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. 

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. 




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