Alvarez proposes 20% discount for children with special needs Created on December 1, 2014, 10:45 am Posted by nup

Palawan Representative Franz Alvarez of the National Unity Party (NUP) is pushing a measure that aims to grant Filipino children with special needs a 20% discount on their purchases of basic goods and services, such as food and medicines.

Bill proposes allocating 5% of income tax to charities, NGOs Created on December 1, 2014, 10:43 am Posted by nup

Partylist lawmakers Cresente Paez and Anthony Bravo have proposed a law giving taxpayers the option of allocating 5% of their income tax to charitable institutions and non-government organizations.  

House approves bill expanding 20% student fare discount Created on November 24, 2014, 10:15 am Posted by nup

A measure expanding the 20% student fare discount to cover all kinds of public transport, including airplanes and ferries,  has been approved by the House of Representatives on third and final reading.

Appropriations committee OKs Nograles bill strengthening NLRC Created on November 24, 2014, 10:14 am Posted by nup

The Committee on Appropriations of the House of Representatives has approved a measure authored by Davao City Rep. Karlo Alexei Nograles, which aims to strengthen the National Labor Relations Commission (NLRC) by increasing its capability in resolving  labor cases. 

Speaker says President’s move to meet with Chinese leader a “welcome development” Created on November 19, 2014, 11:01 am Posted by nup

Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. said the initiative of President Benigno Aquino III to meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing on the sidelines of the  22nd Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Chief Executive Officers Summit was a “welcome development” that “opens doors to numerous possibilities including the resolution of current and age-old conflicts.”




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