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.  

House starts plenary debates on P22.4-B supplemental budget Created on December 15, 2014, 11:02 am Posted by nup


The House of Representatives has started its plenary debates on the proposed P22.4-billion supplemental budget for the current fiscal year, which will be used to fund 26 government projects, including those that involve the rehabilitation of areas devastated by supertyphoon Yolanda (international name: Haiyan).

NUP leader backs bill setting minimum price for cigarette packs Created on December 9, 2014, 10:51 am Posted by nup

A high-ranking leader of the National Unity Party (NUP) is strongly supporting a measure that aims to deter smoking among the youth by setting a high minimum floor price for locally sold cigarettes. 

Nograles pushes passage of Green Jobs Act Created on December 9, 2014, 10:50 am Posted by nup

Davao City Representative Karlo Alexei Nograles has called for the swift approval of his  measure that aims to create jobs in industries utilizing green technologies or  innovations that reduce the adverse effects of climate change. 




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