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. 

Bonoan proposes creation of Office of Research on Women’s Health Created on June 30, 2014, 10:51 am Posted by nup

Representative Ma. Theresa Bonoan (4th district, Manila) is urging the Congress to pass a law that would create an office devoted to conducting research on the health of Filipino women. 

Creation of 2 special courts for PDAF cases may lead to inconsistent rulings--Barzaga Created on June 23, 2014, 10:06 am Posted by nup

The creation of two Sandiganbayan special divisions to exclusively handle cases involving anomalies in the use of the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) could result in inconsistent and opposing rulings, Cavite Rep. Elpidio Barzaga Jr. warned. 




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