Lawmakers press for computerization of basic education Created on May 26, 2014, 10:10 am Posted by nup

Representatives Julieta Cortuna and Mariano Piamonte of the A-TEACHER partylist organization want basic education modernized in the country by computerizing teaching and learning in elementary and high school campuses nationwide. 

Uy wants I.R.A. share for barangays created by local boards Created on May 19, 2014, 10:02 am Posted by nup

Representative Juliette Uy (2nd district, Misamis Oriental) has urged the Congress to pass a law granting barangays created by local Sanggunians their  just and equitable share from national taxes to enable them to efficiently deliver basic government services and implement development projects in their respective communities. 

HOUSE OKs BILL SETTING RETIREMENT AGE FOR RACEHORSE JOCKEYS AT 55 Created on May 19, 2014, 9:55 am Posted by nup

The House of Representatives has passed on third and final reading a bill lowering the compulsory retirement age of racehorse jockeys from 60 to 55 years old.


NUP leader says US commitment to defend Philippines ‘reassuring’ Created on May 12, 2014, 11:00 am Posted by nup

A high-ranking leader of the National Unity Party (NUP) has expressed satisfaction over the statements made by President Barack Obama on the United States’ continuing commitment to defend the Philippines under a new bilateral agreement that would allow American troops and their facilities  temporary, rotational access here. 

Pro-education bills on priority list of measures for approval before June13 Created on May 12, 2014, 10:59 am Posted by nup

The House of Representatives has listed 14 priority bills, including several education-friendly measures, that it will fast-track for approval before the first regular session of the Congress adjourns on June 13, 2014. 




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