Solon wants ‘kill-switch’ app in mobile phones to prevent theft Created on September 15, 2014, 2:30 pm Posted by nup

Representative Lorna Velasco has proposed a measure requiring telecommunications providers to pre-install a “kill-switch” application in mobile phones as a means to protect the privacy and security of their subscribers. 

House ‘super committee’ to tackle Bangsamoro law Created on September 15, 2014, 2:29 pm Posted by nup

The House of Representatives has approved the creation of a “super committee” that  would handle the expected exhaustive debates on the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law submitted by Malacanang to Congress last week. 

House justice panel junks 3 impeachment complaints vs President Aquino Created on September 8, 2014, 10:05 am Posted by nup

Even the man who will benefit the most from the move opposes it, said National Unity Party (NUP) lawmaker Elpidio Barzaga Jr. as the justice committee of the House of Representatives voted last week to throw out the three separate impeachment complaints filed against President Benigno Aquino III.  

Uy files bill regulating the use of ‘habal-habal’ vehicles in Visayas, Mindanao Created on September 8, 2014, 10:05 am Posted by nup

The operation of the habal-habal or motorcycle taxi, an indigenous means of transportation widely used in farflung areas in the Visayas and Mindanao, should be controlled and  regulated  by the local government units (LGUs), Misamis Oriental Representative Juliette Uy said.

Belmonte: House against tinkering the Constitution to extend term limits Created on September 1, 2014, 10:24 am Posted by nup

Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. reasserted his stand against amending the Constitution to extend the term limits of elective officials, stressing that his position only favors revisions to the Charter’s economic provisions. 




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