House panel OKs economic amendments on Charter for plenary debates Created on March 10, 2014, 9:57 am Posted by nup

A committee of the House of Representatives has adopted a resolution calling for amendments to the economic provisions of the Constitution, which focuses primarily on lifting foreign ownership limits on certain industries. 

Mandatory posting of info on PUV operators, drivers sought Created on March 3, 2014, 1:06 pm Posted by nup

A partylist lawmaker has proposed the mandatory posting inside all public utility vehicles (PUVs) of laminated display cards containing essential information about their respective operators and drivers as a way to help protect the welfare of commuters. 

NUP lawmaker wants life sentence for rice smugglers Created on March 3, 2014, 12:59 pm Posted by nup

Representative Emil Ong of the National Unity Party (NUP) wants smugglers of rice to face life in prison and stiffer fines to help eradicate the illegal trade of the food staple and protect Filipino farmers. 

Concom Commissioner backs bid to amend economic provisions in Charter Created on February 27, 2014, 2:09 pm Posted by nup

A former official of the Preparatory Commission on Constitutional Reforms (PCCR) has endorsed the proposal of Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. to amend certain  economic provisions in the 1987 Charter, saying the move would create more jobs and economic opportunities necessary to free millions of Filipinos from the shackles of poverty. 

Proposed single maritime agency soon to become a law Created on February 27, 2014, 2:08 pm Posted by nup

A bill making the Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) as the single agency responsible for the enforcement of international agreements governing Filipino seafarers is expected to soon become a law after the measure was swiftly passed on third reading last week (February 10).




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