Puno measure naturalizing Blatche hurdles final reading in House Created on March 17, 2014, 10:06 am Posted by nup

The House of Representatives has approved on third and final reading a bill filed by Deputy Speaker Roberto Puno seeking to grant Filipino citizenship to Brookyn Nets player Andray Blatche. 

Lawmakers propose harsher penalties for PUV drivers violating traffic laws Created on March 10, 2014, 10:02 am Posted by nup

Two legislators have proposed a law requiring drivers of public utility vehicles (PUVs) to apply for special licenses before they are allowed to drive any form of public transportation, along with harsher penalties for violating traffic laws. 

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. 




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