Nograles backs swift approval of Bangsamoro Basic Law Created on July 14, 2014, 9:55 am Posted by nup

Davao City Representative Karlo Alexei Nograles has assured the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) leadership of his support for the speedy passage of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) in the Congress as part of concerted government efforts to ensure lasting peace and prosperity in Mindanao. 

Lawmakers propose expanding coverage of Katarungang Barangay Created on July 14, 2014, 9:52 am Posted by nup

Partylist Representatives Christopher Co and Rodel Batocabe of AKO Bicol want the jurisdiction of the Lupon ng Barangay in amicably settling cases be expanded to help declog court dockets and speed up the administration of justice. 

Nograles nixes bid transferring Witness Protection Program to the courts Created on July 7, 2014, 10:44 am Posted by nup

Davao  City Representative Karlo Alexei Nograles has rejected a proposal to transfer the supervision of the government’s Witness Protection Program (WPP) from the Department of Justice to the courts,  saying that the move would compromise the integrity and impartiality of the country’s justice system. 

Impeachment raps vs Aquino won’t prosper, says Barzaga Created on July 7, 2014, 10:33 am Posted by nup

An impeachment complaint against President Benigno Aquino III to make him accountable for his role in the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) will get nowhere, Dasmarinas City Representative Elpidio Barzaga Jr. said. 

We need Charter change to make Philippines an investment hub—Belmonte Created on June 30, 2014, 10:51 am Posted by nup

Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. said amending the restrictive economic provisions of the Constitution has become even more urgent now that the Philippines needs to  sustain its positive growth rate and cement its position as a major hub for foreign investments in Southeast Asia. 




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