Nograles wants appellate court to stop hearing labor disputes Created on June 16, 2014, 10:03 am Posted by nup

Rep. Karlo Alexei Nograles is pressing for the passage of a measure that would bar the Court of Appeals from deciding on petitions involving labor disputes to ensure the swift resolution of  such cases. 

Puno files bill protecting student-athletes Created on June 16, 2014, 10:01 am Posted by nup

Deputy Speaker Roberto Puno has proposed a law seeking to prevent the commercialization of student-athletes by barring schools from offering excessive benefits and imposing unfair residency rules on them. 

House OKs bill declaring every Nov. 23 as Press Freedom Day Created on June 2, 2014, 10:34 am Posted by nup

The House of Representatives  has approved on third and final reading a partylist-authored bill declaring every 23rd of November as Philippine Press Freedom Day to highlight and recognize the importance of this  constitutionally guaranteed right in the country. 

Speaker assures public House to continue work despite ‘Napolist’ controversy Created on June 2, 2014, 10:34 am Posted by nup

The controversy generated by the so-called “Napolist” drawn up by pork scam mastermind Janet Lim-Napoles does not and will never affect the work of the members of the House of Representatives, Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. said. 

Barzaga tells Palace critics: Stop blaming the President for PDAF anomalies Created on May 26, 2014, 10:18 am Posted by nup

The political opposition should stop blaming President Benigno Aquino III for the irregularities uncovered in the disbursement of the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) because these were committed before he assumed office in 2010, Cavite Rep. Elpidio Barzaga Jr. said. 




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