the country’s territorial waters and jurisdiction over its coastal areas. 

House approves special powers for President Aquino Created on December 15, 2014, 11:04 am Posted by nup

Voting 149-18, the House of Representatives approved on third and final reading last week a resolution granting special powers to President Benigno Aquino III to address a possible energy crisis in 2015.  




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